Tom Westover visited the lab and gave a talk at the April dinner meeting of the ASCE Geo-Institute Chicago Chapter. Here is the flyer for the meeting, which includes the details of Tom’s talk: GI April 2018 Dinner Meeting-2fl1twp.
Please forgive the anachronism of these next few posts as we catch up on events of the past few months.
Jim is featured in the April 2018 issue of Meteorological Technology International in the article “Lay of the Land,” which discusses possibilities and limitations in the prevention of debris flows. Selected excerpts are below: The other problem is that debris flows are so rare that public perception of the dangers they pose remains low, according to Northwestern University […]
Ana is being featured in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering‘s Student Spotlight! See for yourself by clicking the link below: http://www.mccormick.northwestern.edu/civil-environmental/news/articles/2018/student-spotlight-anastasia-nally.html Ana just started her third quarter, and is starting to pile into her research, having submitted her first conference abstract for Geo-Congress 2019 on April 4. If you are a geo-person, maybe […]
Find freshly updated course documents, including syllabi and lecture notes, under Education.
We had a blast at the annual Career Day for Girls at Northwestern University on February 24. We ran three different thirty-minute demonstrations to groups of students, each with with around 10 girls ranging from middle school to high school. Here is what the girls signed up for: Explore the world beneath your feet in the […]
Here is an excerpt from the article “The Montecito mudslide is a tragic reminder to respect our soil,” by Eleanor Cummins, in Popular Science: Geoengineers are similarly skeptical of whether mudslide prevention will ever truly be possible. James Hambleton, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at Northwestern University, says that saying no to […]
Here is one from the archives–one that belongs in our archives! http://www.mccormick.northwestern.edu/civil-environmental/news/articles/2016/hambleton-best-paper.html Here are the details for the paper, which is also listed among Publications and in our Research profile: Hambleton, J.P. (2017). Earthmoving through the lens of geotechnical engineering. Proc. 6th International Young Geotechnical Engineers’ Conference (iYGEC6), Seoul, Korea, Sept. 17-22, (iYGEC6 Best Paper Award). engrXiv:10.17605/OSF.IO/6JCD7
At long last, our website is up and running in earnest. We will spend the next few weeks catching up on the news from our group. For now, it’s “hello world!”