Jack Morgan Young Geotechnical Practitioners Award 2017

The Jack Morgan Award is presented biennially to an outstanding Victorian geotechnical practitioner under the age of 35.

This year, six applicants have been shortlisted to give short presentations on their chosen topic and an expert panel will judge each candidate on their contribution to geotechnics and understanding of geotechnical issues. The winner will be announced on the night.

Yuqi Tan

Geotechnical and Hydrogeological Ph.D candidate, RMIT University

Service Life Prediction of a Metro Tunnel based on Water Infiltration


Nikolas Makasis

Ph.D Student, Department of Infrastructure Engineering, University of Melbourne

Geothermal Solutions for the Melbourne Metro Project using Energy Geo-structures


Edward Freeman

Geotechnical Engineer, ARUP Pty Ltd, Melbourne

Confined and Partially Confined Swelling Pressure of Basaltic Clays


Daniel King

Geotechnical Engineer, Golder Associates Pty Ltd

Load Transfer Platform Behaviour in an Instrumented Geosynthetic Reinforced ColumnĀ Supported Embankment in Melbourne, Australia


Richard Flynn

Senior Design Engineer, Keller Pty Ltd, Notting Hill

Installation Effects of Various Piling Techniques in Soft Marine Clays


Mark Argent

East Coast Technical Manager, CMW Geosciences Pty Ltd

Geotechnical Design Innovations for the Waikato Expressway


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