Barrier Systems

IGS Technical Committee on Barrier Systems

The Technical Committee on Barrier Systems (TC-B) is dedicated to the scientific and engineering development of geosynthetic barrier systems and associated technologies. This committee promotes the knowledge, technology, research findings, design, and construction methodologies related to geosynthetic barrier applications, such as guarding against seepage loss, preventing infiltration, improving the flow of fluids, protecting groundwater, and isolating contaminated soils in geotechnical and geo-environmental engineering.

Our Work

The TC-B’s work includes:


Meet Our Leaders

Jonathan Shamrock

Tonkin + Taylor

Kent P. von Maubeuge

Immediate Past Chair
NAUE GmbH & Co. KG

Jabulile Msiza

Jones & Wagener Pty Ltd

Boyd J. Ramsey

Immediate Past Co-Chair
Boyd Ramsey Consulting

Amir Shahkolahi

Global Synthetics Pty Ltd

Get Involved

The TC-B accepts applications from individual IGS members and representatives of IGS corporate members.

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Please contact TC-B Secretary Amir Shahkolahi.