October 14, 2014

International Geosynthetics Society Award Winner: Prof. Hoe Ling - Columbia University

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Hoe Ling, professor of civil engineering and engineering mechanics at Columbia University, has recently received the highest award from the International Geosynthetics Society (the IGS Award) during the group’s 10th International Conference on Geosynthetics held in Berlin, Germany. 

The IGS Award is given every four years to individuals or groups of individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the development and use of geosynthetics, related products, or associated technologies, through their scientific and technological work. The award committee recognized Ling for his comprehensive studies on geosynthetic-soil interaction for nearly 25 years that included physical model testing and advanced numerical analysis. Read more...

Hoe Ling has worked with Allan Block for many years in the common pursuit of furthering the development of the industry.  Congratulations! We could not think of a more deserving person for the honor!