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The Engineering Department (CUED) hosts a series of Geotechnical seminars for post-graduates, undergraduates and staff. Non-CUED university people are also welcome to attend. The seminars will be in LR6 at 4.00pm on Thursdays unless otherwise stated.

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Improving Communication in Engineering Through Mixed Reality

UserDr. Matthew Lato, Ph.D.Eng., P.Eng. Senior Geotechnical Engineer, BGC Engineering.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 1.

ClockWednesday 25 October 2017, 14:00-15:00

Recent Developments in Centrifuge Modelling at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

UserMarcio S. S. Almeida, Graduate School of Engineering, COPPE-UFRJ and Maria Cascão F. Almeida, Polytechnic School of Engineering, Poli-UFRJ.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockThursday 12 October 2017, 16:00-16:45

Earthquake Induced Soil Liquefaction: Symptoms and Cures

UserAndrew Brennan, Senior Lecturer at Civil Engineering, University of Dundee.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 28 April 2017, 16:00-17:30

Terzaghi Lecture: Ground Deformation Effects on Subsurface Pipelines and Infrastructure Systems

UserProfessor Tom O'Rourke, Thomas R. Briggs Professor of Engineering, Cornell University.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 3.

ClockThursday 10 March 2016, 17:30-18:30

Optimisation of Niger Delta Soils as Road Construction Materials

UserFunmi Alayaki, Cambridge University Engineering Department.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Board Room.

ClockThursday 02 July 2015, 16:00-16:45

Monitoring of Tunnels Using Digital Image Correlation Technique

UserMehdi Alhaddad, University of Cambridge, Department of Engineering.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 3B.

ClockThursday 18 June 2015, 16:45-17:30

Three dimensional hydraulic fracturing simulation using Lattice Element Method

UserKam-Wing (John) Wong, University of Cambridge, Department of Engineering.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 3B.

ClockThursday 18 June 2015, 16:00-16:45

The Mechanics of Unsaturated Sand

UserJames Fern, University of Cambridge, Department of Engineering.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 5.

ClockThursday 11 June 2015, 16:45-17:30

Potential of Deep Geothermal Energy at City Scale

UserXiaoyu Lu, University of Cambridge, Department of Engineering.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 5.

ClockThursday 11 June 2015, 16:00-16:45

Self-healing blended cement grouts with micro encapsulated healing agents

UserChrysoula Litina (University of Cambridge), Department of Engineering.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 5.

ClockThursday 21 May 2015, 16:00-16:45

An experimental and theoretical investigation into the small strain stiffness of clays

UserAngelo Amorosi, Associate Professor in Geotechnical Engineering, Technical University of Bari, Italy.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 3.

ClockFriday 13 March 2015, 16:00-17:30

Rocking Isolation for bridges and buildings: analysis, experiments, and new concepts to minimize permanent deformation

UserIoannis Anastasopoulos, Professor and Chair in Civil Engineering, University of Dundee.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 2.

ClockThursday 15 January 2015, 16:00-17:30

Earthquake Effects on Critical Infrastructure

UserProfessor Tom O'Rourke, Thomas R. Briggs Professor of Engineering, Cornell University.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 1.

ClockWednesday 26 November 2014, 17:00-18:15

Concurrent multiscale computational modeling of granular materials mechanics: overlap coupling, micromorphic theory, stress and strain measures

UserRichard A. Regueiro, Associate Professor, Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockThursday 06 November 2014, 16:00-17:30

Wireless in the Woods

UserProfessor Steven D Glaser, TUM distinguished Affiliated Professor, University of California at Berkeley.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockThursday 30 October 2014, 16:00-17:30

Installation effects due to pile jacking in sand

UserFrancesca Burali d'Arezzo, CUED.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockThursday 23 October 2014, 16:00-17:00

The Elasticity of Elasticity

UserK.R. Rajagopal, Forsyth Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University.

HouseEngineering Department - LR4.

ClockMonday 13 October 2014, 14:00-15:00

Tunnelling effects on bored piles in clay

UserMichael Williamson, CUED.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 3B.

ClockThursday 05 June 2014, 17:00-18:00

Correcting Coulomb's Soil Mechanics

UserEmeritus Professor Andrew Schofield, CUED.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockThursday 22 May 2014, 16:30-17:30

Overtrawlability and Mechanical Damage of Pipe-in-pipe System

UserMs Zheng Jiexin PhD candidate, Department of Civil Engineering, National University of Singapore.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 4.

ClockWednesday 23 April 2014, 17:00-18:00

Large-Scale Physical and Computational Simulation of Soil-Structure Systems

UserProfessor Ahmed Elgamal, Department of Structural Engineering, University of California, San Diego.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockTuesday 18 February 2014, 16:00-17:30

A framework for understanding energy pile behaviour

UserDr Peter Bourne-Webb, Department of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Earth Resources Instituto Superior Técnico IST, Lisbon, Portugal.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 5.

ClockThursday 13 February 2014, 16:00-17:00

Washboard Road: The dynamics of granular ripples

UserProf Jim McElwaine, BA,MA,MMath,CASM,PhD, Professor of Geohazards, Department of Earth Sciences, Durham University and the Planetary Science Institute Tucson.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 4.

ClockThursday 16 January 2014, 16:00-17:30

A Fully Integrated, Printed, Self-Rechargeable Wireless Sensor Node for Engine and Motor Condition Monitoring

UserProfessor Paul Wright, Director of CITRIS and the Banatao Institute at CITRIS Berkeley, Berkeley Manufacturing Institute .

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 4.

ClockThursday 05 December 2013, 16:00-17:00

Multi-directional simple shear response of soils

UserDr Giovanna Biscontin.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockThursday 17 October 2013, 16:00-17:30

Failure criteria and plane strain collapse

UserProf. Rocco Lagioia, DICATAM – University of Brescia, Italy.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockThursday 18 July 2013, 16:00-17:30

Short and long-term leakage through composite liners

UserProfessor Kerry Rowe, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockTuesday 09 July 2013, 16:00-17:30

Failure criteria and plan strain collapse

UserProfessor Rocco Lagioia, DICATAM – University of Brescia, Italy.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockTuesday 09 July 2013, 16:00-17:00

Characterisation of clean and silty-sands using variable penetration rate cone testing

UserProfessor Jason DeJong, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Davis, CA.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 3A.

ClockThursday 30 May 2013, 16:00-17:30

Geotechnical behavior of the energy piles

UserEcho Ouyang, CUED.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 4.

ClockThursday 23 May 2013, 16:00-17:00

Granular texture and quasi-static rheology of granular materials

UserDr Franck (Farhang) Radjai, Director of Research at CNRS, University of Montpellier, France.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 5.

ClockMonday 22 April 2013, 16:00-17:00

Seismic behaviour pile foundations in improved and unimproved soft clays

UserProfessor K.K. “Muralee” Muraleetharan, Kimmell-Bernard Chair in Engineering, David Ross Boyd and Presidential Professor, School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science, University of Oklahoma.

HouseSchofield Centre.

ClockTuesday 19 March 2013, 14:00-15:00

Learning from the Mistakes of Others…

UserProfessor David J Elton Ph.D., P.E., S.M., F. ASCE, Civil Engineering Department, Auburn University, USA.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 4.

ClockThursday 07 March 2013, 16:00-17:30

Crossrail - Innovation in monitoring of underground infrastructure

UserMohamad Alserdare, Seda Torisu, Masanari Nakashima at CUED.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 4.

ClockThursday 21 February 2013, 16:30-18:00

Terzaghi's fallacy

UserProfessor emeritus Andrew Schofield, CUED.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 4.

ClockThursday 14 February 2013, 16:00-17:30

Development and application of Finite Element Analysis in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

UserDr Stavroula Kontoe, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Imperial College, London.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 4.

ClockThursday 24 January 2013, 16:00-17:50

Numerical Modelling of Submarine Run-out

UserTakaaki Kobayashi, CUED.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 23 November 2012, 14:15-15:15

Geotechnical Aspects of the Canterbury Earthquake Series

UserDr Liam Wotherspoon, Research Fellow, University of Auckland Centre for Earthquake Engineering Research, New Zealand.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 02 November 2012, 13:30-14:30

'URUP', Ultra Rapid Under Pass, An innovative shield tunnelling technology

UserAkihiro Nishimori, Senior Tunnel Engineer, Obayashi, Japan.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 19 October 2012, 13:30-15:00

The TRD Method for In Situ Mixed Vertical Barriers in Dams and Levees

UserJeffrey C. Evans, Ph.D., P.E. Professor and Chair Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Bucknell University Lewisburg, PA 17837, USA.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 5.

ClockFriday 12 October 2012, 13:30-15:00

Multidisciplinary investigations on three rock glaciers in the Swiss Alps: legacies and future perspectives

UserProfessor Sarah M. Springman CBE FREng, Institut für Geotechnik, ETH Zürich.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 3.

ClockFriday 29 June 2012, 16:00-17:30

Water injection aided jacked piles

UserPaul Shepley (University of Cambridge).

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 15 June 2012, 16:00-17:30

Performance-based design in geotechnical engineering

UserProfessor Malcolm Bolton, CUED.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 4.

ClockFriday 25 May 2012, 15:00-17:30

Quasi-static rheology of granular materials. What we learned from discrete simulations

UserDr Jean-Noël Roux, Ingénieur en Chef des Ponts et des Eaux et Forêts, Laboratoire Navier, Paris.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 04 May 2012, 16:00-17:30

Deep Soil Mixing and Predictive Neural Network Models

UserMs Rakshya Shrestha, CUED.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 3B.

ClockFriday 16 March 2012, 16:00-17:00

Granular mechanics: current theoretical framework and some applications

UserTakashi Matsushima, Associate Professor, Department of Engineering Mechanics and Energy Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering University of Tsukuba.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 02 March 2012, 16:00-17:00

Modelling of wetted granular media

UserDr Jean-Yves Delenne, Laboratoire de Mécanique et Génie Civil (LMGC),Université Montpellier.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 17 February 2012, 16:00-17:00

What is the Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction

UserProfessor Kenichi Soga, Professor of Civil Engineering, CUED.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 10 February 2012, 16:00-17:00

Reactive MgO cement concrete

UserXincheng Li, CUED.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 25 November 2011, 16:00-17:00

Wave-induced liquefaction of silt seabed in drum centrifuge - CANCELLED

UserDr Zhongtao Wang, Associate Professor, Dalian University of Technology, China.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 18 November 2011, 16:00-17:00

Deformation mechanisms beneath shallow foundations

UserBrendan McMahon - CUED.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 11 November 2011, 16:00-17:00

Innovative materials for permeable reactive barriers

UserClaudiane Ouellet-Plamondon, CUED.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 04 November 2011, 16:00-17:00

A New Tunnel Excavation Method for Reducing Blasting-Induced Vibration and Damaged Zone – Precutting of Tunnel Perimeter Using Abrasive Waterzet

UserGye-Chun Cho, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept. of Civil and Env. Eng., Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST).

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 5.

ClockWednesday 20 July 2011, 16:00-17:00

Some geomechanical aspects of subaqueous tunnels

UserProfessor Georg Anagnostou, ETH, Zurich.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 3B.

ClockFriday 17 June 2011, 16:00-17:00

Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering over the past 50 years

UserProfessor Izzat Idriss, Professor Emeritus , University of California at Davis.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockThursday 31 March 2011, 16:00-17:00

Measuring soil pressure: An application for determining Ko of granular soils

UserMark L Talesnick, Associate Professor, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 25 February 2011, 16:00-17:30

Unsaturated Soil and the Cone Penetration Test

UserPhilip Wallbridge, CUED.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room - LR3.

ClockFriday 03 December 2010, 16:00-17:00

Title to be confirmed

Cancelled

UserChristopher Lo, CUED.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room - LR4.

ClockFriday 26 November 2010, 16:00-17:00

Geotechnical Aspects of the One New Change Development, London

UserMike Devriendt, Associate, Arup.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room - LR4.

ClockFriday 12 November 2010, 16:00-17:00

Title to be confirmed

Cancelled

UserJuan Brugada, CUED.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room - LR4.

ClockFriday 05 November 2010, 16:00-17:00

How to convince structural design engineers to accept rocking foundations to resist dynamic loads

UserProfessor Bruce Kutter, University of California, Davis.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room - LR4.

ClockFriday 22 October 2010, 16:00-17:00

The response of buildings to tunnelling

UserRuaidhri Farrell, CUED.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room - LR6.

ClockFriday 15 October 2010, 17:00-18:00

Engineering a low carbon future for the UK

UserDr Scott Steedman, FREng, Royal Academy of Engineering.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room - LR3A.

ClockFriday 11 June 2010, 16:30-17:30

Haiti Earthquake of 12 January 2010

UserEdmund Booth, Consulting Engineer, Dr Gopal Madabhushi, CUED, Keiko Saito – University of Cambridge.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room - LR3A.

ClockFriday 04 June 2010, 16:30-17:30

The Long-Term Behaviour of Twin Tunnells

UserRichard Laver, CUED.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 21 May 2010, 16:30-17:30

Soil-Pipeline Interaction in Unsaturated Soils

UserDilan Robert, CUED.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 07 May 2010, 16:30-17:30

Piled foundations under live loads or in earthquakes

UserZheming Li, CUED.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 12 March 2010, 16:30-17:30

Performance-Based Design of Geotechnical Structures: Recent Advances

UserProfessor Susumu Iai, Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 05 March 2010, 16:30-17:30

The experience and lessons from Shanghai's last 20 years development in infrastructure

UserProfessor Bai Yun, Tongji University.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 26 February 2010, 16:30-17:30

Large scale modeling seismic soil-pile-structure interaction

UserBen Zhao, National University of Singapore.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 19 February 2010, 16:30-17:30

Geotechnical Engineering Research Priorities at the National Science Foundation (NSF)

UserDr Richard Fragaszy, Program Director, Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation, National Science Foundation, Arlington.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 29 January 2010, 16:30-17:30

Disturbance Analysis of Pressuremeter Test

UserLeo Liu, CUED.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 04 December 2009, 16:30-17:30

Foundation optimisation and its application to pile reuse

UserAndy Leung, CUED.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 20 November 2009, 16:30-17:30

Uncertainty and sustainability in geo-engineering.

UserProf Dr Frans B.J. Barends / TUDelft & Deltares, Delft.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 30 October 2009, 16:30-17:30

Vibration-based monitoring of soil properties during compaction

UserAssociate Professor Mike Mooney, Assoc Prof in the integrated Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Division at Colorado School of Mines.

HouseEngineering Department - LR3A.

ClockFriday 05 June 2009, 16:30-17:30

Soil stabilisation with novel binders

UserJega Jegandan.

HouseEngineering Department - LR3A.

ClockFriday 29 May 2009, 16:30-17:30

Geo-Vibrations, Dynamics, and Directional Effects

UserDr Derek Morris, Consulting Engineer, Derek Morris & Associates, Canada.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 22 May 2009, 16:30-17:30

Dynamic Soil-Structure Interaction of Tunnels

UserUlas Cilingir, CUED.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 15 May 2009, 16:30-17:30

Slopes: can centrifuge models contribute to improved design?

UserProfessor Malcolm Bolton, Head, Geotechnical and Environmental Group, CUED.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 08 May 2009, 16:30-17:30

Creating Value for Clients: A Geotechnical Seismic Engineer's Perspective

UserDr Barnali Gosh, Arup Geotechnics.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 13 March 2009, 16:30-17:30

Slope monitoring using optical fibre technology

UserKoson Janmonta (CUED).

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 06 March 2009, 16:30-17:30

Geotechnical Design of Gravity Support Structures for Offshore Wind Turbines

UserDr Aleksandar Spasojevic, Gifford ( London) Ltd.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 05 December 2008, 16:30-17:30

Tunnelling in sand and its effect on pipelines and piles

UserAlec Marshall, CUED.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 28 November 2008, 16:30-17:30

Upheaval behaviour of buried pipelines

UserDr ThushyThusyanthan, Consultant, KW Ltd.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 21 November 2008, 16:30-17:30

Low cost roads and critical states (CS)

UserProfessor Andrew Schofield, Emeritus Professor of Engineering, CUED.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 14 November 2008, 16:30-17:30

Geotechnical aspects of Energy Piles

UserDr Binod Amatya.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 07 November 2008, 16:30-17:30

EEFIT mission to the Sichuan earthquake

UserDr Professor Xianfeng Ma, Assistant Professor, Tongji University, China, current visitor at CUED.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 24 October 2008, 16:30-17:30

Destabilization of gas hydrate-bearing sediments induced by thermal changes.

UserGye-Chun Cho, Assoc Prof, Dept of Civil & Environmental Engineering, KAIST.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 17 October 2008, 16:30-17:30

Broadening Engineering Design Education: Civil Engineering and Beyond

UserDr Kate Thompson, Assistant Professor, Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering, KAIST.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 17 October 2008, 15:00-16:00

Physical Modeling of Critical Infrastructure Systems Subjected to Natural Hazards

UserProf Tarek Abdoun, Associate Professor at the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 01 August 2008, 15:00-16:00

The geotechnics of deepwater pipelines.

UserDavid White, Professorial Fellow, Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems, University of Western Australia.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 11 July 2008, 16:30-17:30

Critical Excitation Methods for Important Structures

UserProf Izuru Takewaki, Dept of Urban & Environmental Engineering, Kyoto University.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 11 July 2008, 15:00-16:00

The strength and stiffness of jacked piles in sand

UserAndrew Deeks, CUED.

HouseEngineering Department - **LR4**.

ClockFriday 20 June 2008, 16:30-17:30

Management of Earthquake Risk

UserDr Navin Peris, RMS (Risk Management Solutions)..

HouseCANCELLED.

ClockFriday 06 June 2008, 16:30-17:30

Geotechnics in the Water Sector

UserTim Blower, Mott MacDonald, Cambridge.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 23 May 2008, 16:30-17:30

Modelling of Geo-structures Subject to Climate Forcing

UserAssociate Professor Jayantha Kodikara, Geomechanics Group, Dept of Civil Engineering, Monash University, Australia.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 02 May 2008, 16:30-17:30

Stiffness of Sands

UserDr Sadik Oztoprak.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 14 March 2008, 16:30-17:30

Deformation and failure processes in geologic materials at scales from grains to basins.

UserProf Ronaldo Borja, Dept of Civil & Environmental Engineering,Stanford University.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 29 February 2008, 16:30-17:30

Interaction behaviour of pipeline and clay seabed

UserSenthil Arasu.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 08 February 2008, 16:30-17:30

Recent investigations of debris flow behaviour using an experimental flume.

UserDr Lis Bowman, Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering, University of Canterbury, New Zealand.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 30 November 2007, 16:30-17:30

NAPL Contaminant Dissolution in Heterogeneous Soils

UserPanos Nikolopoulos, CUED.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 09 November 2007, 16:30-17:30

Field Performance, Centrifuge Modelling and Numerical Analysis of Induced Trench Rigid Culverts

UserProfessor Arun Valsangkar, Dept of Civil Engineering, University of Brunswick, Canada.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 02 November 2007, 16:30-17:30

CANCELLED

UserProfessor John Hutchinson, Emeritus Professor of Engineering Geology at Imperial College.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 26 October 2007, 16:30-17:30

Niels Krebs Ovesen: His legacy in Physical Modelling

UserProf Sarah Springman, Institute of Geotechnical Engineering, Zurich.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 26 October 2007, 16:30-17:30

The Wikipedia entry on "Shear strength (soil)".

UserProfessor Andrew Schofield.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 19 October 2007, 16:30-17:30

Evolution of microstructure and the critical state of granular materials

UserProf Leo Rothenburg, Chair, Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Waterloo.

HouseEngineering Department - LR5.

ClockTuesday 16 October 2007, 16:00-17:30

A predictive model for instabilities in sands.

UserProfessor Jose Andrade, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Northwestern University.

HouseEngineering Department - LR5.

ClockThursday 04 October 2007, 16:00-17:30

Load-displacement solutions for piles and shallow foundations based on deformation fields and energy conservation.

UserDr Assaf Klar, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Civil & Environmental Engineering Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 21 September 2007, 16:30-17:30

Unsaturated soil mechanics - Critical review of physical foundations

UserProfessor Sam Frydman, Technion, Israel Institute of technology.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 17 August 2007, 14:30-16:00

Unsaturated soil mechanics - Critical review of physical foundations

UserProfessor Sam Frydman, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockWednesday 15 August 2007, 14:30-16:00

Low cost and simple monitoring for geo-structures

UserDr Taro Uchimura - Associate Professor of University of Tokyo.

HouseEngineering Department -LR6.

ClockFriday 29 June 2007, 16:30-17:30

Title to be confirmed

UserJohnson Chung (CUED).

HouseEngineering Department -LR6.

ClockFriday 22 June 2007, 16:30-17:30

Title to be confirmed

UserDr Ellen M. Rathje, (Associate Professor,University of Texas at Austin).

HouseEngineering Department - **LR3B**.

ClockFriday 08 June 2007, 16:30-17:30

Title to be confirmed

UserAlbert Ng (CUED).

HouseEngineering Department - **LR3B**.

ClockFriday 01 June 2007, 16:30-17:30

Numerical Simulation of pile driving

UserProfessor Dr Ing Jürgen Grabe, Technische Universität Hamburg-Harburg, Institut für Geotechnik und Baubetrieb.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 25 May 2007, 16:30-17:30

The Nicoll Highway collapse - geotechnical investigations

UserProfessor David Hight, Geotechnical Consulting Group (GCG).

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 18 May 2007, 16:30-17:30

The Amsterdam Metro project (deep excavations, jet grouting etc)

UserBob Essler, R D Geotech Limited.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 11 May 2007, 16:30-17:30

Silbury Hill – An Ancient Environmental Icon

UserDr Dick Parry.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 27 April 2007, 16:30-17:30

Title to be confirmed

UserJack Meldrum, Mott MacDonald.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 16 March 2007, 16:30-17:30

Global warming and flood defence - new challenges for geotechnical engineering

UserDr Robert May, Atkins Geotechnics.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 09 March 2007, 16:30-17:30

The Nicoll Highway collapse - geotechnical investigations

***POSTPONED UNTIL 18th MAY"***

UserProfessor David Hight, Geotechnical Consulting Group (GCG).

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 23 February 2007, 16:30-17:30

The Effect of Building's Stiffness on Excavation-Induced Displacements

UserMohammed El-Shafie (CUED).

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 16 February 2007, 16:30-17:30

The Risky Business of Ground Engineering

UserJan Hellings, The British Urban Regeneration Association (BURA).

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 09 February 2007, 16:30-17:30

Two dimensional tank test on jet grouting processes

UserDr Toru Inui ( Department of Engineering, University of Kyoto).

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 02 February 2007, 16:30-17:30

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Arun Valsangkar, Dept of Civil Engineering, University of New Brunswick, Canada.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockTuesday 02 January 2007, 16:00-17:30

Pile base resistance in layered soils)

UserXiangtao Xu.

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 08 December 2006, 16:30-17:30

Fundamental Study of Grouting in Sand

UserKhalid Gafar (CUED).

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 01 December 2006, 16:30-17:30

Hurricane Katrina - A Study of Geosystems in Crisis

5.00pm *LR0*

UserProfessor Tom O’Rourke (School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University).

HouseEngineering Department - LR0.

ClockThursday 30 November 2006, 17:00-18:00

The effects of rate and size on T-bar penetration resistance in clay

UserProfessor Barry Lehane (University of Western Australia).

HouseEngineering Department - LR6.

ClockFriday 17 November 2006, 16:30-17:30

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