Seminar Series 2024 – GTA, Ontario

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Earn CPD Credits as we discover advanced geosynthetic and geotechnical topics in a half day seminar. We will be having Special Guest Speaker, Professor Jie Han, Distinguished Professor at the University of Kansas, USA join us for this half day event. Topics include, An introduction to geosynthetics, properties and testing, Design of geosynthetic stabilized roads, design of geosynthetic reinforced slopes and walls, Soil Reinforcement and Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls & Slopes. Breakfast and lunch will be provided during the time of this event.

Registration fee: $40.
Once registration below is completed, a member of our team will be in contact with you regarding your invoice.

Meet our Guest Speaker

Jie Han Ph.D., PE, F.ASCE
Distinguished Professor at the University of Kansas, USA

Dr. Jie Han is a Roy A. Roberts (University) Distinguished Professor in the Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering Department at the University of Kansas. He is the president of the ASCE Geo-Institute, the treasurer of the International Geosynthetics Society, the chair of the US Transportation Research Board (TRB) Transportation Earthworks committee, and the specialty chief editor of Frontiers of Built Environment. Prof. Han has gained extensive teaching, research, and industry experiences in geosynthetics, ground improvement, pile foundations, buried structures, and roadways. He is the sole author of the book entitled “Principles and Practice of Ground Improvement” and has published more 450 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers. Prof. Han has been invited to give more than 200 keynote/invited lectures and short courses around the world, including the State of the Practice Lecture at the 21st Annual George F. Sowers Symposium in Atlanta, Georgia in 2018, the 18th UK IGS Lecture in London in 2018, and the 3rd Robert M. Koerner Award Lecture in 2021. He has received numerous awards from the profession including but not limited to the 2014 the International Geosynthetics Society Award, the 2017 ASCE Martin S. Kapp Foundation Engineering Award, the 2018 ASCE Kansas City Section Engineer of Year Award, and the 2024 recipient of Irvin E. Youngberg Award in the Applied Sciences (the Kansas state higher education system’s most prestigious recognition for scholarly excellence). Prof. Han was elected to the ASCE Fellow in 2014.

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