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International Webinar Series on Geoenvironmental Engineering, Sustainability, and Resiliency

Webinars on a wide range of topics related to geoenvironmental engineering (land contamination, waste management, etc.), sustainability, and resiliency.

Schedule of Upcoming Webinars Heading link

Schedule

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Register (free) in advance for all or selected webinars at:
https://uic.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYkdeqvqj8pEtzz2aboak-s7tMVpfUhKSuo

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar(s). Please mark your calendar!

Schedule of Upcoming Webinars Heading link

Register (free) in advance for all or selected webinars at:
https://uic.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYkdeqvqj8pEtzz2aboak-s7tMVpfUhKSuo
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar(s). Please mark your calendar!
Date Presentation Title Presenter
January 18, 2024, 9 am CT An Overview of Life Cycle Assessment Relative to Use of Recycled Materials in Highway Construction Dr. Edil Tuncer, Professor (Emeritus), Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
January 25, 2024, 9 am CT Climate Change - Challenges Ahead for Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineers Dr. Snehasis Tripathy, Professor, Geoenvironmental Research Centre, Civil Engineering, School of Engineering, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK
February 1, 2024, 9 am CT Can Microbes Solve the Civil Engineering Problems? A Perspective of Green Energy, Biocementation, and Bioremediation Dr. Azizul Moqsud, Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Yamaguchi University, Ube City, Japan
February 8, 2024, 9 am CT Investigations of Groundwater Contamination with NAPL Petroleum Spills and Remediation Dr. Indumathi Manivannan Nambi, Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India
February 15, 2024, 9 am CT Plants as Bio-sentinels: Mother Nature Can Tell Us a Lot! Dr. Joel G. Burken, Curators’ Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO, USA
February 22, 2024, 9 am CT Energy GeoScience and Engineering Dr. Carlos Santamarina, Professor and Clough Chair, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA
February 29, 2024, 9 am CT The Many Faces of HDPE Geomembranes and the Effect on the Service Life Dr. R. Kerry Rowe, Barrington Batchelor Distinguished University Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
March 7, 2024, 9 am CT Geotechnical Characterization and Stabilization of Organic Soils using the Microbially Induced Calcite Precipitation Technique (MICP) Dr. Sumi Siddiqua, Associate Professor, Faculty of Applied Science, School of Engineering, University of British Columbia, Kelowna, BC, Canada
March 14, 2024, 9 am CT Microbial-mineralization in Soil: Applications in Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering Dr. Ning-Jun Jiang, Professor, Institute of Geotechnical Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing, China
March 28, 2024, 9 am CT Enhanced Contaminant Containment Performance of Innovative Vertical Barriers Dr. Yan-Jun Du, Professor and Director, Institute of Geotechnical Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing, China
April 4, 2024, 9 am CT Microplastics Derived from Traditional Fossil Fuel Based Sources - Fate, Transport and Its Greener Alternatives Dr. Brajesh K. Dubey, Professor of Environmental Engineering & Management, Department of Civil Engineering, Chairperson - School of Water Resources, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India
April 18, 2024, 9 am CT Case Histories of The Impacts of Natural Chemical and Microbiological Processes In Geotechnical Engineering Dr. Stephan Jefferis, Visiting Professor, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford and Director, Environmental Geotechnics Limited, Adderbury, Banbury, UK
April 25, 2024, 9am CT Geonaturals for Sustainable Infrastructure and Disaster Risk Reduction Dr. Sreevalsa Kolathayar, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, India

Past Recorded Geoenvironmental Engineering, Sustainability, and Resiliency Webinars/Lectures Heading link

Sustainability and Resiliency-Based Innovation: Research and Practices in Geoenvironmental Engineering Heading link

May 5, 2023: 19th G.A. Leonards Lecture, Purdue Geotechnical Society, Purdue University, Delivered by Dr. Krishna Reddy, University Scholar, Distinguished Researcher & Professor, Department of Civil, Materials, and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois  Chicago, USA

Geoenvironmental Engineering: Evolution, Challenges and Opportunities Heading link

November 12, 2020: Presentation by Prof. Krishna Reddy, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA at the Workshop to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of PPGEC, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Porto Alegre, Brazil

Containment Wall at DNAPL Contaminated Site: Slurry Material Evaluation and Field Construction Heading link

January 15, 2021: Dr. Krishna Reddy, University Scholar, Distinguished Researcher & Professor, Department of Civil, Materials, and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

Use of Shredded Scrap Tires as Drainage Material in Landfill Cover Systems: Laboratory Investigations and Field Application Heading link

April 23, 2021: Dr. Krishna Reddy, University Scholar, Distinguished Researcher & Professor, Department of Civil, Materials, and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

Protecting Geomembrane Liner from Damage Due to Overlying Drainage Material in Landfills Heading link

May 21, 2021: Dr. Krishna Reddy, University Scholar, Distinguished Researcher, and Professor, Department of Civil, Materials, and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

Phytoremediation of Soils and Fill with Mixed Contaminants: Laboratory and Field Investigations Heading link

July 23, 2021: Dr. Krishna Reddy, University Scholar, Distinguished Researcher, and Professor, Department of Civil, Materials, and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

Sustainable Resilient Site Remediation (SRSR): Overview and Perspectives for Implementation Heading link

December 17, 2021:  Dr. Krishna R. Reddy, University Scholar, Distinguished Researcher, and Professor, Department of Civil, Materials, and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA

Modeling Coupled Dynamic Processes in Landfills: Holistic Performance to Improve Sustainability Heading link

December 7, 2021:  Dr. Krishna R. Reddy, University Scholar, Distinguished Researcher, and Professor, Department of Civil, Materials, and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA

Advice for Students Interested in Conducting Research in Geoenvironmental Engineering Heading link

December 21, 2020: Webinar on Advice for Students Interested in Conducting Research in Geoenvironmental Engineering. Panelists: Prof. Krishna Reddy, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA; Prof. Jeffrey Evans, Bucknell University, USA; Prof. Franco Francisca, National University of Cordoba, Argentina; Prof. Kristin Sample-Lord, Villanova University, USA; Prof. Nilo Consoli, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil; Prof. Yeliz Yukselen, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey; Prof. Sarat Das, Indian Institute of Technology Dhanbad, India; and Prof. Claudio Cameselle, University of Vigo, Spain