The GHD Prize in Geomechanics is an award sponsored by the firm GHD and presented annually by the Australian Geomechanics Society (AGS) Newcastle Chapter for the best final year undergraduate project in the area of geomechanics at The University of Newcastle, Australia. The award is intended to encourage students to undertake projects in the area of geomechanics and remain engaged with the geomechanics community upon graduation.
The prize finalists for 2016 are:
Design and Calibration of a Mechanised Sand Deposition System
Experimental Use of a Transparent Soil and Laser-Aided PIV: Visualising the Vane Shear Test
Analytical Modeling of Wheel Mobility in Sand
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