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Past Events

"Seismic design of onshore and offshore pipelines: A challenging topic of geotechnical and structural engineering" by Dr. Prodromos Psarropoulos Oct 17, 2018 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Bowett Room, Queens' College,
"Revisiting the measurement of friction, stress and strain in physical modelling of geotechnical scenarios" by Dr. Mark L. Talesnick Sep 26, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Board Room, Baker Building,
"Seismic triggering of submarine landslides" by Dr. Giovanna Biscontin Jun 13, 2018 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM The Gordon Cameron Lecture Theatre, Fitzwilliam College,
"Groundwater control for construction" by Dr Martin Preene, Preene Grounwater Consulting May 30, 2018 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Old Library, Sidney Sussex College,
"Geotechnical considerations and impacts on the operational railway" by Mr Neil Moss, Transport for London (TfL) May 16, 2018 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Bowett Room, Queens’ College,
"Molecular simulations to predict evolutions of properties of clays with moisture: A comparison with experiments on thin clay films" by Dr Matthieu Vandamme, Laboratoire Navier (ENPC, CNRS, IFSTTAR) at École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées May 02, 2018 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM 1 Newnham Terrace First Floor, Darwin College,
"Soil amplification of seismic motion: The case histories of the Mexico City 1985 and 2017 disasters" by Professor George Gazetas (National Technical University of Athens) Mar 20, 2018 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Ramsden Room, St Catharine's College,
"Designing and Constructing the Exhibition Road Quarter at the V&A" by Dr Stuart Hardy (Arup) Mar 07, 2018 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Erasmus Room, Queens College,
"Deformation of Granular Materials: A Look Within" by Professor Gioacchino Viggiani (Université Grenoble Alpes) Feb 21, 2018 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM 1 Newnham Terrace First Floor, Darwin College,
Site Visit: A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon, bridge pilings Dec 06, 2017 from 08:45 AM to 11:30 AM A14 site, northwest of Cambridge,
How safe is underground nuclear waste storage in claystones? Nov 29, 2017 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Harrods Room, Emmanuel College,
Linking design to construction, pitfalls and opportunities by Mr Tony O‘Brien (Mott MacDonald) Nov 15, 2017 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Erasmus Room, Queens' College,
Overcoming the design and construction challenges for the Crossrail Canary Wharf station by Dr Hoe-Chian Yeow (Technical Director at COWI UK Ltd.) Nov 01, 2017 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Gaskoin Room, Fitzwilliam College,
Material point method and applications in geotechnical engineering by Dr Alex Rohe (Senior consultant at Deltares Delft, Netherlands.) Oct 18, 2017 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Jock Colville Hall, Churchill College,
Knowledge Development and Transfer in Geotechnical Engineering Sep 27, 2017 from 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Queen’s Building, Emmanuel College, Cambridge,
Oh, what the contractor saw! A tale of static segregation by Mr Barry Scanlan (Costain-Skanska JV) Jun 14, 2017 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Ramsden Room, St Catherine's College,
Unexpected effects of chemical and microbiological processes on geotechnical works by Professor Stephan Jefferis (Environmental Geotechnics LTD) May 31, 2017 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Old Library, Sidney Sussex College,
Annual General Meeting May 31, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Old Library, Sidney Sussex College,
Geomechanics in the Petroleum Industry by Dr John Cook (Schlumberger) May 17, 2017 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Wolfson Room, Lucy Cavendish College,
Who wants to be a Tunnel Engineer - Isn't it boring? by Mr Peter Wright (CH2M) May 03, 2017 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Prioress's Room, Jesus College,
One hour with NGI: Inside NGI and Assessing Risk - What can it tell us by Dr Lars Andresen and Dr Suzanne Lacasse (Norwegian Geotechnical Institute, NGI) Mar 16, 2017 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Keynes Hall, King's College,
Post Rankine lecture social Mar 15, 2017 from 07:30 PM to 09:30 PM
Site Visit: Thames Tideway - Kirtling Street Mar 03, 2017 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Challenges of Lowering a Live Subsea Buried Gas Pipeline by 6 m by Dr Indrasenan Thusyanthan (Saudi Aramco) Mar 01, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Pile Design by Performance - Fact or Friction? by Dr Dimitrios Selemetas (Skanska) Feb 22, 2017 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Harrods Room, Emmanuel College,
Resilience and sustainability of infrastructure slopes and embankments by Professor Lidija Zdravkovic (Imperial College London) Feb 08, 2017 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Erasmus Room, Queens' College,
Devoll Hydropower Project Albania - Adding value through identifying risk and opportunity (Glossop Award 2016) by Mr Scott Davidson (Mott MacDonald) Jan 25, 2017 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Mott MacDonald, 22 Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2JD,
Managing ground risks and reducing costs for offshore wind foundations – A practitioner's experience by Mr Sebastien Manceau (Atkins) Nov 23, 2016 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Harrods Room, Emmanuel College,
Basement Design and Construction Problems at Oxford Westgate by Mr Corin Walford (Laing O’Rourke) and Dr Wilson Kesse (Laing O’Rourke) Nov 09, 2016 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Erasmus Room, Queens' College,
Site Visit: Stephen Perse Foundation, Cambridge (Smith and Wallwork Engineers) Oct 28, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Stephen Perse Foundation, Cambridge,