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Tensar Expands Global Outlook

TENSAR EXPANDS GLOBAL OUTLOOK  Two internal promotions, Joe Cavanaugh and Ian Fraser, emphasize the world-wide vision of the Tensar International business. For a full press release, please click here

18th Széchy Károly Memorial Session

The HAS - Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Section of Engineering Sciences, Hungarian National Committee of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering and the Geotechnical Section of the Hungarian Chamber of Engineers in co-operation with the profess ...

Past President Victor de Mello passes away

Victor Froilano Bachmann de Mello Victor de Mello, a Brazilian geotechnical engineer, died on January 1st, 2009, aged 82. Son of a Professor Medical Colonel M.P. and a German Swiss mother Victor de Mello was born in Goa, Portuguese India, in 14 May 1926, attended Britis ...

Sixth Asian Young Geotechnical Engineers Conference 2008 (AYGEC 2008)

Please click on the following link to read a report on the 6 Asian YGEC.


For a report on the event held recently in Ghana, please click on the following link. Attachment: Report on Ghana Seminar to ISSMGE.pdf

17th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering

AHLAN WA SAHLAN (Welcome to Egypt) The International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE), the Egyptian Geotechnical Society, the Government of Egypt, and the city of Alexandria cordially invite you to attend the 17th International Conference on Soil ...

News from the Groupement Belge de la SIMSG

Jan Maertens receives the De Beer Award for the period 2004-2008. For a full report, please click on the link below Attachment: De Beer Award_09.pdf

Dr. Victor Milligan (November 11, 1929 – March 4, 2009)

Victor Milligan was born in Northern Ireland and graduated from Queen’s University, Belfast, in 1951 with a BSc in civil engineering. He followed this up with a M.Sc. in soil mechanics at Queen’s and then worked as a research fellow at Purdue ...

Prof. Victor F.B. de Mello - Website

Luiz Guilherme de Mello would like to advise all ISSMGE members that Prof. Victor de Mello''s unfinished book on Embankment Dams and Fills is available for downloading from his website [;]. In addition to the material that is alrea ...