Claes Alén

Biträdande professor at Chalmers, Architecture and Civil Engineering, GeoEngineering

Claes Alén is a Professor in the Division of Geology and Geotechnics, research group Geotechnics. He is a researcher in soils technical properties and its applications. The research is important for a sustainable development of the built environment. Claes collaborates with the Swedish Geotechnical Institutes and the Swedish Transport administration. He is a member of the expert advice boards for the West Link project and the Marieholm Connection project respectively. Claes teaches in soil mechanics, foundation engineering, modeling and risk analysis as well as supervision of Master and Bachelor theses.


Showing 13 publications


Risk Mapping of Groundwater-Drawdown-Induced Land Subsidence in Heterogeneous Soils on Large Areas

Jonas Sundell, Ezra Haaf, Tommy Norberg et al
Risk Analysis. Vol. 39 (1), p. 105-124
Journal article

A framework for Risk Assessment of Groundwater Drawdown Induced Subsidence

Jonas Sundell, Lars Rosen, Tommy Norberg et al
5th International Symposium on Geotechnical Safety and Risk (ISGSR), p. 256-262
Paper in proceedings

Experimental Research on Variation of Pore Water Pressure in Constant Rate of Strain Consolidation Test

H. Ahmadi, H. Rahimi, A. Soroush et al
Acta Geotechnica Slovenica. Vol. 11 (2), p. 46-57
Journal article

A methodology for estimating risks associated with landslides of contaminated soil into rivers

G. Goransson, Jenny Norrman, M. Larson et al
Science of the Total Environment. Vol. 472, p. 481-495
Journal article

Modelling compressibility of soft soils with anisotropic material models

Mats Olsson, Claes Alén, Minna Karstunen
4th International Workshop of Young Doctors in Geomechanics, W(H)YDOC 12, p. 85-89
Paper in proceedings

Some experiences from full-scale test embankments founded on floating lime-cement columns

Mats Olsson, Claes Alén
Proc. of the 2nd int. workshop on Geotechnics of soft soils
Paper in proceedings

Development of a pore pressure prediction model

Håkan Persson, Claes Alén, Bo B. Lind
Landslides and Climate Change - Challenges and Solutions
Conference contribution

Skredsäkerhet med hänsyn till klimatförändringar

Victoria Svahn, Claes Alén, Göran Sällfors et al
Bygg och Teknik (2), p. 78-81
Magazine article

Slitsmurar som permanenta konstruktioner

Claes Alén, Anders Lindvall, Morgan Johansson et al

Lime/Cement Column Stabilised Soil - A New Model for settlement calculation

Claes Alén, Sadek Baker, Per-Evert Bengtsson et al
Deep Mixing '05
Paper in proceedings

Deformation properties of lime/cement columns. Evaluation from in-situ full scale tests of stabilised clay

Sadek Baker, Göran Sällfors, Claes Alén
Deep Mixing 05
Journal article

Test Embankments on Lime/Cement Stabilized Clay

Claes Alén, Sadek Baker, Jan Ekström et al
Deep Mixing 05
Journal article

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Showing 3 research projects


Long term Behaviour of Tension Piles in Cohesive Soft Soil

Claes Alén GeoEngineering
Peter Hedborg GeoEngineering
Jorge Yannie GeoEngineering
Aaro Pirhonen GeoEngineering
Göran Sällfors GeoEngineering
Swedish Transport Administration


Creep of Geomaterials (CREEP)

Minna Karstunen GeoEngineering
Amardeep Amavasai GeoEngineering
Mats Karlsson GeoEngineering
Jean-Philippe Gras GeoEngineering
Claes Alén GeoEngineering
Jelke Dijkstra GeoEngineering
Jorge Yannie GeoEngineering
European Commission (FP7)


Risk management of groundwater drawdowns in subsidence sensitive areas: Cost-benefit analysis of safety measures in infrastructure projects

Lars Rosen GeoEngineering
Åsa Fransson GeoEngineering
Claes Alén GeoEngineering
Jonas Sundell GeoEngineering
Lars O Ericsson GeoEngineering

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