Keynotes

Pressuremeter and foundation design: some contributions

Jean-Louis BRIAUD, PhD, PE
President of ISSMGE
International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering
Professor and Holder of the Buchanan Chair
Zachry Department of Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, USA

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Kilamba building foundation: A new challenge

Professor Pedro Sêco e Pinto
Immediate Past President of ISSMGE
University of Coimbra,
National Laboratory of Civil Engineering, PORTUGAL

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Risk associated with geotechnical engineering

Professor Ivan Vanícek
Vice-president ISSMGE for Europe
Czech Technical University in Prague
Geotechnical Department, Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC

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Geotechnical issues of piling technologies in problematical soil ground of Kazakhstan

Professor Askar Zhussupbekov
Vice-president ISSMGE for Asia,
President of Kazakhstan Geotechnical Society,
L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University,
Geotechnical Institute, Astana, KAZAKHSTAN

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Development of geotechnical LRFD code for ground improvement methods in Korea

Yeon-Soo Jang
President of Korean Geotechnical Society
Professor, Department  of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Dongguk University, Seoul, KOREA

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Maximum and minimım void ratio of granular soils and median grain size – their importance and applications

Braja M. Das
Dean Emeritus, California State University, Sacramento, USA

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Purpose and function  of sonic cross-hole tests

Prof.Dr. Ergün Toğrol
Honorary President, Turkish National Committee For ISSMGE
İstanbul Technical University,
İstanbul University, İstanbul, TURKEY

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Real-time use of observational method in geotechnical engineering

Prof.Dr. S. Feyza Çinicioğlu
President, Turkish National Committee For ISSMGE
Chair, Civil Engineering Department,
İstanbul University, İstanbul, TURKEY