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GENG840 GeoEngineering Seminar Course Schedule

Fall 2005

Date Time Presenter/Subject Location
Sept 21 No Seminar CGS Conference Saskatoon  
Sept 28 5:00-6:30PM

Planning meeting for new and continuing students

David Harding, GeoEnvironmental Consultant, Water & Earth Science Associates Ltd. (Wesa), "Solid Waste Management in Developing Countries: Challenges and Toward Possible Solutions"

Nicol 232
Oct 6 5:00-6:00PM Dr. Alan Roberts, University of Newcastle, Australia. "Recent Developments in Storage, Flow and Handling of Bulk Solids" Ellis 333
Oct 19 5:00-6:00PM Ali Sabir, Civil Engineering, Queen's University, "Laboratory Tests on Intact Coal for CO2 Sequestration" Nicol 232
Oct 27 12:30-1:30PM
Lecture 1
Dr. Wayne Savigny, BGC Engineering Inc., Cross Canada Lecture Tour, "The Use of Geological Models in Geotechnical Engineering Practice
Tradition, Status and Forecast
Miller 201
Oct 27 5:00-6:30PM
Lecture 2
Dr. Wayne Savigny, BGC Engineering Inc., Cross Canada Lecture Tour, "Geohazard Management Trends in the Onshore Pipeline Industry" Ellis 327
Nov 2 5:00-7:00PM Kerry Rowe, Civil Engineering, Queen's University, Rankine Lecture, "Long-Term Performance of Contaminant Barrier Systems" Chernoff 117
Nov 16 5:00-6:00PM

Saman Zarnani, RMC, “Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Geofoam Seismic Buffers using Shake Table Tests and FLAC Software”

Nicol 232
Nov 23 5:00-6:00PM

Tim Newson, Geotechnical Research Centre, Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Western Ontario. "The geotechnical behaviour of buried offshore pipelines in clay soils".

Nicol 232  
Nov 30 5:00-6:00PM Richard Bathurst, Civil Engineering, RMC, "Physical and numerical modelling of geosynthetic walls and embankments" Nicol 232

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