PhD Dissertation Defense

Integrated Computational-Experimental Soil Behavior Characterization from Direct Simple Shear Tests on Boston Blue Clay – by Sungwoo Moon

One of our fellow members – Sungwoo Moon – will be defending his Ph.D. dissertation “Integrated Computational-Experimental Soil Behavior Characterization from Direct Simple Shear Tests on Boston Blue Clay”

It would be appreciated if GESO members could the practice presentation on Tuesday. His abstract is attached. Hope to see you there!

Practice Presentation:
Tuesday, October 15th, 9:45 AM
Quade Lounge

Ph.D. Defense:
Thursday, October 17th, 9:00 AM
Newmark 3350

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Lecture by Dr. Norman Abrahamson

Please join us at 12 pm on Oct. 9th (Wed) in Yeh Center Room 3310
for a presentation by Dr. Norman Abrahamson, Engineering Seismologist at Pacific Gas & Electric Co. and Adjunct Professor at University of California at Berkeley.

The presentation is entitled: “Developing time histories for seismic design and risk assessment: How much variability should be included?” The attached flyer provides more information regarding the presentation, including an abstract and a short biography of Dr. Abrahamson.

The presentation is sure to be interesting and informative, so we encourage you to attend and give Dr. Abrahamson a warm U of I welcome.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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2013-2014 GESO Board

President – Steve Wilk
Vice President – Nathan Liggett
Treasurer – Mohamad Jammoul
Secretary – Lopa Bhaumik
Engineering Council Representative – Jeff Wallace
Social Chair – Aaron Leopold
Webmaster – Thierno Kane
Presentation/Guest Speaker Chair – Erin Dillon

Congratulations to everyone elected!