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GeoShanghai 2018 International Conference opened

2018/5/29 9:51:55

On the morning of May 28, 2018, the opening ceremony of the GeoShanghai 2018 International Conference was successfully held in Yangpu District, Shanghai. This is the 4th GeoShanghai International Conference.


The opening ceremony of the GeoShanghai 2018 International Conference 


The Conference focuses on recent advances in Soil Behavior and Geomechanics, Rock Mechanics and Its Applications in Civil, Mining and Petroleum Engineering, Ground Improvement and Geosynthetics, Pavement Materials, Structures and Performance, Advances in Soil Dynamics and Foundation Engineering, Geoenvironmental Engineering, Tunneling and Underground Construction, New Frontiers in Geotechnical Engineering.

Prof. Shijin Feng, Chairman of GeoShanghai 2018 International Conference, Professor Jiang Wu, Vice President of Tongji University, Dr. James Collin, on behalf of the ASCE Geo-Institute, Zheng Gang, Vice Chairman of Chinese Institution of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering and Prof. Ming Xiao, Co-Chairmen from Pennsylvania State University attended the opening ceremony. 
 


Prof. Shijin Feng, Chairman of GeoShanghai 2018 International Conference


 


Prof. Jiang Wu , Vice President of Tongji University

 

 
Dr. James Collion, Representative of ASCE Geo-Institute

 

 
Prof. Gang Zhen, Vice Chair of Chinese Institution of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering – China Civil Engineering Society 


 

 
Prof. Ming Xiao, Co-Chair, the Pennsylvania State University

 

After the opening ceremony, Prof. R. Kerry Rowe gave a Theme Lecture entitled “Tensile Strains in Geomembrane Landfill Liners”.

 
Prof. R. Kerry Rowe delivering Theme Lecture

 

Prof. Günther Meschke gave a Sunjun Lecture entitled “Computational Modeling in Mechanized Tunneling: from Robust Design to Real-Time Steering”.


Prof. Günther Meschke delivering Sunjun Lecture

 

 

Prof. C. Hsein Juang gave a Keynote Lecture entitled “Probabilistic Assessment and Mapping of Liquefaction Hazard: from Site-specific Analysis to Regional Mapping”.

 
Prof. C. Hsein Juang delivering Keynote Lecture


During the first day of GeoShanghai 2018 International Conference, one Theme Lecture, one Sunjun Lecture and one Keynote Lecture were given. Besides, there were also four Invited Lectures and over 100 session presentations were given in 7 parallel sections.

 

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Important Dates

Final full paper due

January 7, 2018

Early-bird Registration

Before May 10, 2018

Regular Registration

After May 10, 2018

Conference Date

May 27-30, 2018