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德克萨斯大学奥斯汀分校Jorge G. Zornberg教授应邀来我校交流

作者: | 来源: | 发布日期:2018-12-21
土木学术讲坛第146期
报告题目:Geosynthetics in Roadway Applications: Impact in
Sustainable Development
人:Jorge G. Zornberg Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE
Professor, The University of Texas at Austin
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Speaker introduction
Prof. Zornberg has over 30 years’ experience in research and practice in geotechnical, geosynthetics, transportation, and geoenvironmental engineering. He has been involved in the design of geotechnical, transportation, mining and waste containment infrastructure, and has served as expert witness in multiple forensic investigations. His research focuses on soil reinforcement, geosynthetics, earth retaining structures, pavements, waste containment and mining facilities, unsaturated soils, and numerical and physical (centrifuge) modeling of geotechnical systems. From 2010 to 2014, Prof. Zornberg served as IGS president and has been an IGS Council Member since 2004. He has also participated in numerous ASCE Geo-Institute leadership roles, including chair of the Geosynthetics Technical Committee and co-chair of the 2017 Geo-Congress. He has authored approximately 400 technical publications, edited various proceedings and book chapters, and been awarded three patents. Prof. Zornberg has been invited to deliver keynote lectures in numerous events around the world. He has also received many prestigious awards, including the Mercer Lecture, IGS’ Award and Young Member Award, ASCE’s Croes medal and Collingwood Prize, as well as the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), awarded by President George W. Bush in 2002.

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