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GENG840 GeoEngineering Seminar Course Schedule

Our seminar series is sponsored by:

Winter 2007 (still under construction)

Date Time Presenter/Subject Location
Jan 17 5:00-6:30PM

David Woeller, ConeTec, "Application of the Cone Penetration Test to Soft Ground Tunnelling"

M-C D216
Jan 24 5:00-6:30PM Jim Cassie, MSc, P.Eng, BGC Engineering, "'Natural' Remediation approach for the discovery mine borrow pit - the final chapter" M-C D216
Jan 31 5:00-6:30PM

Student Presentations:
1. Roya Davoodi Bilesavar
2. Mohamed El-Taher

M-C D216
Feb 7 5:00-6:30PM Patrick Selvadurai, McGill, "Mechanics of Damage-Susceptible Poroelastic Media" and "Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical Aspects in Fluid-Saturated Geomaterials" M-C D216
Feb 14 5:00-6:30PM No seminar M-C D216
Feb 21 5:00-6:30PM Student Presentations:
1. Yan Yu
2. Azadeh Hoor
3. Dave Elwood
M-C D216
Feb 28 5:30-8:30PM CGS Competition
Reception, followed by presentations.
Ban Righ Hall, Fireside Room
March 7 5:00-6:30PM Serge Leroueil, Université Laval, "Viscosity of Natural Clays and Practical Implications" M-C D216
March 14 5:00-6:30PM  Dr. Kahraman Ünlü, Middle East Technical University (METU) "Solid Waste Management in Turkey: Current Status and Recent Developments" M-C D216
March 21 5:00-6:30PM Student Presentations:
1. Matt Lato
2. Bing Quan Huang
3. Massoumeh Saiyar Sarai
M-C D216
March 28 5:00-6:30PM Jim Theriault, P.Eng., Gartner Lee, "Dealing with Canada's Mining Legacy: Rehabilitating Historic Mining Hazards on Abandonded Mining Properties" M-C D216
April 4 5:00-6:30PM Ryan Philips, C-CORE, St.John's, NL, "Pipeline engineering: the role of modelling" M-C D216
April 11 5:00-6:30PM

Student Presentations
1. Chalermpol Taechakumthorn
2. Michael Brown

M-C D216
April 18 Cancelled, will be rescheduled Fall 2007 Don J. DeGroot, Sc.D., P.E., Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts M-C D216
May 22 2:00-3:00PM Dr. Mark Talesnick, Associate Professor at Technion in Haifa Israel, " Measuring soil pressure: Some initial research trials" Ellis 327
June 12 4:00-5:00PM Bob Gilbert, University of Texas, "Hurricane Katrina and the New Orleans Levees: An Engineering Disaster, What went wrong and why" Ellis 327


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