• George Filz has received the ASCE Geo-Institute 2016 Wallace Hayward Baker Award in recognition of “demonstrated leadership, achievements, and contributions to the development of ground improvement technologies.”

  • George has also been selected to serve as the ASCE Geo-Institute Cross-USA Lecturer for 2016-2017.

  • NAVFAC is becoming a member of the CGPR as of our meeting on March 29 and 30. Be sure to say hello to Kristin Brennan who will represent NAVFAC at the meeting.

  • Russell Green and his student, Brett Maurer, have been awarded ASCE’s highest honor for published work, the 2016 Norman Medal. The paper that took the honor is Maurer, B.W., Green, R.A., Cubrinovski, M., and Bradley, B.A. (2014), “Evaluation of the Liquefaction Potential Index for Assessing Liquefaction Hazard in Christchurch, New Zealand,” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 140(7), 04014032. Cubrinovski and Bradley, New Zealand engineers, colaborated in the work.

  • Nina Stark was the keynote lecturer at the 5th International Conference on Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterization in Queensland, Austalia in September, 2016.