Symposium in Memory of Tor Brekke (1934-2009)

Sibley Auditorium - UC Berkeley

Tor Brekke

Friday, May 8, 2009, 8:30 11:30 am

Directions to Symposium venue

Schedule of Presentations:

  • Introduction and Welcome
     Dr. Michael McRae and Prof. Nicholas Sitar
  • Tor Brekke - How he came to be a Berkeley professor: - A personal account of his recruitment and recollections of his early years at Berkeley
     Prof. Richard E. Goodman
  • Lessons Learned 35 Years in underground design and construction: A Tribute to Professor Tor L. Brekke
     Dr. Gregg E. Korbin
  • Tunnelling in a difficult environment
     Dr. Ian R. Brown
  • Tor Brekke Engineer and leader
     Dr. Bruce Ripley
  • Keeping grounded with tunneling advances
     Dr. Brenda Bohlke
  • A Career inspired by Tor Brekke
     Dr. Michael McRae

Hosted by:

Berkeley Engineering logo Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
University of California, Berkeley

Sponsored by:

Jacobs Associates