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GeoSystems Engineering


2022 UC Berkeley Geotechnical Engineering Research Symposium

November 18, 2022 | 132 registered participants | Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall | UC Berkeley


Keynote speakers:

  • Camilo Pinilla-Ramos – Broad-band evaluation of the San Francisco Bay Area velocity model through 3D seismological simulations
  • Weibing Gong – Regional-scale back-calculation and prediction of co-seismic landslides
  • Bodhinanda Chandra – Improving accuracy and efficiency in material point method (MPM) for both single and multi-phase continua
  • Kil-Wan Ko, Ph.D. – Energy-based method for prediction of excess pore water pressure in liquefiable soil


Industry panel discussion:

  • Topic – Climate impact on infrastructure resiliency
  • Panelists – Eric Bao, One Concern, Clifford Chan, EBMUD, Shah Vahdani, Applied GeoDynamics


With 24 research posters highlighting research in the UC Berkeley Geosystems Group

GeoSymposium Group Photo
GeoSymposium Group Photo
Camilo Panilla-Ramos
Camilo Panilla-Ramos Presenting
Weibing Gong
Weibing Gong Presenting
Bodhinanda Chandra
Bodhinanda Chandra Presenting
Kil-Wan Ko
Kil-Wan Ko Presenting
Panel Presentation
Panel Presentation - Left to right - Brittany Russo (Moderator), Shah Vahdani, Clifford Chan, Eric Bao
Poster Presentations - Left to Right - Joel Given, Kody Vandervort, Eli Trast, Jan Davin Tengdyantono


2021 UC Berkeley Geotechnical Engineering Research Symposium

November 12, 2021 - 137 registered participants

Keynote speakers:

Franklin Olaya, Dayu Apoji, Jongchan Kim Ph.D., Peng Tan, Peter Hubbard

Photo of GeoSymposium Participants

Industry Panel Discussion

2019 UC Berkeley Geotechnical Engineering Research Symposium

November 15, 2019

research day 1

research day 2

We thank the following platinum and gold sponsors for supporting our students: