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Educate the Educators on Geosynthetics, Mexico

The first ETE event to take place in Mexico was organized by the Mexican chapter of the IGS in collaboration with the Mexican Society of Geotechnical Engineering (SMIG).

Key facts:

  • location:  Puebla, University of the Americas Puebla (UDLAP)
  • 33 professors from 11 states of the republic, representing  20 universities
  • contents: 12 subjects covering introductory, intermediate and advanced levels, mainly in applications in roads, reinforced walls and slopes, drainage and mining. The technical experts of the sponsoring companies presented 6 case studies.
  • lecturers: Prof. Jorge Zornberg; Prof. Ennio Palmeira and Eng. Augusto Alza