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Geo-Institute of ASCE:

Advancing the Geoprofessional Community

The Geo-Institute (G-I) is a membership organization serving geoprofessionals and the geo-industry. It is one of the American Society of Civil Engineers' nine specialty Institutes and has over 13,000 members.

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28 Oct 2020
We are pleased to announce the 2021 winners of the prestigious Geo-Institute awards. The 2021 Wallace Hayward Baker Award Vernon R. Schaefer, P.E., M.ASCE , Iowa State University . “For his outstanding work on promoting and conducting soil
22 Oct 2020
Marc Ballouz, Ph.D., C.Eng, M.ASCE Joins G-I Board of Governors Marc Ballouz will be serving a one year term on the G-I Board of Governors as the ASCE President’s appointee. Dr. Ballouz was born in Beirut, Lebanon and attained his bachelor’s degree
20 Oct 2020
Dr. Culligan, Ph.D., C.Eng., F.ASCE has been selected by ASCE’s Geo-Institute to receive the 2021 H. Bolton Seed Medal for “contributions to teaching, research, and the practice of geotechnical engineering through expanding the boundaries of

Community News

04 Aug 2020
The Soil Properties and Modeling Committee hosted a YouTube live event on July 27 to facilitate a discussion about our community’s teaching experiences following last semester’s nation-wide transition to remote learning. This event consisted of a
26 Feb 2020
The next Geoenvironmental Technical Committee meeting will be held during Geocongress 2020 in Minneapolis, MN. Meeting Time: Thursday, February 27, 1:30 – 3:30 pm CST Meeting Location: All meetings will be held in the Hyatt Regency Minneapoli
14 Feb 2020

Upcoming Events

November 5, 6, 12, and 13 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM each day Registration is open for the fifth annual Structural and Geo-Confluence, hosted by the St. Louis Chapters of SEI and GI. This four-day ONLINE conference is open to all. Registrants will earn up
Professor Lidija Zdravkovic, Professor of Computational Geomechanics, Imperial College, London, is the 2020 Buchanan Lecturer. The Lecture will be given over Zoom. Presented by Texas A&M University; sponsored by Fugro.
"Liquefaction of Gravelly Soils and the Impact on Critical Infrastructure" Lecturer: Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE Presented by ASCE Met Section Geo-Institute Chapter