Distinguished Lecture: Dr. Michael Wysockey

On Wednesday (5 November 2014) at 12:00 PM, Dr. Michael Wysockey will be  giving a presentation on the “Underpinning and Earth Retention for State Farm Center and University of Chicago” to DFI in room 3310.
Food and Refreshments Provided!
We look forward to seeing you there!

Distinguished Lecture: Dr. Peter K. Robertson

will be giving a Dr. Peter K. Robertson of Gregg Drilling & Testing Inc. will be giving a  presentation this Wednesday (04/02/2014) on the use of CPT in California and its rising applicability in geotechnical projects.

The presentation is sure to be interesting and helping, so we encourage you to attend and give Dr. Peter K. Robertson a warm U of I welcome!

We look forward to seeing you there!

GESO Distinguished Lecturer – Dr. Peter K. Robertson (4.2.2014)

GESO Guest Speaker

Thomas E. Mack, P.Efrom U.S. Army Corp. of Engineers will be joining us this Friday, January 31st 2014 at 12:00 PM in room 3310 for a presentation on the applications of sand levees from the late 1800s to the present day, the basis of standard design procedures and their relative advantages and disadvantages
The attached link provides an abstract and more information regarding the presentation.

Student Presentations

Ryan Leigh (advised by Professor Scott Olson)
Joseph Gamez (advised by Professor Timothy Stark)
Date: Friday, November 8th at 12:00 PM
Location: Newmark 3310
Lunch: Brownbag and BAKE-OFF (explained below)


For the past few months there has been serious smack talk between Ryan Leigh, Steve Wilk, and Tom Dehlin about who can bake the best cookie/dessert/pastry. To settle this dispute, a GESO bake-off will occur on Friday, November 8th for the Student Presentations. The competition is open to all GESO members who are willing to throw themselves into this oven of a dispute.