Geotechnical Engineering Conference

When:  Feb 22, 2024 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM (CT)
Associated with  Minnesota Section

Please join us for a special joint meeting with the Minnesota Geotechnical Society () on Thursday, February 22nd, 2024! This is a pre-conference meeting that is part of the 72nd Annual MN Geotechnical Engineering Conference. The event will be held at the University of Minnesota's at 6:00pm in the North Star Ballroom. Our speaker is Dr. Edward Kavazanjian with Arizona State University, presenting "Fugitive Dust Generation from Iron Ore Tailings Treated Using EICP Subject to Freeze-Thaw Cycles."


Speaker: Edward Kavazanjian, Jr., PhD, P.E., D.GE, NAE, Dist.M.ASCE


Ed Kavazanjian is a Regents' Professor and the Ira A. Fulton Professor of Geotechnical Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU). He joined ASU in 2004 after 20 years in engineering practice. He is Director of the Center for Bio-mediated and Bio-inspired Geotechnics (CBBG), a National Science Foundation-funded Gen-3 Engineering Research Center dedicated to the emerging sub-discipline of biogeotechnical engineering. His expertise also includes geotechnical engineering for civil infrastructure systems, geotechnical earthquake engineering, design and construction of waste containment systems, and the mechanical properties of solid waste. In 2013, he was elected to the National Academy of Engineering and in 2018 he was elected a Distinguished Member of ASCE.



6:00 - Happy Hour (Sponsored by Michels)

7:00 - Dinner

7:30 - Announcements

7:45 - Presentation


Our happy hour sponsor is . Please thank a Michels employee when you see them! Attendees will receive one PDH.

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St. Paul Student Center, North Star Ballroom
2017 Buford Ave
St. Paul, MN 55108
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