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GENG840 GeoEngineering Seminar Course Schedule

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Fall 2007

Date Time Presenter/Subject Location
Sept 19 4PM Opening session with introduction by Ian Moore and food and drinks for everyone M-C E230
(Mackintosh Corry Hall)
Sept 26 4PM Poul V. Lade, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, "Factors Affecting Three-Dimensional Failure in Soils" M-C E230
Oct 3 4PM Don J. DeGroot, Sc.D., P.E., Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts, "Causes, effects and mitigation of sample disturbance in soft clays" M-C E230
Oct 10 4PM Becca Lane, MTO, "Sustainable Pavements - environmentally friendly pavement design" M-C E230
Oct 17 4PM Fred Kulhawy, P.E., G.E., Honorary Member ASCE, School of Civil & Environmental, Engineering, Cornell University. "Issues in Evaluating Capacity of Rock Socket Foundations" M-C E230
Oct 24 - CGS Conference in Ottawa -
Oct 29
4PM Dr. Rajah Gnanendran, Australia, "Design and performance prediction of reinforced embankments on soft soils: Inferences from Sackville and Leneghans reinforced embankments" M-C E229
Nov 7 4PM

Robert R. Seal, US Geological Survey, Reston, VA, "Assessing Environmental Challenges Associated with Future Mining of Undiscovered Deposits"

M-C E230
Nov 14 4PM Matt Lato, Queen's University, “A Tale of Two Targets: Scanning rock masses and building facades with static and mobile LiDAR M-C E230
Nov 21 Andrew Rollo (postponed till next semester)
Nov 28 4PM Cross Canada Lecture speaker Dr. Paul Mayne, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, "Critical State Soil Mechanics for Dummies" M-C E230

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