Gaurav Sant

Gaurav Sant

Associate Professor &
Henry Samueli Fellow

Email: gsant@ucla.edu
Phone: (310) 206-3084      
Fax: (310) 206-2222

Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering
5731-J Boelter Hall, 420 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Education

B.S.C.E: Civil Engineering, Purdue University (2006)
M.S.C.E: Civil Engineering, Purdue University (2007)
Ph.D.: Civil Engineering, Purdue University (2009)

Research Interests

Cementitious materials and porous media, with a focus on chemistry-microstructure-engineering property relationships

Electronic structure calculations

Geochemical phase equilibria and their simulation

Volume changes, damage and cracking in concrete at early ages

Thermodynamics of inclusion-matrix and solid-liquid-vapor interfaces

Durability prediction and service-life extension of civil engineering infrastructure

Carbon footprint minimization of construction materials.

Teaching Activities

Statics and Dynamics (C&EE101)

Structure, Properties and Processing of Civil Engineering Materials (C&EE104, C204)

Rigid and Flexible Pavements: Design, Materials and Serviceability (C&EE 182, C282)

Mathieu Bauchy

Mathieu Bauchy

Assistant Professor

Email: bauchy@ucla.edu
Phone: (310) 825-9991
Fax: (310) 206-2222

Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering
5731-B Boelter Hall, 420 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Education

Licence of Fundamental Physics: ENS Cachan, France (2007)
Agrégation of Physics/Chemistry: ENS Cachan, France (2008)
Masters: Complex Systems, ENS Cachan - UPMC, France (2009)
Ph.D: Materials Science, LPTMC, UPMC, France (2012)

Research Interests

High-performance glasses (smartphone screens) and cementitious materials

Rigidity and topological constraints theory applied to amorphous networks

Atomistic and mesoscale simulations of materials

Composition-structure-macrospic relationships in materials

Prediction of mechanical properties, aging and reactivity

Teaching Activities

Mechanics of deformable materials (CEE 108)

Atomistic simulations of materials