Student poster competition winners cited
Judging and awards presented at Geosynthetics 2013
GeosyntheticsMagazine.com | April 23, 2013
Graduate and undergraduate students were invited to submit technical themed posters involving geosynthetic topics for the Geosynthetics 2013 student competition. Students presented their posters to a team of industry judges and the first- and second-place award winners were announced during the conference’s April 3 keynote presentation. The student posters were displayed during the conference on the exhibit hall show floor.
Melissa Stewart, Ph.D. candidate in civil engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
Poster title: “An experimental approach to predicting performance of thermally active mechanically stabilized earth walls”
Melia Iwamoto, graduate research assistant, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Poster title: “Shear strength parameters of GRS using mini-pier load test data”
Both students also received a travel stipend to attend the Geosynthetics 2013 conference in Long Beach, Calif., April 1–4.