TC211 Ground Improvement

Ground Improvement

Host Member Society: Belgium
Short name:  Ground Improvement  (TC211) -  Terms of Reference

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- Launch of a new TC211 website – the new format of the TC website is available since January 2019:

- Abandoning the Newsletters for a more dynamic way of communication (short and more regular)

Introduce a new principal theme for the period:

  “Innovations in design, execution and QA/QC of Ground Improvement works”

- Participate by dedicated workshops in the international conferences inviting TC members to contribute to the knowledge and develop the addressed themes

- Promote the activities and the links with other organizations or TC’s (in particular the Deep Foundations Institute – DFI, the EFFC, the TC 102 – In situ testing and the new TC218 – Reinforced fills)

- Organize two main TC211 WORKSHOPS at the ECSMGE Reykjavik 2019 and ICSMGE Sydney 2021 based on the new principal theme “Innovations”

- Organize the next Louis Ménard Lecture in Sydney 2021

- The board currently studies the opportunity to organize a new International Symposium IS-GI Brussels

# Type Full Name Country
1 Chair Noel Huybrechts Belgium
2 Vice Chair Jérôme RACINAIS France
3 Secretary Nicolas Denies Belgium
4 Nominated by TC Chair Babak Hamidi Australia
5 Nominated by TC Chair Serge Varaksin France
6 Nominated by TC Chair Vernon Schaefer United States
7 Nominated by TC Chair Michał Topolnicki Poland
8 Nominated Member Jianyong Shi China
9 Nominated Member Masaki Kitazume Japan
10 Nominated Member Yoshihisa Miyata Japan
11 Nominated Member Salah Sadek Lebanon
12 Corresponding Member Shadi Najjar Lebanon
13 Corresponding Member Mitsuo Nozu Japan
14 Nominated Member Leena Korkiala-Tanttu Finland
15 Nominated Member Hung-Jiun Liao Chinese Taipei
16 Nominated Member Anand J. Puppala United States
17 Nominated Member Johannes Kirstein Germany
18 Nominated Member Jimmy Wehr Germany
19 Corresponding Member Dongsheng Chang Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
20 Corresponding Member Henry Shiu Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
21 Nominated Member Sunny So Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
22 Nominated Member Sergio Lourenco Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
23 Nominated Member Muthusamy Karthikeyan Singapore
24 Nominated Member António Alves Cristóvão Portugal
25 Nominated Member António Alberto Correia Portugal
26 Corresponding Member Alexandre Pinto Portugal
27 Corresponding Member Agostinho Mendonça Portugal
28 Nominated Member Jorge Castro Spain
29 Nominated Member Gustavo Armijo Spain
30 Nominated Member Michał Topolnicki Poland
31 Nominated Member Joanna Bzówka Poland
32 Nominated Member F.F. ZEKHNIEV Russia
33 Nominated Member A.B. PONOMARYOV Russia
34 Nominated Member Alireza Alemzadeh Iran
35 Nominated Member Daniel R. Verastegui Belgium
36 Nominated Member Jean-Claude Verbrugge Belgium
37 Nominated Member Buddhima Indraratna Australia
38 Nominated Member Endra Susila Indonesia
39 Nominated Member Onder Akcakal Turkey
40 Nominated Member Ece Kurt Turkey
41 Corresponding Member Sylvie BRETELLE France
42 Nominated Member Masoud Makarchian Iran
43 Nominated Member Martin Larisch New Zealand
44 Corresponding Member Ozer Cinicioglu Turkey
45 Corresponding Member Hamza Gullu Turkey
46 Corresponding Member muge İnanir Turkey
47 Corresponding Member Aydin Kavak Turkey
48 Nominated Member Ioannis Markou Greece
49 Nominated Member Athanasios Platis Greece
50 Nominated Member Satyendra Mittal India
51 Nominated Member Sanjay Gupta India
52 Nominated Member Nilo Consoli Brazil
53 Nominated Member Alain LeKOUBY France
54 Nominated Member Jian Chu Singapore
55 Nominated Member Péter Nagy Austria
56 Nominated Member Abir Al-Tabbaa United Kingdom
57 Nominated Member Robert Essler United Kingdom
58 Corresponding Member Robert Hutchison United Kingdom
59 Nominated Member Choong-Ki Chung South Korea
60 Nominated Member Chan-Young Yune South Korea
61 Corresponding Member Jason Redgers United Kingdom
62 Nominated Member almer van der Stoel Netherlands
63 Nominated Member jeroen dijkstra Netherlands
64 Nominated Member Massimo Grisolia Italy
65 Nominated Member Alessandro Flora Italy
66 Corresponding Member Fabien SZYMKIEWICZ France
67 Corresponding Member Vittorio Manassero Italy
68 Nominated Member George Tsitsas Romania
69 Corresponding Member Matteo Ciantia United Kingdom
70 Corresponding Member Giuseppe Modoni Italy
71 Corresponding Member B. Umashankar India
72 Nominated Member Abdullah Ekinci Cyprus
73 Corresponding Member Dr. Bindumadhava India
74 Corresponding Member Vernon Schaefer United States
75 Corresponding Member Jie Han United States
76 Corresponding Member Leo Quirin France
77 Corresponding Member Victor Jorge Brito de la Nuez Spain
78 Corresponding Member Svetlana Melentijevic Spain
79 Corresponding Member Rafael Jiménez Spain
80 Corresponding Member Ilhan Chang Australia
81 Corresponding Member Shanyong Wang Australia
82 Corresponding Member Hadi Khabbaz Australia
83 Nominated Member Chenhui Lee Australia
84 Corresponding Member Bosco Poon Australia
85 Corresponding Member Sadegh Nadimi United Kingdom
86 Corresponding Member Anthony O'Brien United Kingdom
87 Nominated Member Huy Hung Tran Vietnam
88 Nominated Member Duc Manh Nguyen Vietnam
89 Nominated Member Huayang Lei China
90 Corresponding Member Xin Kang China
91 Corresponding Member Emmanouil Spyropoulos United Kingdom
92 Corresponding Member Qian Wang China
93 Nominated Member Fuchen Teng Chinese Taipei

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