George F. Sowers Annual Lecture

The George F. Sowers Annual Lecture is held in memory of his many academic and professional achievements.

23. Patricia Culligan

Title: "Urban Green Infrastructure for Stormwater Management: Findings and Lessons Learned from a Multi-Year Research Program"
Date: Sep 21, 2021

22. Kenichi Soga

Title: "Smart Geotechnical Infrastructure and Construction"
Date: May 7, 2019

21. Malcolm Bolton

Title: "Performance-Based Design in Geotechnics"
Date: May 8, 2018

20. Richard J. Bathurst

Title: "Lessons Learned from Physical and Numerical Modeling of Full-Scale MSE Wall Tests at RMC"
Date: May 9, 2017

19. Rudy Bonaparte

Title: "Coming soon..."
Date: May 10, 2016

18. Jonathan Bray

Title: "Investigating Liquefaction Effects in Christchurch, New Zealand"
Date: May 5, 2015

17. Richard Jardine

Title: "Some recent developments in the design and analysis of large driven piles"
Date: May 6, 2014

16. Paul W. Mayne

Title: "Geotechnics 2013 in the Atlantic Piedmont and Coastal Plain Provinces"
Date: May 7, 2013

15. Bengt H. Fellenius

Title: " Wick Drains and Piling for Cai Mep Container Port, Vietnam "
Date: May 08, 2012

14. Keith Kelson

Title: "Geology Matters: Why We Should Worship the Ground Beneath Our Feet "
Date: May 10, 2011

13. David E. Daniel

Title: " Hurricane Katrina and the New Orleans Levees: What Went Wrong and What Lessons Have Been Learned? "
Date: May 11, 2010

12. Thomas D. O’Rourke

Title: "Geohazards and Large Geographically Distributed Systems"
Date: May 5, 2009

11. Mike Jamiolkowski

Title: "Safeguarding Venice against High Tides"
Date: May 6, 2008

10. Eduardo Alonso

Title: "Strength in Stiff Clays"
Date: May 15, 2007

9. R. Kerry Rowe

Title: "Long-Term Performance of Contaminant Barrier Systems"
Date: May 9, 2006

8. Fred H. Kulhawy

Title: "The Time Factor in Deep Foundation Evaluation"
Date: May 17, 2005

7. Kenneth H. Stokoe II

Title: "The Growing Importance of Stress Wave Measurements in Solving Geotechnical Engineering Problems"
Date: May 18, 2004

6. John Burland

Title: "Stabilizing the Leaning Tower of Pisa"
Date: May 20, 2003

5. Harry Poulos

Title: "Critical Role of Ground Characterization for Foundation Deformation Prediction"
Date: May 2, 2002

4. Robert Koerner

Title: "Stability Assessment of Ten Large Landfill Failures"
Date: April 17, 2001

3. Richard E. Goodman

Title: "Rock Slope Failures"
Date: April 20, 2000

2. J. Michael Duncan

Title: "Simplified Geotechnical Reliability Analisys"
Date: May 17, 1999

1. G. Wayne Clough

Title: "Design: What Role in the Rapidly Evolving Environment of Global Research"
Date: April 22, 1998