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Geotechnical Group Print E-mail
The mission of the Geotechnical Group is to provide members with opportunities to expand and share their knowledge and expertise of geotechnical engineering and geotechnical construction, particularly as it relates to the unique environment of the New York City metropolitan area. The Geotechnical Group aims to accomplish this through monthly technical lectures and annual specialty seminars. Attendees of the geotechnical lectures and seminar will receive accredited Professional Development Hours (PDHs) applied towards the Continuing Education Program of the P.E. licensing renewal. To learn about our upcoming technical lectures and seminars, please look at the event calendar on the right side of this page.

If you would like to present one of your projects at one of our monthly lectures, or if you have any particular geotech-related topic that may be of Section members' interest, please do not hesitate to contact any of the Geotechnical Group officers. To be included on our email list for future events or if you have any question or comments, please contact the Geotechnical Group Chair.

 
40th Annual Metropolitan Section Geotechnical Seminar Print E-mail
Left to right: Jane Raba, Sean Lee, Jamie Furey, Frank DiSalvo, Dr. Robert Holtz, Jared Green, Jamie Rodger, Peter Madarasz, Ming Zhang. Photo taken by Nidal AbiSaab
The G-I Chapter of New York City did it again! On May 12th, nearly 200 geotechnical professionals from the Tri-state area attended the 40th Annual Metropolitan Section Geotechnical Seminar held at Hotel Pennsylvania in Manhattan, New York. This year's seminar was entitled, "Geotechnical Aspects of Safeguarding Infrastructure: Applying Risk Management to Build Resiliency".
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Using Performance Monitoring to Help Manage Risk for Subway Construction Print E-mail
Dr. W. Allen Marr (right) with Geotechnical Group Vice Chair, Frank DiSalvo. Photo by Ming Zhang
"Give me some good data and I'll beat a lawyer any day." – Dr. Allen Marr

Dr. Allen Marr of Geocomp presented the 14th Annual William Barclay Parsons Lecture titled "Using Performance Monitoring to Help Manage Risk for Subway Construction," on April 21, 2016 at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City.

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Recent Findings on Liquefaction Triggering During Earthquakes Print E-mail
Prof. Tarek Abdoun (right) with Geotechnical Group Chair, Jared Green. Photo by Jane Raba
Prof. Tarek Abdoun delivered the 2015 RA Consultants Lecture on the topic of "Recent Findings on Liquefaction Triggering During Earthquakes" on March 22, 2016 at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City.
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Use of Drilling Parameters for Geotechnical Site Investigations with Applications to Rock Assessment Print E-mail
Prof. Jean Benoit (Right) with Geotechnical Group Chair, Jared Green. Photo by Sean Lee
Professor Jean Benoit delivered the 2016 GZA Lecture on "Use of drilling parameters for geotechnical site investigations with applications to rock assessment" on February 11, 2016 at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City.
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Thursday, October 20th, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
2016 Langan Lecture
Tuesday, November 15th, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
William H. Mueser and Phillip C. Rutledge Memorial Lecture

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