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Seminar: The Top 10 Innovations in Trenchless Technology

Event Date: November 4, 2016
Speaker: Tom Iseley, PhD, PE, Dist. M. ASCE
Speaker Affiliation: Louisiana Tech University
Time: 01:30pm
Location: HAMP 3153
Contact Name: Becca Miller
Contact Phone: (765) 494-2240
Contact Email:
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School or Program: Construction Engineering and Management
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Tom Iseley, Director of Trenchless Technology Center and Professor of Civil Engineering at Louisiana Tech University, will speak at 1:30pm Nov. 4 in Delon and Elizabeth Hampton Hall of Civil Engineering Room 3153. He is returning as an alum to give his talk as part of the Construction Engineering and Management 40th Anniversary Speaker Series.

The Top 10 Innovations in Trenchless Technology

Tom Iseley, Ph.D., P.E., Dist. M. ASCE
Director, Trenchless Technology Center
Professor of Civil Engineering, Louisiana Tech University
Chairman, Buried Asset Management Institute-International, Inc.

November 4, 2016
1:30 PM
HAMP 3153

For more information:  Becca Miller,


The trenchless industry has been very dynamic and expanding rapidly for about 30 years. This presentation will describe the top 10 innovations which have shaped the ability to install new pipelines and cables underground with minimum disruption and destruction to society and the environment.

Iseley headshot

Dr. Tom Iseley has over 35 years of experience in the planning, design, and construction of underground infrastructure systems. From 1982, he served on the faculty of Mississippi State University, Purdue University, Louisiana Tech University, and as chairman of the department of Construction Technology at the Purdue University School of Engineering and Technology in Indianapolis. In 1989, Dr. Iseley established the Trenchless Technology Center (TTC), an industry/university cooperative research facility, at Louisiana Tech University and served as director for 5.5 years and director of development for 2 years. He returned to Louisiana Tech & TTC on July 1, 2014. He is a founding director of the North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT). Also, in 1993, Dr. Iseley was selected as the Trenchless Technology Magazine’s Person of the Year. He received the ASCE 1995 John O. Bickel Award and the 1999 Stephen D. Bechtel Pipeline Engineering Award. In 2016, he was selected as the MVP by the UTCA. Dr. Iseley holds a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering and an M.B.A. degree from the University of Alabama in Birmingham and a Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering from Purdue University.