Hervé Di Benedetto

Hervé Di Benedetto


Professor Hervé Di Benedetto received his Diploma of Civil Engineer from the “Ecole Nationale des TPE” (ENTPE). He is Doctor of Engineering in Soil Mechanics (1981) and “Docteur ès-Sciences” (1987), both from the University of Grenoble, France. Currently he is Professor at ENTPE, University of Lyon. Prof. Di Benedetto’s research focuses on the study of mechanical, thermo-mechanical and structural behaviour of geomaterials, including experimental and modelling aspects. He is working in the fields of soils mechanics and road engineering, working in closing the gap between these two disciplines.

He has been the Supervisor of more than 50 PhD students and of a large volume of research works in collaboration with various private and public partners. He is author of more than 180 publications. Prof. Di Benedetto has been frequently Invited or Keynote Speaker for international conferences. He Chaired Technical Committee 101 “Laboratory testing” of the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) from 2009 to 2013. He was President from 2013 to 2015 of the International Society of Asphalt Pavement (ISAP), and is cofounder and member of the Steering Committee the European Asphalt Technology Association (EATA). He is a Fellow and member of the Technical Advisory Committee of RILEM (International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures) where he animated and animates different working groups. He belongs to the Board of different journals and is Editor-in-Chief of the SCI International Journal “Road Materials and Pavement Design” (http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/trmp20).


University of Lyon, ENTPE, LGCB & LTDS (CNRS 5513)

Rue M. Audin, 69518 Vaulx en Velin, France


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