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

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