Bright Spark Lecture Award - Africa

We are pleased to announce Charles John Macrobert has been selected as the recipient of ISSMGE Africa Bright Spark Lecture award.  He will speak at a special lecture session at the conference to be held in Cape Town, South Africa, on 7 - 9 October 2019.

Here is his biography:

Charles John Macrobert

Dr. Charles John Macrobert, received his BSc (Eng) degree from the University of Cape Town, and both his MSc (Eng) and PhD from the University of the Witwatersrand. He is currently a senior lecturer of geotechnical engineering in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of the Witwatersrand. His research interests lie predominantly in understanding the tacit knowledge required in geotechnical engineering, considering the interaction of seepage with geo-materials and the interpretation of in-situ dynamic penetrometer tests.