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GENG840 GeoEngineering Seminar Course Schedule for Winter 2010 semester

Our seminar series is sponsored by:

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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.”

Winter 2010

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

Date Time Presenter/Subject Location
Tue, Jan 19, 2010 4:30 - 5:30 pm Tom O'Rourke, Cornell University, Civil and Environmental Engineering, "Geohazards and Large Geographically Distributed Systems" Dunning 11
Thu, Jan 28, 2010 3 - 4 pm Neil Dixon, BSc PhD FGS, Professor of Geotechnical Engineering, Loughborough University, UK, "Landfill Engineering: Waste/Barrier Interaction" Ellis 324
Feb 2, 2010 4:30 - 5:30 pm NO SEMINAR THIS WEEK Watson 217
Feb 9, 2010 4:30 - 5:30 pm Craig Lake, B.Eng (TUNS), Ph.D. (The University of Western Ontario), Associate Professor, Dalhouse University, "Contaminant Migration From Cement-Based Solidification/Stabilization (S/S) Materials"   Watson 217
Feb 16, 2010 4:30 - 5:30 pm

Student presentations:

1. Fady Abdel-Aal
2. Amr Ewais
3. Stephanie Fekete
4. Ehsan Ghazvinian

Watson 217
Feb 23, 2010 4:30 - 5:30 pm

Student presentations:

1. Jon Foster
2. Mohamed Hosney

Watson 217
Mar 2, 2010 5:30 - 9:00 pm OGG student forum, more details on this link. Carleton University
Mar 9, 2010 4:30 - 5:30 pm Neal Scott, Canada Research Chair, professor Geography Dept. Queen's University, “Does permafrost disruption and landscape disturbance alter the carbon budget of High Arctic ecosystems? Watson 217
Mar 16, 2010 4:30 - 5:30 pm

Suzanne Beauchemin, Natural Resources Canada, "Mobilization of Antimoney and mercury in Gold Mining environments: overview of two case studies"

Watson 217
Mar 23, 2010 4:30 - 5:30 pm Bruno Bussière, ing. Ph.D., Chaire de recherche du Canada, Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue, "Acid mine drainage from abandoned mine sites: problematic and reclamation approaches" Watson 217
Mar 30, 2010 4:30 - 5:30 pm

Student presentations:

1. Colin Hume
2. Saman Zarnani
3. Bee Fong Lim

Watson 217
Apr 6, 2010 4:30 - 5:30 pm Jean Hutchinson, PhD, P.Eng, Associate Professor, Dept. of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering, Queen's University, Integrated Risk Management of Rock Slopes Watson 217
Wednesday, Apr 14, 2010 12 noon CCLT speaker Don Hayley, "Ice Road Truckers and the Geotechnical Engineer" Kingston Brewing Company, 34 Clarence St.
Wednesday, Apr 28, 2010 4 - 5:30 pm Dr. Charles Shackelford, professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Colorado State University, "Membrane Behavior in Clay Barriers for Geoenvironmental Containment: Background, Significance and Relevance" MacCorry D207

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