Tonkin + Taylor
Klohn Crippen Berger
GEO Institute

Featured PBD-III Vancouver Speakers/Presentations

  • Perspectives on Performance-based Design in Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering
  • Professor emeritus W.D.L. Finn, University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Professor emeritus I.M. Idriss, University of California at Davis, USA
  • Professor Kenji Ishihara, Chuo University, JapanS
  • Moderator: Professor Scott Ashford, Dean of Engineering, Oregon State University, USA
  • Plenary Keynote speakers
  • Professor Ross W Boulanger, University of California at Davis, USA
    • - Soil-cement panels for remediation of liquefaction in an embankment foundation
  • Professor Jonathan D. Bray, University of California at Berkeley, USA
    • - Performance-based assessment of liquefaction-induced building movements
  • Professor Misko Cubrinovski, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Professor George Gazetas, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
  • Professor Susumu Iai, Kyoto University, Japan
    • - Performance of port structures during earthquakes
  • Professor emeritus Takaji Kokusho, Chuo University, Japan
    • - Energy-based liquefaction evaluation supplementing stress-based method
  • Professor Steven L. Kramer, University of Washington, USA
    • - Applicability of Sliding Block Analyses to Lateral Spreading Problems
  • Professor Thomas D. O'Rourke, Cornell University, USA
    • - Hazard-resilient underground infrastructure
  • Professor Ellen Rathje, University of Texas at Austin, USA
    • - Seismic hazards due to potentially induced earthquakes
  • Dr. Peter K. Robertson, Gregg Drilling & Testing, Inc., USA/Canada
  • Professor Kenneth Stokoe II, University of Texas at Austin, USA
  • Professor Kohji Tokimatsu, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
    • - Liquefaction-induced settlement and tilting of buildings with spread foundation based on field observation and laboratory experiments
  • Dr. Ramon Verdugo, CMGI Ltda., Santiago, Chile
  • Technical Theme speakers
  • Professor Ioannis Anastasopoulous, University of Dundee, UK
    • - Design of foundation-structure systems against faulting: new developments and mitigation techniques
  • Professor Atilla Ansal, Ozyegin University, Turkey
    • - 2D site response analysis of the Istanbul Rapid Response Network
  • Professor Domniki Asimaki, California Institute of Technology, USA
  • Professor Brendon Bradley, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
    • - Site-specific ground motion prediction: Coupling regional 3D viscoelastic and 1D effective stress wave propagation methods
  • Professor George Bouckovalas, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
    • - Performance-based design of bridge piers in liquefiable sites: Use of shallow foundation, limited ground improvement & natural seismic isolation
  • Professor Yousef Hashash, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
    • - Seismic response of underground structures
  • Dr. Amir M. Kaynia, Norwegian Geotechnical Institute, Norway
    • - Earthquake response of offshore wind turbines
  • Professor Junichi Koseki, University of Tokyo, Japan
    • - Laboratory tests on repeated liquefaction properties of uniform and segregated sand specimens
  • Dr. Ernest Naesgaard, Naesgaard-Amini Geotechnical Ltd., Canada
  • Professor Mitsu Okamura, Ehime University, Japan
    • - Liquefaction of aged sand in partial drainage condition
  • Professor Roberto Paolucci, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
    • - Non-linear dynamic soil-structure interaction for the integrated seismic assessment of structures and foundations
  • Professor Kyriazis Pitilakis, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Professor Jonathan P. Stewart, University of California at Los Angeles, USA
  • Professor Mahdi Taiebat, University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Professor emeritus Ikuo Towhata, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Professor Yoshimichi Tsukamoto, Tokyo University of Science, Japan
    • - Influence of degree of saturation on liquefaction resistance and undrained shear strength of silty sands
  • Professor Lanmin Wang, Lanzhou Institute of Seismology, China
    • - A performance-based design method of loess slopes under the coupling effects of earthquakes and rainfalls
  • Professor Dharma Wijewickreme, University of British Columbia, Canada
    • - Laboratory characterization of the response of low plastic fine-grained soils: challenges, findings, and way forward
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