GESO Roundtable – GeoCongress Student Presentations

We would like to invite you to attend a GESO Roundtable Meeting tomorrow at 11 AM in Yeh Center Room 3310. Food and refreshments will be provided.

The GeoPrediction student competition team (Navid Jafari and Aaron Leopold) will presenting their paper and competition results, which predict the groundwater table conditions at the time of a slope failure.

The second presentation will be by Alfonso Cerna-Díaz, who will be presenting the paper he and Prof. Olson submitted to GeoCongress, entitled “Comparison of Liquefaction Triggering Methods for Sloping Ground Using Two Flow Failures from the 2010 Haiti Earthquake.” Alfonso will be presenting this paper at GeoCongress next week.

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GESO Guest Speaker

We would like to invite you to the GESO Guest Speaker this Thursday, February 21st at 7 pm in Newmark B218.

Jared Green, P.E, will be giving a presentation on “ACIP Pile In-Place Evaluation: Lessons Learned in Re-Starting a Stalled Project.” Mr. Green completed his graduate degree here at University of Illinois and worked as a student under Professor G. Mesri during that time. He is currently a senior project manager at Langan Engineering & Environmental Services. Mr. Green will also be at Langan’s booth at the CEE Career Fair the following day (Friday, February 22nd). Thursday’s presentation provides a wonderful opportunity for those seeking internships and full-time employment to interact with Mr. Green in a more casual setting, as well as to learn more about an interesting topic in geotechnical engineering and Langan.

The attached provides more details regarding Mr. Green’s presentation: