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GeoEngineering Seminar Schedule

Winter 2016

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

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Date Time Presenter/Subject Location
Wed, Jan 27   Del Fredlund has been rescheduled to Feb 10 MacCorry D214
Wed, Feb 10 4:30 - 6 pm Del Fredlund, O.C., P.ENG., FEIC, D.GE, Golder Associates, "Application of Unsaturated Soil Mechanics for Sustainability and Environmental Protection" MacCorry D214
Wed, Feb 17 4:30 - 6 pm Reading Week
MacCorry D214
Thu, Feb 25 4:30 - 6 pm Mason Ghafghazi, PhD, PEng., University of Toronto, "Instrumented Becker Penetration Test for In-situ Characterisation of Gravelly Soils" Ellis 226
Wed, March 2  

Canadian Geotechnical Society annual Michael Bozozuk Student Forum

Details will follow as they become available

Thu, March 3 4-5 pm Del Fredlund, O.C., P.Eng., FEIC, D.GE, Golder Associates, "Effective stress principle in the context of unsaturated soil mechanics" Ellis 327
Wed, March 9 4:30 - 6 pm Sarah E. M. Poot, P. Eng., Associate, Geotechnical Engineer, Golder Associates Ltd. "Two Small Bridges with Big Problems"
MacCorry D214
Wed, March 16 4:30 - 6 pm No seminar MacCorry D214
Wed, March 23 4:30 - 6 pm Susan E. Burns, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, Georgia Tech, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Atlanta, Georgia MacCorry D214
Wed, March 30 4:30 - 6 pm No seminar MacCorry D214
Wed, Apr 6 4:30 - 6 pm Victor Milligan Lecture: Donald A. Bruce, Ph.D., D.GE, C.Eng., L.G., L.E.G., President GEOSYSTEMS, L.P., Venetia, Pensylvania, "The Evolution of Specialty Geotechnical Construction Techniques: The "Great Leap" Theory" (2015 Terzaghi Lecture)
MacCorry D214
Wed, Apr 13 3:30 - 4:30 pm

Student presentations:

“Measuring the Displacement of an Earth Dam using Photogrammetry”
By Nancy Berg, PhD candidate
“A new method to calculate local GMB strains”
By Hesham Eldesouky, Phd candidate

Ellis 324
Wed, May 18 4 pm The Kingston Section of the Canadian Geotechnical Society is pleased to announce the NGWA McEllhiney Lecture; Peter S. Cartwright, P.E. – Cartwright Consulting Co., "Groundwater Contaminants and Treatment Technologies"
Ellis 324
Thu, June 23 4:30 - 6 pm Dr. Abbas El-Zein, BE, MSc, PhD, Associate Professor, Civil Engineering, University of Sydney, Australia, "Temperature Effects on Geosynthetics Clay Liners: An Overview" Ellis 226

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