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Best Geosynthetics International Paper for 2018

Geosynthetics International is an official journal of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) and serves the mandate of the society to disseminate important technical developments to its members. We are delighted

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IGS Young Members: Down to Earth – An Interview with Preston Kendall

In this edition of the feature, the Young Members Committee interviewed the current co-chair of their committee, Preston Kendall. Preston shared his formative experiences in the geosynthetic industry and his

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2nd Seminar on Transportation Geotechnics Soil Improvement Challenges on Alluvial Zones Vila Franca de Xira, Lisbon, Portugal, 28-29 January 2019

The 2nd Seminar on Transportation Geotechnics was held on 28-29 January 2019 in the Auditorium of the Library Building of Vila Franca de Xira, Portugal. The seminar was organized by

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IGS Young Members Committee Opens First Ever Logo Competition!

We are excited to announce that the IGS is sponsoring a competition to create a new logo for the IGS Young Members Committee! We want a bold new logo that

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Good energy at Geosynthetics Conference 2019

The Geosynthetics Conference 2019 was a huge success in Houston, Texas, Feb. 10–13, with more than 1,100 engaged attendees, presenters, speakers and exhibitors contributing to the intellectual and commercial hum felt

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XXIX Italian National Conference on Geosynthetics (Bologna, 18 October 2018)

The XXIX Italian National Conference on Geosynthetics was held on 18th October 2018 in Bologna, giving excellent results in terms of both number of registered attendees and quality of presented

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IGS Young Members: Down to Earth – An Interview with IGS President, Professor Chungsik Yoo, PhD

In this edition of the regular feature, the young members committee interviewed the recently elected president of the IGS. Name / Institution: Dr. Chungsik Yoo, PhD., Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea.

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Two for a Few with Dr. Laura Carbone and Elizabeth Peggs

 During the 11ICG, Dr. Laura Carbone, Chair of the IGS Young Members Committee interviewed Elizabeth Peggs, the outgoing IGS Secretary (2010-2018) & retired Director of Geosynthetica (2000-2018).  

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Mercer Lecture Dates Announced

Dr Kerry Rowe will present the next Mercer Lecture at three major conferences in Iceland, South Africa and the USA, in 2019 and 2020. Dr Rowe will discuss the use

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15th meeting of ISO/TC 221 “Geosynthetics” and WGs 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 London 2-4 October 2018

The International technical standardization committee on Geosynthetics (ISO/TC 221) organised its annual meeting this year in London, at the BSI headquarters, on kind invitation of the British geosynthetics industry. The