Itasca Consultants S.A.S.

Fabio Gracia

Geomechanics Software Engineer

France
Itasca Consultants S.A.S.

U.S. Minneapolis
Itasca Consulting Group, Inc.

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Areas of Expertise

Geomechanical
Software Development

Consulting Services

Slope Stability
Civil Engineering

Fabio Gracia

Geomechanics Software Engineer

Fabio Gracia has a background in numerical modeling and software development in areas related to geomechanics. He has developed software using the Material point Method for applications dealing with large deformations, such as granular avalanches and soil deformation caused by rock falls. Programming languages include C++, Python and Javascript.

Education

Ph.D. (Geomechanical Engineering), 2018
University Grenoble Alpes

M.Sc. (Geomechanical Engineering), 2014
University Joseph Fourier - Grenoble

B.Sc. (Civil Engineering), 2011
Universidad de los Andes (Colombia)

Publications

Gracia, F., Villard, P., Richefeu, V. “A comparison between DEM and MPM for the modelling of unsteady flow” – Powders and Grains 2017, Montpellier

Gracia, F., Villard, P., Richefeu, V. “Study of rebound mechanisms using a Material Point Method (MPM) – Discrete Element Method (DEM) coupling” - 4th International Symposium Rock Slope Stability, Chambery 2018

Gracia, F., Villard, P., Richefeu, V. “Comparison of two numerical approaches (DEM and MPM) applied to unsteady flow” - Computational Particle Mechanics, ISSN: 2196-4386, https://doi.org/10.1007/s40571-019-00236-1, 2019

Speaking Engagements

Spanish
English
French

France
Itasca Consultants S.A.S.
U.S. Minneapolis
Itasca Consulting Group, Inc.