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IGS Young Members: Down To Earth – An Interview With Lucía Isabel Dávila

Lucía Isabel Dávila has loved civil engineering since childhood. Here, Lucía, who has been involved with the Young Members Committee (YMC) since 2017 and is currently the chair of the


10 Questions With… Preston Kendall

Increasing young member engagement is a key priority for the IGS. Preston Kendall spearheads this goal for the Australasian Chapter of the IGS (ACigs). Here he shares his thoughts on


IGS Young Members: Down to Earth – An interview with Edoardo Zannoni

IGS Secretary General Edoardo Zannoni shared his career story and his love of boats during a recent interview with our Young Members Committee. Name/Institution: Edoardo Zannoni, Maccaferri Africa Specialist Fields:


Engaging Young Engineers In South Africa

The IGS Chapter in South Africa, known as the Geosynthetic Interest Group of South Africa, or GIGSA, features in our inaugural edition of Chapter Chat, the first of a regular


Calling on all GeoAmericas Young Members*!

*Young Members are conference delegates 36 years old or younger. The Young Members Committee (YMC) has created a vibrant schedule of events for young delegates to share ideas, present papers

Event News

GeoAmericas 2020 Deadline Extended For Early-Bird Registration!

  Deadline extended for early-bird registration!   Check out  GeoAmericas 2020  new deadlines:   02/07/2020 Deadline for submitting corrected papers. ​02/14/2020 Deadline for early bird registrations for professionals. Deadline for final acceptance and invitation


Exciting Year Ahead For IGS Young Members

IGS Young Members are set for an incredible year in 2020! The Young Members Committee (YMC) has a diverse array of activities, programs and socials planned for next year including


IGS Young Members: Down to Earth – An Interview with Dawie Marx

In this edition of the regular feature, the Young Members Committee interviewed past GeoAfrica 2017 Student Award Winner from South Africa, Dawie Marx. Dawie is currently a Graduate Research Assistant


IGS Young Members: Down to Earth – An Interview with IGS Vice-President, Nathalie Touze, PhD

In this edition of the regular feature, the young members committee interviewed the current Vice-President of the IGS. Name / Institution: Nathalie Touze, Irstea, France. Specialist Field: Geosynthetics, barriers, fluid


Student Award Paper Spotlight: “Finite Element Simulation on External Stability of the Bearing Reinforcement Earth Wall”

This paper has won the Student Award Competition at GeoAsia 2016. It presents a parametric study on the external stability of a bearing reinforcement earth (BRE) wall using finite elements