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Alessandro Fraccica has been awarded the Antonio Soriano Prize

Published: 13/04/2021

Alessandro FraccicaAlessandro Fraccica, member of the Geomechanics Group at CIMNE, has been awarded the Antonio Soriano Prize in its first edition 2019-2020 for the best thesis in the field of Geotechnical Engineering, granted by the Spanish Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (SEMSIG), for his doctoral thesis entitled "Experimental Study and Numerical Modelling of Soil-Roots Hydro-Mechanical Interactions" of the Doctoral Programme in Geotechnical Engineering UPC and co-directed by Enrique Romero Morales (CIMNE) and Thierry Fourcaud (UMR AMAP, Montpellier). The thesis in cotutelle agreement between the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech and the Université de Montpellier is part of the European Project TERRE (2015-2019).

On 28 April, 2021, the awarded thesis will be presented online at the SEMSIG Annual Conference.