Tutumluer wins IGS Award

October 18th, 2023

Erol Tutumluer, the Abel Bliss Professor, has received the IGS Award from the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) during its 12th International Conference on Geosynthetics, held in Rome in September. Tutumluer was cited “in recognition of his significant scholarly contributions made towards the use of geosynthetics in roadways, railways and airfields, including innovative quantification and sensing […]

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IGS elects leaders

July 19th, 2022

The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) North America has elected Sam Allen as new president of the IGS and Edoardo Zannoni as vice president, making him IGS’s first vice president from South Africa. Allen, Zannoni and eight newly elected council members will begin their terms this September and serve until 2026. Outgoing IGS President Chungsik Yoo […]

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IGS Awards deadline Jan. 31, 2018

December 15th, 2017

Have you considered submitting a nomination for a 2018 IGS Award as a way of recognizing success and excellence? The IGS Awards will be presented in 2018 to individuals or groups of individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the development and use of geotextiles, geomembranes, related products, or associated technologies through their scientific […]

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IGS-NA news

October 1st, 2017

Since the Geotechnical Frontiers conference this past March in Orlando, Fla., the new board of directors at IGS North America (IGS-NA, or the North American Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society) has been working hard to provide its members, the geosynthetics community and the engineering community a greater awareness of what geosynthetic materials can provide […]

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