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2024 Buchannan Lecture Announcement

2024 Buchannan Lecture Announcement

May 2024

Dear Members,

The 2024 Buchanan Lecturer is Dr. Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos who is an Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of California, Berkeley, since January 2020. Prior to this appointment, she was a faculty member in the CEE department at the University of Michigan (2008-2019). Dr. Athanasopoulos-Zekkos’s Buchanan lecture is entitled “From miles to inches: Big data frameworks for levee health assessment”.

Also on the agenda is Dr. Paul Mayne, who will be presenting his 2023 Terzaghi Lecture entitled “Contributions Towards Geoparameter Evaluation Using the Cone Penetration Test”. Dr. Mayne is a Professor Emeritus at Georgia Tech, an international consultant on geotechnical site characterization, and the author of a multitude of publications.

The lectures will take place in person only at the Hilton Hotel and Conference Center in College Station, TX, and will begin at 2:00 pm US Central Time on November 1st, 2024. Please relay to colleagues and students. A video will be posted here (https://briaud.engr.tamu.edu/buchananlecture/) afterwards. I hope to see many of you at the lecture which will be followed by a photo session and a reception at our house for all attendees. For more information, please click here.

For all inquiries, contact Dr. Jean-Louis Briaud at [email protected].

Spencer J. Buchanan
Dr. Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos
Dr. Paul Mayne