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Geotechnical engineering expert to present Prakash lecture

Posted by on April 22, 2019

Dr. W.D. Liam Finn, professor emeritus of civil engineering at the University of British Columbia and president of Pan-American Engineering and Computing Services, will present as part of the Shamsher and Sally Prakash Distinguished Lecture Series in Geotechnical Engineering. The lecture, titled “Aspects of Soil-Structure Interaction,” will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, May 9, in Room 125 Butler-Carlton Hall.

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Geotechnical engineering expert to present Prakash lecture today

Posted by on May 3, 2018

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Dr. James K. Mitchell, a National Academy of Engineering member and University Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Virginia Tech, will present the Shamsher and Sally Prakash Distinguished Lecture at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3, in Room 121 Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall. Mitchell’s talk is titled “Geotechical surprises – or are they?” He will highlight three illustrative case histories and discuss how they were reviewed and if what went wrong could have been anticipated.

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