Antonio Bobet

Professor of Civil Engineering

Purdue University

Lyles School of Civil Engineering

550 Stadium Mall Drive

West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051
Phone (765) 494-5033
Fax (765) 494-0395
Office HAMP G239
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997
M.S., Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, 1983
B.S., Universidad Politecnica de Madrid
Specialty Group(s)
Research Interests
Engineering geology, underground construction, rock mechanics, fracture mechanics.
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Selected Research Projects
  • Liquefaction Susceptibility Mapping in the Evansville, Indiana, Region Including an Investigation of 2D Amplification and Duration Effects Due to Bedrock Valley Structure (Co-PI). USGS (2007).
  • Effect of Inclusions on Material Performance - Investigation Through Micro-Continuum, Discontinuum and Nano-Indentation Approaches (Co-PI). National Science Foundation (2006-2009).
  • Classification of Organic Soils (Co-PI). Joint Transportation Research Program (2005 to 2007).
  • Post-Construction Evaluation of Lime Treated Soils (PI). Joint Transportation Research Program (2005 to 2007).
  • Soil Treatment with Thixotropic Fluids: An Autoadaptive Design for Liquefaction Prevention (PI). National Science Foundation (2004 to 2007).
  • Slip Initiation on Frictional Fractures (PI). American Chemical Society (2004 to 2006).