(December 20-22, 2018)

ISET Annual Lecture


 Dr. Ross W. Boulanger


Professor and Director, Center for Geotechnical Modeling
University of California at Davis

Brief Biodata

Professor Ross W. Boulanger is the Director of the Center for Geotechnical Modeling in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Davis. He received his PhD and MS degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley, and his BASc degree in Civil Engineering from the University of British Columbia. His research and professional practice are primarily related to liquefaction and its remediation, seismic performance of dams and levees, and seismic soil-pile-structure interaction. He has produced over 250 publications and served as a technical specialist on over 50 seismic dam safety projects. His honors include the TK Hsieh Award from the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Shamsher Prakash Research Award from the SP Foundation, the Ralph B. Peck Award, Norman Medal, Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize, and Arthur Casagrande Professional Development Award from the American Society of CivilEngineers (ASCE), and election to the US National Academy of Engineering.

Title of Lecture

Analyses of liquefaction effects for an interbedded soil deposit: Çark Canal in the 1999 M7.5 Kocaeli Earthquake
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