ASCE Geo-Institute retaining wall committee Chairman Dimitrios Konstantakos of Deep Excavation LLC has issued a request to the geotechnical community to help identify the “Grand Challenges in Earth Retaining Structures”. From his blog post on Linkedin:
Grand Challenge issues are those issues that are transformational in nature. These are issues that if addressed, will have a significant impact on the current approaches to the design and construction of earth retention systems (ERS), and will drive the future direction of our industry.
[Source: Read more about the Grand Challenges Request on the LinkedIn ASCE: Geotechnical Engineering Group via DeepExcavation LLC Newsletter. Image: WSDOT Flickr Stream]