Collaborative Research Unit

Laboratory of Geotechnics

Acronym
LVG
Co-ordinator
Other information
Research disciplines
  • Engineering and technology
    • Soil mechanics
    • Geotechnical and environmental engineering not elsewhere classified
Description
The Laboratory of Geotechnics is one of the units of the Department of Civil Engineering. The geotechnical research group at Ghent University is engaged in research covering a wide spectrum of geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering. The currentinterests of the group are wide, encompassing the fundamental mechanics of soils, shallow and deep foundations, foundations in difficult soil conditions, hydraulic barriers for environmental applications and soil remediation technologies.