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  • International Symposium on Advances in Ground Technology and Geo-Information (IS-AGTG) Singapore December 1-2, 2011 The purpose of this international symposium is to provide a platform to showcase recent advances in ground technology and geo-information systems. Dr. Tarek Abdoun will present a keynote lecture at this symposium. For more information, please visit: http://www.is-agtg.com/
  • 2nd UrbanFlood Workshop – Intelligent dike monitoring for the 21st century Amsterdam, The Netherlands November 3, 2011 UrbanFlood is a 7th framework project supported by the European Union, which investigates the use of sensors within flood embankments to support an online early warning system and real-time emergency management. Dr. Tarek Abdoun will attend this workshop as an advisory board member. For more information, please visit: 2nd UrbanFlood Workshop
  • 8th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring Stanford University, CA, USA September 13-15, 2011 The purpose of this international workshop is to assess the current state-of-the-art technologies in this field and to discuss and identify key and emerging issues in research and development that are critical and unique in structural health monitoring. Dr. Mourad Zeghal presented this NIST project in a NIST-TIP specific session. For ...
  • WaterTech Conference K-Water Institute of Korea June 2011 K-water has more than 40 years experience managing water resources and regional water supply systems. Dr. Mourad Zeghal presented this NIST project within the context of water resource management.
  • Collaboration with UrbanFlood Test Site in Boston, UK The UrbanFlood project selected Boston, UK as one of the pilot sites for an Early Warning System Framework, incorporating Geobeads (Alert Solutions), GeoDetect (TenCate), and ShapeAccelArrays (Measurand). The instrumentation was selected on the basis of previous experimentation and comparison of instruments installed in full-scale dike failure tests in the Netherlands (IJkDijk). For ...
  • Geo-Frontiers 2011 Dallas, TX March 13-16, 2011  The objective of this conference is to share new developments in geotechnical engineering technologies. Dr. Tarek Abdoun will present the use of multi-scale monitoring for geotechnical asset management. For more information, please visit: http://www.geofrontiers11.com/