Four recipients for the 2013–2014 academic year
By Bob Koerner
The GSI Board of Directors has made its selections for the 2013–2014 GSI Fellowship Awards. This program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are studying geosynthetics.
Requests for proposals (RFPs) for 2014–2015, the seventh year of the program, will be announced this winter. To be eligible, students must focus on a geosynthetic topic, have passed their candidacy examination, and be recommended by their advisor.
The recipients for the 2013–2014 GSI Fellowship Awards for doctoral students are:
|1-13||Jongwan Eun||University of Wisconsin||Craig Benson||Transport parameters in co-extruded geomembrane containing ethylene vinyl-alcohol|
|2-13||Yu Qian||University of Illinois||Erol Tutumluer||Geogrid-ballast interaction and geogrid application in railroad reinforcement using image-aided discrete element method|
|2-12||Xunchang Fei||University of Michigan||Dimitrios Zekkos||Impact of municipal solid waste biodegradation on separator geotextile|
|3-11||Felix Jacobs||RWTH Aachen University||Martin Ziegler||Large-scale biaxial compression testing of geogrid-reinforced soil|