Maria Teresa Zandarin Iragorre will recieve the Rocha Medal Award 2012 for her thesis THERMO-HYDRO-MECHANICAL ANALYSIS OF JOINTS. A THEORETICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL STUDY.
Dr. Zandarin Iragorre will present her thesis at the Eurock on Monday 28 May: “Mechanical Behaviour of Rock Joints under Shear Loading with Suction Control – experimental and theoretical studies” / M. Zandarin, E. Alonso & S. Olivella Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña, Barcelona, Spain
José Muralha from the National Laboratory for Civil Engineering – Portugal, will give an ISRM Lecture, “Rock joint shear tests. Methods, results and relevance for design” on Tuesday, May 29.
The purpose of the ISRM Lecture is to recognise a mid-career ISRM member who has made a significant contribution to a specific area of rock mechanics and/or rock engineering.
Eurock Award “Outstanding Paper Award for Young Scientist and Engineer”
In recognition of outstanding paper on rock mechanics and rock engineering published and presented at the EUROCK symposium.
The award shall be presented at the closing ceremony of EUROCK, by the ISRM VP Europe, on Wednesday May 30.
EUROCK2012 Panel Duscussion, Afternoon, Monday 28 May 2012:
Incorporation of Structural Geology Information into Rock Mechanics.
Anticipated Panel Members: Trevor Carter (Golder Associates, Canada), John W Cosgrove (Imperial College, UK), Haakon Fossen (University of Bergen, Norway), John A Hudson (Imperial College, UK), Raymond Munier (SKB, Sweden), Ove Stephansson (GFZ, Potsdam, Germany), Philippe Vaskou (Geostock, France), Christophe Vibert (Tractabel Engineering, France).
—————————————————————————————Gala Dinner at the Vasa Museum, Tuesday May 29:
Free boat transport from Elite Hotel Marina Tower at 19.19 h
to the Vasa Museum.
A bus will take guests back to Elite Hotel Marina Tower – exact departure will be announced.