FEUP's geosynthetics laboratory began its activities in 1994 as part of FEUP's Geotechnics laboratory, and became an autonomous laboratory in 2000. FEUP’s Geosynthetics Laboratory is a Geosynthetics and Environmental Geotechnics research laboratory with the ability to perform a wide range of geosynthetic tests in accordance with current European standards. In addition to providing support to the Geosynthetics Application in Civil Engineering course unit of the Materials and Construction Processes option, to Construction Materials Division, and MIEC classes, the Geosynthetics Laboratory also develops fundamental research work.

Director: 
Maria de Lurdes Lopes
Contact: 
Laboratório de Geossintéticos - LGS Departamento de Engenharia Civil Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto Rua Dr. Roberto Frias 4200-465 Porto Email: lcosta@fe.up.pt Phone: +351 22 508 1613