Keynote Speakers
Conference Program Keynote Speakers Invited Speakers
Ir. Chaido Doulala-Rigby
Tensar , ISSMGE Board Member
Keynote lecture title:Polymer Geogrid GeoStructures: from concept to perfection through lessons learnt and good practice

Prof. Jie Han
Univerisy of Kansas, Chair (President) of ASCE-GI

Prof. Sandra Houston
Arizona State University
Keynote lecture title:Key points for geotechnical engineers and students concerning unsaturated soils

Walter I. Paniagua
International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE)
Keynote lecture title: Precast slurry walls and plunged concrete columns: an alternative for the top-down system


Prof. Krishna R. Reddy
University of Illinois Chicago
Keynote lecture title:Innovative Biochar-Slag-Soil Cover System for Zero Emissions at Landfills

Prof. Marawan M. Shahien
ISSMGE for Africa
Keynote lecture title:Pre and Post Construction Challenges of Problematic Ground Conditions in Arid Desert Areas

Prof. Erol Tutumluer
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign,IGS TC Chair for Stabilization
Keynote lecture title:Assessment of Constructed Aggregate Layer Stiffness Characteristics using Bender Element Shear Wave Technology

Prof. Gioacchino Viggiani
Université Grenoble Alpes
Keynote lecture title:Recent developments in laboratory testing of geomaterials, with emphasis on imaging

Prof. Linbing Wang
The University of Georgia
Keynote lecture title:Digital Twin Approach for Geomaterial Design and Characterization

Prof. Andrew J. Whittle
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Keynote lecture title:Soil Models in Prediction, Design and Geotechnical Problem Solving

Prof. Chungsik Yoo
Sungkyunkwan University (Korea)
Keynote lecture title:Use of Digital Tools for Routine Geotechnical Design and Monitoring – Fundamentals and Challenges