15th Annual C. W. Lovell Distinguished Lecture
4:00 p.m., Friday, October 20, 2017
Lawson Hall, Room 1142, Purdue University
Professor Ross W. Boulanger
Director of the Center for Geotechnical Modeling
University of California, Davis
"Seismic response of an embankment on loose saturated sand treated with soil-cement panels:
Centrifuge Tests and Numerical Analyses"
About Professor Ross W. Boulanger
Professor Ross W. Boulanger is the Director of the Center for Geotechnical Modeling in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Davis. He received his PhD and MS degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley, and his BASc degree in Civil Engineering from the University of British Columbia. His research and professional practice are primarily related to liquefaction and its remediation, seismic performance of dams and levees, and seismic soil-pile-structure interaction.Over the past 25 years, he has produced over 250 publications and served as a technical specialist on over 50 seismic remediation and dam safety projects. His honors include the TK Hsieh Award from the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Ralph B. Peck Award, Norman Medal,Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize,and Arthur Casagrande Professional Development Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), and election to the National Academy of Engineering in 2017.