Student poster competition
Graduate and undergraduate students were invited to submit technical themed posters involving geosynthetic topics. Students presented their posters to a team of industry judges and the award winners were announced during the April 3rd keynote presentation. Posters were displayed during the conference on the show floor.
Congratulations to our 2013 winners:
First place winner: Melissa Stewart
University of Colorado at Boulder
Poster title: An Experimental Approach to Predicting Performance of Thermally Active Mechanically Stability
Second place winner: Melia Iwamoto
Graduate Research Assistant
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Poster title: Shear Strength Parameters of GRS Using Mini-Pier Load Test Data
Both winners receive a travel stipend.
A special thank you to our student volunteers who served as attendee ambassadors helping with registration, event ticket taking and room monitoring. Volunteers received a complimentary full registration to the Geosynthetics 2013 Conference.