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GENG840 GeoEngineering Seminar Course Schedule

Fall 2011

 

Date Time Presenter/Subject Location
Tues, Sept 20 3:30 - 4:30 pm Victor Milligan lecturer: Scott Sloan, Geotechnical Stability Analysis Bio 1120
Wed, Sept 28 4:30 - 5:30 pm

R. Kerry Rowe, Ph.D., P.Eng., Professor and Canada Research Chair, Queen's University, Topic:  Short and long term leakage through composite liners, The 2011 Arthur Casagrande Lecture

Eliis 319
Wed, Oct 12 4:30 - 5:30 pm Thomas Zimmie, PhD, PE, D.GE, Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, USA, 'Modeling Explosives Effects using a Geotechnical Centrifuge' Ellis 319
Wed, Oct 19 4:30 - 5:30 pm

Highlighting recently completed research projects from our own students.

Joshua Potvin - "Cracking patterns of Geosynthetic Clay Liners"

Ryley Beddoe - "Slope liquefaction - where does it start?"

Ellis 319

Wed, Oct 26

4:30 - 5:30 pm Andrea Mak, Thurber Engineering Ltd. "Perspectives of a recent MSc grad" Ellis 319
Wed, Nov 2 4:30 - 5:30 pm

Queen's Research Spotlight II

Connor Langford, MASc Student, Geological Engineering - "Application of Reliability Methods in Geological Engineering Design",

Mohamed Hosney, PhD Student, Civil Engineering "Long-term performance of a geosynthetic clay liner exposed to hydrocarbons in the Arctic"

Ellis 319
Tue, Nov 8 4:30 - 5:30 pm Cory Froese, Alberta Geological Survey, "2010 Canadian Geotechnical Colloquium" Ellis 323
Wed, Nov 16 4:30 - 5:30 pm

Dr. Alex Baumgard, BGC Engineering, "Horizontal Directional Drilling of a Major Oil Pipeline in the BC Lower Mainland"

Ellis 319
Wed, Nov 23 4:30 - 5:30 pm Paul Dittrich, Golder Associates, "Life as a geotechnical consultant" Ellis 319
Wed, Nov 30 4:30 - 5:30 pm Kela Weber, Royal Military College of Canada, "Transport and persistence of pathogens in beach sediment " Ellis 319
       

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