Marte Gutierrez

James R. Paden Chair and Distinguished Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Marte Gutierrez

Contact

318 Coolbaugh Hall
303-273-3507
Fax: 303-373-3602
mgutierr@mines.edu
Personal Web Page

Education

  • Post-doctoral Fellow, Norwegian Geotechnical Institute
  • PhD, University of Tokyo
  • Certificate in Civil Engineering, Nihon University, Japan
  • MS, University of the Philippines

Research Areas

  • Geomechanics(Constitutive Modeling, Discrete Element and Particulate Modeling, Bifurcation and Strain Localization, Poromechanics, and Laboratory Testing)
  • Environmental and Energy Sustainability(Petroleum Geomechanics, CO2 Geological Sequestration, Geothermal Energy, Underground Excavations in Rocks, and Geohazards)

Publications

  • Nam, S., Gutierrez, M., Diplas, P. and Petrie, J. (2011), “Determination of the Shear Strength of Unsaturated Soils Using the Multistage Direct Shear Test,” Engineering Geology, vol. 122, pp. 272-280.
  • Gutierrez, M. (2011), “Effects of Constitutive Parameters on Strain Localization in Sands,” International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, vol. 31, pp. 161–178.
  • Mohamed, A. and Gutierrez, M. (2010), “Comprehensive Study of the Effects of Rolling Resistance on the Stress-Strain and Strain Localization Behavior of Granular Materials,” Granular Matter, vol. 12, no. 5, pp. 527-541.
  • Wang, J. and Gutierrez, M. (2010), “Discrete Element Simulations of Direct Shear Specimen Scale Effects,” Geotechnique, vol. 60, no. 5, pp. 395–409.
  • Nam, S., Gutierrez, M., Diplas, P., Petrie, J., Wayllace, A., Lu, N. and Muñoz, J.G.. (2010), “Comparison of Testing Techniques and Models for Establishing the SWCC of Riverbank Soils,” Engineering Geology, vol. 110, nos. 1-2, pp. 1-10.
  • Gutierrez, M., Wang, J. and Yoshimine, M. (2009), ‘Modeling of the Simple Shear Deformation of Sand: Effects of Principal Stress Rotation,” Acta Geotechnica, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 193-201.
  • Gutierrez, M. and Wang, J. (2009), “Non-coaxial Version of Rowe’s Stress-Dilatancy Relation,” Granular Matter, vol. 11, pp. 129-137.
  • Hickman, R.J., Gutierrez, M., DeGennaro, V. and Delage, P. (2008), “Modeling of Pore Fluid-Rock Interaction as a Weathering Process” International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, vol. 32, pp. 1927-1953.
  • Nam, S., Gutierrez, M. and Diplas, P. (2008), “Channeling During Sedimentation and Self-Weight Consolidation of Fine-Grained Materials,” Canadian Geotechnical Journal, vol. 45, no. 6, pp. 867-876.
  • Gutierrez, M., Nygård, R., Høeg, K. and Berre, T. (2008), “Normalized Undrained Shear Strength Behavior of Clay Shales,” Engineering Geology, vol. 99, pp. 31-39.
  • Wang, J., Dove, J.E. and Gutierrez, M. (2007), “Discrete-Continuum Analysis of Shear Banding in the Direct Shear Test,” Geotechnique, vol. 57, no. 6, pp. 513-526.
  • Wang, J., Dove, J.E. and Gutierrez, M. (2007), “Anisotropy-Based Failure Criterion for an Interphase System,” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, vol. 133, no. 3, 5, pp. 599-608
  • Gutierrez, M. and Vardoulakis, I. (2006), “Energy Dissipation and Post-Bifurcation Behavior of Granular Soils,” International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 435–455.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Geotechnical Research Medal, Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), United Kingdom, 2011
  • Kwang Hua Visiting Professorship, Tongji University, Shanghai, China, 2009- 2010
  • Guest Professorship, Tongji University, Shanghai, China, 2009-2012
  • ÉGIDE Visiting Professorship, École Nationale des Ponts et Chausses, Paris, France, March to July 2007
  • Royal Postdoctoral Fellowship, Royal Norwegian Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (NTNF), October 1989 to November 1991
  • Senior Visiting Scholarship, National Institute for Resources and Environment (NIRE), Science and Technology Agency, Japan
  • Doctoral Scholarship, Japanese Ministry of Education (Monbusho), June 1986 to September 1989
  • Board Member, US Universities Council on Geotechnical Education and Research (USUCGER), January 2008 to present. Treasurer, January 2010 to present
  • Member, Inaugural Editorial Advisory Panel, Géotechnique Letters, October 2010 to present
  • Associate Editor, ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, October 2002 to present
  • Editorial Board Member, Acta Geotechnica, March 2009 to present