The 2020 Buchanan Lecturer is Professor Lidija Zdravkovic who is the Professor of Computational Geomechanics at Imperial College in London, UK. Professor Zdravkovic’s lecture is entitled “Soil Characterization for Advanced Geotechnical Design: Parameter Derivation.”
Also on the agenda is Professor Ed Idriss, who will be presenting his 2019 Terzaghi Lecture “Response of Soil Sites During Earthquakes, A 60-Year Perspective.” Professor Idriss is Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering at the University of California at Davis(UCD) and an independent consulting geotechnical engineer.
Fugro will again be sponsoring the Buchanan Lecture.
The lectures will take place virtually via Zoom, and will begin at 1:00 pm US Central Time on November 6, 2020. Please relay to colleagues and students.
If you were unable to watch the Lectures live, you can view a recording at this link: 2020 Buchanan Lecture
The 28th Buchanan Lecture Booklet is also available for download at this link: 28th Buchanan Lecture Booklet
Best wishes, Jean-Louis.
Jean-Louis BRIAUD, PhD, PE, DGE, Distinguished Member ASCE
ASCE President Elect
University Distinguished Professor and Buchanan Chair Holder
College Station, Texas, 77843-3136, USA
Tel: 979-845-3795, Cell: 979-777-1692