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GeoEngineering Seminar Schedule

Fall 2013

the schedule will be updated as information becomes available...

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Date Time Presenter/Subject Location
Wed, Sept 11 12 NOON Bruce Tunnicliffe, Vertex Environmental, Environmental, High-Resolution Characterization
of the Subsurface: Tools and Case Study
Kingston Brewing Co.
Wed, Sept 25

9:00 am - 2 pm

Mark Badham, Dept of Geology, Queen's University, Geology, "Geology of the Kingston Area – 1.1 Billion Years of History" Lecture and field trip Miller Hall and field trip in Kingston area
Wed, Oct 2   GeoMontreal Conference NO SEMINAR -------
Wed, Oct 9 4:30 - 6 pm Victor Milligan lecturer: Michele Jamiolkowski, Technical University of Torino, Soil mechanics and the observational method: Challenges at the Zelazny most copper tailings disposal facility Mac Corry D214
Thu, Oct 10 11:30- 12:30 Dr. Michele (Mike) Jamiolkowski, Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Geotechnical Engineering, Technical University of Torino, Italy, "Stabilization of the Leaning Tower of Pisa – Behaviour of the Tower During and After Stabilization Works" Miller 105
Fri, Oct 11 12 - 1 pm Edward Kavazanjian, Arizona State University, "Pre-Design Geotechnical Evaluation for Closure of the OII Superfund Site Landfill" Kingston Brewing Co.
Wed, Oct 16 4:30 - 6 pm Rebecca McWatters, Australian Antarctic Division, Government of Australia, Kingston, Tasmania, Australia, Remediation approaches for hydrocarbon-contaminated soil at Casey Station, Antarctica Mac Corry D214
Fri, Oct 18 3:30 - 5 pm Timothy Stark, PhD, PE, DGE, FASCE, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, "Detection and Movement of Landfill Fires" Bio Sciences 1120
Mon, Oct 21 4:30 - 6 pm Jonathan Black, Civil and Structural Engineering, University of Sheffield, UK, "Modelling with Transparent Soil" Mac Corry D216
Wed, Oct 23 4:30 - 6 pm John McCartney, Ph.D., P.E., Associate Professor and Lyall Faculty Fellow, Department of Civil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering University of Colorado Boulder, "Thermally Active Geotechnical Systems" Mac Corry D214
Wed, Oct 30 4:30 - 6 pm NO SEMINAR  
Wed, Nov 6 4:30 - 6 pm David E. Bleiker M.A.Sc., P.Eng., E&I Mining Sector Leader, "Tailings Management – Common Problem Multiple Solutions" Mac Corry D214
Wed, Nov 13 4:30 - 6 pm Les Sawatsky, P.Eng, MSc, Principal Golder Associates, Calgary, Alberta, "What I wish someone told me when I first became a Consulting Engineer" Mac Corry D214
Wed, Nov 20 4:30 - 6 pm Grant Ferguson, PhD, PGeo, associate professor, Civil and Geological Engineering, University of Saskatchewan, "Competition for Pore Space in the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin" Mac Corry D214
Wed, Nov 27   No seminar this week

Wed, Dec 4 4:30 - 6 pm Ken Reimer, Professor and Director of Environmental Sciences Group, RMC, "Chemophobia – Implications for Brownfield Redevelopment"

Mac Corry D214

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