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2019 Conference Speaker & Presentation Information

Featured Speaker, Jean-Louis Briaud, Ph.D., ASCE President
Professor, Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas
Embassy Protection Against Terrorist Trucks and Road Side Safety

Featured Speaker, Robert C. Bachus, Ph.D., 2019-2020 ASCE Cross-USA Lecturer
Senior Principal, Geosyntec Consultants
Boca Raton, Florida
A Perspective on Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls: Pushing the Limits or Pulling Us Down

Timothy D. Stark, Ph.D.
University of Illinois
Champaign County, Illinois
The Fundao Tailings Dam Failure

Allen Cadden, P.E., D.GE
Principal, Schnabel Engineering
Glen Allen, Virginia
Repair of Failed Yeager Airport Slope

Nina Stark, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Virginia
Investigating Erosion Processes Under Extreme Conditions- from Hurricane Harvey to the Arctic

Kevin Franke, Ph.D., P.E.
Associate Professor, Brigham Young University
Provo, Utah
Use of Drones for Post-Disaster Reconnaissance and Geotechnical Engineering Applications

John D. Holm, P.E., PMP
Chief, Engineering Division, Kansas City District
U.S.  Army Corps of Engineers
Missouri River Flood 2019 Levee Rehabilitation

Phillip Gallet, P.E.
Project Manager, Hayward Baker, Inc.
Constructability Problems and Solutions in Ground Improvement: Grand Island Tank Case Study

 


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