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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

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CEE2804 Undergraduate Students with the Coastal Geotechnics Group

The Coastal & Marine Geotechnics group volunteered to host a field trip of CEE2804 “Introduction to Civil & Environmental Engineering” at the Pandapas Pond, VA.  The group introduced the students to geotechnical and coastal engineering, discussing various methods used to measure geotechnical soil properties in offshore areas, as well as the variety of ongoing projects.  Read more…

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Yakutat Field Research Experience 2018

In August 2018, one PhD student, two MS students and five undegraduate students joined Dr. Nina Stark during field work in Yakutat, Alaska. The team collected essential data for different projects sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the Office of Naval Research. An addition to the collection of field data for ongoing research projects, Read more…

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