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 Ali Parsa Pajouh Australia
5 Nominated Member Mark O'Neill United Kingdom
6 Nominated Member Kelvin Higgins United Kingdom
7 Nominated Member Werner Bilfinger Brazil
8 Nominated Member JUAN MANUEL FERNANDEZ VINCENT Argentina
9 Nominated Member Alexandra Ene Romania
10 Nominated Member V. Bala Kumar India
11 Nominated Member G. Madhavi Latha India
12 Nominated Member Dimitris Pitilakis Greece
13 Corresponding Member Pantelis Pantelidis Greece
14 Nominated Member George Mylonakis Greece
15 Nominated Member Jan Kos Czech & Slovak Republics
16 Corresponding Member Onder Akcakal Turkey
17 Corresponding Member Mete Erdemgil Turkey
18 Corresponding Member Hamza Gullu Turkey
19 Corresponding Member Anindya Pain India
20 Nominated Member Mandy Korff Netherlands
21 Nominated Member Craig Butterworth Australia
22 Corresponding Member Sanjay Nimbalkar Australia
23 Corresponding Member Chenhui Lee Australia
24 Corresponding Member Dino Sarac Australia
25 Corresponding Member Chris Haberfield Australia
26 Corresponding Member Ahmad Dehghanpoor Sichani Australia
27 Nominated Member Rubén Galindo Aires Spain
28 Nominated Member Jan Kupec New Zealand
29 Nominated Member Gregorio Villacorta Peru
30 Nominated Member Talal Awwad Syria
31 Corresponding Member Heon-Joon PARK South Korea
32 Corresponding Member V. Ulitsky Russia
33 Nominated Member Dipanjan Basu Canada
34 Nominated Member Lorella Montrasio Italy
35 Nominated Member Francesco Castelli Italy
36 Corresponding Member muge İnanir Turkey
37 Corresponding Member Ozgur Bezgin Turkey
38 Nominated Member Ioannis Antonopoulos New Zealand
39 Nominated Member Lars Vollmert Germany
40 Nominated Member Rolf Katzenbach Germany
41 Nominated Member Nuno Guerra Portugal
42 Nominated Member Castorina Vieira Portugal
43 Nominated Member Victor C.W. Ong Singapore
44 Nominated Member Dominic Ek Leong Ong Malaysia
45 Nominated Member Johnny Cheuk Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
46 Nominated Member Omer Bilgin United States
47 Nominated Member Fang Liu China
48 Nominated Member Enver Doda Albania
49 Corresponding Member Atsuko Sato Japan
50 Nominated Member Kari Avellan Finland
51 Corresponding Member Takashi Kiyota Japan
52 Nominated Member Tsuneo Ohsumi Japan
53 Nominated Member Javier Moreno Spain
54 Nominated Member Maurício M. Sales Brazil
55 Nominated Member Olivier PAL France
56 Nominated Member Catherine JACQUARD France
57 Nominated Member Deniz Ulgen Turkey
58 Nominated Member I Wayan Sengara Indonesia
59 Nominated Member Andrew Lochaden Australia
60 Nominated Member Horatiu Popa Romania
61 Nominated Member Jan Couck Belgium
62 Nominated Member William Van Impe Belgium
63 Nominated Member Abbas Soroush Iran
64 Nominated Member Igor Sokolic Croatia
65 Corresponding Member Khoa Van NGUYEN France
66 Nominated Member Z.G. TER-MARTIROSYAN Russia
67 Nominated Member Grzegorz Horodecki Poland
68 Nominated Member Grzegorz Kasprzak Poland
69 Nominated Member Lars Andresen Norway
70 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