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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


The free database on the viscoelastic properties of pavement materials is available online :

Cosponsored by the TRB Full-Scale and Accelerated Pavement Testing Committee (AFD40), the 6th international conference organization on trafic accelerators has been attributed to the Lames and will be held in Nantes in 2020.