April Dinner Meeting 2024

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Event Details

ASCE / GI Joint Dinner Meeting – Apr 2024

Thursday, April 4, 2023, 6-8:30pm, UW, Seattle, WA

Co-organized by University of Washington Geo-Institute Graduate Student Society (GIGGS) and Geotechnical Group

Join us for the April meeting on Thursday, April 4th.  UW Graduate Students will be presenting on current research projects.

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$50 – ASCE Member (Early bird special before March 26th)
$60 – ASCE Member (Late registration)
$60 – Non-member
FREE – Current College Student
FREE – Current College Faculty Member
$100 – Student Sponsorship

 

Topic: Geotechnical Department Research
Speaker: UW Graduate Students

Up and Coming: Showcasing Recent UW Graduate Student Activities and Research
Presenters:
• Amin Pakzad, PhD student (with Prof. Pedro Arduino)
• Bruna Ribeiro, PhD student (with Prof. Michael Gomez)
• Daniel Acosta Reyes, PhD student (with Prof. Joseph Wartman)
• Morgan Sanger, PhD student (with Prof. Brett Maurer)
• Nishanthi Perera, PhD student (with Prof. Joseph Wartman)

Abstract:
The purpose of this presentation is to exhibit the University of Washington (UW) geotechnical engineering graduate program and current students to the ASCE Seattle Geo-Institute. In sharing the research and happenings in the program, this presentation seeks to highlight the skills, knowledge, and experiences of the students; to communicate the pioneering work of the institution; and to further connect the program to the local practicing community. The programs senior graduate students will offer their perspective and share lightning-style presentations on their current research, including:
• Life-cycle performance of biocemented soils (Bruna Ribeiro)
• High-fidelity dynamic analysis of structures with pile foundations (Amin Pakzad)
• Geospatial liquefaction modeling with mechanics-informed AI (Morgan Sanger)
• Improving rockfall hazard analyses using calibrated physics engines (Nishanthi Perera)
• Landslide geohazard impacts and social vulnerability (Daniel Acosta)

Student Bios: https://linktr.ee/uwgigss

Meeting Location
UW Maple Hall

Directions & Parking

Maple Hall is located at the southwest corner of 1135 NE Campus Parkway. Paid parking is available at the UW W-10 Lot, W-12 Lot or the Central Plaza Garage.

Meeting Schedule
5:30 Check-in & Networking
5:45 Introduction & Announcements
6:00 Presentation
7:15 Dinner & Networking

 

ASCE-GIGGS Group Dinner Meeting

Time

April 4, 2024 6:00 pm(GMT-07:00)

Location

Maple Hall - UW

1135 NE Campus Pkwy, Seattle, WA 98105

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