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admin | Created: 29 Nov 2017 | Updated: 27 Feb 2018

The three Geo-Institute named lecturers for 2018 have been named. The Terzaghi, Seed, and Peck Lectures will be given at IFCEE 2018  in Orlando, Florida in March 2018. For a full schedule of IFCEE events, including the lectures, visit If your organization would like to sponsor one of the lectures, please contact Drew Carcciolo at To nominate a colleague for the 2019 Seed or Peck Lecture award, please visit Awards page.

2018 Karl Terzaghi Lecture
Rudolph Bonaparte, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE, NAE, F.ASCE
“For his more than 30 years of continuous efforts to advance the state-of-the-practice in the design and performance assessment of waste containment systems.”

2018 Ralph B. Peck Award
Richard J. Finno, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE, M.ASCE
“For his innovative research on the analysis and design of urban excavations using novel modeling approaches and innovative monitoring technologies, the immediate advancement of excavation design practice and for his voluntary commitment to the geotechnical community.”

2018 H.Bolton Seed Medal
Steven L. Kramer, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE
“For outstanding contributions to geotechnical earthquake engineering education and research, especially with respect to applications of performance-based engineering, liquefaction, seismic slope stability, and dynamic soil behavior.”