Recorded in Melbourne during February 2019 as part of the International Speakers tour.
This presentation, by Chungsik Yoo, touches on the different applications of geosynthetics in road and rail tunnel applications.
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University in Korea.
Prof. Yoo obtained his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University in 1993. He worked initially at Mueser Rutledge Consulting Engineers in USA and subsequently became joined the faculty at Sungkyunkwan University in 1994.
He is a recipient of 2010 IGS Award from the International Geosynthetic Society (IGS) and has co-authored over 300 technical papers based on laboratory testing, numerical modeling, and field testing.
He is currently the President of International Geosynthetics Society and President of Korean Geosynthetics Society. He is also active in international tunnelling community as a Vice-President of Korean Tunnelling Association as well as an Executive Council member of International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association.
He is serving as an Editorial Board Member for numerous international journals, such as Geotextiles and Geomembranes; Geosynthetics International; Computers and Geotechnics; Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology; and Soils and Foundations.