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Educate the Educators on Geosynthetics, Portugal

The Portuguese Chapter of the IGS hosted a European ETE in cooperation with the Portuguese Geotechnical Society (SPG) in Lisbon.

Key facts:

  • 35 attendees representing national universities and polytechnic schools of engineering
  • Sponsors: Atarfil, Bianchini, Huesker, Quinimar, NAUE, Renolit
  • Subjects covered included: geosynthetics applications in geotechnical, transportation, hydraulic, and environmental engineering
  • Lecturers: Prof. Jorge Zornberg, The University of Texas at Austin; Prof. Erol Güler, Boğaziҫi University and Dr.-Ing. Michael Heibaum