Professor Buchanan

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Presents:

 The 25th Buchanan Lecture 

Sponsored by Fugro Consultants, Inc.

Professor Buchanan

Year
Author
Booklet
Videos
1993
Ralph B. Peck "The Coming of Age of Soil Mechanics: 1920-1970"
1993
1994
G. Geoffrey Meyerhof "Evolution of Safety Factors and Geotechnical Limit State Design"
1994
1995
James K. Mitchell "The Role of Soil Mechanics in Environmental Geotechnics"
1995
1996
Delwyn G. Fredlund   "The Emergence of Unsaturated Soil Mechanics"
1996
1997
T. William Lambe  "The Selection of Soil Strength for a Stability Analysis"
1997
1998
John B. Burland  "The Enigma of the Leaning Tower of Pisa"
1998
1999
J. Michael Duncan  "Factors of Safety and Reliability in Geotechnical Engineering"
1999
2000
Harry G. Poulos   "Foundation Settlement Analysis - Practice Versus Research"
2000
2001
Robert D. Holtz "Geosynthetics for Soil Reinforcement"
2001
2002
Arnold Aronowitz "The World trade Center: Construction, Destruction, Reconstruction"
2002
2003
Eduardo Alonso "Exploring the Limits of Unsaturated Soil Mechanics: the Behavior of Coarse Granular Soil and Rockfill"
2003 2003
2004
Raymond Krizek "Slurries in Geotechnical Engineering"
2004
2005
T.D. O’Rourke "Soil-Structure Interaction Under Extreme Loading Conditions"
2005
2006
Clyde N. Baker, Jr. "In-Situ Testing, Soil Structure Interaction, and Cost Effective Foundation Design"
2006
2007
Ricardo Dobry "Pile response to liquefaction and lateral spreading: field observations and current Research"
2007
2008
Kenneth H. Stokoe "The Increasing Roles of Seismic Measurements in Geotechnical Engineering"
2008
2009
José M. Roesset "Some Applications of Soil Dynamics"
2009
2010 Kenji Ishihara "Forensic Diagnosis for Site-Specific Ground Conditions in Deep Excavations of Subway Constructions"
2010
2011 Rudolph Bonaparte "Cold War Legacy – Design, Construction, and Performance of a Land-Based Radioactive Waste Disposal Facility"
2011
2012 W. Allen Marr "Active Risk Management in Geotechnical Engineering "
2012
2013 Andrew J. Whittle "Importance of Undrained Behavior in the Analysis of Soil-Structure Interactions"
Movie 2013
2014 Craig H. Benson "Landfill Covers: Water Balance, Unsaturated Soils, and a Pathway from Theory to Practice"
Movie 2014
2015 William F. Marcuson, III "Katrina in Your Rearview Mirror" #
2016 Edward Kavazanjian "Bio-Geo-Alchemy: Biogeotechnical Carbonate Precipitation for Hazard Mitigation and Ground Improvement"


Please note: DVDs of the individual lectures are available.

Contact:
Jean-Louis Briaud, PhD, PE
University Distinguished Professor
Spencer J. Buchanan Chair Professor
Department of Civil Engineering
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas 77843-3136, USA
Tel: 979-845-3795
Fax: 979-845-6554
Email: briaud@tamu.edu