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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 ...

International Korean-Japanese-Russian-Kazakhstan Geotechnical Seminar / Meeting between the Korean and Kazakhstan Geotechnical Societies

An International Korean-Japanese-Russian-Kazakhstan Geotechnical Seminar on geodisaster problems was held on the 20th of August 2009, at Incheon Research Disaster Prevention Center under the auspices of the Korean Geotechnical Society and the University of Incheon. There were ...

Presidential Report

Pedro Sêco e Pinto delivers his report on the ISSMGE presidential period 2005-2009 Attachment: ISSMGE President Report September 2009.pdf

IOANNIS VARDOULAKIS (22.03.1949 – 19.09.2009)

It is with our deepest regret to announce that Ioannis (John) Vardoulakis, Professor of Mechanics at the National Technical University of Athens has passed away. He died in the morning hours of 19th September, aged 60, after suffering serious brain damage caused by an accidental ...