Laboratory of Soil Mechanics – LMS
Our research group gives the priority to the protection against the geological hazards and the damage to the industrial environment and structures. Our experimental and modelling expertise allow for understanding, describing and forseeing the environmental impact of the future technologies
We are looking for PhD students and Post-docs in: THM behavior for nuclear waste storage application, bio-cementation of soils, CO2 storage and Energy geo-structures. Click here for more information about our open positions.
We are pleased to announce that the 3rd edition of the Winter School on Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment will take place on January 21st – 23rd 2020 in Villars-
The latest news
EPFL-developed geothermal panels reach international finals
EPFL researchers have developed a geothermal system for recovering the heat captured in basements, subway tunnels and underground parking garages. Their technology will compete today in the finals of ClimateLaunchPad – the world’s largest competition for green business ideas.
Interview by Prof. Laloui on the RTS about energy geostructures
Years of research on energy geostructures at the laboratory of soil mechanics (LMS) culminate in the publication of a new book by Prof. Laloui and Prof. Rotta Loria, that condenses between its pages both theoretical essentials and recommendations for practical applications.