The Geotechnical Society of Edmonton and UAlberta Geotechnical Center are pleased to present an open lecture by Dr. Norbert R. Morgenstern

Date: April 25, 2024
Time: 3:00 – 5:00pm
Location: Timms Centre for the Arts (87 Avenue & 112 Street NW, Edmonton, AB)
Cost: Free!

Light refreshments will be provided.

Register on Groupize before 12pm on April 19

Dr. Morgenstern is an international authority on geotechnical engineering relating to slope stability and dam design, a pioneer of permafrost and cold regions engineering research and a highly sought-after consultant. He has made major contributions in research and engineering practice to many areas of the geotechnical discipline, including the development of the Morgenstern-Price method for stability analysis, the analysis of rate effects in earth materials, earth and rockfill dam engineering, tailings engineering, static liquefaction phenomena, and the rapidly developing field of risk analysis applied to engineering works.

As an educator, researcher and practitioner, the international scope of his experience spans over 30 countries on six continents. Throughout his career as an educator, he has trained a significant pool of highly qualified personnel and continues to actively contribute to the University of Alberta, where he currently holds the title of Distinguished University Professor Emeritus. Many of his students have become renowned practitioners and international experts in the geotechnical engineering discipline. He has received honorary degrees from the University of Toronto, Queen’s University and the University of Alberta. In addition, he is an Honorary Professor at Zhejiang University, PRC.