TC105 Geo-mechanics

Geo-Mechanics from Micro to Macro

Host Member Society: USA

Short name: Geo-mechanics (TC105)

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European Working Group on Internal Erosion in Embankment Dams, Levees and Dikes, and their Foundations

We are pleased to invite you to the University of Sheffield to attend the 28th Annual Meeting of the European Working Group on Internal Erosion (EWG‐IE), from 7th to 10th July 2020. Following the EWG-IE-27 in Vancouver in June 2019, the Sheffield meeting will provide a forum fo

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TC105 DEM Round Robin Test

Dear ISSMGE members,

TC105 invites you to join the TC105 Round Robin exercise on DEM simulation.

The discrete element method (DEM) is a powerful tool for to develop fundamental understanding of the behavior of geomaterials at the scale of the individual particles.Altho

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Micro‐Macro Mechanics of Granular Geo‐materials - China‐Europe Conference on Geotechnical Engineering (Aug 13‐16, 2018, Vienna, Austria)

China‐Europe Conference on Geotechnical Engineering (Aug 13‐16, 2018, Vienna, Austria)

Special Session organised under auspices of the Technical Committee of Geomechanics under the Chinese Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, the Technical Committee of Geomechanic

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Symposium "micro to MACRO mathematical modelling in soil mechanics

Dear All

An International Symposium "micro to MACRO mathematical modelling in soil mechanics"  will be held in Reggio Calabria on May 29 – June 1, 2018.


The deadline for the abstract submission is approaching and I hope that you and your cowor

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To promote co-operation and exchange of information about the behaviour of soil grains and granular interactions, so as to clarify the fundamental micro-mechanisms of the behaviour of soils.

1.To promote improved Discrete Element Modelling (DEM) of soil aggregates, through simulations of laboratory tests, especially with regard to the observation of grain crushing and rearrangement.

2.To encourage a micro-structural understanding of significant macroscopic behaviours such as compressibility, anisotropy, yielding, creep, cyclic liquefaction, shear rupture and tensile fracture.

3.To open up a discussion on the use of micro-structural measurements to enhance soil characterisation procedures (grading, plasticity index, CPT / SPT etc) and to clarify the selection and use of continuum parameters in geotechnical engineering practice.

Encourage preparation of keynote lectures, state-of-the-art lectures including new technology, general reports for conferences organized by the International Society, regional conferences and conferences organized by Member societies.

Interact with industry and overlapping organizations working in areas related to the TC?s specialist area: - ASCE Granular Materials committee - ALERT (Europe) - GM3 (UK) - National research group - Korean Geotechnical Society - National research group - Chinese Geotechnical Society - National research group - Japanese Geotechnical Society

# Type Full Name Country
1 Chair Kenichi Soga United States
2 Vice Chair Mingjing Jiang China
3 Secretary Yukio Nakata Japan
4 Nominated by TC Chair Jidong Zhao Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
5 Nominated by TC Chair Gioacchino (Cino) Viggiani France
6 Nominated by TC Chair Catherine O'Sullivan United Kingdom
7 Nominated by TC Chair Itai Einav Australia
8 Nominated Member Shuji Moriguchi Japan
9 Nominated Member Luis Vallejo United States
10 Nominated Member Y.H. Wang Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
11 Nominated Member Achim Hettler Germany
12 Nominated Member Mousumi Mukherjee India
13 Corresponding Member Arghya Das India
14 Nominated Member G. Madhavi Latha India
15 Nominated Member Antonio Gens Spain
16 Nominated Member Dariusz Łyżba Poland
17 Nominated Member Marek Lefik Poland
18 Corresponding Member Gang Wang Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
19 Corresponding Member Ryan Hurley United States
20 Corresponding Member Jinhyun Choo Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
21 Nominated Member Jelke Dijkstra Sweden
22 Nominated Member Ali Pak Iran
23 Nominated Member Robert Charlier Belgium
24 Nominated Member Jean-Claude Verbrugge Belgium
25 Nominated Member Ozer Cinicioglu Turkey
26 Nominated Member Mehmet Baris Can Ulker Turkey
27 Nominated Member Pierre Delage France
28 Nominated Member Paulus P. Rahardjo Indonesia
29 Corresponding Member Sadik Oztoprak Turkey
30 Corresponding Member Beatrice Baudet United Kingdom
31 Nominated Member David Frost United States
32 Nominated Member Ivo Herle Czech & Slovak Republics
33 Nominated Member Achilleas Papadimitriou Greece
34 Nominated Member Samir Maghous Brazil
35 Nominated Member J S Vinod Australia
36 Nominated Member David Muir Wood United Kingdom
37 Nominated Member Daniel Barreto United Kingdom
38 Corresponding Member Stefano Utili United Kingdom
39 Nominated Member Gye-Chun Cho South Korea
40 Nominated Member INGRID TOMAC Croatia
41 Nominated Member Rolando Orense New Zealand
42 Corresponding Member Matthew Richard Coop United Kingdom
43 Nominated Member Alessandro Gajo Italy
44 Nominated Member Giuseppe Mortara Italy
45 Corresponding Member Rocco Lagioia Italy
46 Nominated Member Muzamir Hasan Malaysia
47 Corresponding Member Francesco Calvetti Italy
48 Corresponding Member Matteo Ciantia United Kingdom
49 Nominated Member Zhongxuan Yang China
50 Nominated Member Anne-Catherine Dieudonne Netherlands
51 Nominated Member Panos Papanastasiou Cyprus
52 Corresponding Member TEJAS G. MURTHY India
53 Nominated Member Nicolas Estrada Mejia Colombia
54 Nominated Member Pulpong Pongvithayapanu Thailand
55 Nominated Member Hans Henning Stutz Denmark
56 Nominated Member João Manso Portugal
57 Nominated Member Ignacio González Tejada Spain
58 Nominated Member Ilhan Chang Australia
59 Corresponding Member Alejandro Martinez United States
60 Corresponding Member Sadegh Nadimi United Kingdom
61 Corresponding Member Helen Cheng United Kingdom
62 Corresponding Member Ning Guo China
63 Nominated Member Marius Milatz Germany
64 Corresponding Member Xiaohui Cheng China
65 Nominated Member Hong Lam Dang Vietnam
66 Nominated Member Wei Wu Austria
67 Nominated Member Katalin Bagi Hungary
68 Corresponding Member M.Azizul Moqsud Japan
69 Nominated Member Yosuke Higo Japan
70 Nominated Member Ioannis Stefanou France
71 Nominated Member Mehdi Pouragha Canada
72 Corresponding Member Xi Chen China
73 Corresponding Member Xia Li China
74 Corresponding Member zitao zhang China

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