GeoEngineering Distinguished Lecture Series

ASCE - UC Berkeley

Friday May 8, 2009

Please join us for an exceptional set of lectures, a wonderful social and poster session, and a banquet that celebrates the GeoEngineering Profession in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Lecture Series and Banquet will be held in the Sibley Auditorium and the Hearst Memorial Mining Building on the UC Berkeley campus.

Registration will remain open for the lecture until the venue is full.


  • "New Challenges in Geomechanics: The Role of Modeling in Geotechnical Engineering Practice"
    by Juan M. Pestana, Professor of GeoEngineering, University of California, Berkeley
  • "Performance-based Design and Specifications for Structural Fills"
    by Iraj Noorany, Professor Emeritus, San Diego State University & Principal, Noorany Geotechnical Consulting, Inc.
  • "Geohazards and Large Geographically Distributed Systems" - 2009 Rankine Lecture
    by Tom O'Rourke, Thomas R. Briggs Professor of Engineering, Cornell University

Come be part of this special event. Last year, over 240 GeoEngineers attended the lecture and over 120 attended the celebration banquet. Make this yeat's event an even bigger celebration of our grand profession. Contact your colleagues and make a date to attend this year's event.

Hosted by:

ASCE San Francisco Section Geotechnical Group ASCE San Francisco Section Geotechnical Group
Berkeley GeoEngineering Alumni Association Berkeley GeoEngineering Alumni Association
Berkeley Engineering logo Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
Geo-Institute Geo-Institute

Sponsored by:

Alan Kropp & Associates Alan Kropp & Associates   golder associates logo Golder Associates
Amec-Geomatrix AMEC Geomatrix Consultants   Hayward-baker Hayward Baker, Inc.
Arup ARUP   Jacobs & Associates Jacobs Associates
Cotton Shires & Associates Cotton Shires & Associates   Kleinfelder Kleinfelder, Inc.
Engeo ENGEO Incorporated   Noorany Geotechnical Consulting Inc.' Noorany Geotechnical Consulting Inc.
Exponent Exponent, Inc.   Raito logo Raito, Inc.
Fugro Fugro-West, Inc.   Treadwell & Rollo, Inc. Treadwell & Rollo, Inc.
geosyntec Geosyntec Consultants, Inc.   URS URS Corporation
        Anonymous donors