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LAboratory for Modelling, Experimentation and Survey of transport infrastructures

LAMES is located in the site of IFSTTAR Nantes. Its areas of research concern mechanical behavior, modelling, survey and management of transport infrastructures (roads, railways, airfield pavements, industrial platforms).

The personnel of LAMES consists of 24 permanent members, including 14 researchers and engineers.


Main Research themes

  • Modelling of transport infrastructures

  • Innovative infrastructures and full scale experiments

  • Survey and diagnosis methods

  • Sustainable management of road networks