Where: Hilton Hotel and Conference Center in College Station, TX
When: October 20 starting at 2:00 PM CT
The 2023 Buchanan Lecturer is Dr. Marc Ballouz who is the President of the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, CEO of IGM and Senior Lecturer at Texas State University. Dr. Ballouz served on the Geo-Institute of ASCE Board of Governors and has been a consultant in many countries around the world. Dr. Ballouz’s lecture is entitled “Geotechnical Engineering Marriage between Theory and Practice.”
Also on the agenda is Dr. Edward Kavazanjian Jr., who will be presenting his 2022 Terzaghi Lecture entitled “Bio-mediated Geotechnics for Hazard Mitigation, Environmental Protection, and Infrastructure Construction”. Dr. Kavazanjian is a Regents’ Professor and the Ira A. Fulton Professor of Geotechnical Engineering in the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU).