Prof. Louis Ge: SEAGS 50th Anniversary Lecturer

Lecture Titled: Liquefaction-Induced Settlement of Structures on Shallow Foundation

Louis Ge

Louis Ge is a Professor of Civil Engineering at National Taiwan University (NTU), Taiwan.  He obtained his B.S. in Civil Engineering from NTU in 1995.  He then received his M.S. and Ph.D. from University of Colorado at Boulder in 2000 and 2003, respectively.  Dr. Ge was an Assistant Professor and then Associate Professor in the Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA (formerly University of Missouri-Rolla) from 2004-2011.  In 2011, he joined the Department of Civil Engineering at NTU.  He currently also served as Deputy Vice President of General Affairs at NTU.  Dr. Ge has more than 15 years in geotechnical engineering research, teaching, and consulting.  His research focuses on geo-material characterization, soil liquefaction, ground improvement, and constitutive modeling.

Prof. Ge served at the Soil and Rock Instrumentation Committee of Transportation Research Board (TRB), USA, from 2006-2011.  In addition, he has been serving as member of Soil Properties and Modeling Committee and Unsaturated Soils Committee of Geo-Institute of American Society for Civil Engineers (ASCE) since 2006 and 2006, respectively.  Prof. Ge also serves as associate editor and editorial board member for several journals, including, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, International Journal of Geomechanics, Journal of Testing and Evaluation, Marine Georesources & Geotechnology, and Journal of GeoEngineering.  He has supervised 35 graduate students, including 5 Ph.D. students and has published about 50 papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings.