Date Posted
21 Feb 2024

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PhD Program
The French Institute of Science and Technology for Transport, Development and Networks

PhD Position in geotechnical earthquake engineering

21 Feb 2024

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Position Description

PhD Position in geotechnical earthquake engineering at the Université Gustave Eiffel, France

A new PhD position is open at the Université Gustave Eiffel, France. The project will focus on the investigate the influence of ground liquefaction on the behavior of homogeneous embankment under seismic loading. The technical strategy of this study will be a combined approach of 70% physical centrifuge modeling and 30% numerical modeling. The experimental study will provide important proof on the physical phenomena and essential data for numerical modeling; Being the complimentary of experimental work, the calibrated numerical model will be used to carry out parametric and case studies. Based on the experimental and numerical work, possible remediation strategies could be proposed, which could be helpful for the construction of embankment-type geo-structures in the industrial sector.

How to Apply

Application closing date: April 15, 2020 For more information of the PhD subject, see the link: Contact: Zheng Li,

Position Category: Engineering. Position Type: PhD Program.