M.Sc. Abdiel Leon Bal
Ruhr University Bochum
Institute for Structural Mechanics
IC / 6 / 161
Universitätsstraße 150
44801 Bochum

Email: Abdiel.LeonBal@rub.de
Tel: 0234 / 32-27792

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Short CV


Since 2014 Research associate at the Institute for Structural Mechanics at the Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
2013 - 2014 Civil Engineer - Panama Canal Authority, Panama
2012 - 2014 Civil Engineer (Independent) - Construction and budget preparations, Panama
2009 - 2011 Master degree in Computational Mechanics of Materials and Structures (COMMAS), University of Stuttgart, Germany
2003 - 2009 Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering, Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá, Panama

Research Interests


Computational Analysis of Mechanized Excavations in Soft Soil
  • Mechanized excavations in soft soils
  • Numerical Methods for large deformations in geomechanics
  • Hypoplasticity models


    Publications


    Scientific Publications in Refereed Journals

    [ 1 ] A. Leon Bal, T.S. Dang, and G. Meschke
    A 3d particle finite element model for the simulation of soft soil excavation using hypoplasticity
    Computational Particle Mechanics, 7:151--172, 2020
    DOI ]
    [ 2 ] A. Leon Bal, T.S. Dang, and G. Meschke
    Extended hypoplastic model incorporating the coordination number for the simulation of granular flow
    PAMM, 19(e201900309), 2019
    DOI ]
    [ 3 ] A. Leon Bal, U. Hoppe, T.S. Dang, K. Hackl, and G. Meschke
    A hypoplastic particle finite element model for cutting tool-soil interaction simulations: Numerical analysis and experimental validation
    Underground Space, 2018
    DOI ]
    [ 4 ] A. Leon Bal, T.S. Dang, and G. Meschke
    Computational excavation analysis of a single cutting tool using a hypoplastic constitutive model
    PAMM, 16(1):369--370, 2016
    DOI | http ]

    Scientific Publications in Conference Proceedings

    [ 5 ] A. Leon Bal, T.S. Dang, and G. Meschke
    A hypoplastic particle finite element model for the simulation of soft soil excavation in mechanized tunneling
    In G. Hofstetter, K. Bergmeister, J. Eberhardsteiner, G. Meschke, and H.F. Schweiger, editors, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Computational Methods in Tunneling and Subsurface Engineering (EURO:TUN 2017). University Innsbruck, 2017