652

Number of undergraduate students to date

320

Number of graduate students to date

79

Certified professors

Welcome

Geotechnical Engineering is the branch of civil engineering concerned with the design and construction of foundations, slopes, retaining walls, embankments, tunnels, levees, wharves, landfills and similar facilities; and with the engineering characterization and behavior of the ground and its constituent materials

Investigating a mud flat in New Hampshire
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August
2020
Investigating a mud flat in New Hampshire

Nina and Julie are working in collaboration with Tom Lippmann from the University of New Hampshire and Hans Graber from CSTARS at the University of Miami on the geotechnical[...]

Highlights and News
ISSMGE International Journal of Geoengineering Case Histories special issue on geotechnical hurricane reconnaissance

Nina collaborated with Lee Wooten (GEI Consultants) and Sissy Nikolaou (WSP) as team of guest editors on a special issue for the ISSMGE International Journal of Geoengineering Case Histories on geotechnical hurricane reconnaissance.

George Filz Receives Emeritus Status

George Filz, former Professor, Director of the Center for Geotechnical Practice and Research, and Assistant Department Head, has been conferred the title of the Charles E. Via, Jr. Professor Emeritus of Civil and Environmental Engineering. The emeritus title may be conferred on retired professors, associate professors, and administrative officers who are specially recommended to the […]

SERDP ESTCP Symposium 2019

Dr. Nina Stark and Geotech Graduate Student, Dennis Kiptoo, attended the SERDP-ESTCP symposium held in Washington, DC in December 2019. The symposium featured a diverse group of people ranging from environmental and energy researchers, technology developers with the defense end-user to regulatory communities, all showcasing the latest environmental technologies and ideas. We were honored to […]