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Passenger health, well-being and performance after long-haul flight: Influence of physical fitness

Most of the current recommendations to improve wellbeing and limit long-haul flight disturbances are based on pharmacological aids that target isolated aspects of the travel experi more...

Supervisor(s): Caillaud, Corinne (Associate Professor)

I-engage: A multicomponent intervention using human-centred technology to enhance knowledge and skills in self-monitoring physical activity and food choices in adolescents

This project aims to develop a unique intervention designed to increase participation in moderate to vigorous physical activity (PA) and to guide food choices in adolescents. Imple more...

Supervisor(s): Caillaud, Corinne (Associate Professor)

Self-Healing Clay-Polymer Mixtures: Towards a New Material

The project will develop new clay-polymer mixtures that enhance the ability of clay to self-heal developing fractures, hence helping the emergence of autonomously-repairing geotechn more...

Supervisor(s): El-Zein, Abbas (Professor)

Cohesive Crack Model in Coupled Hydro-Mechanical Theory of Partially Saturated Soils

The fissuring and healing of clay is modeled using a novel approach, within a finite-element framework, that will allow the design of new materials and new geotechnical structures w more...

Supervisor(s): El-Zein, Abbas (Professor)

A Value-Based Approach to Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change

New approach for building adaptation to climate change is developed while taking into account local and institutional values.Please contact the supervisor directly at the following more...

Supervisor(s): El-Zein, Abbas (Professor)

Inverse Methods for Characterising Hydraulic Properties of Soils Under Unsaturated Conditions

New indirect methods for estimating material properties of partially saturated soils are developed based on infiltration tests and inversion of multi-phase hydro-mechanical equation more...

Supervisor(s): El-Zein, Abbas (Professor)

Discontinuous Discrete Methods for Solving the Multi-phase Hydro-mechanical Behaviour of Partially-saturated Soils

The goal of the project is to develop robust finite-element type solvers of the equations describing the multi-phase hydro-mechanical behaviour of partially saturated soils, hence a more...

Supervisor(s): El-Zein, Abbas (Professor)