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GENG840 GeoEngineering Seminar Course Schedule

Fall 2010

 

Date Time Presenter/Subject Location
Mon, Aug 9 3 pm Sam Frydman, Emeritus Professor of Civil Engineering, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, "Learning from Geotechnical Failures", Dunning 12
Tues, Sept 7 10 - 11:30am William Powrie, FREng, Professor of Geotechnical Engineering and Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and the Environment at the University of Southampton, United Kingdom, "Insights into the behaviour of geotechnical structures through field observation" Ellis 324
Tues, Sept 21 4:30-5:30pm John Atkinson, Coffey Geotechnics Ltd, Reading, Berkshire, UK, "What is Failure and Why Do Failures Occur?" Watson 217
Wed, Sept 29 4:30-6 pm The Victor Milligan Lecture series, by Chris Clayton, University of Southampton, Rankine Lecture: "Stiffness at small strain - research and practice" Jeffrey 126, not 127 ! !
Mon, Oct 4 12:00 noon

Paul Marinos, Geology of Athens, Greece. - A case of urban geology for land use, construction of major engineering structures, hazard assessment and
sustainable development

Luncheon invite

Kingston Brewing Company, 34 Clarence Street, Kingston
Tues, Oct 5 4:30-5:30pm Paul Marinos, "Ongoing challenges in Engineering Geology for tunnelling in difficult ground" Watson 217
Tues, Oct 19 4:30-5:30pm

Robert Phaneuf, P.E., Acting Director, Bureau of Hazardous Waste & Radiation Management, "New York State’s Regulatory Approach to Environmental Containment Systems"

Watson 217
Thu, Oct 21 12 noon

Sarah Springman, Head of Institute for Geotechnical Engineering, Zürich, Switzerland, "The Rüdlingen landslide experiment"

Luncheon invite

Kingston Brewing Company, 34 Clarence Street, Kingston
Tues, Oct 26 4:30-5:30pm No seminar this week Watson 217
Tues, Nov 2 4:30-5:30pm The Victor Milligan Lecture series, by Dr. R.D. Holtz, PhD PE DGE, Professor Emeritus, University of Washington, Dept. of Civil & Environmental Eng., Seattle, WA, "Reinforced Soil Technology: From Experimental to the Familiar" Watson 217
Thu, Nov 4 4:00-5:00 pm Yahya Nazhat, School of Civil Engineering, University of Sydney, "Digital image analysis of dynamic compaction effects on sand"
Dunning 27
Tues, Nov 16 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

All day short course by Ian Moore, "Culvert and Sewer Deterioration and Repair Using Polymer Liners"
(more info) Please contact Jolanda for sign up

Performance Lounge, John Deutch Centre
Wed, Nov 17 9 am - 4:30 pm All day short course by Ian Moore, "Pipe Replacement Using Pipe Bursting"
(more info) Please contact Jolanda for sign up
Performance Lounge, John Deutch Centre
Mon, Nov 29 4:30-5:30pm Dr. Elisabeth Bowman, Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, University of Canterbury, New Zealand, "The Sept 2010 Christchurch Earthquake" Ellis 323

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