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GENG840 GeoEngineering Seminar Course Schedule

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Fall 2008

Date Time Presenter/Subject Location
Sept 10 4-5:30 pm Del Fredlund, Professor Emeritus, Dept of Civil and Geological Eng, Univ. of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, "Unsaturated Soil Mechanics in Engineering Practice" Dunning 10
Friday, Sept 12 7:45am-5pm Short course by Prof. Fred H. Kulhawy, Cornell University, NY. "Estimation of Soil Properties for Foundation Design"

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Donald Gordon Centre
Sept 17   No seminar this week  
Sept 24   CGS Conference, no seminar  
Oct 1 4-5 pm No seminar this week Dunning 10
Oct 8 4-5 pm Mark Diederichs, Geological Engineering, Queen's University, "Spall prediction - State of Practice. Where do we go from here?" Dunning 10
Oct 15 4-5 pm Jocelyn Grozic, Associate professor, University of Calgary, "Warming up to gas hydrates: A geomechanical perspective" Dunning 10
Thursday, Oct 23 12:00PM Canadian Geotechnical Society hosts: Cross Canada Lecture Tour, Dr. Aurèle Parriaux, Professor Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland, The Deep City research project: the use of urban underground for construction Kingston Brewing Pub, RSVP with Dr. Moore, by Oct 21
4-5 pm Cross Canada Lecture Tour, Dr. Aurèle Parriaux, Professor Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland, "Groundwater in landslides: understand, model, secure" Ellis 324
Thursday, Oct 30 10-11 am Dr. Chris Haberfield, Golder Associates, Australia. "Foundations (piles) in Rock – Serviceability Rules" Chernoff 211
Nov 5 4-5 pm Antonio Gens, GADLS, "Soil-environment interactions in geotechnical engineering" Mac003
Nov 12  

Ed San, Gartner Lee

Postponed till next semester

 
Nov 19 4-5 pm Edwin Safari, post-doc, Queen's University, "High Strength Leachate Management; Problems and Possibilities" Dunning 10
Nov 26 4-5 pm Sarah Dickson, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Civil Eng., McMaster, "Spontaneous Expansion and Mobilization of Discontinuous Gas Above DNAPL Pools" Dunning 10
Dec 17 4-5 pm Dr. Jorge Zornberg, University of Texas, Austin, "Evapotranspirative Covers: A Quest for Consistency among Regulations, Design, and Post-Closure Monitoring" Ontario 207

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