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Dr. Guang Lu


scientific staff member


WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF
Flüelastrasse 11
7260 Davos Dorf


Davos Da A 1 15


Research Interests

• Developing computational algorithms to model rockfall in forested and non-forested terrain considering the effect of mitigation measures such as rockfall dams and barriers

• Participating in field experiments and analysing data of rockfall experiments in order to validate the numerical models

• Assisting workshops and software business development towards Chinese/Asian market


Curriculum Vitae

Professional Experience and Education

since 2017

Research Associate RAMMS 

2010 – 2016

Doctor of science ETH Zurich at Laboratory of Energy Science and Engineering, Switzerland, Diss."A numerical study of non-spherical particle systems using the discrete element model (DEM)"

2007 – 2010

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering at Southeast University, China, Diss."Research on wing’s issues in bionic flapping flight"

2003 – 2007

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering atSoutheast University, China, Diss."Design of control systems for a multi-degrees-of-freedom manipulator"