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MGS-GI's 69th Annual UMN Geotechnical Engineering Conference

Thursday, MAY 20, 2021

2020-2021 MEETINGS

  • 10/14/20 Dr. Roman Makhnenko, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Geomechanical Aspects of Geological Carbon Storage
Seth Martin, Langan Engineering & Environmental Services, Deep Foundation Design and Construction Challenges for a Megatall Tower in Malaysia
  • 11/11/20 Dr. Harvey Thorleifson, Minnesota Geological Survey, Status of Minnesota Geological Survey Investigations
Aaron Leopold, Shannon & Wilson, Long-X Bridge Replacement, North Dakota
  • 12/09/20 Jacob Hermann, Engineers Without Borders-UMN Chapter, Community Projects in Guatemala, Ethiopia, and Minneapolis-St. Paul
Dr. Shao Lisheng, ASCE G-I Soil Improvement Technical Committee, Special Topics: China Scan Tour on Ground Improvement Technologies
  • 01/13/21 Andrea Blanchette, Terracon, Pavement Management & Forensics
Brian Koch, Michels Corporation, Building Drilled Shafts to Bridge the Mississippi
  • 02/10/21 Chris Woods, Densification, Inc., Is Dynamic Compaction an Option for My Site?
Ryan Drury, Braun Intertec, Southwest LRT Driven Piles
  • 02/24/21 Joint MGS-GI & MNSEA Panel Discussion: "What Geotechs and Structurals Want from Each Other?"

  • 03/10/21 Katie Zadrozny, American Engineering Testing, Inc., Minnesota’s ASCE Infrastructure Report Card
Maria Kontari, Mott MacDonald, Restoring New York City's Lower Catskill Aqueduct with BIM and GIS
  • 04/14/21 Colton Corcoran & David Peterson, Minnesota State University, Mankato, Shallow Foundation on Soft Clay with a Granular Trench
Anya Brose, Itasca Consulting Group, Pompeys Pillar National Monument Rock Stabilization: Preliminary Results and Ongoing Work
  • 05/19/21 Kyle Rollins, Ph.D., Brigham Young University will present on "Ground Improvement for Increased Lateral Pile Resistance"
Leon van Paassen,Ph.D., Arizona State University (ASU), will present on "Field trials on bio-based ground improvement"


All of our 2020-2021 past meetings can be found on our YouTube page here.