TC208 Slope Stability

Slope Stability in Engineering Practice

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  ECSMGE 2019

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
5 Nominated Member Sergio Castro Peru
6 Nominated Member Amin Askarinejad Netherlands
7 Nominated Member Chan-Young Yune South Korea
8 Nominated Member Ian Nettleton United Kingdom
9 Nominated Member Stefano Utili United Kingdom
10 Nominated Member Esida Xhemalaj Albania
11 Nominated Member Felipe Gobbi Brazil
12 Nominated Member MARCOS FUTAI Brazil
13 Nominated Member GONZALO MARTIN AIASSA Argentina
14 Nominated Member Paolo Tommasi Italy
15 Corresponding Member Lorella Montrasio Italy
16 Nominated Member Guiseppe Buscarnera United States
17 Nominated Member Miguel Angel Cabrera Colombia
18 Corresponding Member Uday Kala India
19 Nominated Member B. Manna India
20 Corresponding Member Simonetta Cola Italy
21 Nominated Member Federica Cotecchia Italy
22 Corresponding Member Corey Froese Canada
23 Corresponding Member Jonathan Fannin Canada
24 Nominated Member Arindam Dey India
25 Nominated Member George Belokas Greece
26 Nominated Member Michael Bardanis Greece
27 Corresponding Member Baris Trak Turkey
28 Nominated Member Manuel Pastor Spain
29 Nominated Member Celeste Jorge Portugal
30 Nominated Member Dominic Lo Hong Kong
31 Nominated Member Vernon Schaefer United States
32 Nominated Member Lin Meei-Ling Chinese Taipei
33 Corresponding Member Lanmin Wang China
34 Nominated Member Muhsin Rahhal Lebanon
35 Nominated Member Kazunari Sako Japan
36 Nominated Member Farrokh Nadim Norway
37 Nominated Member Piotr Srokosz Poland
38 Nominated Member V.G. FEDOROVSKY Russia
39 Nominated Member Omer Faruk usluogullari Turkey
40 Nominated Member Kubilay Kelesoglu Turkey
41 Nominated Member Imam Aschuri Indonesia
42 Nominated Member Denis Demers Canada
43 Nominated Member Philippe Welter Belgium
44 Nominated Member Robert Charlier Belgium
45 Nominated Member Mohammad Hasan Baziar Iran
46 Nominated Member Karin Lundström Sweden
47 Nominated Member Noriyuki Yasufuku Japan

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Host Member Society: Canada

Short name: Slope Stability (TC208)

GeoWorld GroupStability of Natural Slopes (TC208)

Contact Technical Committee : Slope Stability in Engineering Practice