Wednesday, February 24, 2016

DLSU CE-GTE Researches Presented at the Fifth International Conference on Geotechnique, Construction Materials and Environment (GEOMATE 2015)

Civil Engineering Department Associate Professors Dr. Jonathan R. Dungca and Dr. Mary Ann Q. Adajar, Academic Service Faculty Engr. Joenel G. Galupino and Engr. Erica Elice S. Uy, PhD student, went to the GEOMATE 2015 conference to present their respective researches. 

DLSU delegates at Osaka International House Foundation, Osaka, Japan.

Papers presented:
Predicting the stress-strain behavior of mine tailings using modified Hyperbolic model by Mary Ann Q. Adajar and Mark Albert H. Zarco
•Modelling of permeability characteristics of soil-fly ash-bentonite cut-off wall using response surface method by Joenel G. Galupino and Jonathan R. Dungca
•Image processing for geotechnical laboratory measurements by Erica Elice Saloma Uy and Tirawat Boonyatee 
•Strength properties of road base materials blended with waste limestones by Jonathan R. Dungca and Lydia Francisca T. Dychangco

Dr. Jonathan R. Dungca was the session chair for the Technical Session 2 which was held on Nov. 17, 2015.

Other papers submitted to the conference were the following:
•Development of a probabilistic liquefaction potential map for metro manila by Renz Anderson D. Chua and Jonathan R. Dungca
•The propagation behavior of pile-driving-induced vibration done on soil at varying distances and its effects on existing structures by Jonathan R. Dungca, Duane Acosta, Modwena Juego, Heisen Sanchez and Ivy Sanchez

All their submitted papers were published in the International Journal of Geomate (ISI/Scopus-Indexed). 

GEOMATE International Society in coordination with Kansai University, Japan Geotechnical Society, AOI-Engineering, Useful Plant Spread Society, HOJUN and Glorious International organized The Fifth International Conference on Geotechnique, Construction Materials and Environment, GEOMATE 2015, last November 16 to 18, 2015 at Osaka International House Foundation, Osaka, Japan. Geoengineering, construction materials, environmental issues, water resources, earthquake and tsunami disasters were some of the topics discussed during the parallel sessions. The conference was also dedicated to the Tohoku-Kanto earthquake victims that happened on March 11, 2011.   

Written by Engr. Erica Elice S. Uy

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