TC304 Risk

Engineering Practice of Risk Assessment and Management

Host Member Society: CTGS

Short name: Risk (TC304)

Webpage: http://140.112.12.21/issmge/tc304.htm

GeoWorld Group: Engineering Practice of Risk Assessment and Management (TC304)

 

304dB – publically-available databases compiled by TC304

  • CPT databases
  • Multivariate soil/rock property databases
  • Geospatial databases

Click here to go to the download webpage.

 

TC304 Wikipedia pages for Geotechnical Variability

Click here to go to the Wikipedia pages. All members are welcome to edit the content.

Create your Wiki account: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:CreateAccount&returnto=Main+Page

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TC304 Machine Learning Reference List

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Note: PART III: APPLICATIONS IN GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING is open to TC304 members for updates. Please send updates to Zijun Cao (zijuncao@whu.edu.cn) (Download update form).


Abstract submission for Special Issue on Case Histories of Geotechnical Risk Assessment and Management in Engineering Practice – deadline has been extended until July 17

Kindly note that the deadline for abstract submission has been extended and interested authors can submit their 300-word abstracts to Guest Editor Dr. Andy Y.F. Leung at andy.yf.leung@polyu.edu.hk by 17 July 2020.

Authors will be notified shortly after about the acceptance



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Call for Papers for Special Issue on Case Histories of Geotechnical Risk Assessment and Management in Engineering Practice

TC304 on Engineering Practice of Risk Assessment and Management is pleased to announce a Call for Papers for Case Histories of Geotechnical Risk Assessment and Management in Engineering Practice that will be published in ISSMGE’s International Journal of Geoengineering



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First TC304 Student Contest (Harbin, China)

The First TC304 Student Contest has been held on August 18 2018 in Harbin, China. The outcomes of this Student Contest are summarized in the following link:

http://140.112.12.21/issmge/tc304.htm?=10

 

The following summarizes the outcomes:

1. There were 14 studen



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TC304 Student Contest on Data Analytics Applied to 304dB

TC304 Student Contest on Data Analytics Applied to 304dB

The TC304 Student Contest on Data Analytics Applied to 304dB is going to be held at Harbin, China during August 17-18 2018. 



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TC304 lauches the TC304 databases (304dB) Efforts

One of the key findings of the 2017 ISSMGE 2017 SOA/SOP Survey is that publically-available databases that include information available for benchmarking studies of inherent spatial variability, soil and rock properties, and risk databases be available to the profession. Thu



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Joint TC205/TC304 discussion group reports/chapters (free download)

The final report can be downloaded from TC304 website: 

http://140.112.12.21/issmge/TC205_304_reports/All%20Chapters%20(TC205_TC304).pdf

  • Joint TC205/TC304 discussion group workshop
    • The workshop was successfully conducted on 20 Sep 2017, Hall E5, between 9


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TC304 survey questions to support project on “Creation and distribution of a global survey on the state of the art versus state of practice"

International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE)

Global survey on the state of the art versus state of practice in the varied fields of geotechnical and geo-environmental engineering

 

TC304 - Engineering Practice of Risk Assessment and



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1. Conferences & workshops:

  •  3rd International Workshop on Resiliency of Urban Tunnels and Pipelines, October 1 2018, Hannover, Germany (Michael Beer, Hongwei Huang & Bilal Ayyub)
    • Six keynotes
  • Workshop on Reliability Based Design, Risk Analysis, Limit State Design, Dec 7 2018, Hong Kong (Geotechnical Division of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers)
    •  Invited speakers: KK Phoon & J Ching
  • Workshop on advanced numerical simulation methods for geotechnical problems involving large deformation, May 24-25 2019, Tongji University, Shanghai, China (Hongwei Huang & Mingliang Zhou)
  • 13th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering (ICASP13), May 26-30 2019, Seoul, Korea, 2019 (Chair: Junho Song)
    •  https://www.icasp13.snu.ac.kr/ 
    • TC304 special session on “Development and Application of Probabilistic Methods in Geotechnical Engineering” (Yu Wang, Jie Zhang & J Ching)
      • 9 full papers accepted, two sessions
    • TC304 meeting
    • Keynotes: Daniel Straub and KK Phoon
  • Kid's Science Day on Urban Hazards and Mitigation, June 29 2019, Tongji University, China (HW Huang & Jie Zhang)
  • 2nd International Workshop on Machine Learning and Big Data in Geoscience, June 30- July 2 2019, Shanghai, China (HW Huang, Zhongqiang & Dongming Zhang)
  • 29th European Safety and Reliability Conference (ESREL 2019), September 22-26 2019, Hannover, Germany, (Michael Beer & Enrico Zio)
    • https://esrel2019.org/#/
    • TC304 session (Jianye)
      • 10 abstracts
    • TC304/TC309 Student Contest (Giovanna  & Wojciech Puła)
      • 35 groups of students have applied for participation
    • Keynote: KK Phoon
    • Possible TC304 meeting
  • Black-box reliability challenge 2019, Department of Structural Reliability, TNO
    • Information provided by Timo Schweckendiek
    • https://rprepo.readthedocs.io/en/latest/introduction.html
    • Everyone is welcome to join the challenge (registration will open in early 2019). The participants use their computer and their selected method to solve reliability problems with performance functions located on the organizers servers.
    • Important dates
      • December 21 2018: Announcement & test problems
      • March 28 2019-October 31 2019: Challenge
      • December 1 2019: Announcement of results
  • 16th Asian Regional Conference (16ARC) on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, October 14-18 2019, Taipei, Taiwan
    • http://www.16arc.org
    • TC304 session on “Geotechnical risk/reliability and data analysis” (JP Wang & J Ching)
      • 7 papers were received.
    • Short course (KK Phoon & J Ching)
    • Keynote (J Ching & KK Phoon)
  • International Symposium for Geotechnical Safety & Risk (ISGSR 2019), December 11-13 2019, Taipei, Taiwan (Chair: J Ching; Vice Chair: Dianqing; Secretary: Jie Zhang)
    • http://www.isgsr2019.org/
    • 143 final full papers are included in the proceedings; ~160 presentations.
    • Wilson Tang Lecture, Suzanne Lacasse Lecture
    • Six keynotes and three ISSMGE Bright Spark lecturers
      • Wilson Tang Lecture: Geological Uncertainty: A Missing Element in Geotechnical Reliability Analysis (Hsein Juang)
      • Suzanne Lacasse Lecture: Managing Risk in Geotechnical Engineering – from Data to Digitalization (KK Phoon)
      • Challenges in Determining Rock Mass Properties for Reliability-Based Design (John Harrison)
      • Quantitative Risk Assessment of Individual Landslides (Jinsong Huang)
      • Dam Safety Risk Analysis and Risk Management Practice at the Bureau of Reclamation: Lessons Learned from over Two Decades of Experience (Karen Knight)
      • Honing Safety and Reliability Aspects in the Evolution of Eurocode 7 (Trevor Orr)
      • Bayesian Perspective on Ground Property Variability for Geotechnical Practice (Yu Wang)
      • Evaluating Metropolitan Hazard Risks under Extreme Rainstorms (Limin Zhang)
      • Bright Spark #1: Values of Monte Carlo Samples for Geotechnical Reliability-Based Design (Zijun Cao)
      • Bright Spark #2: Influence of Spatially Variable Soil Permeability on Backward Erosion Piping (Bryant Robbins)
      • Bright Spark #3: Sparse Modeling in Geotechnical Engineering (Takayuki Shuku)
    • Short courses
      • Risk Assessment in Geotechnical Engineering (DV Griffiths)
      • Bayesian method and tools for geotechnical practice (Timo Schweckendiek & Yu Wang)
      • Geotechnical reliability-based design examples to improve partial factor design methods (BK Low & KK Phoon)
    • Special sessionhonoring late Prof. TH Wu (KK Phoon and Hsein Juang)
      • 12 presentations
      • A Georisk special issue has been published to honor late Prof. TH Wu
    • Mini-symposium on performance-based design codes & practice, honouring Prof. Yusuke Honjo (Takashi Hara & Yu Otake)
      • 8 presentations
    • Other sessions
      • Advances in geotechnical reliability-based design (Zijun Cao & Dian-Qing Li) 
      • Bayesian method for processing geotechnical data (Shadi Najjar)
      • Bayesian updating: Formalizing the observational method (Iason Papaioannou, Johan Spross & Daniel Straub)
      • Dams, levees and flood risk (Wim Kanning & Bryant Robbins)
      • Effect of spatial variability on seismic performance of soil and rock and associated reliability (Armin Stuedlein & Taeho Bong)
      • Engineering risk sensing by monitoring and inspection (Hongwei Huang & Shinichi Akutagawa) 
      • Inverse analysis in geotechnical engineering (Shin-ichi Nishimura) 
      • Landslide risk assessment and management (Limin Zhang) 
      • Modelling spatial variability in geotechnical engineering (Jinsong Huang & D.V. Griffiths) 
      • Numerical techniques for integrating the spatial variability of soil and groundwater parameters into designing and environmental management (Giovanna Vessia, Diego Di Curzio & Wojciech Pula) 
      • Probabilistic seismic hazard assessment and engineering seismology (J.P. Wang) 
      • Probabilistic site characterization (Yu Wang & Zijun Cao) 
      • Risk assessment of rainfall-induced geo-hazards (Lulu Zhang & Hong-Xing Chen) 
      • Robust geotechnical design in the face of uncertainty (Wenping Gong, Lei Wang & Mengfeng Shen) 
      • Statistics for soil & rock properties and applications (Kok-Kwang Phoon & Marco Uzielli) 
      • Uncertainty & reliability analysis in rock engineering (Rafael Jimenez) 
      • Machine learning for big data: algorithms & applications (Zhongqiang Liu & Zijun Cao) 
      • Case histories (Armin Stuedlein & Faraz Tehrani)
  • 7th International Symposium on Reliability Engineering and Risk Management (ISRERM 2020), originally scheduled during June 5-8 2020, Beijing, China
    • http://www.isrerm2020.com
    • Announcement for COVID-19
      • ISRERM2020 will be postponed to later this year.
      • During the suspended announcement of the symposium schedule, online system will keep open and one is allowed to submit. Deadline for application of student award is also postponed.
    • Important dates
      • Abstract due date: Oct 20 2019
      • Full paper due: originally Dec 31 2019. Online submission is still open during the suspended announcement of the symposium schedule.
    • Sessions organized by TC304 members
      • 01. Uncertainty Quantification and Analysis for Industry 4.0 (Kok-Kwang Phoon, Michael Beer)
      • 07. Data Analytics for Geotechnical Engineering (Jie Zhang, Wei Guo)
      • 08. Real World Uncertainty Quantification and Data‐driven Decision Making (Kok-Kwang Phoon, Zhaohui Chen, Pengfei Wei)
      • 13. Advances in Reliability-based Design: Theory and Applications (Zi-Jun Cao, Jian Ji, Wen-Ping Gong)
  • 16th International Conference of the International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (IACMAG 2020), Jul 1-4 2020, Torino, Italy
    • www.iacmag2020.org
    • Announcement for COVID-19
      • Early registration deadline postponed to April 30, 2020.
      • It is expected that the situation in Italy will be fully recovered by July and that the conference can take place as scheduled. However, situations in other areas of the world may be delayed. Therefore, we may consider allowing some Authors to participate by video conference or, in a worst scenario, to postpone the date of the conference. We will provide updated information by May.
      • While asking all Authors of accepted papers to register for the conference we recommend that participants postpone making travel and accommodation bookings unless reimbursement is guaranteed. You will have time to do so in May. Registration is indeed needed to allow for the indexed conference proceedings to be prepared on time.
    • Important dates
      • Full paper due: December 15, 2019
      • Early registration fee deadline extended to April 30, 2020
    • TC304 session (MS8) on “Probabilistic site characterization and data analytics” (Jianye Ching, Yu Wang, and Kok-Kwang Phoon)
      • 8 submissions
  • The 6th National Symposium on Engineering Risk & Insurance Research (NSERIR6), Aug 7-9 2020, Chongqing University, Chongqing, China (Chairs: Hongwei Huang & Haijia Wen)
    • TC304/TC309 Student Contest (Wenping Gong, Andy Leung, Zijun Cao, Lei Wang & Hai-Qing Yang)
      • 20 participation groups
      • Jul 31 2020: Submission of full length paper
      • Aug 7-9 15 2020: Student Contest
      • Contact: Prof. Hai-Qing Yang (yanghaiqing06@163.com)
  • 6th International Conference on Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterization (ISC’6), September 7-11 2020, Budapest, Hungary
    • http://www.isc6.org/
    • Abstract deadline March 31 2019
    • Possible TC304 session
    • Possible TC304/TC309 meeting
  • 18th International Probabilistic Workshop (IPW 2020), September 23-25, 2020, University of Minho, Guimaraes, Portugal
    • https://ipw2020.com/  
    • Important Dates
      • Nov 30 2019 Abstract submission due (probably extended to Dec 31)
      • Feb 29 2020 Full paper submission due
    • Session related to TC304: Reliability in Geotechnical Engineering (Timo Schweckendiek & Bram van den Eijnden)
  • 7th Asian-Pacific Symposium on Structural Reliability and its Applications (APSSRA2020), Oct 4-7 2020, Tokyo, Japan (Ikumasa Yoshida & Shin-chi Nishimura)
    • http://risk.arch.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/APSSRA2020/index.html
    • Announcement for COVID-19
      • Full paper submission deadline postponed to May 15
      • The Organizing Committee is preparing to hold APSSRA2020 as planned with the first priority of the health and safety of participants. We are also considering to bring in a new and IT-enhanced style for participants who could not come to the symposium venue as planned.
      • In case of the further situation change such as the authority's request to postpone, we might reschedule the symposium. We will continue to monitor the situation closely and provide updates timely.
    • Important Dates
      • Dec 15 2019 Abstract submission due
      • May 15 2020 Full paper submission due
      • June 15 2020 Notification of acceptance
    • 5th TC304 Suzanne Lacasse Lecture
      • Risk informed landslide hazard mitigation in mountain highway design (Limin Zhang)
    • Sessions related to TC304
      • Machine Learning for Civil Engineering (M. Kohiyama, S. Wu, WenGang Zhang, Takayuki Shuku)
      • Current Trend on Statistical Methods for Engineering Analyses (M. Beer, B.U. Park, K.K. Phoon, K. Zuev, M. Faes)
      • Risk Analysis and Management of Geotechnical Problem (Shin-ichi Nishimura, Lulu Zhang)
      • Probabilistic Site Characterization: Planning, Data Analytics and Value of Information (Yu Wang, Hui Wang, Shin-ichi Nishimura)
      • Probabilistic Methods and Reliability-based Design in Geotechnical Engineering (Jinhui Li, Zijun Cao, Yu Otake)
    • TC304/TC309 Student Contest (Andy Leung, Zijun Cao, Lei Wang & Takayuki Shuku)
    • Learning about a Site using Sparse Site-Specific Data — Recent Advancements (J Ching and KK Phoon)
    • Short course
      • Geotechnical reliability-based design examples to improve partial factor design methods (BK Low & KK Phoon)
      • KK mentioned about the possibility that TC304 Young Group (Andy Leung, Zijun Cao, and Lei Wang) presents the short videos as a short course in APPSRA 2020. Jianye will discuss this possibility with Young Group.
  • 6th Int. Conf. on Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterization (ISC'6), September 7-11 2020, Budapest, Hungary.
    • TC304 is organizing a special session together with TC309 on "Probabilistic site characterization and data analytics"
    • The topics relevant to this session include, but are not limited to the following:
      • Soil/rock databases
      • Statistical characterization of soil/rock data
      • Correlations and transformation models
      • Characterization of spatial variability
      • Statistical uncertainty in site characterization
      • Machine learning methods
      • Bayesian approaches
      • Impact on reliability‐based design
    • If you are keen to submit abstracts to this conference, please submit through the conference website (http://www.isc6.org/), preferably by March 31, and also send a copy to Jianye Ching (jyching@gmail.com).
  • 18th Nordic Geotechncial Meeting (NGM2020) & 14th Baltic Sea Geotechnical Conference (BSGC2020), May 25-27 2020, Helsinki, Finland
  • 13th International Conference on Structural Safety & Reliability (ICOSSAR 2021), Jun 21-25 2021, Tongji University, Shanghai, China
    • http://www.icossar2021.org/
    • Important dates
      • Abstracts due: May 31 2020
      • Full paper due: Dec 31 2020
    • TC304 Sessions
      • Bayesian analysis of structural and geotechnical models (Iason Papaioannou, Costas Papadimitriou, Daniel Straub, Jie Zhang)
      • Hazard and risk assessment of earthquake-induced landslides (Cong Xu & Qing Lü)
      • Soft Computing Methods for Geotechnical Infrastructures (Wengang Zhang)
      • Machine learning and data analytics in geotechnical site investigation (Yu Wang & Hui Wang)
      • Multi-source and multi-methodological data fusion to improve the reliability of geo-engineering and environmental characterization, urban planning, and geotechnical designing (Di Curzio Diego, Castrignanò Annamaria, Pula Wojciech & Vessia Giovanna)
      • Uncertainty characterization of the geological model and its influences (Wenping Gong & Lei Wang)

2. Short courses:

  • “Statistical estimation of soil properties” (KK Phoon & J Ching), 6ISRERM, Singapore  “Reliability and risk analysis in geotechnical practice” (in Dutch) (Wim Kanning and Timo Schweckendiek) for 20 Dutch practicing engineers, October 7-8 2018, The Netherlands
  •  “Limit states design" (probabilistic aspects) (Dennis Becker & Gordon Fenton), Sep 23 2018, Geo-Edmonton, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  •  “Use of Bayesian statistical methods in geotechnical engineering” (Jinsong Huang), July 31 2018, Sydney, Australia
  •  “Probabilistic methods in geotechnical engineering” (D. V. Griffiths), August 6 2018, Sydney, Australia
  •  “Quantitative risk assessment in geotechnical engineering” (D. V. Griffiths), NZGS. May 28 2018, Wellington, NZ; NZGS. June 5 2018, Christchurch, NZ; CGSE, August 6 2018, UTS Sydney, Australia.
  •  “Quantitative risk assessment in geotechnical engineering” and RFEM Workshop (D. V. Griffiths), Escuela Ingenieria de Colombia. October 12-13 2018, Bogota, Colombia.
  •  “Probabilistic methods in geotechnical engineering” and RFEM Workshop (D. V. Griffiths), 1-5 days for a major geotechnical consulancy. December 11-12 2018, Sydney, Australia.
  • “Uncertainty and Reliability in Engineering” (Iason Papaioannou & Daniel Straub), March 11-12 2019, Munich, Germany.
  • Risk Assessment in Geotechnical Engineering (DV Griffiths), ISGSR2019, December 11-13, 2019, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Bayesian method and tools for geotechnical practice (Timo Schweckendiek & Yu Wang), ISGSR2019, December 11-13, 2019, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Geotechnical reliability-based design examples to improve partial factor design methods (BK Low & KK Phoon) , ISGSR2019, December 11-13, 2019, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • DV Griffiths will deliver short courses at the following cities
    • Pittsburgh, PA, USA, for the Pittsburgh G-I Chapter, April 2020 (postponed due to Covid-19)
    • Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland, for the New Zealand Geotechnical Society (NZGS), May/June 2020
    • Perth, Australia, for the Western Australia Chapter of the Australian Geomechanics Society (AGS), August 2020
    • Durham and Glasgow, UK, for the British Geotechnical Association (BGA), October 2020

3. Keynote lectures:

  • Special lecture “Optimising Site Investigations Using a Risk-based Approach” (Mark Jaksa), May 8-9 2018, Australian Geomechanics Society, Tasmanian and Victorian Chapters.
  • Keynote lecture “Bayesian data mining for a generic geotechnical database” (J Ching & KK Phoon), 6ISRERM, May 31-June 1 2018, Singapore
  • Plenary lecture “Smart sensing on tunnel defects by artificial intelligence” (HW Huang), 6ISRERM, May 31-June 1 2018, Singapore
  • Keynote lecture “Smart Sensing on Infrastructure Safety by WSN” (Hongwei Huang), 5th Joint Workshop on Building / Civil Engineering between Tongji & Tokyo Tech, July 26-27 2018, Tokyo, Japan
  • Keynote lecture “Individual and regional risk assessments of landslides” (Jinsong Huang), Australian Geoscience Council Convention, October 14-18 2018, Adelaide, Australia
  • Round table lecture on "Lessons from the past and perspectives for the future of Geotechnical Engineering" (Waldemar Hachich), GEOJOVEM 2018, August 28 2018-September 1 2018, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.
  • Special lecture on "Reliability of soil nailing structures" (Waldemar Hachich), COBRAMSEG 2018, August 28 2018-September 1 2018, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.
  • Keynote lecture “Robust Design and Maintenance in Geostructural System” (Hongwei Huang), 3rd International Workshop on Resiliency of Urban Tunnels and Pipelines, October 1 2018, Hannover, Germany
  • Keynote on "Risk Assessment and Civil Infrastructure" (DV Griffiths), EXPOingenieria World Congress, Medellin, Colombia.
  • Keynote lecture “Individual and regional risk assessments of landslides” (Jinsong Huang), Australian Geoscience Council Convention, October 14-18 2018, Adelaide, Australia
  • Panelist and main workshop speaker on "The Role of Water and Climate Change in Geotechnical Risk" (DV Griffiths), CARe2018 Conference, October 26-28 2018, Hong Kong
  • Keynote lecture “Robust Design and Maintenance in Geostructural System” (Hongwei Huang), 3rd International Workshop on Resiliency of Urban Tunnels and Pipelines, October 1 2018, Hannover, Germany
  • Keynote lecture “Smart Sensing on Metro Tunnel Safety by WSN” (Hongwei Huang), 2nd International Metrorail Forum Turkey, October 4-5 2018, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Keynote on "Risk Assessment and Civil Infrastructure" (DV Griffiths), EXPOingenieria World Congress, Medellin, Colombia.
  • Keynote lecture “Smart Sensing on Metro Tunnel Safety by WSN” (Hongwei Huang), 2nd International Metrorail Forum Turkey, October 4-5 2018, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Panelist and main workshop speaker on "The Role of Water and Climate Change in Geotechnical Risk" (DV Griffiths), CARe2018 Conference, October 26-28 2018, Hong Kong
  • 10th Lumb Lecture on “The Story of Statistics in Geotechnical Engineering” (KK Phoon), University of Hong Kong, December 6 2018, Hong Kong, China
  • Wilson Tang Lecture: Geological Uncertainty: A Missing Element in Geotechnical Reliability Analysis (Hsein Juang)
  • Suzanne Lacasse Lecture: Managing Risk in Geotechnical Engineering – from Data to Digitalization (KK Phoon)
  • Challenges in Determining Rock Mass Properties for Reliability-Based Design (John Harrison)
  • Quantitative Risk Assessment of Individual Landslides (Jinsong Huang)
  • Dam Safety Risk Analysis and Risk Management Practice at the Bureau of Reclamation: Lessons Learned from over Two Decades of Experience (Karen Knight)
  • Honing Safety and Reliability Aspects in the Evolution of Eurocode 7 (Trevor Orr)
  • Bayesian Perspective on Ground Property Variability for Geotechnical Practice (Yu Wang)
  • Evaluating Metropolitan Hazard Risks under Extreme Rainstorms (Limin Zhang)
  • Bright Spark #1: Values of Monte Carlo Samples for Geotechnical Reliability-Based Design (Zijun Cao)
  • Bright Spark #2: Influence of Spatially Variable Soil Permeability on Backward Erosion Piping (Bryant Robbins)
  • Bright Spark #3: Sparse Modeling in Geotechnical Engineering (Takayuki Shuku)

  • TC304 Special issue in International Journal of Geoengineering Case histories (Andy Leung)
  • Article “The Goldilocks Dilemma – Too Little or Too Much Data?” in ASCE-GI GeoStrata Jan-Feb 2020 (KK Phoon)
  • Georisk Spotlight Article “The story of statistics in geotechnical engineering” (KK Phoon)
  • The 5th edition of the textbook "Programming the Finite Element Method" by Smith, Griffiths and Margetts, John Wiley & Sons, has recently been published in the Chinese language (2017): http://product.dangdang.com/25083010.html
  • Chinese translation of Phoon, K. K. & Retief, J. V. (2016), Reliability of Geotechnical Structures in ISO2394 (CRC Press/Balkema) by D.Q. Li, X.S. Tang, Z.J., Cao: 李典庆、唐小松、曹子君. 2018. 基于 ISO2394 的岩土工程可靠度设计, China Water & Power Press (中国水利水电出版社).
  • Special Collection of the ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems: Part A on “Bayesian Learning Methods for Geotechnical Data” (Kelvin Yuen, Jianye Ching & Kok-Kwang Phoon)
    • Measuring similarity between site-specific data and records in a geotechnical database (Jianye Ching & Kok-Kwang Phoon)
    • Bayesian learning-based data analysis of uniaxial compressive strength of rock: relevance feature selection and prediction reliability assessment (He-Qing Mu & Ka-Veng Yuen)
    • Optimization of Site Exploration Programs for Slope Reliability Assessment (Shui-Hua Jiang, Iason Papaioannou, and Daniel Straub)
    • Bayesian Updating of Model Parameters by Iterative Particle Filter with Importance Sampling (Ikumasa Yoshida and Takayuki Shuku)
    • Bayesian supervised learning of site-specific geotechnical spatial variability from sparse measurements (Yue Hu, Yu Wang, Tengyuan Zhao, Kok-Kwang Phoon)
    • Broad Learning System for Nonparametric Modeling of Clay Parameters (Sin-Chi Kuok & Ka-Veng Yuen)
    • Developing region-specific liquefaction assessment criterion for Bachu region, China (Yixun Ge, Jie Zhang, Liuwen Zhu, Wentang Zhen)
  • Special Collection of the ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems: Part B on “Probabilistic Site Characterization” (KK Phoon)
    • Adeyemi Emman Aladejare and Yu Wang: Sources of Uncertainty in Site Characterization and Their Impact on Geotechnical Reliability-Based Design,
    • Jianye Ching, Kok-Kwang Phoon, James L. Beck, and Yong Huang: Identifiability of Geotechnical Site-Specific Trend Functions
    • Anders Prästings, Johan Spross, Rasmus Müller, Stefan Larsson, William Bjureland, and Fredrik Johansson: Implementing the Extended Multivariate Approach in Design with Partial Factors for a Retaining Wall in Clay
    • Xiao-Hui Qi, Wan-Huan Zhou, and Ka-Veng Yuen: Detection of Stationary Markovian Zones in a Geologically Heterogeneous Area
    • Meng-Yao Shen, Zi-Jun Cao, Dian-Qing Li, and Yu Wang: Probabilistic Characterization of Site-Specific Inherent Variability of Undrained Shear Strength Using Both Indirect and Direct Measurements
    • Te Xiao, Li-Min Zhang, Xue-You Li, and Dian-Qing Li: Probabilistic Stratification Modeling in Geotechnical Site Characterization
  • Phoon, KK & Retief, JV (2016). “Reliability of Geotechnical Structures in ISO2394”, CRC Press/Balkema, Leiden, The Netherlands – published
  • Georisk Special Issue on “Distinctive and Critical Elements in Geotechnical Risk and Reliability” (Yu Wang) – (Georisk Volume 10, Issue 4, Dec 2016)
    • John T. Christian and Gregory B. Baecher, Sources of uncertainty in liquefaction triggering procedures
    • Yu Wang, Oluwatosin Victor Akeju and Zijun Cao, Bayesian Equivalent Sample Toolkit (BEST): an Excel VBA program for probabilistic characterisation of geotechnical properties from limited observation data
    • Wen-Chao Huang and Hong-Wen Yu, Variability of levee failure mechanisms subject to heavy rainfalls, case studies in Taiwan
    • Jonathan C. Huffman, John P. Martin and Armin W. Stuedlein, Calibration and assessment of reliability-based serviceability limit state procedures for foundation engineering
    • Jianye Ching, Kok-Kwang Phoon and Tsai-Jung Wu, Spatial correlation for transformation uncertainty and its applications
    • Shin-ichi Nishimura, Toshifumi Shibata and Takayuki Shuku, Diagnosis of earth-fill dams by synthesised approach of sounding and surface wave method
  • 10th Anniversary Issue for Georisk (Georisk Volume 11, Issue 1, 2017http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/ngrk20/11/1?nav=tocList (open access)
    • Phoon K. K., Role of reliability calculations in geotechnical design
    • Adeyemi Emman Aladejare & Yu Wang, Evaluation of rock property variability
    • Richard J. Bathurst & Sina Javankhoshdel, Influence of model type, bias and input parameter variability on reliability analysis for simple limit states in soil-structure interaction problems
    • Jinbo Chen & Robert B. Gilbert, Offshore Pile System Model Biases and Reliability
    • J. Michael Duncan & Matthew D. Sleep, The Need for Judgement in Geotechnical Reliability Studies
    • Ahmad Kahiel, Shadi Najjar, & Salah Sadek, Reliability-Based Design of Spread Footings on Clays Reinforced with Aggregate Piers
    • Sara Khoshnevisan, Lei Wang & C. Hsein Juang, Response Surface-Based Robust Geotechnical Design of Supported Excavation - Spreadsheet-Based Solution
    • Trevor Orr, Defining and selecting characteristic values of geotechnical parameters for designs to Eurocode 7
    • Iason Papaioannou & Daniel Straub, Learning Soil Parameters and Updating Geotechnical Reliability Estimates under Spatial Variability – Theory and Application to Shallow Foundations 
    • Rita Sousa, Karim S. Karam, Ana Laura Costa & Herbert H. Einstein, Exploration and Decision Making in Geotechnical Engineering - A Case Study
    • Te Xiao, Dian-Qing Li, Zi-Jun Cao, Xiao-Song Tang, Full Probabilistic Design of Slopes in Spatially Variable Soils Using Simplified Reliability Analysis Method
  • Geotechnical Safety and Reliability: Honoring Wilson H. Tang (GSP 286) (ASCE GI-RAM; Eds.: Hsein Juang, Bob Gilbert, Limin Zhang, Jie Zhang, and Lulu Zhang)
  • Special Collection on “Probabilistic site characterization” in ASME-ASCE Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems (KK) – (11 abstracts accepted)
  • The 5th edition of the textbook "Programming the Finite Element Method" by Smith, Griffiths and Margetts, John Wiley & Sons, has recently been published in the Chinese language (2017): http://product.dangdang.com/25083010.html

  • 16th Asian Regional Conference (16ARC) on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Oct 14-18 2019, Taipei, Taiwan (Der-Wen Chang)
    • http://www.16arc.org
    • TC304 session on “Geotechnical risk/reliability and data analysis” (JP Wang & J Ching)
      • Abstract due: March 31 2018
    • Short course (KK Phoon & J Ching)
    • Keynote (J Ching & KK Phoon)
  • (ISSMGE conferences) 19th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ICSMGE 2017), Sep 17-22 2017, Seoul, Korea (https://www.icsmge2017.org/)
    • Suzanne Lacasse Lecture by Farrokh Nadim on "Reliability-Based Approach for Robust Geotechnical Design" (19 Sep 2017)
    • Joint TC205/TC304 Workshop , Sep 20 2017 (Chairs: Brian & KK)
      • Nine presentations were delivered by the discussion leaders culminating in an interesting discussion on future directions and challenges. 
      • 150 hard copies were printed for distribution during the workshop.
      • The final report is also distributed through the conference USB and TC304 website: http://140.112.12.21/issmge/tc304.htm
    • TC304 discussion session, Sep 20 2017 (Chairs: KK & Jaehyun)
      • Hyunki delivered an overview of “Engineering practice of risk assessment and management (TC 304)” as General Reporter.
      • There are 11 papers, but only 9 papers were presented.
    • TC205 held a board/technical meeting in ICSMGE 2017. The meeting will be partly administrative but mainly an opportunity for discussion about limit state design, partial factor design and performance based design (Brian)

  • Joint TC205/TC304 Working Group on “Discussion of statistical/reliability methods for Eurocodes” (Brian, KK)
    • The “Joint TC205/TC304 Working Group on ‘Discussion of statistical/reliability methods for Eurocodes’ – Final Report” was compiled for presentation in 19ICSMGE
    • The final report is also distributed through the 19ICSMGE conference USB, which can also be downloaded here

 

Lead discusser

Topic

Interim report

Chapter

 Malcolm Bolton

(mdb@eng.cam.ac.uk)

Limitations of reliability analysis

Download powerpoint

Chap 9

 Jianye Ching

(jyching@gmail.com)

Transformation uncertainties & multivariate soil data

Download report

Chap 1

 Peter Day

(day@jaws.co.za)

Practical geotechnical design using reliability based design methods

Download report

Chap 3

 Kerstin Lesny

(kerstin.lesny@hcu-hamburg.de)

Evaluation and consideration of model uncertainties in reliability based design

Download report

Chap 2

 Dianqing Li

(dianqing@whu.edu.cn)

Incorporating spatial variability into geotechnical reliability based design

Download report

Chap 7

 BK Low

(CBKLOW@ntu.edu.sg)

EXCEL-based direct reliability analysis and its potential role to complement Eurocodes

Download report

Chap 4

 Sónia H. Marques

(sonia.h@fe.up.pt)

Imprecise probabilistic and interval approaches applied to partial factor design

Download report

Chap 8

 Brian Simpson

(brian.simpson@arup.com)

Robustness

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Chap 10

 Yu Wang

(yuwang@cityu.edu.hk)

Selection of characteristic values for rock and soil properties using Bayesian statistics and prior knowledge

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Chap 5

 Jie Zhang

(cezhangjie@gmail.com)

Bayesian method: a natural tool for processing geotechnical information

Download report

Chap 6

 

 

  • Directory of national reliability-based design (RBD) groups

 

To strengthen and coordinate activities between TC304 and national groups, particularly those engaging in developing reliability-based design codes, we propose to maintain a directory at our TC304 website as a start.  We welcome participation from anyone who are interested in RBD codes for geotechnical engineering – formal membership in national code committees is not necessary. 

 

The sample entries would be posted in our TC304 website.  Do submit other national entries to Jianye.

 

Country

Name

Affiliation

Email

Code committee(s)

Canada

Gordon Fenton

Dalhousie University

gordon.fenton@dal.ca

Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code

Dennis Becker

Golder Associates

dennis_becker@golder.com

 

Dave Dundas

 

 

 

Richard Bathurst

Royal Military College of Canada

bathurst-r@rmc.ca

 

The Netherlands

Schweckendiek, Timo

Deltares / Delft university of Technology

timo.schweckendiek@deltares.nl

Eurocode 7 (WG1/TG1),
ENW (Dutch Expertise Network for Flood Protection),
WBI2017 (Flood Defences)

Kanning, Wim

Deltares / Delft university of Technology

wim.kanning@deltares.nl

WBI2017 (Flood Defences)

Teixeira, Ana

Deltares

ana.teixeira@deltares.nl

WBI2017 (Flood Defences)

Van der Krogt, Mark

Deltares

mark.vanderkrogt@deltares.nl

WBI2017 (Flood Defences)

Calle, Ed

Deltares

ed.calle@deltares.nl

ENW (Dutch Expertise Network for Flood Protection)

Hicks, Michael

Delft University of Technology

m.a.hicks@tudelft.nl

 

Vardon, Phil

Delft University of Technology

p.j.vardon@tudelft.nl

 

Jommi, Cristina

Delft University of Technology / Deltares

c.jommi@tudelft.nl

Eurocode 7 (WG3/TG4)

Gavin, Ken

Delft University of Technology / Deltares

k.g.gavin@tudelft.nl

 

Van der Meer, Martin

Fugro

m.vandermeer@fugro.nl

ENW (Dutch Expertise Network for Flood Protection)

Rijneveld, Ben

Fugro

b.rijneveld@fugro.nl

 

Jongejan, Ruben

Jongejan RMC

ruben.jongejan@jongejanrmc.com

ENW (Dutch Expertise Network for Flood Protection)

Bisschop, Cor

Greenrivers

c_bisschop@hotmail.com

 

Cools, Paul

Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment

paul.cools@rws.nl

 

Van Hemert, Henk

Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment

henk.van.hemert@rws.nl

ENW (Dutch Expertise Network for Flood Protection)

De Visser, Marieke

Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment

marieke.devisser@rws.nl

 

Koopmans, Rimmer

Arcadis

rimmer.koopmans@arcadis.nl

 

Wolters, Herm Jan

IV Infra

hermjan.wolters@iv-infra.nl

 

Lengkeek, Arny

Witteveen & Bos

arny.lengkeek@witbo.nl

 

Everts, Bert

ABT

bert.everts@abt.eu

 

Viehofer, Thomas

Royal Haskoning DHV

thomas.viehofer@rhdhv.nl

 

Tsimopoulou, Vana

Van Oord

vana.tsimopoulou@vanoord.nl

 

Vastenburg, Erik

HHNK (water board)

erik.vastenburg@hhnk.nl

 

Effing, Bas

Rivierenland (water board)

bas.effing@wsrl.nl

 

 Michel de Koning

CRUX Engineering BV dekoning@cruxbv.nl  

South Korea

Park, Jae Hyun

Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology

jaehyeon@kict.re.kr

Committee Highway & cable stayed bridge design codes & Secretary_KGS Limit state design discussion group

Kwak, Kiseok

Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology

kskwak@kict.re.kr

Committee_Highway bridge design code & Chair, KGS Limit state design discussion group

Chung, Choong Ki

Seoul National University

geolabs@snu.ac.kr

Committee_Highway bridge design code

Lim, Jong Seok

Mokpo National University

jslim@mokpo.ac.kr

Kim, Byung Il

Myong Ji University

bikim@mju.ac.kr

Cho, Sung Min

Korea Expressway Coorperation

chosmin@ex.co.kr

Jung, Sang Seom

Yonsei University

soj9081@yonsei.ac.kr

Committee_Cable stayed bridge code

Chung, Moonkyung

Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology

mkchung@kict.re.kr

Yoon, Gil Lim

Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology

glyoon@kiost.ac.kr

Committee_Harbor and port design code

Jung, Gyung Ja

Korea Expressway Coorperation

gjjung@ex.co.kr

 

Kim, Dongwook

Incheon National University

wookdong2@gmail.com

 

Kim, Hyun Ki

Kookmin University

geotech@kookmin.ac.kr

 

Huh, Jungwon

Chonnam National University

jwonhuh@jnu.ac.kr

 

China

Huang, Hongwei

Tongji University

huanghw@tongji.edu.cn

China National Code for risk management of underground works in urban rail transit

Li, Jie

Tongji University

lijie@tongji.edu.cn

 

Jin, Weiliang

Zhejiang University

jinwl@zju.edu.cn

 

Gong, Jinxing

Dalian University of Technology

gong_jx.vip@eyou.com

 

Li, Jingpei

Tongji University

lijp2773@tongji.edu.cn

 

Zhang, Jie

Tongji University

cezhangjie@tongji.edu.cn

 

Li, Dianqing

Wuhan University

dianqing@whu.edu.cn

 

Zhang, Lulu

Shanghai Jiaotong University

lulu_zhang@sjtu.edu.cn

 

Jin, Xinyang

China construction science research institute

jinxinyang@cabrtech.com

 

Zhao, Jida

China construction science research institute

zhaojida@cabrtech.com

Unified standard for reliability design of building structures

Lv, Dagang

Harbin institute of technology

ludagang@hit.edu.cn

Unified standard for reliability design of building structures

Zhang, Yuling

China academy of railway science

zyl@rails.com.cn

 

Cao, Zijiun

Wuhan University

zijuncao@whu.edu.cn

 

Portugal

Sónia H. Marques

Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (FEUP)

sonia.h@fe.up.pt

 

Celeste Jorge

National Laboratory for Civil Engineering

cjorge@lnec.pt

 

         

# Type Full Name Country
1 Chair Jianye Ching Chinese Taipei
2 Vice Chair Armin Stuedlein United States
3 Secretary Jie Zhang China
4 Nominated by TC Chair Zijun Cao China
5 Nominated by TC Chair Yu Wang Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
6 Nominated by TC Chair Giovanna Vessia Italy
7 Nominated by TC Chair Yan-Guo Zhou China
8 Nominated Member Hongwei Huang China
9 Nominated Member Dianqing Li China
10 Nominated Member Makoto Suzuki Japan
11 Nominated Member Shinichi Nishimura Japan
12 Nominated Member Shadi Najjar Lebanon
13 Corresponding Member Lulu Zhang China
14 Corresponding Member Jinhui Li China
15 Corresponding Member Zijun Cao China
16 Corresponding Member Kevin Foye United States
17 Nominated Member Charng Juang United States
18 Corresponding Member Lance Roberts United States
19 Nominated Member Adrian Rodriguez-Marek United States
20 Nominated Member Vaughan Griffiths United States
21 Nominated Member Patrick Arnold Germany
22 Corresponding Member Axel Moellmann Germany
23 Nominated Member Florence Ko Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
24 Nominated Member Limin Zhang Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
25 Nominated Member Bak Kong Low Singapore
26 Corresponding Member Sónia Hortência Portugal
27 Nominated Member Laura Caldeira Portugal
28 Corresponding Member Celeste Jorge Portugal
29 Nominated Member Rafael Jiménez Spain
30 Nominated Member Farrokh Nadim Norway
31 Nominated Member M.L. KHOLMYANSKY Russia
32 Corresponding Member Ikumasa Yoshida Japan
33 Nominated Member Lars Olsson Sweden
34 Nominated Member Anne BERGERE France
35 Nominated Member Ali Noorzad Iran
36 Nominated Member Patrick Ganne Belgium
37 Nominated Member Mark Jaksa Australia
38 Nominated Member Jacques ROBERT France
39 Nominated Member Arjan Grashuis Netherlands
40 Nominated Member Zeynep Aslay Turkey
41 Nominated Member Baris Trak Turkey
42 Nominated Member Pavlos Tyrologou Greece
43 Nominated Member Ioannis Zevgolis Greece
44 Nominated Member Prof. Dasaka S. Murty India
45 Nominated Member Malcolm Eddleston United Kingdom
46 Corresponding Member Marco Redaelli United Kingdom
47 Nominated Member Hyun-Ki Kim South Korea
48 Nominated Member Gil Lim Yoon South Korea
49 Corresponding Member Jin Man Kim South Korea
50 Corresponding Member Chan-Young Yune South Korea
51 Nominated Member Timo Schweckendiek Netherlands
52 Corresponding Member Robert Berkelaar Netherlands
53 Corresponding Member Martin van Staveren Netherlands
54 Nominated Member Jinsong Huang Australia
55 Corresponding Member Marco Uzielli Italy
56 Nominated Member Michele Calvello Italy
57 Nominated Member Johan Spross Sweden
58 Nominated Member Zhongqiang Liu Norway
59 Nominated Member António Topa Gomes Portugal
60 Corresponding Member Elham Mahmoudi Germany
61 Corresponding Member Qing LÜ China
62 Corresponding Member He-Qing Mu China
63 Nominated Member Hendra Jitno Indonesia
64 Corresponding Member Jae Hyun Park South Korea
65 Nominated Member Leena Korkiala-Tanttu Finland
66 Corresponding Member Jianfeng Xue Australia
67 Corresponding Member Andy Leung Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
68 Corresponding Member Anders Prästings Sweden
69 Nominated Member Giovanni Vannucchi Italy
70 Corresponding Member RUPAM MAHANTA India
71 Nominated Member Iason Papaioannou Germany
72 Nominated Member Wojciech Puła Poland
73 Nominated Member Waldemar Coelho Hachich Brazil
74 Nominated Member Priti Maheswari India
75 Nominated Member Carlos Javier Sainea Vargas Colombia
76 Corresponding Member Wengang Zhang China
77 Corresponding Member Wenping Gong China
78 Nominated Member Kok Kwang Phoon Singapore
79 Corresponding Member Lucia Simeoni Italy
80 Nominated Member Jui- Pin Wang Chinese Taipei
81 Nominated Member Richard Bathurst Canada
82 Corresponding Member Takayuki Shuku Japan
83 Nominated Member Gordon Fenton Canada
84 Nominated Member Marcin Chwała Poland
85 Corresponding Member Han-Saem Kim South Korea

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