TC211 Ground Improvement

Ground Improvement

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

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Online ground improvement presentation on "Soil-Bentonite Slurry Trench Wall Lateral Deformation, Consolidation, and State-of-Stress"

ISSMGE TC-211 will be holding an on-line ground improvement presentation on "Soil-Bentonite Slurry Trench Wall Lateral Deformation, Consolidation, and State-of-Stress" that will be presented by Professor Emeritus Jeffrey Evans of Bucknell University (Lewisburg Penn

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New TC211 Webinar on "Concrete for Rigid Inclusions" by Dr. Martin Larisch

View for free Concrete for Rigid Inclusions Webinar at ISSMGE Virtual University

About this Webinar

Rigid inclusions are used for ground improvement works and they are often designed as unreinforced concrete columns. The installation methods of rigid inclusions mainly

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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 Babak Hamidi Australia
2 Vice Chair Hadi Khabbaz Australia
3 Secretary Fanny Maucotel France
4 Nominated by TC Chair Serge Varaksin France
5 Nominated by TC Chair Nicolas Denies Belgium
6 Nominated by TC Chair Jian Chu Singapore
7 Corresponding Member Muthusamy Karthikeyan Singapore
8 Nominated Member Sunny So Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
9 Corresponding Member Henry Shiu Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
10 Nominated Member Johannes Kirstein Germany
11 Nominated Member Michał Topolnicki Poland
12 Nominated Member Joanna Bzówka Poland
13 Nominated Member Dalia Ragab Egypt
14 Nominated Member Onder Akcakal Turkey
15 Nominated Member Masaki Kitazume Japan
16 Nominated Member Ece Kurt Turkey
17 Corresponding Member ALP GOKALP Turkey
18 Nominated Member Yoshihisa Miyata Japan
19 Nominated Member Fuchen Teng Chinese Taipei
20 Nominated Member Divya P.V India
21 Corresponding Member Supriya Mohanty India
22 Corresponding Member Fabien SZYMKIEWICZ France
23 Corresponding Member Manish S. Dixit India
24 Nominated Member F.F. ZEKHNIEV Russia
25 Nominated Member A.B. PONOMARYOV Russia
26 Corresponding Member Shanyong Wang Australia
27 Corresponding Member Sylvie BRETELLE France
28 Nominated Member Chenhui Lee Australia
29 Nominated Member Sergio Lourenco Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
30 Nominated Member Abir Al-Tabbaa United Kingdom
31 Corresponding Member P. G. Atangana Njock Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
32 Nominated Member Robert Essler United Kingdom
33 Nominated Member Salah Sadek Lebanon
34 Nominated Member Masoud Makarchian Iran
35 Corresponding Member Shadi Najjar Lebanon
36 Corresponding Member Vittorio Manassero Italy
37 Corresponding Member Bosco Poon Australia
38 Nominated Member Behnam Fonouni Canada
39 Corresponding Member Mitsuo Nozu Japan
40 Corresponding Member Sadik Oztoprak Turkey
41 Nominated Member Martin Larisch New Zealand
42 Corresponding Member Ozer Cinicioglu Turkey
43 Corresponding Member muge İnanir Turkey
44 Corresponding Member Aydin Kavak Turkey
45 Nominated Member Choong-Ki Chung South Korea
46 Nominated Member Alain LE KOUBY France
47 Nominated Member Leena Korkiala-Tanttu Finland
48 Nominated Member Kam Weng Leong Singapore
49 Nominated Member Jimmy Wehr Germany
50 Nominated Member António Alves Cristóvão Portugal
51 Nominated Member Giuseppe Modoni Italy
52 Nominated Member George Tsitsas Romania
53 Nominated Member António Alberto Correia Portugal
54 Nominated Member Alireza Alemzadeh Iran
55 Corresponding Member Anthony O'Brien United Kingdom
56 Nominated Member Michéle Dal Toé Casagrande Brazil
57 Nominated Member Chan-Young Yune South Korea
58 Corresponding Member Paul Sargent United Kingdom
59 Nominated Member Huayang Lei China
60 Corresponding Member Ilhan Chang South Korea
61 Corresponding Member Jason Redgers United Kingdom
62 Corresponding Member Alexandre Pinto Portugal
63 Corresponding Member Agostinho Mendonça Portugal
64 Nominated Member Ioannis Markou Greece
65 Nominated Member Athanasios Platis Greece
66 Nominated Member Karl Rainer Massarsch Sweden
67 Corresponding Member Leo Quirin France
68 Nominated Member Huy Hung Tran Vietnam
69 Corresponding Member Xin Kang China
70 Nominated Member Duc Manh Nguyen Vietnam
71 Nominated Member Daniel R. Verastegui Belgium
72 Nominated Member Jean-Claude Verbrugge Belgium
73 Nominated Member Abdullah Ekinci Cyprus
74 Corresponding Member Boo Hyun Nam South Korea
75 Nominated Member almer van der Stoel Netherlands
76 Nominated Member Jeroen Dijkstra Netherlands
77 Nominated Member Hung-Jiun Liao Chinese Taipei
78 Nominated Member Satyendra Mittal India
79 Corresponding Member Dongsheng Chang Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
80 Corresponding Member Gerardo Pittaro Singapore
81 Corresponding Member Serge Varaksin France
82 Corresponding Member Vernon Schaefer United States
83 Corresponding Member Clemens Kummerer Germany
84 Nominated Member Peter Nagy Austria
85 Corresponding Member Emmanouil Spyropoulos United Kingdom
86 Corresponding Member Qian Wang China
87 Nominated Member Jorge Castro Spain
88 Nominated Member Gustavo Armijo Spain
89 Nominated Member Buddhima Indraratna Australia
90 Nominated Member Gergő Murinkó Hungary
91 Corresponding Member Svetlana Melentijevic Spain
92 Corresponding Member Victor Jorge Brito de la Nuez Spain
93 Nominated Member Anand J. Puppala United States
94 Corresponding Member Matteo Ciantia United Kingdom
95 Nominated Member Jian Chu Singapore
96 Corresponding Member Rafael Jiménez Spain
97 Nominated Member Jianyong Shi China
98 Corresponding Member Vernon Schaefer United States
99 Corresponding Member Jie Han United States
100 Nominated Member Alessandro Flora Italy
101 Nominated Member Jérôme RACINAIS France
102 Nominated Member Endra Susila Indonesia

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