Philippe L. Bourdeau
Associate Professor of Civil Engineering
School of Civil Engineering
550 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051
Phone (765) 494-5031
Fax (765) 494-0395
Office HAMP G233
Ph.D., Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, 1986
M.S., Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, 1977
B.S., Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, 1976
Soil mechanics; geosynthetics; particulate mechanics; geotechnical uncertainty; reliability and risk analysis.
Honors and Awards
1995 Awards of Excellence State-of-Practice Technology Award, by the North American Geosynthetics Society. This award was received for outstanding contributions to geosynthetics technology as presented in the paper entitled: "Stress-Strain Compatibility of Geomembranes Subjected to Subsidence" by S. M. Merry, J. D. Bray and P. L. Bourdeau.