In the classroom: Part 4: Geosynthetics education through the FHWA/NHI

October 1, 2017

There is a twofold purpose for a geosynthetics education program. First, it must offer training to engineers who were not exposed to the subject during college. Second, it must provide a refresher and continuing education for those who have previously taken courses in the subject area. The continuing education courses on geosynthetics offered by the …

In the classroom: Part 2: Geosynthetic coursework at Syracuse University, and Part 3: Geosynthetics education from IGS–NA

August 1, 2017

Introduction This article is part of a 4-part series on how engineering students or practicing engineers learn about geosynthetic materials. Geosynthetic materials have been used in civil and environmental engineering applications for more than three decades. The benefits of geosynthetic materials are widely recognized, and they are used in a variety of industries. The high …