Philippe L. Bourdeau

Associate Professor of Civil Engineering

Address
Purdue University
School of Civil Engineering
550 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051
Phone (765) 494-5031
Fax (765) 494-0395
Office HAMP G233
Education
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
Specialty Group(s)
Research Interests
Soil mechanics; geosynthetics; particulate mechanics; geotechnical uncertainty; reliability and risk analysis.
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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.