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Tunneling in a Urbanizing World Print E-mail
Met Section Geotechnical Group Vice Chair, John R. Grillo (left) with Tom Peyton, Picture by Ming Zang. 
Tom Peyton, P.E. delivered the 12th Annual William Barclay Parsons Lecture on the topic of "Tunneling in an Urbanizing World" on March 13, 2014 at the CUNY Graduate Center in Manhattan. In his talk, Mr. Peyton discussed the construction management issues facing underground projects in urban areas with a focus on the construction of the Second Avenue Subway Project in New York City.
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Victor Donald Speaks on Ethics and Geotechnical Engineering Print E-mail
Victor Donald (right) with Geotechnical Group Chair Nidal AbiSaab. Photo by Ming Zhang
Victor Donald, P.E. delivered the 39th Martin S. Kapp Lecture on "The GeoProfessional Paradox - A Question of Ethics?" on January 23, 2014 at Stout NYC. In his talk, Mr. Donald discussed the paradox of the term "geoprofessional" in an industry of increasing commoditization.
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Geotech Perspective on Sustainability and Resiliency Implications of Hurricane Sandy Print E-mail
Dr. Hashash (right) with Geotechnical Group Chair Nidal AbiSaab. Photo by Anthony Crincoli
Dr. Youssef Hashash delivered a lecture on "Geotechnical Engineering Perspective on Sustainability and Resiliency Implications of Hurricane Sandy" on December 4, 2013 at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City.
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Uncertainty and Resilience as Key Frameworks for the Future of Urban Geotechnical Engineering Print E-mail
Dr. Nelson (right) with Geotechnical Group Chair Nidal AbiSaab. Photo by Ming Zhang
Dr. Priscilla P. Nelson delivered a lecture on "Uncertainty and Resilience as Key Frameworks for the Future of Urban Geotechnical Engineering" on October 31, 2013 at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City.
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Recommended Best Practice Procedures for Characterization of Soft Cohesive Soils Print E-mail
Dr. Don J. DeGroot delivered the 4th Annual GZA Lecture on March 14, 2013 at the CUNY Graduate Center Recital Hall in New York City. The topic of Dr. DeGroot's talk was "Recommended Best Practice Procedures for Characterization of Soft Cohesive Soils."
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Failures and Reliability of Large Projects Print E-mail
Dr. John T. Christian delivered a lecture on "Failures and Reliability of Large Projects" on February 14, 2013 at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City.
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