TC302 Forensic

Forensic Geotechnical Engineering

To conduct technical events in Forensic Geotechnical Engineering with specific focus on guidelines and lessons learnt. To interact with other TCs in matters of common interest.

Prepare introductory guidance documents on the forensic procedures to be followed in failure investigations pertaining to geotechnical engineering. It shall contain procedures for systematic scrutiny of every stage of planning, investigations (both field and laboratory), evaluation and selection of design parameters, analysis and design, construction techniques adopted, detailed documentation regarding quality control, problems encountered including meteorological conditions, etc.

Organise special sessions in FGE in conferences of common interest Conduct a major conference in Forensic Geotechnical Engineering

Prepare a database of companies involved in Foreniscs

# Type Full Name Country
1 Chair Sivakumar Babu G L India
2 Vice Chair Prof.Madabhushi Gopal S.P. United Kingdom
3 Secretary Prof. Dasaka S. Murty India
4 Nominated by TC Chair David Frost United States
5 Nominated by TC Chair Robert Gilbert United States
6 Nominated by TC Chair Yoshinori Iwasaki Japan
7 Nominated by TC Chair Dr. Bindumadhava Australia
8 Nominated Member Rafael Jiménez Rodríguez Spain
9 Nominated Member Anargyros Alexandris Greece
10 Nominated Member B. Munwar Basha India
11 Nominated Member Jan Hellings United Kingdom
12 Nominated Member Robert Jessep United Kingdom
13 Nominated Member Dirk Luger Netherlands
14 Corresponding Member Vincent Nyambayo United Kingdom
15 Nominated Member Giuseppe Scarpelli Italy
16 Nominated Member Dr. Bindumadhava Australia
17 Nominated Member V.V.S. RAO India
18 Corresponding Member Enrique Dapena Spain
19 Corresponding Member Satoru Ezoe Japan
20 Corresponding Member Stephan Jefferis United Kingdom
21 Nominated Member Yoshinori Iwasaki Japan
22 Corresponding Member Sadik Oztoprak Turkey
23 Corresponding Member Feyza Cinicioglu Turkey
24 Nominated Member Kazuya Itoh Japan
25 Nominated Member Wei-F. Lee Chinese Taipei
26 Nominated Member Richard Hwang Chinese Taipei
27 Nominated Member Anand J. Puppala United States
28 Nominated Member Sax Saxena United States
29 Corresponding Member Hajime Imanishi Japan
30 Nominated Member Luiz Guilherme De Mello Brazil
31 Nominated Member Francisco Lucas Portugal
32 Nominated Member Agostinho Mendonça Portugal
33 Nominated Member ÁLVARO PÉREZ MARTÍN Spain
34 Nominated Member Włodzimierz Cichy Poland
35 Nominated Member Seyed Mohsen Haeri Iran
36 Nominated Member Malek Bouazza Australia
37 Nominated Member Chaidir A. Makarim Indonesia
38 Nominated Member Peter Day South Africa
39 Corresponding Member Sanjay Nimbalkar Australia

Forensic Investigation of collapse of a retaining wall in Mumbai, INDIA, on 2nd July, 2019

Dear colleagues, 

Please find attached a copy of the final report on forensic investigation of collapse of a retaining wall in Mumbai, INDIA, on 2nd July, 2019, which killed more than 30 people and left more than 70 people injured.

I served on the investigation committ

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Landslide adjoining a housing society in Mumbai, INDIA

Dear colleagues, 

On a rainy day on 2nd July 2018, a landslide happened adjoining a densely populated housing society in the heart of the Mumbai city.  Landslides and slope failures are very common in this area during the monsoon period. A deep excavation w

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Host Member Society: India

Short name: Forensic (TC302) - Terms of Reference - to be approved

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