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ISSMGE Council elects Jean-Louis Briaud as President and chooses venue for 18ICSMGE.

At the Council Meeting in Alexandria on 4 October 2009, Professor Jean-Louis Briaud was elected as the next President of ISSMGE for the period 2009 - 2013. Other key points from the Council Meeting are: The Vice-Presidents for the period 2009-2013 will be: Africa - Dr Samuel E ...

Prof. Georg Stefanoff - From the Bulgarian Society for SMFE

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On May 14th, 2009 Georg Stefanoff, Professor Emeritus of the University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy - Sofia (UACEG) and Doctor Honoris Causa (1993) of the Technical University Vienna celebrated his ninetieth birthday.   To read the full report pl ...

XVI Károly Széchy Memorial Session and XIX Geotechnical Evening Forum

Please click on the link below to read a report on the XVI Károly Széchy Memorial Session and XIX Geotechnical Evening Forum, submittted by the Hungarian National Committee of ISSMGE. Széchy-memorial lecture 2010.pdf (310.67 kB) ...

Professor Alexander Fadeev (15th November 1937 - 4th April 2010)

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 Civil Engineering University. In 1995 he became the scientific advisor for “Podzemstroyreconstruction”, a major construction company in Saint Petersburg, Russia.  Professor A. Fadeev supervised 25 PhD students and 3 Dr. Technical Science students. He ...

Professor Briaud gives keynote lecture at the 2010 Piling and Deep Foundations Conference in Dubai, UAE.

Please click on the link below to read a report on the President of ISSMGE Professor Jean-Louis Briaud's travels to Dubai in January 2010. Press Release_Dubai-UAE.pdf (484.81 kB)

Professor Briaud gives the keynote lecture at the 2010 Korean Geotechnical Society National Conference in Seoul, Korea.

Please click on the link below to read a report on the President of ISSMGE Professor Jean-Louis Briaud's travels to Seoul in March 2010. Press Release_Seoul Korea.pdf (658.71 kB)

Professor Briaud contributes to International Seminar in Dominican Republic to help Haiti and the region.

Please click on the link below to read a report on the President of ISSMGE Professor Jean-Louis Briaud's travels to the Dominican Republic in April 2010. Dominican Republic-Haiti.pdf (449.98 kB)

KGS-KGS Joint Geotechnical Seminar in Kazakhstan

As described in the Memorandum of Understanding between the Kazakhstan Geotechnical Society (KGS) and the Korean Geotechnical Society (KGS), a joint KGS-KGS geotechnical seminar was held on 21-22 July, 2010 in Astana (Kazakhstan) to commemorate the Year of Korea in Kazakhstan (2 ...

ISSMGE President vists Moscow - Press Release

Professor Jean-Louis Briaud is President of ISSMGE, the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering and Buchanan Chair Professor at Texas A&M University. He recently travelled to Moscow, Russia to visit with geotechnical engineers and participate in ...

ISSMGE President visits Taiwan - Press Release

Professor Jean-Louis Briaud is President of ISSMGE, the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering and Buchanan Chair Professor at Texas A&M University. He recently travelled to Taipei, Taiwan to visit with geotechnical engineers and participate in ...