China – Europe Conference on Geotechnical Engineering

China – Europe Conference on Geotechnical Engineering


The China-Europe Conference on Geotechnical Engineering will be held in Vienna, August 13 – 16, 2018. China has the most construction activities of the world. Europe is the cradle of modern soil mechanics and geotechnical engineering. This conference will link the birth place of modern soil mechanics with the country with most construction and research activities. This conference offers a platform for engaging leading experts from China, Europe and beyond, with the following features:

  • Broad topic coverage from theory to practice
  • Focus on state-of-the-art in practice and emerging trends in research
  • Medium-sized event to promote interaction and communication
  • Proceedings in Springer Series in Geomechanics & Geoengineering (EI)
  • Selected papers to be published in Acta Geotechnica


The conference will be organized by Prof. W. Wu (Vienna, Austria) and Prof. H.S. Yu (Leeds, UK) with support from ISSMGE and the Chinese Institution of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering.

Contact Information

Prof. H.S. Yu, School of Civil Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK, Tel. 0044 113 343 6703, Email:


Prof. W. Wu, Institute of Geotechnical Engineering, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna (BOKU), 1180 Vienna, Austria, Tel. 0043 1 47654 87300, Email:



Institute of Geotechnical Engineering, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna (BOKU) and University of Leeds, UK

Contact Information

  • Contact person: Secretariat of the Institute of Geotechnical Engineering, BOKU
  • Address: Feistmantelstrasse 4
  • Email:



Additional Information

Important dates: Abstract due: 31. December 2017 Extended abstract: 31. February 2018 Acceptance of extended abstract: 31. April 2018