ARC Centre of Excellence Geotechnical Science & Engineering

RHD Students

Francois Bertrand

RHD Students

Qualifications

BAppSc (Civil Eng), MGeol & MinEng, AESS

Education

  • 2015
    School Teaching Qualification in Mathematics, Distinction, University of Liege, Belgium
  • 2014
    Master Degree in Geological and Mining Engineering, Great Distinction, University of Liege, Belgium
  • 2012
    Bachelor of Applied Science in Civil Engineering, Distinction, University of Liege, Belgium

Research Interests

  • Rock mechanics
  • Interface elements
  • Multi-scale approaches
  • Hydro-mechanical modelling
  • Permeability alteration

Supervisors

  • Professor Olivier Buzzi
  • Dr Frederic Collin (University of Liege, Belgium)

Research Topic

Multiscale modelling of the coupled hydro-mechanical behaviour of partially saturated coalbeds applied to methane recovery