Laboratory of Geotechnics

The geotechnical research group at Ghent University is engaged in research covering a wide spectrum of geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering. The current interests of the group are wide, encompassing the fundamental mechanics of soils, shallow and deep foundations, foundations in difficult soil conditions, hydraulic barriers for environmental applications and soil remediation technologies.

We welcome you to browse our website. If you are interested in engaging in collaborative research, you may wish to contact a member of our academic staff. If you need geotechnical assistance for your projects, please browse our page of Services.

Contact us:
Laboratory of Geotechnics - UGent
Technologiepark 905, B-9052 Zwijnaarde, Belgium
Tel. +32 (0) 9 264 5717; Fax. +32 (0) 9 264 5849; e-mail