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Case study: Edinburgh St. James Project

User Benjamin Smith & Corin Walford (Laing O'Rourke).

HouseJesus College, Prioress Room.

ClockWednesday 20 February 2019, 19:00-20:00

Chalk earthworks for HS1

UserAlan Phear (Arup).

HouseHarrods Room, Emmanuel College.

ClockWednesday 06 February 2019, 19:00-20:00

Improving reliability of filters in dams and flood embankments: a particle scale perspective

UserProfessor Catherine O'Sullivan (lmperial College London).

HouseKaynes Hall, King's College.

ClockWednesday 28 November 2018, 19:00-20:00

Geomechanics - The view from below

UserJohn Mawditt (AECOM).

HouseWebb Library, Jesus College.

ClockWednesday 31 October 2018, 19:00-20:00

Seismic design of onshore and offshore pipelines

UserDr Prodromos Psarropoulos .

HouseBowett Room, Queen's college.

ClockWednesday 17 October 2018, 19:00-20:00

Seismic Triggering of Submarine Landslides

UserDr Giovanna Biscontin, University of Cambridge.

HouseGordon Cameron Lecture Theatre, Fitzwilliam College.

ClockWednesday 13 June 2018, 19:00-20:00

Groundwater control for construction

UserDr Martin Preene, Preene Grounwater Consulting.

HouseOld Library, Sidney Sussex College.

ClockWednesday 30 May 2018, 19:00-20:00

Geotechnical considerations and impacts on the operational railway

UserMr Neil Moss, Transport for London (TfL).

HouseBowett Room, Queens College.

ClockWednesday 16 May 2018, 19:00-20:00

Molecular simulations to predict evolutions of properties of clays with moisture? A comparison with experiments on thin clay films

UserDr Matthieu Vandamme, Laboratoire Navier (ENPC, CNRS, IFSTTAR) at École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées.

House1 Newnham Terrace First Floor, Darwin College.

ClockWednesday 02 May 2018, 19:00-20:00

Soil amplification of seismic motion: The case histories of the Mexico City 1985 and 2017 disasters

UserProfessor George Gazetas (National Technical University of Athens).

HouseRamsden Room, St Catharine's College.

ClockTuesday 20 March 2018, 19:00-20:00

Designing and Constructing the Exhibition Road Quarter at the V&A

UserDr Stuart Hardy (Arup).

HouseErasmus room, Queens' College.

ClockWednesday 07 March 2018, 19:00-20:00

Deformation of Granular Materials: A Look Within

UserProfessor Gioacchino Viggiani (Université Grenoble Alpes).

House1 Newnham Terrace First Floor, Darwin College.

ClockWednesday 21 February 2018, 19:00-20:00

How safe is underground nuclear waste storage in claystones?

UserProfessor Catherine Davy.

HouseHarrods Room, Emmanuel College.

ClockWednesday 29 November 2017, 19:00-20:00

Linking design to construction, pitfalls and opportunities

UserTony O'Brien (Global Practice Leader for Geotechnics at Mott MacDonald).

HouseErasmus room, Queens' College.

ClockWednesday 15 November 2017, 19:00-20:00

Overcoming the design and construction challenges for the Crossrail Canary Wharf station

UserDr Hoe-Chian Yeow (Technical Director at COWI UK Ltd).

HouseGaskoin Room, Fitzwilliam College.

ClockWednesday 01 November 2017, 19:00-20:00

Material point method and applications in geotechnical engineering

UserDr Alex Rohe (Senior consultant at Deltares Delft, Netherlands).

HouseJock Colville Hall, Churchill College.

ClockWednesday 18 October 2017, 19:00-20:00

Who wants to be a Tunnel Engineer - Isn't it boring?

UserPeter Wright (CH2M).

HousePrioress's Room, Jesus College.

ClockWednesday 03 May 2017, 19:00-20:00

One hour with NGI (Norwegian Geotechnical Institute): ‘Inside NGI’ and ‘Assessing Risk - what can it tell us’

UserDr Lars Andresen (Managing Director, NGI) and Professor Dr Suzanne Lacasse (Technical Director, NGI).

HouseKeynes Hall, King's College.

ClockThursday 16 March 2017, 19:00-20:00

Pile Design by Performance - Fact or Friction?

UserDr. Dimitrios Selematas, Chief Geotechnical Engineer Cementation Skanska.

HouseHarrods Room, Emmanuel College.

ClockWednesday 22 February 2017, 19:00-20:00

Resilience and sustainability of infrastructure slopes and embankments

UserProfessor Lidija Zdravkovic (Professor of Computational Geomechanics & Head of Geotechnics at Imperial College London).

HouseErasmus Room, Queens College.

ClockWednesday 08 February 2017, 19:00-20:00

The loss of bulk ore carriers at sea – some geotechnical aspects

UserProfessor David W. Hight (GCG - Senior Consultant and Founding Director).

HouseWebb Library, Jesus College.

ClockWednesday 26 October 2016, 19:00-20:00

Basement Design and Construction Problems at Oxford Westgate

UserDr Wilson Kesse and Mr Corin Walford (Laing O'Rourke).

HouseErasmus Room, Queens College.

ClockTuesday 25 October 2016, 19:00-20:00

Observations from the 2015 Nepal Earthquake

UserDr Matthew DeJong (CUED - Senior Lecturer in Structural Engineering), Dr Barnali Ghosh (Mott MacDonald - Senior Principal Engineer).

HouseOCR, St. Catharine's College.

ClockWednesday 12 October 2016, 19:00-20:00

My past 22 years at Cambridge

UserProf. Kenichi Soga, Department of Engineering.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockWednesday 08 June 2016, 19:30-20:30

Some Experiences with the Foundations of Gravity Dams

UserTim Blower (Mott MacDonald).

HouseOld Library, Sidney Sussex College.

ClockWednesday 11 May 2016, 19:30-20:30

Sustainable Biogeotechnics: An Overview and Recent Technical Advances

UserProfessor Jason DeJong (UC Davis).

HouseOCR, St. Catharine's College.

ClockWednesday 27 April 2016, 19:30-20:30

Explaining Geotechnical Risks

UserTim Chapman (Arup).


ClockTuesday 26 April 2016, 19:30-20:30

Investigating the cyclic behaviour of clays using a kinematic hardening soil model

UserDr Gaetano Elia (Newcastle University).

HouseHarrods Room, Emmanuel College.

ClockWednesday 13 April 2016, 19:30-20:30

The future of shotcrete tunnelling

UserDr Benoit D. Jones (Course Director - Laing O’Rourke Centre Construction Engineering Masters Programme).

HouseErasmus Room, Queens College.

ClockWednesday 17 February 2016, 19:30-20:30

Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon Phase 1 Ground Investigation

UserSimon Holt (Principal Engineering Geologist, Ground Engineering, ATKINS).

HouseRoom N7, Pembroke College.

ClockWednesday 03 February 2016, 19:30-20:30

Rescuing the Leaning Tower of Pisa

UserProfessor John Burland, Emeritus Professor at Imperial College London.

HouseJunior Parlour, Trinity College .

ClockWednesday 20 January 2016, 19:30-20:30

Re-engineering of A5 Glyn Bends Cutting, Corwen

UserSergio Solera (Mott MacDonald).

HouseLibrary Court Seminar room, Jesus College.

ClockWednesday 02 December 2015, 19:30-20:30

Current Challenges in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

UserDr Stavroula Kontoe (Imperial College).

HouseRushmore Room, St Catharine's College.

ClockWednesday 18 November 2015, 18:00-19:00

The collapse at Nicoll Highway Station in Singapore

UserDr Brian Simpson (ARUP).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockWednesday 21 October 2015, 19:30-20:30

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