Tolunay-Wong Engineers Principal Engineer and Senior Technical Advisor Jaideep Chatterjee will speak at the CIGMAT 23rd Annual Conference sponsored by the Center for Innovative Grouting Materials and Technology and the University of Houston Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering on Friday, March 2, 2018 at the Hilton University of Houston Hotel in Houston, Texas. Jaideep’s presentation will be titled “Geotechnical Design Considerations of Ground Storage Tanks in Southeast Texas and Louisiana” and will cover design methodologies for evaluation of tank stability and settlement used in local practice along with a few case histories illustrating how well predictions match with observed tank performance.  The program will also feature distinguished speakers from TxDOT, City of Houston, Harris County Flood Control District, METRO, ExxonMobil Corporation, University of Houston and several others.

Jaideep obtained his M.S and Ph.D degrees, both in Geotechnical Engineering, with emphasis on Finite Element analysis of foundations and embankments, from The State University of New York at Buffalo. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi. He has extensive prior experience with working on numerous New Orleans hurricane protection projects undertaken by USACE after Hurricane Katrina and he had significantly contributed to the geotechnical design of the City of New Orleans flood protection systems.

For more information about CIGMAT and the conference, go to:

http://cigmat.cive.uh.edu/sites/cigmat/files/files/conference/CIGMAT-2018-Conf-Brochure-1-10-2018.pdf

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