Section of Civil Engineer: new section director per 1. September 2022
As of 1st September 2022, Professor Brice Lecampion will take on the direction of the section of Civil Engineering for a 2-year mandate. He will succeed Professor Lyesse Laloui, who has been heading SGC since 2012.
Professor Lyesse Laloui awarded a doctorate honoris causa
The Director of The Laloui Group has once again been recognized for his outstanding contribution to the field of geomechanics with an honoris causa from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh.
C. Fivet invited by Vorbild Energie und Klima
Prof. Corentin Fivet (Structural Xploration Lab, EPFL) is invited by the Vorbild Energie und Klima ("Exemplarité Energie Climat"), an initiative by the Swiss Confederation, to speak at the upcoming experience-sharing workshop, on June 14th, 2022. Corentin Fivet will introduce circular design principles for buildings, as a rising strategy to reduce the environmental impact of the construction industry. He will present the benefits and risks of reuse, through a review of recent case studies. He will also discuss the perspectives of development in the short and long term, with a focus on the reuse of load-bearing elements. The 2h30-long programme also include talks by FAZ Architectes, Intep, Swisscom, BAFU, SBB, and Lenum AG.