Outreach activities

Presentations at international and national conferences

 
(underlined names denote people I mentor/supervise and names in bold denote people from the University of Sydney)
 

[13] Faug T, Méjean S, Wyburn E, Childs P, Einav I. 2016. Hydrodynamics for standing granular jumps down inclines. 24th International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Montréal, 21-26 August 2016 (Oral).

[12] Sovilla B, Faug T, Köhler A, Baroudi D, Fischer J-T, Thibert E. 2016. Gravitational wet-avalanche pressure on pylon-like structures. EGU General Assembly, 18-22 April 2016, Vienna, Austria (PICO session).

[11] Kneib F, Faug T, Dufour F, Naaim M. 2015.Temporal force fluctuations experienced by walls subject to granular flows. Fourth Conference on Particle-Based Methods (PARTICLES 2015), 28-30 September 2015, Barcelona, Spain (Oral).

[10] Faug T, Childs P, Wyburn E, Cardoso Ribas e Castro L, Einav I. 2015. Standing jumps formed in shallow granular flows down smooth inclines. Fourth Conference on Particle-Based Methods (PARTICLES 2015), 28-30 September 2015, Barcelona, Spain (Oral).

[9] Faug T, Childs P, Wyburn E, Cardoso Ribas e Castro L, Einav I. 2015. Forme des ressauts granulaires en canal incliné: implications possibles pour le dimensionnement des digues paravalanches. Congrès Français de Mécanique, August 24 – 28, 2015, Lyon, France (Oral).

[8] Kneib F, Faug T, Dufour F, Naaim M. 2015. Forces experienced by the walls of a granular lid-driven cavity. Congrès Français de Mécanique, August 24 – 28, 2015, Lyon, France (Oral).

[7] Kneib F, Faug T, Dufour F, Naaim M. 2015. Force fluctuations experienced by walls subject to granular flows. 9th European Solid Mechanics Conference, July 6 – 10, 2015, Madrid, Spain (accepted for oral presentation).

[6] Faug T, Einav I. 2015. The \mu(I) friction law recovered from standing waves in granular flows. 9th European Solid Mechanics Conference, July 6 – 10, 2015, Madrid, Spain (accepted for oral presentation).

[5] Gan Y., Faug T., Zhang Y., Hanaor D. 2015. Landslide instability in unsaturated soils: a grain-scale approach. Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference 2015, 16-19 June, Stanford, USA (Oral)

[4] Faug T, Childs P, Wyburn E, Cardoso Ribas e Castro L, Einav I. 2015. Shapes of standing jumps formed in granular flows down inclines: implications for the design of snow avalanche protection dams. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2015, Vienna, Austria, 12-17 April 2015 (10 min oral Introduction to PICO session).

[3] Gan Y, Faug T. 2015. Grain-scale Mechanisms at the Onsets of Landslides, EMI International Conference, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, 7-9 January 2015 (Oral).

[2] Kneib F., Faug T., Dufour F., Naaim M. 2014. Force experienced by the walls of a granular lid-driven cavity. 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, 9-12 December 2014, Byron Bay, Australia (Oral).

[1] Faug T., Einav I., Childs P., Wyburn E. 2014. Diffuse and steep jumps in steady-state granular flows. 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, 9-12 December 2014, Byron Bay, Australia (Oral).

 

Guest lectures at the University of Sydney

 

– Tuesday 17 October 2014: Guest lecture on the “Design of (snow) Avalanche Protection Dams”, to undergraduate students at the School of Civil Engineering, The University of Sydney, as part of the “Foundations of Geotechnical Engineering” course.

 

– Friday 28 March 2014: Guest lecture on “Snow Avalanches: Background, Modelling, Protection” to undergraduate students at the School of Civil Engineering, The University of Sydney, as part of the “Fluid Mechanics” course.

 

Invited talks (seminars, workshops)

 

– Wednesday 2 November 2016: Talk on “Standing jumps and bores in granular flows down inclines: back and forth between depth-averaged hydrodynamic-like theory and experiments.” , Advancing Experimental Geomechanics (AEG) Workshop, Pokolbin, NSW, Australia, 31 October-2 November 2016.

 

– Wednesday 7 October 2015: Talk on “Snow avalanche force on structures? Essential contribution of some recent findings on the force experienced by objects immersed in granular flows”, Workshop on the Application of Numerical Models in Avalanche Engineering (4-7 October 2015, Chamonix, France).

 

– Tuesday 5 May 2015: Seminar on “Standing jumps in granular flows down inclines. Implications for the design of avalanche protection dams”, Séminaire café of Irstea Grenoble.

 

– Tuesday 21 October 2014: Seminar on “Granular jumps down a slope: a rich variety of granular patterns”, Granular forums of the School of Civil Engineering, The University of Sydney.