Dr. Fred H. Kulhawy, 1943-2015
In Memoriam

Dr. Fred H. Kulhawy: 1943 – 2015

Fred Howard Kulhawy was born in Topeka, Kansas on September 8, 1943 to Fred and Gloria (Hahn) Kulhawy. He spent his childhood and early adulthood in New Jersey, where he received his B.S.C.E. in 1964 […]

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Miscellaneous

2011 ASCE Distinguished Members from Geo-Institute

The American Society of Civil Engineers announced their 2011 class of Distinguished Members back in October. This year’s class included three members of the Geo-Institute: Jacobo Bielak, Chandrakant S. Desai and Shamsher Prakash (pictured below). The ASCE Youtube channel has short biography video on each member, and you can watch the videos for these three gentlemen embedded in the full post. Their acceptance remarks are also online somehwere, but I can’t find the videos to embed. You can watch those videos here. Written biographies are also available on the Geo-Institute’s website.

Jacobo Bielak, Ph.D., P.E., Dist.M.ASCEChandrakant S. Desai, Ph.D., P.E., Dist.M.ASCEShamsher Prakash, Ph.D., P.E., Dist.M.ASCE

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Utah State Capital Seismic Base Isolation
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ASCE 2010 OCEA Award Finalist Projects Full of Geotechnical Engineering Challenges

Utah State Capital Seismic Base Isolation I was reading the ASCE News, January edition which announced the 5 finalists for the 2010 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (OCEA) Award and I was struck by the significant geotechnical engineering and geoengineering components of these projects. Read on as I highlight some of things hidden beneath the ground of these remarkable projects. […]