Alomir Favero

Alomir Favero

Assistant Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering
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About Alomir Favero

Educational Background

  • B.S.C.E., University of Sao Paulo
  • M.S.C.E., University of Sao Paulo
  • Ph.D., Stanford University

Research Interests

  • Granular mechanics
  • Multi-scale and multiphase modeling of geomaterials
  • Computational geomechanics
  • Modeling and analysis of geohazards
  • Risk analysis of geotechnical structures and geotechnical systems
  • Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH) method and meshless numerical methods
  • Ultra-high-performance computing applications in engineering

Teaching Specialties

  • Geotechnical engineering and soil mechanics
  • Numerical methods for engineering
  • Programming for sciences and engineering
  • Computational geomechanics

Professional Registrations and Affiliations

  • Member, ASCE and Geo-Institute
  • Member, ASEE and AGU

Selected Publications

del Castillo, E.M., Favero Neto, A.H., Borja, R.I. (2021). A continuum meshfree method for sandbox-style numerical modeling of accretionary and doubly vergent wedges. Journal of Structural Geology, 153. (

del Castillo, E.M., Favero Neto, A.H., Borja, R.I. (2021). Fault propagation and surface rupture in geologic materials with a meshfree continuum method. Acta Geotechnica, 16(8), 2463-2486. (

Favero Neto, A.H., Askarinejad, A., Springman, S.M., Borja, R.I. (2020). Simulation of debris flow on an instrumented test slope using an updated Lagrangian continuum particle method. Acta Geotechnica, 15(10), 2757-2777. (

Favero Neto, A.H., Borja, R.I. (2018). Continuum hydrodynamics of dry granular flows employing multiplicative elastoplasticity. Acta Geotechnica, 13(5), 1027-1040. (

Favero Neto, A.H., Vieira Jr., L.C.M., Malite, M. (2016). Strength and stiffness of cold-formed steel purlins with sleeved and overlapped bolted connections. Thin-Walled Structures, 104, 44-53. (

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