GEOEG is a consulting engineering company offering services that are the results of more than 20 years of research and development at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) in the scopes of geoenergy, mechanics, geotechnical engineering, structural engineering, energy engineering and building physics.

At GEOEG we strive to sustaining human activity with a limited impact on the environment.

Lyesse Laloui, Ph.D., Co-founder

Dr. Laloui is Chaired Professor at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland. He is also Adjunct Professor at Duke University, USA and Advisory Professor at Hohai University, China. His main research interests are in Geomechanics as well as Environmental and Energy Sustainability. Dr. Laloui edited 10 books, published over 300 refereed research papers and is the Editor in Chief of the international journal Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment. Over the last thirty years, he has served as keynote speaker and honorary lecturer in many international scientific events and has also been involved as expert consultant in several international engineering projects, including legal and arbitration cases.

Alessandro F. Rotta Loria, Ph.D., P.E., C.E.O., Co-founder

Dr. Rotta Loria is a Research Scientist at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland, an appointed Tenure Track Assistant Professor at Northwestern University, USA, and a qualified Professional Civil and Environmental Engineer of the Italian Order of Engineers. His main research interests are Geomechanics, Structural Mechanics and Energy. Dr. Rotta Loria is an Editorial Associate of the international journal Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment and is actively involved in many international scientific events as a presenter. He has received various prizes and honours for excellence in scientific research over the last ten years, and he is involved in consulting activities for international engineering projects.

Margaux Peltier, Engineer

Margaux Peltier is a Scientific Collaborator at the Swiss Federal Institute of technology in Lausanne, Switzerland, where she graduated with a Master Degree in Civil Engineering and a specialization in Integrated Design, Energy, Architecture and Sustainability. Among her activities, she has been involved in the design and architectural integration of HVAC systems for the Swiss Team proposition to the Solar Decathlon 2017, winner of the international competition. She currently develops integrated energy solutions for existing constructions, and supports the dissemination of the contributions to the development of energy geostructures.

Benoît Cousin, Engineer

Benoît Cousin is a Scientific Collaborator at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland, where he graduated with a Master Degree in Civil Engineering and a specialization in Energy. Among his activities, he has been rewarded for his work on the energy performance and economic feasibility of energy geostructures, with a focus on energy tunnel applications. He is currently active in the field of innovative optimization methods for shallow geothermal systems.