The 2nd International MPM Conference will be held in January 8 to 10, 2019, at the University of Cambridge (UK). Short abstracts must be submitted by August 24, 2019. URL: http://mpm2019.eu
Nanyang Technological University appointed Kenichi Soga, Chancellor’s Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, as a Tan Chin Tuan Exchange Senior Fellow. Soga delivered the keynote lecture at the 10th anniversary conference of the Geotechnical Society of Singapore. Soga spoke on “Innovation in Geotechnical Monitoring.” Also noteworthy, Soga was appointed Advisory Professor of Tongji University (an honorary position) in December, 2017, and Dalian University of Technology appointed him as Visiting Professor.
Kenichi Soga, Chancellor’s Professor in CEE, and the Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC) at Cambridge University placed fiber-optic cables that will serve as permanent sensors on the underground structure built at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A). By taking regular readings from the cables, the researchers will have a case study that will help validate the nonlinear elastoplastic finite element analysis that was… Read More »Kenichi Soga and team install sensors at London’s V&A museum
On Feb. 1, GeoSystems PhD students organized the first ever Geotechnical Engineering Research Symposium (GERS), a conference where current Berkeley PhD students and research associates could discuss their research with friends and partners in the geotechnical industry. Event organizers were Ezra Setiasabda, Christie Denissen Hale, Grigorios Lavrentiadis, and Estefan Garcia. Over 120 participants gathered to hear oral presentations and interact one-on-one via a poster session. The event concluded… Read More »Symposium brings together GeoEngineering graduate students and industry partners
The next Anura3D MPM community workshop will be held on Monday May 6th and Tuesday May 7th 2018 at UC Berkeley. It will be followed by a training course on Wednesday May 8th.