J. Michael Duncan, Virginia Tech

Day 2 Geo-Congress Notes

As I gear up for another great day of technical talks, networking and wonderful San Diego weather, here are a few thoughts from yesterday at Geo-Congress 2013. The morning started with two great keynote lectures.  […]

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Comings and Goings

Geo-Institute announces 2013 Award Winners

The Geo-Institute of ASCE announced their 2013 award winners in their November 2012 E-Update newsletter.  They are: Stephen G. Wright, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE – H. Bolton Seed Medal John S. McCartney, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE– Arthur […]

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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


Geo-Frontiers 2011 Conference

End of Geo-Frontiers 2011 Conference

The Geo-Frontiers conference concluded last week, and according to their website, they had a record setting 1,900+ attendees! There are Day 2 and Day 3 videos from Magnus Media Group that have some nice interviews […]