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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 ...

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

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)

 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 ...