Monthly Archives: July 2017

ISSMGE Special Issue – Seoul

  This newsletter focuses on Ground Improvement works, organized within the framework of the next ICSMGE 2017 which will be held in Seoul from: 17 to 22 September 2017: - Organization of the four Discussion Sessions dedicated to Ground Improvement works, -Session 1 dedicated to the GI works without admixtures and inclusions, - Sessions 2 and 3 dedicated to the GI works with admixtures and inclusions, - Session 4 dedicated to GI works with grouting

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The ISSMGE Foundation

The ISSMGE Foundation OBJECTIVE The concept of the ISSMGE Foundation dates back to September 2009, when Professor Jean-Louis Briaud, the newly-elected President of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) in his acceptance speech to the ISSMGE Council Meeting (Alexandria, Egypt), introduced his vision of a foundation that would enable geotechnical engineers from around the world to make better use of resources

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2nd Pan American Conference on Unsaturated Soils – 12th-15th November 2017, Dallas, Texas

On behalf of the Unsaturated Soils Committee of the Geo-Institute (ASCE), and the TC106 committee on Unsaturated Soils (ISSMGE), you are cordially invited to attend PanAm-UNSAT 2017: The Second Pan American Conference on Unsaturated Soils, November 12-15, 2017, Dallas, Texas, USA. You are invited to submit a one-page proposal for a short course or workshop on any of the technical topics listed in the flyer below.  Deadline for proposals is 10th

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19th ICSMGE Seoul 2017

19th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ICSMGE 2017) 17 to 22 September 2017, Seoul, Republic of Korea On behalf of the Local Organizing Committee for the 19th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ICSMGE 2017), I am pleased to welcome you all to the ICSMGE 2017 to be held in Seoul, Republic of Korea, from September 17 to 22, 2017. The theme of the ICSMGE 2017 is “Unearth

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OSIG 8th International Conference “Smarter Solutions for Future Offshore Developments” – Conference Programme

Offshore Site Investigation & Geotechnics Committee 8th International Conference “Smarter Solutions for Future Offshore Developments” 12th - 14th September 2017, Royal Geographical Society, 1 Kensington Gore, Kensington,  SW7 2AR London  12 to 14 September 2017   The SUT’s Offshore Site Investigation and Geotechnics (OSIG) committee is pleased to announce that its 8th international conference, ‘Smarter Solutions for Future Offshore

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Special Plenary Lecture – 2017 Terzaghi Lecture – Professor Kerry Rowe

The International Symposium on Coupled Phenomena in Environmental Geotechnics 6 September to 7 September 2017 University of Leeds This lecture highlights the importance of carefully considering the implications of design and construction decisions in ensuring good long-term liner performance. It explores some common well-understood concepts and then examines the misconceptions that can arise and their implications. It highlights the importance of

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2018 Upcoming Events
International Symposium on Energy Geotechnics – SEG-2018

26-28 September 2018, Lausanne, Switzerland EPFL are glad to announce the International Symposium on Energy Geotechnics (SEG-2018) under the auspices of the Technical Committee TC – 308 of ISSMGE, taking place at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland on 26-28 September 2018.   The Symposium is a 3-day event focusing on biggest challenges and innovative solutions on energy geotechnics. It aims to serve as

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PhD Opportunities in Geotechnics

To support the wider academic and professional field the BGA would like to draw attention to available PhD positions in geotechnical subjects. If you have an available position you would like us to highlight please get in touch. If you would like to apply for one of the positions below please contact the university involved directly. Seismic Liquefaction of Mine Tailings (UCL). Deadline 25th August. Geotechnical engineering applied to offshore renewable

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13th Géotechnique Lecture – Use of vegetation in low-carbon Geotechnical Engineering

13th Géotechnique Lecture  Tuesday 14th November 2017 at 18:30  Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3AA Use of vegetation in low-carbon Geotechnical Engineering Dr Jonathan Knappett University of Dundee Synopsis Vegetation is often found near infrastructure, including on natural and man-made slopes and alongside transport corridors. Plant roots offer potential benefits for use as a low-cost, carbon-neutral

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