TC208 Slope Stability

Slope Stability in Engineering Practice

Host Member Society: Canada

Short name: Slope Stability (TC208)

GeoWorld GroupStability of Natural Slopes (TC208)


TC208 Workshop at ECSMGE 2019

TC208 Workshop on global grand challenges for engineered slopes at ECSMGE 2019

A pre-conference workshop for TC208 will be held at the European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Reykjavik on 1st September 2019 from 1-4pm. We invite TC208 members and ot



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To develop and disseminate knowledge and practice within the ISSMGE slope stability community

  1. Task Force 1a: ISSMGE virtual University – To identify, pursue, and aid leading academics and practioners in the generation of high quality webinar content for the TC208 subject area under the ISSMGE virtual University initiative
  2. Task Force 1b: Special Issues – To encourage the dissemination of the state of the art through hosting special Issues within scholarly journals (e.g. 2019 IJPMG special issue on physical modelling of landslides)
  3. Task Force 1c: Honor Lecture – To explore the possibility of the creation of a TC208 honor lecture

To establish guidelines and technical recommendations for slope stability practice

  1. Task Force 2a: Technical guidelines – To work with landslide committees within member societies and other affiliated bodies to create a library of national landslide guidelines within the ISSMGE library
  2. Task Force 2b: Technical recommendations for the selection of shear strength parameters for slope stability analyses – To create recommendations, based on soil mechanics theory, for use in slope stability analyses
  3. Task Force 2c --> 2n. Opportunity for other technical recommendations to be championed by members of the TC

To assist with technical programs of international and regional conferences organised by the ISSMGE

  1. Task Force 3a Conferences. To assist the ICSMGE / ECSMGE  organising committees in the peer review for manuscripts submitted under the slope stability topic.
  2. Task Force 3b: Workshops. To develop a plan for TC208 activities at ICSMGE & regional ISSMGE (e.g. ECSMGE) conferences

To assist with industry and overlapping organisations within the international slope stability community

  1. Task Force 4a: To work in cooperation with JTC1 and offer help in the organisation of the International Symposium on Landslides, JTC1 workshops, and other initiatives. To identify other organisations with overlapping interests in slope stability or education to promote the work of the TC

# Type Full Name Country
1 Chair Andy Take Canada
2 Vice Chair Federica Cotecchia Italy
3 Secretary Elisabeth Bowman United Kingdom
4 Nominated by TC Chair Clarence Choi Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
5 Nominated Member Piotr Srokosz Poland
6 Corresponding Member Allan Herse Australia
7 Nominated Member Chandan Ghosh India
8 Nominated Member K. Muthukkumaran India
9 Corresponding Member S.S CHANDRASEKARAN India
10 Corresponding Member Atanu Adhikari India
11 Nominated Member Chih-Chung Chung Chinese Taipei
12 Nominated Member Noriyuki Yasufuku Japan
13 Nominated Member Kazunari Sako Japan
14 Corresponding Member Kuo-Hsin Yang Chinese Taipei
15 Nominated Member Meysam Safavian Australia
16 Corresponding Member Lorella Montrasio Italy
17 Nominated Member Ian Nettleton United Kingdom
18 Nominated Member Thomas Wong Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
19 Nominated Member Marcos Futai Brazil
20 Nominated Member Muhsin Rahhal Lebanon
21 Nominated Member Jérôme PALISSE France
22 Nominated Member Anthony Leung Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
23 Corresponding Member Maria Clorinda Mandaglio Italy
24 Corresponding Member Nicola Moraci Italy
25 Corresponding Member Baris Trak Turkey
26 Nominated Member Hjördis Löfroth Sweden
27 Nominated Member Federica Cotecchia Italy
28 Corresponding Member Simonetta Cola Italy
29 Corresponding Member Sarah Verfaille Belgium
30 Nominated Member Kubilay Kelesoglu Turkey
31 Nominated Member Mohammad Hasan Baziar Iran
32 Nominated Member Roberto Coutinho Brazil
33 Nominated Member Amin Askarinejad Netherlands
34 Nominated Member GEORGIOS BELOKAS Greece
35 Nominated Member Chan-Young Yune South Korea
36 Corresponding Member Lanmin Wang China
37 Nominated Member Michael Bardanis Greece
38 Nominated Member Celeste Jorge Portugal
39 Nominated Member Wenjie Xu China
40 Nominated Member Jean-Sébastien L'Heureux Norway
41 Nominated Member Robert Charlier Belgium
42 Nominated Member Alfrendo Satyanaga Indonesia
43 Nominated Member Philippe Welter Belgium
44 Nominated Member Duc Manh Nguyen Vietnam
45 Nominated Member Tuan Nghia Do Vietnam
46 Nominated Member Lin Meei-Ling Chinese Taipei
47 Nominated Member Neuza Carvalho Portugal
48 Corresponding Member Wengui Huang United Kingdom
49 Nominated Member Denis Demers Canada
50 Corresponding Member Nikhil Nedumpallile Vasu United Kingdom
51 Nominated Member Alfrendo Satyanaga Kazakhstan
52 Nominated Member Ross Roberts New Zealand
53 Nominated Member GONZALO MARTIN AIASSA Argentina
54 Nominated Member Manuel Pastor Spain
55 Nominated Member Marc Janeras Casanova Spain
56 Corresponding Member Ero Vinicius Silva Spain
57 Nominated Member Miguel Angel Cabrera Colombia
58 Nominated Member Vernon Schaefer United States
59 Nominated Member Paolo Tommasi Italy
60 Nominated Member Guiseppe Buscarnera United States
61 Nominated Member YIfei Cui China
62 Nominated Member Imam Aschuri Indonesia
63 Nominated Member Farrokh Nadim Norway

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