GSI honors Scalia with Landreth award

November 9th, 2021

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) established the Robert and Mitchell Landreth “Steward of the Environment” award in honor of Robert E. Landreth (1939–2021) and his wife, Mitchell. The award is bestowed in recognition of “distinguished engineering achievement” by a young faculty member, graduate student or post-doctorate working with geosynthetics. Only one such award is given annually […]

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A tribute to Robert Landreth

February 1st, 2017

Former head of the EPA’s National Risk Management Research Laboratory (NRMRL) An unsung hero of the geoenvironmental and geosynthetics fields is a retired former research director at the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Mr. Robert E. Landreth. It was Bob Landreth’s vision and tenacity in advocating for research funds that made possible pioneering research […]

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