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Research Interests

Constitutive modeling of geomaterials; mechanics of unsaturated soils; chemo-mechanics of porous rocks; theory of material stability and its application to geo-engineering problems; fracture and crushing in granular materials; natural hazards; slope stability analyses; landslide forecasting.

Education/Academic qualification

Geotechnical Engineering, PhD, Politecnico di Torino

… → 2010

Geotechnical Engineering, MS, Polytechnic University of Milan

… → 2006

Civil Engineering, BS, Polytechnic University of Milan

… → 2004

Research interests

  • Geo-engineering problems
  • Geomaterials
  • Mechanics of unsaturated soils

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Research Output

  • DEM Modeling of Grain Size Effect in Brittle Granular Soils

    Cil, M. B., Sohn, C. & Buscarnera, G., Mar 1 2020, In : Journal of Engineering Mechanics. 146, 3, 04019138.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Influence of Clay Anisotropy on Model Simulations of Wetting Collapse

    Chen, Y., Marinelli, F. & Buscarnera, G., Feb 1 2020, In : Journal of Engineering Mechanics. 146, 2, 04019130.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations

    A miniaturized testing apparatus to study the chemo-mechanics of porous media

    Cil, M. B., Schabelski, J., Packman, A. & Buscarnera, G., Aug 22 2019, In : Geotechnical Testing Journal. 43, 4, GTJ20190031.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations