24th ISRM online lecture by Prof. Claudio Olalla at 10 a.m. GMT, 13 December 2018

maurice Dear ISRM Members and Rock Mechanics Colleagues,

For the 24th ISRM Online Lecture the ISRM invited Professor Claudio Olalla, from  Universidad Politécnica de Madrid , Spain. The title of the lecture is “ Computing Foundations with Hoek and Brown Failure Criteria ”. It will be broadcast on Thursday, 13 December, at 10 AM GMT and will remain available in the online lectures dedicated webpage .

Claudio Olalla is Full Professor at the “Civil Engineering School” of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain) at the Ground Engineering Department. During more than 30 years has been member of the prestigious “Laboratory of Geotechnics” of CEDEX.

He has nearly 45 years of experience as geotechnical engineer related to all kinds of civil works, such as dams, foundations, slopes, tunnels, earthworks, hydraulic and maritime facilities. He formed part of various technical commissions who elaborated different geotechnical regulations and manuals in Spain He has published multiple articles in journals and international congresses related to rock and soil mechanics, particularly at the “International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences”, “Geotechnique” and “Canadian Geotechnical Journal”. 

He was President of the “Spanish Society of Rock Mechanics” from  2006 to 2012   . He is member of the Board of the “Spanish Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering” and member of the Spanish Committee on Large Dams (SPANCOLD).

Previous ISRM Online Lectures  were given by Wulf Schubert, John Hudson, Pierre Dufaut, Eduardo Alonso, John Read, Herbert Einstein, Shunsuke Sakurai, Resat Ulusay, Dick Stacey, Jean Sulem, Nick Barton, Ove Stephansson, Peter Kaiser, Walter Wittke, Nielen van der Merwe, Giovanni Barla, Charles Fairhurst, Marc Panet, Xia-Ting Feng, Milton Kanji, Laura Pyrak-Nolte,  Håkan Stille and Maurice Dusseault .
The lecture will remain online so that those unable to attend at this time will be able to do it later. As usual, the attendees will be able to ask questions to the lecturer by e-mail during the subsequent five days. All online lectures are available from  this page .

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