The 3rd National Symposium on Constitutive Theory of Geomaterials Held in BJUT

Recently, the 3rd National Symposium on Constitutive Theory of Geomaterials was held in BJUT. Over 400 experts, scholars and postgraduates from more than 100 universities and institutions attended the meeting. The theme was “Constitutive Theory of Geomaterials in disaster prevention and reduction”, hosted by College of Architecture & Civil Engineering.

Prof Chen Zuyu (Member of Chinese Academy of Engineering) gave the opening speech. Vice President and Professor Du Xiuli, Professor Zhang Jianmin who is the President of Chinese institution of Soli Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering-China Civil Engineering Society, Professor Yao Yangping who is the chairman of Constitutive Theory & Rock Strength Theory Commission, Professor Zheng Hong who is the chairman of Chinese Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, addressed on behalf of organizer and sponsor respectively.

19 famous experts on Constitutive Theory of Geomaterials were invited to deliver keynote speeches. Conventioneers gave 112 academic speeches at 5 parallel sessions, discussing the development, future and existing problems in geotechnical engineering area.