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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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Latest News

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

05 Nov 2020
The Geoenvironmental TC is organizing on December 8th 2020, as part of the 5th annual Live Streaming Geo-Institute Web conference, a one day event with the following presentations:   “Slurry Trench Cutoff Walls in Geoenvironmental Applications,"
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

Upcoming Events

The Geo-Institute Technical Committees will be live streaming Web Conferences December 7 – 11, 2020. Each day, a diverse set of case studies will be presented by experienced geotechnical professionals. Each session will run approximately 2 hours with
The Rocky Mountain Geo-Conference is postponed until the spring due to the deteriorating COVID situation and the increased public health restrictions announced this week. The conference is now planned for April 16th. Dear Rocky Mountain Geo
Geo-Virginia 2021 April 19-21, 2021 Smithfield Event Center, Smithfield, Virginia, USA If the event is held in-person, a virtual conference option will also be available