The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is the principal
association for geotechnical engineers in the United Kingdom.

Geotechnique Lecture/Geotechnical Engineering Lecture

The Géotechnique lecture is a biennial lecture nominated by the Editorial Panel of the journal Géotechnique. The Geotechnical Engineering lecture is a biennial lecture nominated by the Editorial Panel of ICE Proceedings Geotechnical Engineering.

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Géotechnique Lecture

The Géotechnique lecture is a biennial lecture nominated by the Editorial Panel of the journal Géotechnique. The Lecture is presented at an evening meeting of the BGA. Past lecturers and subjects are listed below.

Year

Lecturer(s)

Lecture title

Lecturer affiliation

2017

Jonathan Knappett

Use of vegetation in low-carbon geotechnical engineering

University of Dundee

2015

Catherine O'Sullivan

A particulate perspective on soil mechanics

Imperial College

2013

Lidija Zdravković

Geotechnical numerical analysis: a road map

Imperial College

2011

Byron Byrne

Foundation design for offshore wind turbines

University of Oxford

2009

Jamie Standing

Geology, engineering and ground response to tunnelling

Imperial College

2007

Kenichi Soga

University of Cambridge

2005

Simon Wheeler

The mechanics of unsaturated soils

University of Glasgow

2003

Matthew Coop

From laboratory tests to design in sand

Imperial College

2001

Guy Houlsby and Roy Butterfield

Foundations on sand: towards a more secure basis for design

University of Oxford and University of Southampton

1999

Chris Clayton and William Powrie

Recent research on embedded retaining walls

University of Southampton

1993

William Powrie and Martin Preene

Groundwater control in fine soils

University of Southampton and WJ Groundwater Ltd

1991

Malcolm Bolton and Scott Steedman

Dynamic soil behaviour

University of Cambridge & BEQE Ltd

1989

David Potts and Richard Jardine

Offshore Piling

Imperial College

Geotechnical Engineering Lecture

The Geotechnical Engineering lecture is a biennial lecture nominated by the Editorial Panel of ICE Proceedings Geotechnical Engineering. The Lecture is presented at an evening meeting of the BGA. Lecturers and subjects are listed below.

Year

Lecturer(s)

Lecture title

Lecturer affiliation

2018 Michael Pender Shallow Foundation Capacity - Bearing Strength Surface Insights University of Auckland

2016

Jørgen Steenfelt

Geotechnical engineering: The art of burying success

COWI

2014

Catherine O’Sullivan

A particulate perspective on soil mechanics

Imperial College

2012

Benoit Jones

Low-volume-loss tunnelling for London ring main extensionUniversity of Warwick
2010 Benoit Jones


Chris Mundell

Evaluation of innovative sprayed concrete-lined tunnelling

Limited equilibrium assessment of drystone retaining structures

Morgan Est


Atkins

2008

Assaf Klar and Kenichi Soga

Distributed Strain Measurement for Pile FoundationsIsrael Institute of Technology and University of Cambridge
2006

Kenichi Soga, Michael Brown, Ashraf Osman, Malcolm Bolton

University of Cambridge and University of Sheffield

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