A dedicated man

February 1st, 2020

Erosion control and reinforcement are two applications that geosynthetics are used for. Distantly related, the two applications form the backbone of this publication. But looming large over this issue is the passing of Robert M. “Bob” Koerner and Pauline “Paula” W. Koerner, a couple who had a huge influence over the founding and development of […]

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In Memoriam: Robert M. Koerner

February 1st, 2020

The geosynthetics community is deeply saddened by the news of Robert M. and Pauline W. Koerner’s passing. The couple leaves a lasting legacy through their creation of the Geosynthetic Institute, their philanthropy, and their many accomplishments professionally and personally. Bob Koerner was a pioneer of geosynthetics, an influencer with a long record of geosynthetics achievements. […]

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