TC207 Soil-Structure

Soil-Structure Interaction and Retaining Walls

To promote co-operation and expertise exchange within the area of soil-structure interaction and retaining walls amongst the leading research and design institutes and universities world-wide as well as amongst the largest contractors with the objective to enhance overall engineering and research expertise within this area.

To identify examples of well-documented case histories involving soil-structure interaction.

To analyze the case histories using various soil-structure interaction models and to compare the results with the real observations.

To serve as an organizational support in promoting and advancement of new calculation methods in soil-structure interaction, as well as in development of related interactive monitoring and application of the observational method with possibility of adjusting design decisions during the construction process.

# Type Full Name Country
1 Chair Michael Lisyuk Russia
2 Secretary Deepankar Choudhury India
3 Nominated by TC Chair Constantin Shashkin Russia
4 Corresponding Member Heon-Joon PARK South Korea
5 Corresponding Member Pantelis Pantelidis Greece
6 Nominated Member George Mylonakis Greece
7 Nominated Member Jan Kos Czech & Slovak Republics
8 Corresponding Member Onder Akcakal Turkey
9 Corresponding Member Mete Erdemgil Turkey
10 Corresponding Member Hamza Gullu Turkey
11 Corresponding Member muge İnanir Turkey
12 Corresponding Member Ozgur Bezgin Turkey
13 Nominated Member Olivier PAL France
14 Nominated Member Catherine JACQUARD France
15 Nominated Member Deniz Ulgen Turkey
16 Nominated Member Dimitris Pitilakis Greece
17 Nominated Member G. Madhavi Latha India
18 Nominated Member V. Bala Kumar India
19 Corresponding Member V. Ulitsky Russia
20 Nominated Member Dipanjan Basu Canada
21 Nominated Member Lorella Montrasio Italy
22 Nominated Member Francesco Castelli Italy
23 Nominated Member Mandy Korff Netherlands
24 Corresponding Member N K Samadhiya India
25 Nominated Member Mark O'Neill United Kingdom
26 Nominated Member Kelvin Higgins United Kingdom
27 Nominated Member Jairo Pascoal Jr Brazil
28 Nominated Member JUAN MANUEL FERNANDEZ VINCENT Argentina
29 Nominated Member Alexandra Ene Romania
30 Nominated Member I Wayan Sengara Indonesia
31 Nominated Member Chris Haberfield Australia
32 Nominated Member Castorina Vieira Portugal
33 Nominated Member Victor C.W. Ong Singapore
34 Nominated Member Dominic Ek Leong Ong Malaysia
35 Nominated Member Johnny Cheuk Hong Kong
36 Nominated Member James Sze Hong Kong
37 Nominated Member Omer Bilgin United States
38 Nominated Member Fang Liu China
39 Nominated Member Enver Doda Albania
40 Corresponding Member Atsuko Sato Japan
41 Nominated Member Kari Avellan Finland
42 Corresponding Member Takashi Kiyota Japan
43 Nominated Member Tsuneo Ohsumi Japan
44 Corresponding Member Nuno Guerra Portugal
45 Nominated Member Rolf Katzenbach Germany
46 Nominated Member Horatiu Popa Romania
47 Nominated Member Jan Couck Belgium
48 Nominated Member William Van Impe Belgium
49 Nominated Member Abbas Soroush Iran
50 Nominated Member Igor Sokolic Croatia
51 Corresponding Member Khoa Van NGUYEN France
52 Nominated Member Z.G. TER-MARTIROSYAN Russia
53 Nominated Member Grzegorz Horodecki Poland
54 Nominated Member Zbigniew Sikora Poland
55 Nominated Member Lars Andresen Norway
56 Nominated Member Javier Moreno Spain
57 Nominated Member Lars Vollmert Germany
58 Nominated Member Hemanta Hazarika Japan



13 September 2015, Edinburgh – Scotland.
16 December 2015, Pune – India.

Edited by: Michael Lisyuk, Vladimir Ulitsky, Deepankar Choudhury.


Published in 2016.

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Host Member Society: Russia

Short name: Soil-Structure (TC207)

GeoWorld GroupSoil-Structure Interaction and Retaining Walls (TC207)

Contact: TC 207 Secretary, Prof. Deepankar Choudhury. Email:;

Contact Technical Committee : Soil-Structure Interaction and Retaining Walls