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GeoEngineering Seminar Schedule

Winter 2017

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

Our seminars are sponsored by Golder logo
Date Time Presenter/Subject Location
Wed, Jan 18 4:30 - 6:00pm David Woeller, (ConeTec), "Shear Wave Velocity, Accuracy and Its Importance in Geotechnical Engineering" ELL324
Wed, Jan 25 No seminar  
Wed, Feb 8 4:30 - 6:00pm John Take, (Stantec), "Permanent Canal Closures and Pumps - Reducing Hurricane Flood Risk in New Orleans" ELL324
Wed, Feb 15 4:30 - 6:00pm

Student presentations:

Tanner Gennaro (Queen's) "The Performance of Geocomposite Drains in Composite Liner Systems."

Graeme Law (Queen's) "Buried Stormwater Retention Arches"

Wed, Feb 22   Reading week  
Wed, Mar 1   Canadian Geotechnical Society annual Michael Bozozuk Student Forum
Details will follow as they become available
Thurs, Mar 2 4:30 - 6:00pm Dr Scott Lamoureux (Queen's) "Hydrological and geomorphic controls over permafrost landscape degradation" ELL324
Wed, Mar 8 4:30 - 6:00pm Dr James Blatz, (University of Manitoba), "Risk to buried gas pipelines in landslide areas"

To be rescheduled later in the spring
Thurs, Mar 9 4:30 - 6:00pm Dr Lukas Arenson (BGC Engineering), "Permafrost in the Arid Andes" ELL324
Wed, Mar 15 4:30 - 6:00pm

Student presentations:

Yuchen Liu (Queen's) "Field Monitoring of Corrugated Steel Culverts"

Jelica Garcia (Queen's) "Factors affecting the isothermal hydration of GCL"

Rebecca Hudson (Queen's) "Applying TerraSAR-X data for the detection of rockfalls"

Wed, Mar 22 4:30 - 6:00pm Dr Jean Benoît (University of New Hampshire) "Lessons from the 22 March 2014 Oso Landslide, Washington" ELL324
Wed, Apr 5 4:30 - 6:00pm Dr Jim Hambleton (Northwestern University) "Modeling Plowing and Cutting Processes in Soils" ELL324
Wed, Apr 12 4:30 - 6:00pm

Student presentations:

Deepreet Mand (Queen's) "Wave Propagation from Landslides"

Alexandria Cushing (Queen's) "TBA"

Afaf Moumin (RMC) "Physical and Numerical Modeling of Slug Test"


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