Conferences

Livestream the Keynotes from GeoCongress 2022!

The Geo-Institute’s GeoCongress 2022 conference in Charlotte North Carolina is well underway. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to attend this year, but I don’t have to miss out on this year’s keynote speakers, and neither do […]

Comings and Goings

Celebrate Terzaghi Day with His Grandson, Sergei

Happy Belated Terzaghi Day! Every October 2, the geotechnical community remembers Karl Terzaghi on his birthday to commemorate his contributions to our profession and to civil engineering in general. This year, the Geo-Institute of ASCE […]

2017 Karl Terzaghi Award Lecture by Kerry Rowe
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2021 Award Winners from the Geo-Institute

The Geo-Institute of ASCE presents a number of prestigious awards every year to deserving members of the geotechnical engineering community. Congratulations to this year’s awardees: Karl Terzaghi Lecturer – Gregory B. Baecher, Ph.D. P.E., NAE, M.ASCE […]

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Geo-Institute 2019-2020 awards

The Geo-Institute presents several prestigious awards every year at the annual Geo-Congress conference. These awards are named after the founding fathers of our profession, men like Terzaghi and Peck. Here are the winners for 2019-2020.

Jean-Louis Briaud (left) honored for his 2013 Osterberg Memorial Lecture
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Jean-Louis Briaud Running for President of ASCE

Jean-Louis Briaud, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE, DIST.M.ASCE is running for the office of President of ASCE.  Briaud is a past president of the Geo-Institute, and a past president of the International Society of Soil Mechanics and […]

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Geo-Institute 2016-2017 Awards Video

The Geo-Institute’s Geo-Frontiers conference was held recently in Orlando Florida. On March 14, 2017, they presented their awards, including the prestigious Karl Terzaghi Award, the Ralph Peck Award and others. This video was shown at […]