By Bob and George Koerner
The GSI Board of Directors has made its selections for the GSI Fellowship Awards for academic year 2014-2015. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students researching geosynthetics. The following were selected from 12 new proposals and three renewals.
|1-14||Asli Yalcin Dayioglu||University of Maryland||Ahmet Aydilek||Clogging behavior of
recycled concrete aggregate
in geotextile systems
|2-14||Michelle (Mingyan) Deng||Missouri University of Science and
|Ronaldo Luna||Reliability based optimization design of geosynthetics reinforced embankment slopes|
|3-14||Yonggui Xie||Oregon State University||Ben Leshchinsky||MS wall abutments: An analytical solution for evaluating service
state deformations with geosynthetic reinforcement
|Class 7(a)-1st year funding at $10,000 per student.|
|3-11||Felix Jacobs||RWTH Aachen University||Martin Ziegler||Laboratory and numerical investigation of geogrid reinforced soil in biaxial compression tests|
|Class 5(c)-3rd year funding at $5,000 per student.|
Requests for proposals (RFPs) for the eighth year of the program-academic year 2015-2016-will be announced this winter. To be eligible, students must focus on a geosynthetic topic, have passed their doctorial candidacy examination, and be recommended by their advisor.
Please contact Jamie Koerner at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information on the students and their respective projects or visit the GSI Fellowship Award Program web page for a complete history.