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GENG840 GeoEngineering Seminar Course Schedule

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“AECOM is pleased to be sponsoring the Queen’s University seminar series.  AECOM is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental and energy. With more than 45,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation, and technical excellence in delivering solutions that enhance and sustain the world’s built, natural, and social environments.”

Fall 2009

(still under construction, will be updated once details are final)

Date Time Presenter/Subject Location
Sept 23, 2009  
Halifax Conference)
Sept 30, 2009 4:30 - 5:30 pm
Kerry Rowe, Ph.D., D.Eng., FRSC, FCAE, FEIC, P.Eng., Professor and Vice-Principal (Research) Dept of Civil Eng. Queen's University, the 2009 Zeng Gou-Xi Lecture "Systems engineering the design and operations of municipal solid waste landfills to minimize contamination of groundwater"
Mac Corry D216
Tuesday, Oct 6, 2009 4:30 - 5:30 pm
Nicholas Vlachopoulos, PhD, CD, PEng, CME, Assistant Professor, Civil Eng., Royal Military College of Canada, "Challenges Associated with Tunnelling in Weak Rock Masses"
Mac Corry D216
Tuesday, Oct 13, 2009 4 - 5 pm
Denis O'Carroll, PhD, P.Eng. Assistant Professor, Civil & Environmental Eng, University of Western Ontario, "Engineering considerations related to nanoparticles in the environment"
Goodwin 247
Oct 21, 2009  
Mac Corry D216
Oct 28, 2009 4:30 - 5:30 pm Mac Corry D216
Nov 4, 2009 4:30 - 5:30 pm
Arun Valsangkar, Ph.D., P.Eng., FCSCE, FEIC Professor, Dept. of Civil Eng., University of New Brunswick, "Soil-Structure Interaction Studies: Research and Practice"
Mac Corry D216
Nov 11, 2009  
Nov 18, 2009 4:30 - 5:30 pm
Balvant Rajani, Principal Research Officer, Institute for Research in Construction, National Research Council Canada, "Burning issues in Water Infrastructure Systems"
Mac Corry D216
Nov 25, 2009 3:30 reception 4:30 - 6:00 pm lecture Bio1103
Dec 2, 2009 4:30 - 5:30 pm
Mike Hulley, Ph.D., P.Eng., Associate Professor, Royal Military College, "Water Protection in Ontario and Barbados"
Mac Corry D216
Dec 3-4 8:30 am - 4:30 pm 1.5 day Short Course by Don DeGroot, DSc, PE, professor Dept. of Civil and Environmental Eng., Univ. of Massachusetts Amherst. "Geotechnical Engineering site Investigations: In Situ Testing, Soil Sampling and Laboratory Testing" Donald Gordon Centre, Queen's University

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