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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).

In 2018, the personnel of LAMES consists of 22 permanent members (including 14 researchers and engineers) and 9 non permanent members (including 7 PhD students).

The members of Lames before the carrousel on the 18th of october, 2016


Carried by the AFD40 committee of the "Transportation Research Board" on the "Full Scale / Accelerated Pavement Testing", the 6th international conference organization on trafic accelerators has been attributed to the Lames and will be held in Nantes in 2020

New doctors !
Vinciane Le Boursicaud defended her thesis on thursday 8th of november 2018, at IFSTTAR, Bouguenais, on "New uses of deflection bowls measurements to characterize the structural conditions of pavements".
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Maïssa Gharbi defended her thesis on wednesday 14th of november 2018, at IFSTTAR, Bouguenais, on "Mode I interlaminar fracture characterization of pavements".
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