TRB offers webinar on longer life for low-volume roads with geosynthetics

October 21st, 2021

Photograph courtesy of the U.S. Forest Service Low-volume road construction can benefit from using geosynthetics. The Transportation Research Board (TRB) will host a webinar, “Giving Low-Volume Roads a Longer Life with Geosynthetics,” on Nov. 8, 2021, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. EST that will discuss the current state of knowledge regarding the use of geosynthetics […]

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Transportation Research Board looking for geosynthetics webinars for 2022

October 19th, 2021

Photograph courtesy of Sol Solution The next round of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Webinar Program is underway, and the deadline for webinar proposals is one month away. TRB webinar proposals are due by midnight (your local time) on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. Proposals are open to anyone. However, all proposals must have approval of […]

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TRB’s AKG80 Standing Committee on Geosynthetics seeking abstracts for 2022 young person’s poster session

July 13th, 2021

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) Standing Committee on Geosynthetics has issued a call for abstracts for the young persons’ (age 35 and under) poster session at the TRB 101st Annual Meeting, Jan. 9–13, 2022, in Washington, D.C. Eligible researchers and engineers are invited to submit abstracts mentioning and showcasing their research works in this special […]

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TRB webinar: Celebrating TRB’s centennial by exploring the future of transportation research

November 3rd, 2020

What is the future of transportation research and what is TRB’s role in that future? Learn from our panel of experts about how the scale and scope of TRB’s activities expanded steadily over the last 100 years, and what we might expect in the transportation field during the next 100 years. Join us on Thursday, […]

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2021 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting is going virtual

July 21st, 2020

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) today announced the TRB 100th Annual Meeting (TRBAM), originally scheduled to take place in Washington, D.C., will be conducted as a virtual event over a series of dates throughout January 2021. TRBAM in its traditional face-to-face format brings together more than 14,000 transportation professionals from all over the world. “If other […]

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2020 TRB Annual Meeting mobile app now available

December 17th, 2019

Download the TRB Annual Meeting mobile app prior to arriving at the 99th TRB Annual Meeting, January 12–16, 2020, in Washington, D.C. To download the app, search “TRB 2020” in the App Store or Google Play. When opening the app for the first time, enter the same email address used to register for the annual […]

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TRB accepting geosynthetics webinar proposals through Oct. 15

September 5th, 2019

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) is accepting webinar proposals related to Committee AFS70 on Geosynthetics, which pertains to the analysis, design, installation and performance of geosynthetics used in transportation facilities. TRB offers these guidelines for those interested in submitting a webinar proposal: 1. Focus on practical messages, things that can be applied on the job. 2. […]

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Christopher honored with 2018 Koerner award and lecture series

February 1st, 2019

The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA), led by a Koerner awardee selection task force, chose Barry R. Christopher, Ph.D., P.E., as the recipient of the 2018 Robert M. Koerner Award and Lecture Series. The award and lecture series is named for Robert M. Koerner, Ph.D., the founder and director emeritus of the Geosynthetic Institute and professor […]

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Registration opens for 2019 TRB Annual Meeting

September 24th, 2018

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) has opened registration for the 2019 TRB Annual Meeting, Jan. 13–17, in Washington, D.C. More than 13,000 transportation professionals will attend, including policy makers, administrators, practitioners, researchers, and representatives of government, industry and academic institutions. The program will cover all transportation modes, with more than 5,000 presentations in nearly 800 […]

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Barry R. Christopher honored with 2018 Koerner award and lecture series

September 11th, 2018

The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA), led by a Koerner awardee selection task force, selected Barry R. Christopher, Ph.D., P.E., as the recipient of the 2018 Dr. Robert M. Koerner Award and Lecture Series. The award and lecture series is named for Dr. Robert M. Koerner, Ph.D., the founder and director emeritus of the Geosynthetic Institute […]

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