54th Annual Kansas Geotechnical Engineering Conference

Kansas Union, Level 5, All Sessions

Woodruff Auditorium

Wednesday, November 10, 2022 


7:30 am - Registration and Continental Breakfast  

8:30 am - Welcome and Opening Remarks  

Jie Han, Ph.D., PE, Glenn L. Parker Professor of Geotechnical Engineering 


8:40 am - The 58th Terzaghi Lecture: Bio-mediated Geotechnics for Hazard Mitigation, Environmental Protection, and Infrastructure Construction 

Edward Kavazanjian, Arizona State University 


9:40 am - Debris Flows, Big Slow Movers, and Rockslides: Assembling the Geospatial Legacy of Landslides using Lidar, Drones and Boots on the Ground 

Richard Wooten, Environmental & Engineering Geology Division (EEGD) 


10:25 am - Networking Refreshment Break/Vendor Displays   

Moderator: Robert Parsons, Ph.D., PE, F.ASCE 


10:55 am - Multi-Scale Monitoring of Landslides Using Satellites, UAVs and On-The-Ground Deployment Following Natural Disasters 

Dimitrios Zekkos, University of California at Berkeley and ARGO-E LLC 


11:40 am - Repair of National Corvette Museum Sinkhole using Micropiles, Bowling Green, Kentucky 

John Wolosick, KELLER 


12:25 pm - Lunch Break 

Moderator: Masoud Darabi, Ph.D., PE 


1:25 pm - The Geotechnical Uses of Foamed Glass Aggregate as an Ultra-Lightweight and Insulating Fill 

Theresa Andrejack Loux, Aero Aggregates of North America 


2:10 pm - Design, Installation and Applications of Helical Anchors and Tiebacks 

Don Deardorff, Support Works 


2:55 pm - Networking Refreshment Break/Vendor Displays  

Moderator: Anil Misra, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE 


3:25 pm - Gordie Howe Bridge – The Longest Cable-Stayed Bridge in North America; an Owner’s Perspective 

Paul Axtell, Dan Brown and Associates 


4:10 pm - Corrosion of Metallic Reinforcement for Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls in Kansas 

Robert L. Parsons, the University of Kansas 


4:55 pm - Closing Remarks and Adjourn