Education & Technology Transfer Activities: 2004

GeoMO 2006 Shear Strength and Slope Stability



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Principal Investigator

Richard W. Stephenson
University of Missouri-Rolla
127 Civil Engineering
Rolla, MO 65409

p(573) 341-6549


Student Involvement

Students will be invited to attend at a reduced fee


Project Objective

Present a seminar with top academics to promote our Transportation Research, ties with MoDOT.


Project Abstract

One day seminar given by two of the leading authorities on the stability of slopes and embankments.


Anticipated Benefits

1) Establish UMR as a source of high-level continuing education. 2) Acquaint important and influential professionals with UMR programs. 3) Establish collaborative arrangements with high profile researchers from other universities. 4) Forge ties with MoDOT personnel. 5) Acquaint regional engineering professionals with the programs and facilities available at UMR.


Modal Orientation

Continuing Education, outreach in foundations for transportation structures.



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Relationship to other Research/Projects

Gives exposure to all of UMR's transportation related research to influential and important colleagues.


Technology Transfer Activities

See above.


Transportation Research Board Keywords

Seminar, Technology transfer, foundations, retaining walls, mechanically stabilized walls, flexible retaining walls