Professor Jie Han who was selected for the Robert M. Koerner Award sponsored by GMA, to honor Dr. Koerner’s legacy in the geosynthetics industry. As part of receiving this award, he will give the keynote lecture at IFAI’s Geosynthetics Conference February 21-24, 2021 in Kansas City, Missouri.
As the awardee, he will be invited to present a plenary lecture on a topic of his choice during the conference. In addition, all expenses to attend Geosynthetics Conference 2021 will be paid for by GMA (registration, travel, lodging, and meals). As the 2021-2023 Koerner Lecturer Series speaker, GMA will work with him to identify three additional geosynthetic conferences where he will present the Koerner lecture during the two-year period. GMA will cover the cost associated with speaking at these conferences.