Education & Technology Transfer Activities: 2006

GeoMo 2007 - Soil Stabilization - Foundations and Pavements



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Matching Research Agency

UMR and Fee generated income


Principal Investigator

Ronaldo Luna
Associate Professor
130 Butler-Carlton Hall, Civil Engineering Bldg.
Rolla, MO 65409

p(573) 341-4484
f(573) 341-4729


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 soil stabilization  (click here for description).


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

(Example) Continuing Education, outreach in foundations for transportation structures.



Project Start Date:

February 1, 2007

Project End Date:

May 20, 2007


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