Jean-Louis Briaud

Distinguished Professor

Spencer J. Buchanan Chair Professor

Regents Fellow

Director, National Geotechnical Experimentation Site

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Office: 808Q DLEB
Phone: 979.845.3795

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Research Interests

  • Soil mechanics
  • Retaining walls
  • Slope stability
  • Pavements
  • Geoenvironmental engineering
  • Field testing
  • Scour around bridges
  • Expansive clays


  • Ph.D.: University of Ottawa, Canada, 1978