The Maurice A. Biot Lecture



Date
Speaker
Lecture
Remarks
November 12, 2019
Prof. George W. Scherer
Princeton University
Relating Permeability to Thermal Strain of Saturated Materials

December 7, 2017
Prof. Teng-fong Wong
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Compaction Localization, Permeability Evolution and Effective Stress Behavior of Porous Rock
October 17, 2016
Prof. Kimberly E. Kurtis
Georgia Institute of Technology
21st Century Cement Technology: Addressing Sustainability Throuh Innovation
December 11, 2015
Prof. Robert W. Zimmerman
Imperial College London
The Effects of Pore Structure, Pore Fluid, Stress, and Frequency on Elastic Wavespeeds in Sandstones

November 19, 2014
Prof. Jean H. Prevost
Princeton University
One-Way Versus Two-Way Coupling in Reservoir-Geomechnical Models

November 7, 2013
Prof. Ronaldo I. Borja
Stanford University
Persistent Shear Band in Unsaturated Porous Materials Photos
video
November 19, 2012
Prof. A.P.S. Selvadurai
McGill University, Canada
Contact and Inclusion Problems in Poromechanics  Photos
video
October 18, 2011
University of Mississippi
Intrinsic Material Constants of Poroelasticity Photos
October 5, 2010
Prof. Franz-Josef Ulm
M.I.T.
Poromechanics: From Atoms to Concrete Structures
Dedicated to Olivier Coussy (1953-2010)
Photos
June 8, 2009
Prof. Zdeněk P. Bažant
Northwestern University
Modeling of Creep and Hygrothermal Deformations of Concrete:  Intriguing Consequences of Nano-Porosity Photos
December 2, 2008
Prof. Younane Abousleiman
The University of Oklahoma
Electrokinetic and Chemical Effects in Poromechanics
Through the Solution of the Inclined Wellbore Problem

Photos
October 30, 2007 Prof. John W. Rudnicki
Northwestern University
True Triaxial Testing and the Failure of Rocks Photos
pdf
November 16, 2006
Prof. Van C. Mow
Columbia University (Biomedical Engineering)
The Role of Biomechanics in Cartilage Tissue Engineering
(how to access Prof. Mow's papers?)
Photos
October 19, 2005
Prof. James R. Rice
Harvard University
Biot Poromechanics in Earthquake and Faulting Phenomena
(link to Prof. Rice's home page at Harvard University
power point presentation, related paper)

Photos
December 9, 2004*
Prof. Stephen C. Cowin
City University of New York
Strain Amplification in the Mechanosensory System in Bone
Photos

Links:
The Fifth Biot Conference on Poromechanics, 2013
The Fourth Biot Conference on Poromechanics, 2009
Olivier Coussy Memorial Symposium at EMI2010
- A symposium in memory of Pr. Olivier Coussy
Mechanics and Physics of Porous Solids: a tribute to Prof. Olivier Coussy
   Ecole des ponts ParisTech, France (18 to 20 April 2011)

Maurice A. Biot  (link to PoroNet, maintained by Prof. Alex Cheng)
Introduction by Mindlin (1962 Timoshenko Medal)

Maurice A. Biot (by Mindlin, in Memorial Tributes, Vol. 3, National Academy of Engineering, 1989, pp. 30-35)
*The Opening Speech by Prof. Bruno Boley is edited and published in the Biot Centennial Volume of the Third Biot Conference on Poromechanics