TC205 Safety and Serviceability

Safety and Serviceability in Geotechnical Design

Host Member Society: USA

Short name: Safety and Serviceability (TC205)

GeoWorld GroupSafety and Serviceability in Geotechnical Design (TC205)

TC205 workshop held in Reykjavik, Iceland

TC205 workshop was held on September 1, 2019 in Reykjavik, Iceland at the ECSMGE 2019 conference.

The program of the workshop:

8:00-8:10 AM: Welcoming Remarks
Rodrigo Salgado, Purdue University

Keynote Lectures
Moderator: Dimitrios Loukidis, Unive

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TC205 workshops - Call for Abstracts

 TC205 will hold TC workshops at these two conferences:

  • XVI Panamerican Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, November, 2019
  • XVII European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, September, 2019


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1. Provide an internet forum for debate of matters related to TC205’s subject area.

2. Promote existing training information (generally web-based material), webinars, etc. Provide links to these resources from the TC205 website.

3. Encourage members to contribute to ISSMGE webinars.

4. Draft and share reports on topics of interests such as:

  1. inclusion of results of reliability analysis and random field theory into design codes;
  2. definition of serviceability limit states and design criteria for them;
  3. a critical assessment of major design codes.

1. Maintain a list of publications recommended by members of TC205 and share the list on the TC205’s website.

2. Provide examples, either as part of the reports mentioned in objective 1 or separately, of design practices.

Organize workshops and encourage paper submission to international and regional ISSMGE and other conferences.

1. Invite representatives from the related industries to give webinars to the committee members.

2. Invite individuals in design standards/codes committees to present in TC205 webinars/workshops.

# Type Full Name Country
1 Chair Richard Bathurst Canada
2 Secretary Fei Han United States
3 Nominated Member Lech Bałachowski Poland
4 Nominated Member Trevor Orr Ireland
5 Corresponding Member Prof. Dasaka S. Murty India
6 Nominated Member Peter Day South Africa
7 Nominated Member N. Kumar Pitchumani India
8 Corresponding Member C. H. Solanki India
9 Nominated Member Hongwei Huang China
10 Nominated Member Yusuke Honjo Japan
11 Nominated Member Takashi Hara Japan
12 Nominated Member Jørgen S. Steenfelt Denmark
13 Nominated Member Charng Hsein Juang Chinese Taipei
14 Nominated Member Raymond Cheung Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
15 Nominated Member Limin Zhang Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
16 Nominated Member Habib Shahnazari Iran
17 Nominated Member Lorella Montrasio Italy
18 Nominated Member Anders Kullingsjö Sweden
19 Nominated Member Sónia Hortência Portugal
20 Corresponding Member Rodrigo Salgado United States
21 Nominated Member Kok Kwang Phoon Singapore
22 Nominated Member Tim Länsivaara Finland
23 Corresponding Member Fei Han United States
24 Nominated Member Gil Lim Yoon South Korea
25 Nominated Member Petr Koudelka Czech & Slovak Republics
26 Nominated Member Ali Noorzad Iran
27 Nominated Member Paul J. Vardanega United Kingdom
28 Nominated Member Dimitrios Loukidis Cyprus
29 Nominated Member Adriaan van Seters Netherlands
30 Nominated Member Kerstin Lesny Germany
31 Nominated Member Jae Hyun Park South Korea
32 Nominated Member Amit Prashant India
33 Nominated Member Tony Allen United States
34 Nominated Member Juan Antonio Rodríguez Taylor Spain
35 Nominated Member Behzad Fatahi Australia
36 Nominated Member Rafael Jiménez Spain
37 Corresponding Member Yuzhen Yu China
38 Nominated Member Vincenzo Pane Italy
39 Nominated Member Widjojo A. Prakoso Indonesia
40 Nominated Member Sebastien BURLON France
41 Corresponding Member Gang Wang Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
42 Nominated Member Joanna Pieczyńska-Kozłowska Poland

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