Professor Buchanan



 The 26th Buchanan Lecture 

Sponsored by Fugro

Professor Buchanan


Dear Colleague,

The 2018 Buchanan Lecturer is Dr. Paul W. Mayne, PhD, P.E., professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Dr. Mayne’s lecture is entitled “Versatility of Cone Penetration Tests in GeoCharacterization.” 

Also on the agenda is Dr. Kerry Rowe, PhD, P.E., NAE, who will be presenting his 2017 Terzaghi Lecture "Protecting the environment with geosynthetics." Dr. Rowe holds the Canada Research Chair in geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada.

This year the Buchanan Lecture will be sponsored by Fugro.

The lectures will take place in the Brazos Amphitheater at the College Station Hilton, and will begin at 2:00 pm on November 30, 2018. The lectures will be followed by a reception at the home of Janet and Jean-Louis Briaud.

Best Wishes,

Jean-Louis Briaud, PhD, PE
University Distinguished Professor 
Spencer J. Buchanan Chair Professor
Zachry Department of Civil Engineering
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas 77843-3136, USA
Tel: 979-845-3795

Dr. Paul W. Mayne

Buchanan Lecturer


Dr. Kerry Rowe

Terzaghi Lecturer