Jun 08, 2016
from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM
|Where||Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6|
|Contact Name||Talia da Silva|
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Professor Kenichi Soga started his academic career at Cambridge in
November 1994. The talk will cover his past research activities in the area of fundamental geomechnics, environmental geotechnics, geotechnical construction processes, sensors and monitoring, and deep geomechanics. He will also present his recent research interests.
Kenichi Soga is Chancellor's Professor of the University of California-Berkeley and Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Cambridge (until July 2016). He is a founding member of the Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction and leads the sensor and data analysis group. He is Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers. He obtained his BEng and MEng from Kyoto University in Japan and PhD from the
University of California- Berkeley. His current research activities are innovative monitoring and long-term performance of civil engineering infrastructure, energy geomechanics, and modeling of underground construction processes. He has published more than 300 journal and conference papers. He is recipient of awards including George Stephenson Medal and Telford Gold Medal from the Institution of Civil Engineers and Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize from
the American Society of Civil Engineers.