Dr. Chiwan Wayne Hsieh: SEAGS 50th Anniversary Lecturer

Lecture Titled: Weaving Pattern and Lateral Confinement Effects on The Engineering Behavior Of Hexagonal Wire Mesh Panels

Chiwan Wayne Hsieh

Chiwan Wayne Hsieh graduated in Hydraulic Engineering from the Feng-Chia University, Taiwan in 1980. He obtained a Ph.D. in the Department of Civil and Environment Engineering at the Penn State University, USA in 1991. From 1989 to 1992 he worked for Gannett Fleming Inc, Pennsylvania, USA, specialising in geotechnical design and construction of Highway projects. From 1992 he has been Professor of Civil Engineering at the National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, where he specialises in designing of geosynthetics, trenchless technology, and civil engineering material property evaluation. He is the author of over 100 technical papers on the subject of geosynthetics and characteristic of civil engineering materials, and has been a keynote speaker at many conferences and symposia. Chiwan Hsieh is a Fellow of ASCE and CICHE, Council Member of the International Geosynthetics Society and member of several international technical societies.