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Unsaturated Soils

Chair - Laureano R. Hoyos


The main goal of the Unsaturated Soils committee is to advance unsaturated soil mechanics principles through research and implementation in engineering practice and education. The committee has had a continuous and active presence in annual Geo-Congresses and other G-I sponsored specialty conferences at national and international levels, including sponsored sessions, panel sessions, keynote lecturers, and state of the art presenters.The committee has been particularly active in sponsoring and spearheading educational outreach activities and other special projects, including a well-established series of webinars, special issues of journals, and technical workshops. The committee includes a broad cross-section of academics, students, practitioners, and equipment manufacturers from across the United States.