2016 Geo-Institute Chapter Summit

From noon on July 15th through noon on July 16th, 2016, the 2016 Geo-Institute Chapter Summit, was held in Denver, Colorado. Sixty five Chapter and G-I leaders gathered, including: G-I content providers including Technical Coordination Councilors and chairs of some of the Technical Committees; content consumers as represented by the Local Involvement Committee, leadership from […]

Sacramento Chapter

On Wednesday, February 8, 2017, the ASCE Sacramento GI will be hosting a dinner discussion that will focus on geotechnical aspects of the Kennedy Space Center. The lead presenter for the seminar, will be Mr. George Filz (Virginia Tech), the 2017 GI Cross-USA Lecturer. More details to follow in coming weeks. Contact Kartik Atyam for […]

San Diego Chapter

On Wednesday and Thursday, March 29 and 30, 2017, the ASCE SD GI, UCSD, and SD EERI will be co-hosting the 2nd Workshop on Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering. The workshop topic will be “Dealing with the Consequences of Liquefaction,” and will feature a lifetime achievement tribute hosted by Professor I.M. Idriss for Professor Kenji Ishihara’s contributions […]

Orange County Chapter

The ASCE-Orange County Geo-Institute will be hosting a half-day continuing education seminar that will focus on sustainability in geotechnical practice. More details to follow in coming weeks. Topic: Sustainability in Geotechnical Practice Lead Presenter: Mr. Jeff Keaton, Principal Engineering Geologist, AMEC-Foster Wheeler Location: Irvine City Hall, 1 Civic Center Plaza, Irvine, CA February 24, 2017

Orange County Chapter

The ASCE-Orange County Geo-Institute hosted a luncheon on August 16 at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) University Club. The luncheon, which was attended by over 40 people, consisted of a presentation on the geotechnical design aspects of the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC) project. ARTIC is a uniquely designed public transportation facility in […]

The Cross USA Lecture Tour Hosts have been named!

We are pleased to announce that the following chapters have been selected to host Dr. George Filz, the Charles E. Via Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech, on his 2016-2017 Cross-USA Lecture Tour: Oregon Geo-Institute Chapter – ASCE Oregon Geotech Group Sacramento G-I Chapter G-I Hawaii Chapter Central New York Geo-Institute ASCE […]

Cross-USA lecture tour 2015-2016 has been completed!

Dr. Jean-Louis Briaud completed his last three Cross USA Lectures in San Diego in early July on the topics of High Speed Train Geotechnics for Group Delta, Design of Slabs on Grade on Shrink swell Soils for the San Diego ASCE Geo-Institute Chapter, and The Pressuremeter and Foundation Design for San Diego Gas and Energy. […]

St. Louis Geo-Institute Chapter

The St. Louis Chapter of the Geo-Institute is now accepting abstracts for the sixth annual GeoConfluence, a full day conference focusing on geotechnical engineering and geo-environmental topics. This annual conference will include technical topics and case histories from the geotechnical engineering and geo-environmental industry. This one-day conference is open to all and is scheduled for […]

Los Angeles Geo-Institute Chapter

May/June 2015   The 38th Spring Seminar and 18th Geo-Expo of the ASCE Los Angeles Geo-Institute Chapter was held at The Queen Mary on April 15, 2015. The Seminar featured presentations by Professor Edward Kavazanjian, PhD, PE, D.GE, NAE, F.ASCE, and Professor Iraj Noorany, PhD, PE, F.ASCE. The 11th Kenneth L. Lee Lecture was presented […]

Utah Geo-Institute Chapter

May/June 2015   The Utah Geo-Institute would like to congratulate Dr. Kevin Franke, PE, M.ASCE, assistant professor at Brigham Young University, on being selected as the 2015 ASCE Utah Section Educator of the Year. In addition to this award, Franke also received the 2015 Utah Engineers Council Engineering Educator of the Year award. Franke’s background […]