Understanding the mechanisms of constrained creeping landslides and the effects of environmental and seismic events on their behaviour and associated risks for society.
Effects of the shear band propagation phenomenon on the evolution of submarine landslides and their hazards for costal communities and offshore infrastructure.
Exploring effects of pore fluid chemistry on enhanced delivery of soil improving agents and on soil conditioning for tunnel boring machines.
Applications of distributed fiber-optic sensors for lab and field soil-displacement monitoring and for surface-object identification problems.
Inclinodeformeter - a novel device for measuring in-situ earth pressure changes due to an excavation and in creeping landslides.
Dr. Markus Schwager has been awarded the 2015 Culmann-Prize for his doctoral Thesis "Development, Analysis and Application of an Inclinedeformeter Device for Earth Pressure Measurements".
P.A. Trapper, A.M. Puzrin, L.N. Germanovich
Effects of shear band propagation on early waves generated by initial breakoff of tsunamigenic landslides
Marine Geology, 370, 99-112 (2015).
With the end of 2014, Prof. Puzrin's term of three years as the Honorary Editor of Géotechnique, the oldest and most prestigious international geotechnical journal, came to an end.
Honours and awards
Impressions from our group excursion to Italy: Joint summer School in Geomechanics at the Politecnico di Bari with field trips to landslides in the Daunia Apennines, 10-13 June 2015
10 February 2016,
GFD Seminar - The Mechanisms behind serpentinite dehydration in subduction zones: field and textural constrains for a working model
12 February 2016,
Numerical models as useful tools for studying subsurface flow and transport processes
24 February 2016 - 25 February 2016,
Öffentlicher Kurs - RAMS/LCC bei Bahnprojekten
1 March 2016,
IBK Kolloquium - Kornhaus Swissmill Zürich
9 March 2016 - 10 March 2016,
9 March 2016,
Structural Geology and Tectonics Seminar - Deformation in the subduction zone from low-stress dissolution-precipitation creep to high-stress crystal plasticity
17 March 2016,
Correlating Synthetic Aperture Radar (CoSAR): A Radar Mission Concept for Geosynchronous Earth Observation
22 March 2016,
IBK Kolloquium - Ersatzneubau Aarebrücke asm, Aarwangen
23 March 2016,
23 March 2016,
Structural Geology and Tectonics Seminar - Inverted Temperature Sequences: role of progressive deformation
7 April 2016,
Orientation and Calibration of Point Clouds from Terrestrial and Airborne Laserscanning Systems
12 April 2016,
IBK Kolloquium - Challenges of building new metro lines in dense urban area
14 April 2016,
Geodaten mit dem 3D-Drucker begreifbar machen
28 April 2016,
Lernräume Die Verbindung von Lernerfahrungen und Lebensumwelt mittels neuer Technologien
3 May 2016,
IBK Kolloquium - Post-hazard learning and decision-making for infrastructure systems
12 May 2016,
UAV, TLS and Close-range Scanning: How Good are 3D Point Clouds?
18 May 2016 - 20 May 2016,
STRC 2016 - 16th Swiss Transport Research Conference
19 May 2016,
Integrating Structural Information in Deep Convolutional Neural Networks for Low- and High-Level Vision
31 May 2016,
IBK Kolloquium - Arch_Tec_Lab: Neue Tragwerksformen dank der digitalen Fabrikation
1 June 2016,
Structural Geology and Tectonics Seminar - Formation and reactivation of rifted margins and development of mountain belts: the example of the Alpine-Pyrenean system in Western Europe
2 June 2016,
Observing GNSS Satellites with VLBI telecsopes
5 June 2016 - 8 June 2016,
EMPG XV - Fifteenth International Symposium on Experimental Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry
13 June 2016 - 17 June 2016,
Sustainable Built Environment Conference - Expanding Boundaries: System Thinking in the Built Environment