The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is the principal
association for geotechnical engineers in the United Kingdom.
The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) has received the prestigious Outstanding member society award of the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE), in recognition of the outstanding work of the BGA over the four year period 2013-17.
The ISSMGE makes this award once every four years. BGA contributions that were considered for the award were:
The BGA received the award at the recent 19th ISSMGE conference in Seoul. The photograph shows Professor Stephan Jefferis (past chairman, BGA) receiving the award on behalf of the BGA
Left to right Professor Ng (incoming President of the ISSMGE), Professor Dong-Soo Kim (Chair of the organising committee of the Seoul Conference, Professor Stephan Jefferis (past chairman BGA) and Professor Roger Frank (immediate past President of the ISSMGE).