Many scientists from all over the world will participate in the 4th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering. The proposed theme of the conference is ‘New Developments in Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering’.
Near East University will host the 4th International Conference on New Developments in Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering that organized collaboratively by Near East University and Turkish Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering.
According to the press release issued by the Directorate of Press and Public Relations Office of Near East University, the conference will be held under the auspices and support of Dr. Suat İ. Günsel, NEU Founding Rector and Conference Honorary Chair, and with the contributions of NEU Board of Trustees Chairman Assoc. Prof. Dr. Irfan S. Günsel. The conference will be held in NEU Atatürk Culture and Congress Center (AKKM), Nicosia, North Cyprus on June 2-4, 2016. The two day scheduled conference will comprise keynote lectures, sessions, debates, and presentations. As the locomotive of science and innovation in North Cyprus, Near East University will host this outstanding conference and provide platform for internationally renowned scientists, engineers and scholars to exchange idea and discuss the new developments in Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering.
Alongside international figures, a vast participation of TRNC and TR universities, NGOs and public institutions is expected for the international conference
Touching upon the significance of the conference, Prof. Dr. Cavit ATALAR, Organizing Committee Chair, delivered information regarding the issue and underlined that many reputable figures such as Professor Antonio GENS, Vice-President of the ISSMGE for Europe, Spain, Professor Fatma BALIGH, Vice-President of the ISSMGE for Africa, PhD Thomas L. HOLZER, Research Geologist from USGS Menlo Park Science Center, California-USA, Professor Dong-soo KIM, Vice-President for International affairs of Korean Geotechnical Society and Organizing Committee Chair of the 19th ICSMGE to be held in Seoul-Korea in 2017, Professor Ivan VANICEK, Former Vice-President of the ISSMGE for Europe, Czech Republic, Professor Rolf KATZENBACH from Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany, Professor Lyesee LALOUI from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and the editor of Energy and the Environment Journal, Switzerland, Professor Baraja M. DAS from Calofornia State University Sacramento, USA, Professor Ergün TOĞROL, Honorary President of TSSMGE, Turkey, Professor Feyza CINICIOĞLU, President of Turkish Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (TSSMGE) and the Chair of Conference Organizing Committee, and many other scientists, engineers, researchers, scholars and experts will participate in the 4th International Conference on New Developments in Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering.
Alongside reputable keynote lecturers, many academics from Turkish universities and TRNC universities, representatives of NGOs and public institutions are expected to participate in the conference. The opening ceremony for the 4th International Conference on New Developments in Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering will be realized with great participation at NEU AKKM (Atatürk Culture and Congress Center) at 09:30 on June 02, 2016.