Recent publications

Laboratory of soil mechanics

JOURNAL

Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment

The aim of the Journal is to publish research results of the highest quality and of lasting importance on the subject of geomechanics, with the focus on applications to geological energy production and storage, and the interaction of soils and rocks with the natural and engineered environment.

Recent publications:

2019

D. Terzis; L. Laloui : A decade of progress and turning points in the understanding of bio-improved soils: A review; Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment. 2019-03-04. DOI : 10.1016/j.gete.2019.03.001.
E. Crisci; A. Ferrari; S. Giger; L. Laloui : Hydro-mechanical behaviour of shallow Opalinus Clay shale; Engineering Geology. 2019-01-24. DOI : 10.1016/j.enggeo.2019.01.016.
B. P. Fryer; G. Siddiqi; L. Laloui : Compaction-induced permeability loss's effect on induced seismicity during reservoir depletion; Pure and Applied Geophysics. 2019. DOI : 10.1007/s00024-019-02198-0.
D. Terzis; L. Laloui : Cell-free soil bio-cementation with strength, dilatancy and fabric characterization; Acta Geotechnica. 2019. DOI : 10.1007/s11440-019-00764-3.
E. Crisci; A. Ferrari; S. Giger; L. Laloui : Anisotropic behaviour of shallow opalinus clay. 2019. International Symposium on Energy Geotechnics, SEG 2018, Lausanne, Switzerland, 25-28 September, 2018. p. 442-448. DOI : 10.1007/978-3-319-99670-7_55.
A. Rotta Loria; L. Laloui : Thermo-mechanical schemes for energy piles. 2019. International Symposium on Energy Geotechnics, SEG 2018, Lausanne, Switzerland, 25-28 September, 2018. p. 218-225. DOI : 10.1007/978-3-319-99670-7_28.

2018

A. Madaschi; L. Laloui : NAGRA Project Order 16’189 EBS – Task Force: Gas Transport in Bentonite. 2018-12-20.
D. Terzis; L. Laloui ; EPFL: GEOTEXTILE. WO2018219431 . 2018-12-06.
M. M. V. Peltier; A. Rotta Loria; L. Laloui : Les géostructures énergétiques: une énergie renouvelable sous nos pieds. 2018-11-07.
M. Sütman; G. Olgun; L. Laloui : Load-Transfer Approach for Modeling the Cyclic Thermo-Mechanical Behaviour of Energy Piles. 2018-11-01. International Symposium on Energy Geotechnics (SEG-2018), Lausanne, Switzerland, 25-28 September 2018.
G. Kong; D. Wu; H. Liu; L. Laloui; X. Cheng et al. : Performance of a geothermal energy deicing system for bridge deck using a pile heat exchanger; International Journal of Energy Research. 2018-10-24. DOI : 10.1002/er.4266.
P. E. Baryla : Mechanics – the key to unlocking subsurface resources for energy supply and storage. 2018-10-05.
S. Barenne : Gaz naturel et tournant énergétique. 2018-10.
Mechanical anisotropy of Opalinus Clay shale: a multiscale approach. 2018-09-28. International Symposium on Energy Geotechnics (SEG) 2018, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 25-28, 2018.
P. Chaboudez : La géothermie, ce potentiel inexploité: interview de Lyesse Laloui, professeur à l'EPFL. 2018-09-20.
A. Ferrari; L. Laloui : Energy Geotechnics ; Springer, Cham.
E. Crisci; A. Ferrari; S. Giger; L. Laloui : On the swelling behavior of shallow Opalinus Clay shale. 2018-08-23. 7th International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, HKUST, Hong Kong, August, 3-5, 2018.
F. Parisio; V. Vilarrasa Riano; L. Laloui : Hydro-mechanical modeling of tunnel excavation in anisotropic shale with coupled damage-plasticity and micro-dilatant regularization; Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 2018-08-23. DOI : 10.1007/s00603-018-1569-z.
R. Harran : Decision Aids for Tunneling - A CATALOGUE FOR APPLICATION TO SMALL TUNNELS ; 2018-08-17.
A. De Saussure : Experimentation on hydraulic fracturing of Barre granite: from hydrofracturing to hydroshearing ; 2018-08-17.
R. Harran : Decision Aids for Tunneling A CATALOGUE FOR APPLICATION TO SMALL TUNNELS ; 2018-08-14.
C. Maillar : Des bactéries contre l'érosion. 2018-07-31.
C. Maillard : Des bactéries pour soutenir le sol de Rances. 2018-07-18.
N. Delessert : Étude géotechnique et géothermique d’une tranchée couverte en site urbain ; 2018-07-12.
A. Détraz : À l’EPFL, l’avenir de l’homme mûrit sous terre. 2018-06-18.
S. Marenne : Gaznat se tourne vers l’EPFL. 2018-05-22.
S. Dolzan : Rencontre avec Lyesse Laloui. 2018-03-24.
L. Nicolet : Déchets radioactifs: qui veut d'un site d'enfouissement près de chez lui?. 2018-03-09.
L. Buschini : Chauffer les bâtiments grâce à leurs fondations en béton. 2018-01-10.
RTS : La prudence reste de mise en montagne, en forêt et sur les berges. 2018-01-06.
Hydro-mechanical analysis of gas transport in compacted bentonite: uncertainty modelling. 2018-01-02. Second International Workshop on the Finite Element Code LAGAMINE (LAGASHOP 2018), Delft, Netherlands, January 31 - February 2, 2018.
J. Zannin; A. Ferrari; M. Pousse; L. Laloui : A flowchart for early-stage thermal design of Energy Walls. 2018. International Symposium on Energy Geotechnics SEG2018, Lausanne, Switzerland, 25-28 September 2018.
A. Tuttolomondo; A. Ferrari; L. Laloui : Evaluation of the in situ stress state of Opalinus Clay based on suction and swelling pressure measurements. 2018.
A. Tuttolomondo; A. Ferrari; L. Laloui : An effective stress framework for clayey geomaterials. 2018. International Symposium on Energy Geotechnics (SEG) 2018, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 25-28, 2018.
A. Minardi; L. Laloui : Experimental assessment of shale properties for safe geological CO2 storage. 2018.
A. Ferrari; E. Crisci; L. Laloui : Arbeitsbericht NAB 17-27 - Geotechnical Experimental Characterisation of Opalinus Clay Cores from the Borehole Lausen. 2018.
A. Minardi; L. Laloui : Mechanical response of Opalinus Clay during CO2 injection ; SCCER-SoE annual conference 2018, Horw (LU), Switzerland, 14-15/09/2018.
V. Favero; A. Minardi; L. Laloui : Experimental assessment of shale properties for safe geological CO2 storage ; Mont Terri Technical Meeting 36, Porrentruy, Switzerland, 7-8/02/2018.
C. Garbellini; L. Laloui : On the Soil-Structure Interaction of Surface Strip Footings at Ultimate Limit State. 2018. 26th European Young Geotechnical Engineers Conference, Graz, Austria, September 11-14, 2018 .
A. Ferrari : Themed Issue on advances in "Laboratory Testing and Modelling of Soil and Shales'' - selected Papers of International Workshop ATMSS-2017; GEOMECHANICS FOR ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT. 2018. DOI : 10.1016/j.gete.2018.05.001.
S. Giger; R. Ewy; V. Favero; R. Stankovic; L. Keller : Consolidated-undrained triaxial testing of Opalinus Clay: Results and method validation; GEOMECHANICS FOR ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT. 2018. DOI : 10.1016/j.gete.2018.01.003.
A. Minardi; A. Ferrari; R. Ewry; L. Laloui : Gas shale water imbibition tests with controlled suction technique. 2018. International Symposium on Energy Geotechnics, SEG 2018, Lausanne, Switzerland, 25-28 September, 2018. p. 250-257. DOI : 10.1007/978-3-319-99670-7_32.
A. F. Rotta Loria; L. Laloui : Analysis of the vertical displacement of energy pile groups; Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment. 2018. DOI : 10.1016/j.gete.2018.04.001.
B. P. Fryer; G. Siddiqi; L. Laloui : Reservoir stimulation’s effect on depletion-induced seismicity; Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 2018. DOI : 10.1029/2018JB016009.
M. Sütman; T. Brettmann; G. Olgun : Full-Scale In-Situ Tests on Energy Piles: Head and Base-Restraining Effects on the Structural Behaviour of Three Energy Piles; Journal of Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment. 2018.
M. Sütman; G. Olgun; L. Laloui : Cyclic Load – Transfer Approach for the Analysis of Energy Piles; ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 2018.
L. Laloui; A. Ferrari; A. Minardi; R. Ewy : Laboratory testing of gas shales in unsaturated conditions. 2018. The 7th International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Hong Kong, 03-05/08/2018.
A. Minardi; A. Ferrari; R. Ewy; L. Laloui : Elastic behavior of partially saturated gas shales during unloading - reloading cycles in uniaxial compression. 2018. The 7th international conference on unsaturated soils, Hong Kong, 3-5/08/2018.
A. Madaschi; L. Laloui : A stochastic approach to the modelling of gas transport in bentonite. 2018. 7th International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Hong Kong, August 3-5, 2018.
A. Ferrari; D. Manca; L. Laloui : Hydro-chemo-mechanical behavior of a sand/bentonite mixture upon wetting paths. 2018. The 7th International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Hong Kong, August 3-5, 2018.
A. Ferrari; A. Minardi; R. Ewy; L. Laloui : Gas Shales Testing in Controlled Partially Saturated Conditions; International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. 2018. DOI : 10.1016/j.ijrmms.2018.05.003.
A. Minardi; A. Ferrari; R. Ewy; L. Laloui : Nonlinear elastic response of partially saturated gas shales in uniaxial compression; Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 2018. DOI : 10.1007/s00603-018-1453-x.
A. F. Rotta Loria / L. Laloui (Dir.) : Thermo-mechanical performance of energy pile groups. Lausanne, EPFL, 2018. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-8138.
V. Favero; L. Laloui : Impact of CO2 injection on the hydro-mechanical behaviour of a clay-rich caprock; International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control . 2018. DOI : 10.1016/j.ijggc.2018.02.017.
D. Terzis; L. Laloui : 3-D micro-architecture and mechanical response of soil cemented via microbial-induced calcite precipitation; Scientific reports. 2018. DOI : 10.1038/s41598-018-19895-w.
A. Minardi / L. Laloui; A. Ferrari (Dir.) : Hydro-mechanical characterization of gas shales and Opalinus Clay shale in partially saturated conditions. Lausanne, EPFL, 2018. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-8315.
V. Favero; A. Ferrari; L. Laloui : Anisotropic behaviour of Opalinus Clay through consolidated and drained triaxial testing in saturated conditions; Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 2018. DOI : 10.1007/s00603-017-1398-5.
A. F. Rotta Loria; L. Laloui : Group action effects caused by various operating energy piles; Geotechnique. 2018. DOI : 10.1680/jgeot.17.P.213.
A. Minardi; A. Ferrari; R. Ewy; L. Laloui : The impact of the volumetric swelling behavior on the water uptake of gas shale; Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. 2018. DOI : 10.1016/j.jngse.2017.11.001.

2017

A. Madaschi; L. Laloui : NAGRA Project Order 15’228 EBS – Task Force: Homogenization Analysis of Bentonite & Gas Transport in Bentonite. 2017-12-21.
Y. Qiao; A. Ferrari; L. Laloui; M. Sanchez; A. Gens et al. : Pre-dismantling THM modelling of the FEBEX in situ experiment.. 2017-06-01.
A. Papafotiou; C. Li; F. Kober : Pre-dismantling THM modelling. 2017-06-01.
A. F. Rotta Loria; L. Laloui : Serviceability assessment of energy pile groups through design charts. 2017. 7th Geotechnical Symposium with International Participation, Istanbul, Turkey, November 22-25, 2017. p. 101-112.
L. Laloui; A. F. Rotta Loria : Recent development in the multiphysical analysis and design of energy piles. 2017. 7th Geotechnical Symposium with International Participation, Istanbul, Turkey, November 22-25, 2017. p. 3-12.
D. Terzis / L. Laloui (Dir.) : Kinetics, Mechanics and Micro-structure of Bio-cemented Soils. Lausanne, EPFL, 2017. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-8147.
D. Terzis; L. Laloui : Quantitative analysis of the crystalline bond lattice of bio-improved soils using micro-computed tomography. 2017. 19th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (Seoul), Seoul, South Korea, September 17-22, 2017.
F. Parisio; L. Laloui : On the formulation of anisotropic-polyaxial failure criteria: a comparative study; Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 2017. DOI : 10.1007/s00603-017-1330-z.
V. Vilarrasa; L. Laloui : Impacts of Thermally Induced Stresses on Fracture Stability During Geological Storage of CO2; Energy Procedia. 2017. DOI : 10.1016/j.egypro.2016.01.042.
L. Räss; R. Makhnenko; Y. Podladchikov; L. Laloui : Quantification of Viscous Creep Influence on Storage Capacity of Caprock; Energy Procedia. 2017. DOI : 10.1016/j.egypro.2017.03.1455.
R. Makhnenko; V. Vilarrasa; D. Mylnikov; L. Laloui : Hydromechanical Aspects of CO2 Breakthrough into Clay-rich Caprock; Energy Procedia. 2017. DOI : 10.1016/j.egypro.2017.03.1453.
V. Vilarrasa; R. Makhnenko; L. Laloui : Potential for Fault Reactivation Due to CO2 Injection in a Semi-Closed Saline Aquifer; Energy Procedia. 2017. DOI : 10.1016/j.egypro.2017.03.1460.
C. Li; L. Laloui : Coupled Thermo-hydro-Mechanical Effects on Caprock Stability During Carbon Dioxide Injection; Energy Procedia. 2017. DOI : 10.1016/j.egypro.2017.03.1683.
A. F. Rotta Loria; L. Laloui : The equivalent pier method for energy pile groups; Geotechnique. 2017. DOI : 10.1680/jgeot.16.P.139.
T. Dixon; L. Laloui; S. Twinning : Proc. 13th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, GHGT-13, 14-18 November 2016, Lausanne, Switzerland.. 2017. 13th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, GHGT-13.
H. Zhou; G. Kong; L. Laloui : Similarity Solution for Cavity Expansion in Thermoplastic Soil; International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics. 2017. DOI : 10.1002/nag.2724.
E. Cassini; L. Laloui : Investigation of the Intrinsic Permeability of MX-80 Bentonite through a 4-Scale Analysis of Its Fabric. 2017. Sixth Biot Conference on Poromechanics, Paris, France, July 9-13, 2017. p. 1145-1152. DOI : 10.1061/9780784480779.142.
Y. Zou; J. Li; L. Laloui; J. Zhao : Analytical Time-Domain Solution of Plane Wave Propagation Across a Viscoelastic Rock Joint; Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 2017. DOI : 10.1007/s00603-017-1246-7.
C. Li; L. Laloui : Impact of material properties on caprock stability in CO2 geological storage; Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment. 2017. DOI : 10.1016/j.gete.2017.06.003.
A. F. Rotta Loria; L. Laloui : Displacement interaction among energy piles bearing on stiff soil strata; Computers and Geotechnics. 2017. DOI : 10.1016/j.compgeo.2017.06.008.
M. Sutman; G. Olgun; L. Laloui; T. Brettmann : Effect of End-Restraint Conditions on Energy Pile Behavior. 2017. Geotechnical Frontiers 2017, Orlando, Florida, March 12–15, 2017. p. 165-174. DOI : 10.1061/9780784480472.017.
P. S. Hartmann : Étude géotechnique des travaux spéciaux d'un complexe immobilier ; 2017.
T. Duparc : Étude géotechnique de l'extension d'une station de métro existante, avec ouvrages géothermiques ; 2017.
P. Pagani : Étude géotechnique des ouvrages souterrains d'un aménagement hydroélectrique ; 2017.
L. Krayenbuehl : Tunnel des Evouettes ; 2017.
E. Moser : Étude géotechnique des enceintes de fouille des portails du tunnel de Loveresse ; 2017.
M. Rezzonico : Étude géotechnique d'un tunnel en terrain meuble ; 2017.
A.-C. Dieudonné; R. Charlier : Evaluation of the instantaneous profile method for the determination of the relative permeability function. 2017. International Workshop on Advances in Laboratory Testing and Modelling of Soils and Shales, Villars, Switzerland. p. 181-188. DOI : 10.1007/978-3-319-52773-4_20.
C. Li; L. Laloui : Coupled Analysis of CO2 Injection Induced Stress Variation in the Caprock. 2017. International Workshop “Advances in Laboratory Testing and Modelling of Soils and Shales”, Swiss Alps, January 18-2, 2017. p. 455-462. DOI : 10.1007/978-3-319-52773-4_54.
A. F. Rotta Loria; L. Laloui : Impact of thermally induced soil deformation on the serviceability of energy pile groups. 2017. Advances in Laboratory Testing and Modelling of Soils and Shales, Villar sur Ollon, Switzerland. p. 421-428.
V. Favero / L. Laloui; A. Ferrari (Dir.) : Multiphysical behaviour of shales from Northern Switzerland. Lausanne, EPFL, 2017. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-7539.
V. Vilarrasa; G. Bustarreta; L. Laloui; M. Zeidouni : A methodology to detect and locate low-permeability faults to reduce the risk of inducing seismicity of fluid injection operations in deep saline formations; International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 2017. DOI : 10.1016/j.ijggc.2017.02.010.
D. Terzis; L. Laloui : On the Application of Microbially Induced Calcite Precipitation for Soils: A Multiscale Study; Advances in Laboratory Testing and Modelling of Soils and Shales (ATMSS). ATMSS 2017. Springer Series in Geomechanics and Geoengineering. Springer, Cham; Springer, Cham, 2017. p. 388-394.
A. Ferrari; L. Laloui : Advances in Laboratory Testing and Modelling of Soils and Shales ; Springer International Publishing.
E. Cassini; D. Mylnikov; R. Makhnenko : Chemical Influence of Pore Pressure on Brine Flow in Clay-Rich Material. 2017. Advances in Laboratory Testing & Modelling of Soils and Shales, Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland, January 18-20, 2017. p. 273-280. DOI : 10.1007/978-3-319-52773-4_31.
A. Minardi; E. Crisci; A. Ferrari; L. Laloui : The Role of Anisotropy on the Volumetric Behaviour of Opalinus Clay upon Suction Change. 2017. Advances in Laboratory Testing and Modelling of Soils and Shales, Villar sur Ollon, Switzerland, January 18-20, 2017. p. 315-321. DOI : 10.1007/978-3-319-52773-4_36.
E. Crisci; A. Ferrari; S. Giger; L. Laloui : One Dimensional Consolidation of Opalinus Clay from Shallow Depth. 2017. Advances in Laboratory Testing and Modelling of Soils and Shales, ATMSS 2017, Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland, January 18-20, 2017. p. 338-344. DOI : 10.1007/978-3-319-52773-4_39.
V. Favero; A. Ferrari; L. Laloui : 1D Compression Behaviour of Opalinus Clay. 2017. Advances in Laboratory Testing and Modelling of Soils and Shales (ATMSS), Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland, January 18-20, 2017.
F. Parisio; L. Laloui : Plastic-damage modeling of saturated quasi-brittle shales; International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. 2017. DOI : 10.1016/j.ijrmms.2017.01.016.
A. F. Rotta Loria; L. Laloui : The equivalent pier method for energy pile groups; Geotechnique -London-. 2017. DOI : 10.1680/geot./16-P-139.
A.-C. Dieudonné; G. Della Vecchia; R. Charlier : A water retention model for compacted bentonites; Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 2017. DOI : 10.1139/cgj-2016-0297.
A. Madaschi; A. Gajo : A one-dimensional viscoelastic and viscoplastic constitutive approach to modeling the delayed behavior of clay and organic soils; Acta Geotechnica -Springer Verlag-. 2017. DOI : 10.1007/s11440-016-0518-9.
A. F. Rotta Loria; A. Vadrot; L. Laloui : Effect of non-linear soil deformation on the interaction among energy piles; Computers and Geotechnics. 2017. DOI : 10.1016/j.compgeo.2016.12.015.
A. F. Rotta Loria; L. Laloui : Thermally induced group effects among energy piles; Geotechnique. 2017. DOI : 10.1680/jgeot.16.P.039.
V. Vilarrasa; F. Parisio; L. Laloui : Strength evolution of geomaterials in the octahedral plane under non-isothermal and unsaturated conditions; International Journal of Geomechanics. 2017. DOI : 10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000851.
Y. Qiao; W. Ding : ACMEG-TVP: A thermoviscoplastic constitutive model for geomaterials; Computers and Geotechnics. 2017. DOI : 10.1016/j.compgeo.2016.08.003.

2016

L. Kaufmann : Étude de stabilité de fonds et enceintes de fouille ; 2016.
S. Caldi : Stabilisation de la route cantonale RC705 à La Borne ; 2016.
D. Grüter : Fondations du pont de la RC177 sur la voie CFF et la Venoge-Vufflens-La-Ville ; 2016.
E. Romero; L. Gonzalez Blanco; A.-C. Dieudonné; P. Marschall : Hydro-mechanical processes associated with gas transport in MX-80 bentonite. 2016.
A.-C. Dieudonné; Y. Qiao; A. Ferrari; L. Laloui : 3D Hydro-mechanical simulation of canister loads due to bentonite density gradients. 2016.
A.-C. Dieudonné; G. Rodriguez; A. Ferrari; L. Laloui : GTS Phase VI – GAST-TP2 Mock-up saturation and gas test interpretation. 2016.
C. Li; G. Robert; L. Laloui : Geomechanical modelling framework of CO2 injection with consideration of salt precipitation and dissolution ; 14th Swiss Geoscience Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland, November 18-19, 2016.
C. Li; L. Laloui : Coupled thermo-hydro-mechanical effects on caprock stability during carbon dioxide injection ; 13th International conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, Lausanne, Switzerland, November 14-18,2016.
C. Li : Les enjeux géomécaniques de la séquestration du CO2 ; Atelier sur les enjeux de l’utilisation du CO2, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland, April 19-20,2016.
L. Laloui; A. Ferrari; V. Favero; F. Parisio; A. Minardi : Geomechanical Behavior of Shales. 2016. Workshop on Geotechnical Fundamentals in the Face of the New World Challenges, Arlington, Virginia, US, 19/07/2016.
A. F. Rotta Loria; L. Laloui : The role of thermally induced soil deformation on the serviceability of energy piles. 2016. 17th French-Polish Colloquium of Soil and Rock Mechanics, Lodz, Poland.
R. Y. Makhnenko; J. F. Labuz : Elastic and inelastic deformation of fluid-saturated rock; Philosophical Transactions Of The Royal Society A-Mathematical Physical And Engineering Sciences. 2016. DOI : 10.1098/rsta.2015.0422.
V. Vilarrasa; J. Carrera; S. Olivella : Two-phase flow effects on the CO2 injection pressure evolution and implications for the caprock geomechanical stability. 2016. 3rd European Conference on Unsaturated Soils (E-UNSAT), Paris, FRANCE, SEP 12-14, 2016. p. UNSP 04007. DOI : 10.1051/e3sconf/20160904007.
A.-C. Dieudonne; C. Gatabin; J. Talandier; F. Collin; R. Charlier : Water retention behaviour of compacted bentonites: experimental observations and constitutive model. 2016. 3rd European Conference on Unsaturated Soils (E-UNSAT), Paris, FRANCE, SEP 12-14, 2016. p. UNSP 11012. DOI : 10.1051/e3sconf/20160911012.
L. Laloui; A. Ferrari; V. Favero : Testing of the hydro-mechanical behaviour of shales. 2016. 6th Asia-Pacific Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Guilin, PEOPLES R CHINA, OCT 23-26, 2015. p. 73-78.
M. Zeidouni; V. Vilarrasa : Identification of above-zone pressure perturbations caused by leakage from those induced by deformation; Environmental Earth Sciences. 2016. DOI : 10.1007/s12665-016-6090-7.
X. Li; Q. Wu; M. Tao; L. Weng; L. Dong et al. : Dynamic Brazilian Splitting Test of Ring-Shaped Specimens with Different Hole Diameters; Rock Mechanics And Rock Engineering. 2016. DOI : 10.1007/s00603-016-0995-z.
Y. Zou / L. Laloui; J. Zhao (Dir.) : Seismic response of rock joints under obliquely incident wave. Lausanne, EPFL, 2016. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-7270.
V. Favero; A. Ferrari; L. Laloui : Thermo-mechanical volume change behaviour of Opalinus Clay; International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. 2016. DOI : 10.1016/j.ijrmms.2016.09.013.
L. Laloui; A. F. Rotta Loria : Geotechnical analysis of energy piles. 2016. 4th International Conference on New Developments in Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Nicosia, North Cyprus, June 2-4, 2016.
L. Laloui; A. F. Rotta Loria : Multiphysical phenomena and mechanisms involved with energy piles. 2016. 1st International Conference on Energy Geotechnics, ICEGT, 2016, Kiel, Germany, August 29-31, 2016.
A. F. Rotta Loria; L. Laloui : Analysis of thermally induced mechanical interactions in energy pile groups. 2016. 1st International Conference on Energy Geotechnics, ICEGT, 2016, Kiel, Germany, August 29-31, 2016.
A. Ferrari; V. Favero; L. Laloui : One-dimensional Compression and Consolidation of Shales; International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. 2016. DOI : 10.1016/j.ijrmms.2016.07.030.
A. F. Rotta Loria; L. Laloui : The interaction factor method for energy pile groups; Computers and Geotechnics. 2016. DOI : 10.1016/j.compgeo.2016.07.002.
F. Parisio / L. Laloui (Dir.) : Constitutive and numerical modeling of anisotropic quasi-brittle shales. Lausanne, EPFL, 2016. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-7053.
C. Li; L. Laloui : Coupled multiphase thermo-hydro-mechanical analysis of supercritical CO2 injection: benchmark for the In Salah surface uplift problem; International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 2016. DOI : 10.1016/j.ijggc.2016.05.025.
A. Seiphoori; L. Laloui; A. Ferrari; M. Hassan; W. Khushefati : Water retention and swelling behaviour of granular bentonites for application in Geosynthetic Clay Liner (GCL) systems; Soils and Foundations -Tokyo-. 2016. DOI : 10.1016/j.sandf.2016.04.011.
A. Minardi; E. Crsci; A. Ferrari; L. Laloui : Anisotropic Volumetric Response of Shales upon Suction Changes. 2016. Fifth EAGE Shale Workshop, Catania, Italy, May 2-4, 2016. DOI : 10.3997/2214-4609.201600418.
V. Favero; A. Ferrari; L. Laloui : An insight on the thermo-mechanical behaviour of a shale. 2016. Fifth EAGE Shale Workshop: Quantifying Risk and Potential, Catania, Italy, May 2-4, 2016.
V. Favero; A. Ferrari; L. Laloui : On the Hydro-Mechanical Behaviour of Remoulded and Natural Opalinus Clay Shale; Engineering Geology. 2016. DOI : 10.1016/j.enggeo.2016.04.030.
C. Li / L. Laloui (Dir.) : Geomechanical modelling of CO₂ injection in deep aquifers. Lausanne, EPFL, 2016. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-6979.
D. Terzis; R. Bernier-Latmani; L. Laloui : Fabric characteristics and mechanical response to bio-improved sand to various treatment conditions; Geotechnique Letters. 2016. DOI : 10.1680/jgele.15.00134.
A. Minardi; E. Crisci; A. Ferrari; L. Laloui : Anisotropic volumetric behaviour of Opalinus Clay shale upon suction variation; Geotechnique Letters. 2016. DOI : 10.1680/jgele.16.00023.
L. Laloui; A. Ferrari; C. Li; J. Eichenberger : Hydro-mechanical analysis of volcanic ash slopes during rainfall; Geotechnique. 2016. DOI : 10.1680/jgeot.15.LM.001.
Y. Qiao; A. Ferrari; L. Laloui; D. Wenqi : Nonstationary flow surface theory for modeling the viscoplastic behaviors of soils; Computers and Geotechnics. 2016. DOI : 10.1016/j.compgeo.2016.02.015.
C. Gatabin; J. Talandier; F. Collin; R. Charlier; A.-C. Dieudonné : Competing effects of volume change and water uptake on the water retention behaviour of a compacted MX-80 bentonite/sand mixture; Applied Clay Science. 2016. DOI : 10.1016/j.clay.2015.12.019.
V. Vilarrasa Riano; L. Laloui : Impact of thermally induced stresses on fracture stability during geological storage of CO2; Energy Procedia. 2016. DOI : 10.1016/j.egypro.2016.01.042.
S. Bandara; A. Ferrari; L. Laloui : Modelling landslides in unsaturated slopes subjected to rainfall infiltration using material point method; International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics. 2016. DOI : 10.1002/nag.2499.
S. Venuleo; L. Laloui; D. Terzis; T. Hueckel; M. Hassan : Effect of Microbially Induced Calcite Precipitation on soil thermal conductivity; Geotechnique Letters. 2016. DOI : 10.1680/jgele.15.00125.
Y. Zou; J. Li; L. He; L. Laloui; J. Zhao : Wave propagation in the vicinities of rock fractures under obliquely incident wave; Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 2016. DOI : 10.1007/s00603-015-0893-9.
A. Di Donna; A. F. Rotta Loria; L. Laloui : Numerical study of the response of a group of energy piles under different combinations of thermo-mechanical loads; Computers and Geotechnics. 2016. DOI : 10.1016/j.compgeo.2015.11.010.
A. Di Donna; A. Ferrari; L. Laloui : Experimental investigations of the soil-concrete interface: physical mechanisms, cyclic mobilisation and behaviour at different temperatures; Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 2016. DOI : 10.1139/cgj-2015-0294.
E. Comodromosa; M. Papadopouloua; L. Laloui : Contribution to the design methodologies of piled raft foundations under combined loadings; Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 2016. DOI : 10.1139/cgj-2015-0251.
L. Laloui; A. Ferrari; C. Li; J. Eichenberger : Hydro-mechanical analysis of volcanic ash slopes during rainfall; Geotechnique -London-. 2016. DOI : 10.1680/geot./15-LM-001.
D. Manca; A. Ferrari; L. Laloui : Fabric evolution and the related swelling behaviour of a sand/bentonite mixture upon hydro-chemo-mechanical loadings; Geotechnique -London-. 2016. DOI : 10.1680/geot.15.P.073.
M. Rosone; C. Airò Farulla; A. Ferrari : Shear strength of a compacted scaly clay in variable saturation conditions; Acta Geotechnica. 2016. DOI : 10.1007/s11440-015-0379-7.
F. Dupray; L. Laloui : Numerical analysis of canister movements in an engineered barrier system; Acta Geotechnica -Springer Verlag-. 2016. DOI : 10.1007/s11440-014-0347-7.

2015

L. Laloui : Multiphysical Behaviour of Shales ; Sixth International Symposium on Deformation Characteristics of Soils, Buenos Aires, Argentinav, November 15-18,2015.
C. Li : Caprock and surface deformation induced by carbon dioxide injection ; Swiss Geoscience Meeting, Basel, Switzerland, November 21, 2015.
L. Laloui : Analysis of a volcanic ash slope subjected to wetting and drying cycles ; Prague Geotechnical Days 2015, Prague, Czech Republic, May 11-12, 2015.
L. Laloui : Geomechanical solutions for Geo-Energy issues ; EAGE Geomechanics and Energy workshop, Celle, Germany, October 13-15, 2015.
D. Terzis; L. Laloui : Effect of treatment on the microstructural characteristics of bio-improved sand. 2015. 6th International Symposium on Deformation Characteristics of Geomaterials, Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 15-18, 2015. p. 970-977. DOI : 10.3233/978-1-61499-601-9-970.
E. Cassini : A multi-scale approach to derive a constitutive understanding of the MX-80 bentonite ; E(ngineered) B(arrier) S(ystem) Task Force, 21st meeting, EPF Lausanne, Switzerland, November 10, 2015.
L. Laloui : Analysis of Groups of energy piles ; 1st International Conference on Geo-energy and Geo-environment, GeGe 2015, Hongkong, China, December 04-05, 2015.
L. Laloui : Adaptation of energy Geostructures to hot-arid and –semi-arid climates ; Abu Dhabi International Research and Development Conference and Exhibition, ADARC 2015, Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates, May 24-26,2015.
A. F. Rotta Loria; L. Laloui : The role of null point movements on the thermo-mechanical analysis of energy piles ; First International Conference on Geo-energy and Geo-environment, GeGe 2015, Hong Kong, China, December 04-05, 2015.
A. F. Rotta Loria; L. Laloui : Thermo-mechanical analysis of energy piles through numerical and centrifuge tests ; XV Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, XV PCSMGE 2015, Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 15-18,2015.
A. F. Rotta Loria; L. Laloui : Thermo-mechanical interactions of a group of energy piles subjected to heating loads ; International Symposium on Energy Geotechnics, SEG 2015, Barcelona, Spain, June 02-04, 2015.
V. Favero : Hydro-mechanical behaviour of reconstituted and intact shales ; Second EAGE Workshop on Geomechanics and Energy, Celle, Germany, October 13-15, 2015.
V. Favero : On the Mechanical Behaviour of Reconstituted and Intact Shales ; Clay Conference, Bruxelles, March 25, 2015.
V. Favero; A. Ferrari; L. Laloui : Hydro-mechanical Behaviour of Reconstituted and Intact Shales. 2015. Second EAGE Workshop on Geomechanics and Energy, Celle, Germany, 13-15 Octobre 2015.
A. F. Rotta Loria; L. Laloui : The role of null point movements on the thermo-mechanical analysis of energy piles. 2015. 1st International Conference on Geo-energy and Geo-environment, GeGe 2015, Hong Kong, China, December 4-5, 2015.
A. F. Rotta Loria; L. Laloui : Thermo-mechanical analysis of energy piles through numerical and centrifuge tests. 2015. XV Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 15-18, 2015.
A. F. Rotta Loria; L. Laloui : Numerical study on the thermo-mechanical interactions of a group of energy piles under cooling loads. 2015. International Symposium on Energy Geotechnics, SEG 2015, Barcelona, June 2nd-4th 2015.
A.-C. Dieudonné; B. Cerfontaine; F. Collin; R. Charlier : Hydromechanical modelling of shaft sealing for CO2 storage; Engineering Geology. 2015. DOI : 10.1016/j.enggeo.2015.04.016.
G. Della Vecchia; A.-C. Dieudonné; C. Jommi; R. Charlier : Accounting for evolving pore size distribution in water retention models for compacted clays; International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics. 2015. DOI : 10.1002/nag.
B. Cerfontaine; A.-C. Dieudonné; J.-P. Radu; F. Collin; R. Charlier : 3D zero-thickness coupled interface finite element: Formulation and application; Computers and Geotechnics. 2015. DOI : 10.1016/j.compgeo.2015.04.016.
R. Y. Makhnenko; J. Harvieux; J. F. Labuz : Paul-Mohr-Coulomb failure surface of rock in the brittle regime; Geophysical Research Letters. 2015. DOI : 10.1002/2015Gl065457.
A. P. Rinaldi; V. Vilarrasa; J. Rutqvist; F. Cappa : Fault reactivation during CO2 sequestration: Effects of well orientation on seismicity and leakage; Greenhouse Gases-Science And Technology. 2015. DOI : 10.1002/ghg.1511.
D. Manca / L. Laloui; A. Ferrari (Dir.) : Hydro-chemo-mechanical characterisation of sand/bentonite mixtures. Lausanne, EPFL, 2015. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-6790.
Y. Qiao; A. Ferrari; L. Laloui; W. Ding : Sensitive THM coupled analysis of buffer-rock barriers for nuclear waste storage. 2015. 6th Asia-Pacific Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Guilin, PEOPLES R CHINA, OCT 23-26, 2015.
A. Ferrari; A. Seiphoori; L. Laloui : Hydro-mechanical behaviour of shot-clay bentonite. 2015. 6th Asian-Pacific Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Guillin, China, October, 24-26, 2015. p. 413-418.
L. Laloui; A. Ferrari; V. Favero : Testing of the hydro-mechanical behaviour of shales. 2015. 6th Asian-Pacific Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Guillin, China, October, 24-26, 2015. p. 73-78.
E. Crisci; A. Ferrari; G. Urciuoli : Collapse-upon-wetting behaviour of a volcanic soil. 2015. International Workshop on Volcanic Rocks and Soils, Lacco Ameno, Ischia Island, Italy, September 24-25, 2015. p. 133-134.
V. Vilarrasa; J. Carrera : Geologic carbon storage is unlikely to trigger large earthquakes and reactivate faults through which CO2 could leak; Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences Of The United States Of America. 2015. DOI : 10.1073/pnas.1413284112.
V. Vilarrasa; J. Rutqvist; A. P. Rinaldi : Thermal and capillary effects on the caprock mechanical stability at In Salah, Algeria; Greenhouse Gases-Science And Technology. 2015. DOI : 10.1002/ghg.1486.
V. Vilarrasa; J. Carrera : Reply to Zoback and Gorelick: Geologic carbon storage remains a safe strategy to significantly reduce CO2 emissions; Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences Of The United States Of America. 2015. DOI : 10.1073/pnas.1511302112.
F. Parisio; S. Semat; L. Laloui : Constitutive analysis of shale: a coupled damage plasticity approach; International Journal of Solids and Structures. 2015. DOI : 10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2015.08.003.
C. Li; L. Laloui; P. Barès : A hydromechanical approach to assess CO2 injection-induced surface uplift and caprock deflection; Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment. 2015. DOI : 10.1016/j.gete.2015.06.002.
A. F. Rotta Loria; F. Orellana; A. Minardi; J.-M. Fuerbringer; L. Laloui : Predicting the axial capacity of piles in sand; Computers and Geotechnics. 2015. DOI : 10.1016/j.compgeo.2015.06.013.
L. Laloui; A. Ferrari; V. Favero; A. Minardi; R. Makhnenko : Multiphysical Behaviour of Shales ; International Symposium on Energy Geotechnics, Barcelona, June 2-4, 2015.
P. Marschall; S. Giger; A. Ferrari; V. Favero; L. Laloui et al. : The origin of strength of Opalinus Clay: phenomenological evidence and conceptual considerations ; 6th international conference on "Clays in natural and engineered barriers for radioactive waste confinement", Brussels, March 23-26, 2015.
V. Favero; A. Ferrari; P. Marschall; L. Laloui : On the Mechanical Behaviour of Reconstituted and Intact Shales ; 6th international conference on "Clays in natural and engineered barriers for radioactive waste confinement", Brussels, March 23-26, 2015.
R. Y. Makhnenko; J. F. Labuz : Dilatant hardening of fluid-saturated sandstone; Journal Of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth. 2015. DOI : 10.1002/2014Jb011287.
V. Vilarrasa Riano; L. Laloui : Potential fracture propagation into the caprock induced by cold CO2 injection in normal faulting stress regimes; Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment. 2015. DOI : 10.1016/j.gete.2015.05.001.
T. Mimouni; L. Laloui : Behaviour of a group of energy piles; Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 2015. DOI : 10.1139/cgj-2014-0403.
N. Batini; A. F. Rotta Loria; P. Conti; D. Testi; W. Grassi et al. : Energy and geotechnical behaviour of energy piles for different design solutions; Applied Thermal Engineering. 2015. DOI : 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2015.04.050.
S. Bandara; K. Soga : Corrigendum to “Coupling of soil deformation and pore fluid flow using material point method” [Comp. Geotech. 63(1) (2015) 199–214]; Computers And Geotechnics. 2015. DOI : 10.1016/j.compgeo.2014.12.007.
A. F. Rotta Loria; A. Gunawan; C. Shi; L. Laloui; C. W. W. Ng : Numerical modelling of energy piles in saturated sand subjected to thermo-mechanical loads; Geomechanics for energy and the environment. 2015. DOI : 10.1016/j.gete.2015.03.002.
A. Di Donna; L. Laloui : Response of soil subjected to thermal cyclic loading: experimental and constitutive study; Engineering Geology -Amsterdam-. 2015. DOI : 10.1016/j.enggeo.2015.03.003.
J. Fern; J. Eichenberger; A. Ferrari; L. Laloui : One-Dimensional Transient Analysis of Rainfall Infiltration in Unsaturated Volcanic Ash. 2015. Workshop on Recent Developments in the Analysis, Monitoring and Forecast of Landslides and Debris Flow. p. 107-118. DOI : 10.1007/978-3-319-11053-0_10.
A. F. Rotta Loria; A. Di Donna; L. Laloui : Numerical study on the suitability of centrifuge testing for capturing the thermal-induced mechanical behavior of energy piles; Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 2015. DOI : 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001318.
W. C. Ng; C. Shi; A. Gunawan; L. Laloui; L. Hanlong : Centrifuge modelling of heating effects on energy pile performance in saturated sand; Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 2015. DOI : 10.1139/cgj-2014-0301.
M. Stähli; M. Sättele; C. Huggel; B. McArdell; P. Lehmann et al. : Monitoring and prediction in Early Warning Systems (EWS) for rapid mass movements; Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences. 2015. DOI : 10.5194/nhess-15-905-2015.
T. Mimouni; L. lei; L. Laloui : Estimating soil thermal diffusivity with interference analyses; Acta Geotechnica -Springer Verlag-. 2015. DOI : 10.1007/s11440-014-0325-0.