Cleveland Geo-Institute Chapter

May/June 2015   The Cleveland Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers proudly celebrated its 100th Anniversary on April 22, 2015. To celebrate, the Section held a happy hour, dinner, and special presentation honoring Cleveland’s wastewater treatment and collection system.

Boston Geo-Institute Chapter

May/June 2015   Dr. Jamal Rostami, PE, M.ASCE, made a presentation to the BSCES-GI community on March 5, 2015, on the development of permanent human bases on the Moon. The presentation outlined the background of excavation activities required for establishing a base on the moon, as well as properties of the regolith samples obtained during […]

Arthur Casagrande Memorial Lecture

Nov/Dec 2014   The Boston Society of Civil Engineers is pleased to present the Arthur Casagrande Memorial Lecture on December 16, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency in Boston, MA. Visit the Boston Society website for more details:

Geo-Institute Welcomes New California Chapter

Nov/Dec 2014   The Geo-Institute is proud to announce the formation of its 39th Chapter— the Inland Northwest Geo-Institute Chapter. The Chapter was approved by the Geo- Institute on October 7, 2014. The new Chapter eagerly accepts its charge to advance the geo-professional community in a manner consistent with the purpose of ASCE and the […]

Become a G-I Chapter

Nov/Dec 2014   It’s simple and beneficial to become a Geo- Institute Chapter. You have the opportunity to expand your reach to potential new members, and there are no fees or chapter dues! Simply complete and return the Memorandum of Understanding found at Become-a-GI-Chapter/ to and discover the benefits of affiliation today!

Seattle Geo-Institute Chapter

March/April 2015   The ASCE Seattle Section Geotechnical Group (Geo-Institute Seattle Section) will be having its Annual Spring Seminar on May 2, 2015, at the University of Washington. The topic will be Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering, and details can be found at

Host Sites Sought for 2015- 2016 Cross-USA Lecture Tour

March/April 2015   The Geo-Institute of the ASCE provides the Cross-USA Lecture Tour as a service to G-I Chapters and Graduate Student Organizations as part of the ongoing initiative to enhance the prestige of the geoprofession. If your Chapter is interested in hosting the 2015-2016 Cross-USA Lecturer, contact Jennifer Canning at jcanning@asce. org for more […]

Virginia G-I Chapter

March/April 2015   GeoVirginia is hosting its third conference from April 27-29, 2015, at the Williamsburg Lodge in Williamsburg, VA. The conference will focus on lessons learned in geotechnical engineering and will include 14 renowned speakers. More information can be found at

BSCES G-I (Boston) Chapter

March/April 2015   The BSCES G-I held its 15th Arthur Casagrande Memorial Lecture on Tuesday, December 16, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Cambridge, MA. The guest speaker was Professor Robert Mair, the Sir Kirby Laing Professor of Civil Engineering and head of Civil Engineering at Cambridge University. Prof. Mair spoke about “The Influence […]

Region 9 Update

March/April 2015   Geo-Institute branches in California have had a strong year in 2014 and are poised to deliver lots of important information in 2015. The six chapters within the State of California are in San Diego, Orange County, Inland Empire, Los Angeles, San Francisco (Bay Area), and Sacramento. Contact information for each of them […]