Educate the Educators on Geosynthetics, Brazil
The second ETE program on Brazil took place in the county’s northeastern region, at the Polytechnic School of the University of Pernambuco (POLI / UPE). The program included nine lectures, five case history presentations, three discussion sessions on strategies to introduce the subject in undergraduate engineering courses, and a practical workshop.
- location: Recife, Pernambuco
- 29 professors over 16 hours
- Content: geosynthetics types, functions, properties and testing; filtration and drainage; reinforced walls, slopes and embankments; pavement reinforcement; environmental applications; hydraulic applications
lecturers: Maria das Graças Gardoni (UFMG), Ennio Palmeira (UnB)
Photograph courtesy of Maccaferri