Prof. Theofanis Strouboulis from Texas A&M University visits CIMNE


On May 9th 2018 Prof. Theofanis Strouboulis from Texas A&M University in the United States visited CIMNE.

During the visit, Prof. Strouboulis met with researchers from the CIMNE offices in Barcelona and Madrid working on the modelling and analysis of the mechanical behaviour of railway ballast with the Discrete Element Method (DEM) technology developed at CIMNE.

Plans for joint cooperation in research and applications of the DEM in the field of railway ballast between CIMNE and the Center for Railway Research at Texas A&M University directed by Dr. David Allen were defined at the meeting.

Theofanis Stroubullis Texas

From left to right: Mr. Miguel Angel Celigueta (CIMNE- Barcelona), Prof. Theofanis Strouboulis, Prof. Eugenio Oñate (CIMNE director), Dr. Joaquín Irazábal (CIMNE-Madrid) and Dr. Fernando Salazar (CIMNE-Madrid)