Advances in the Prediction and Control of Ground Deformations
Dr. Andrew J. Whittle
Please join us Monday, January 22, 2018 for the annual Hennes Lecture hosted by the UW chapter of GIGSS (Geo-Institute Graduate Student Society)! This year we are hosting the Geo-Institute Cross-USA Lecturer Dr. Andrew J. Whittle.
Time/Date: 5:30 PM, Monday, 22 January 2018, refreshments to follow
Location: HUB Room 334, University of Washington, Seattle campus
The Groundhog is the ASCE Seattle Section Geotechnical Group and Seattle Geo – Institute Chapter’s official yearly newsletter. The Groundhog is published to inform Chapter members and other professionals of our group’s achievements, recent activities, goals, and other significant issues in the geotechnical community.
Three Strikes and Out: Natural Hazards Impact Nepal Hydropower Project
Michael P Bruen, LPG, LEG, PMP
Vice President; Project Manager, Senior Tunnel Specialist, and Engineering Geologist
Please join us Thursday, November 16th, 2017 for our third dinner meeting of the 2017-18 season! This meeting will be held jointly with the Puget Sound chapter of AEG.
Please sign up early!! We have reduced the registration cost to $30 and increased the late registration cost to $50. Signing up early allows us to get an accurate count to the venue and means we don’t have to turn anyone away.
Landau Associates is hiring an Entry to Mid-Level Geotechnical Engineer
For more information click the link below:
Entry to Mid-Level Geotechnical Engineer
Stability of Natural and Man-Mad Slopes: Analyses, Shear Strengths, Testing, Stability Methods, and Stabilization
Presented By: Dr. Timothy D. Stark from UIUC, and Dr. Binod Tiwari from Cal State Fullerton
The Portland Fall Short Course is scheduled for Friday, October 20 and will be located in the ODOT Region 1 Conference Room in downtown Portland.
Thursday, September 28th
Why Geology Matters, How even Geotechnical Giants Can Get It Wrong, and How We Can Design and Build Rapidly when High Costs are at Stake.
Please join us for our first dinner meeting of the 2017-18 season!
We are pleased to announce that Ken Green, a geotechnical engineer and geologist with CH2M practicing in the Puget Sound area and beyond for over 40 years, will be speaking at our September dinner meeting at the Best Western Executive Inn (200 Taylor Ave N). Ken will describe the 2001 investigation to discover the reasons for failure of the 80-foot high Swift No. 2 earth embankment and the rapid design and construction to re-establish power generation on the Swift system.
In addition, Keith Brown (In Situ Engineering) will give a short 10 minute presentation during the announcements concerning WDOE well drilling requirements.
Hello everybody! We will soon be selecting a topic for the 2018 Spring Seminar. Your input is important to us. Please take the following survey to help us better provide an educational and useful seminar for you next spring. Any comments, concerns, or questions are appreciated. Thanks!
President-Elect Steve Johnson (Stephen.Johnson@sixense-group.com) is this year’s Seminar Chair. Steve will be looking for volunteers to serve on the steering and planning committees. If you want to get involved please contact Steve.