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07.01.18 KEN FISHMAN APPOINTED TO GRADUATE FACULTY

Ken Fishman, Ph.D., P.E. was appointed to Graduate Faculty at the University of Texas El Paso. As graduate faculty his duties include participating on thesis review committees. Ken served on two master thesis committees for students who held their defenses in July. ... Read More

04.11.17 KEN FISHMAN ATTENDS THE 9TH GEO3T2 CONFERENCE

Ken Fishman attended the 9th Geo3T2 conference in Raleigh, North Carolina. This conference focused on geotechnical, geophysical, and geoenvironmental (Geo3) engineering technology transfer (T2) and was sponsored by the North Carolina Department of Transportation Geotechnical Engineering Unit. Dr. Fishman made a presentation on “Improved Test Methods and Practices for Characterizing Steel Corrosion Potential of Earthen Materials... Read More

03.12.17 KEN FISHMAN ATTENDS GEOTECHNICAL FRONTIERS CONFERENCE

Ken Fishman attend the Geotechnical Frontiers Conference in Orlando, Florida. This conference was sponsored by the ASCE Geo Institute and the Industrial Fabrics Association, International. Ken participated in the annual GeoStrata Editors meeting and the annual meeting of the Technical Publication committee which were held in conjunction with Geotechnical Frontiers.  ... Read More

01.18.17 KEN FISHMAN PARTICIPATES IN AMSE MEETINGS

Earth Reinforcement Testing, Inc. participated in two recent meetings sponsored by the Association for Metallically Stabilized Earth (now known as the Association for Mechanically Stabilized Earth) in Kansas City (September 13 and 14, 2016) and Las Vegas (January 18 & 19, 2017). Participants discussed MSE design and construction issues with representatives from the KSDOT and NDOT. These meetings also provided an opportunity for ERTest... Read More

01.16.17 KEN FISHMAN APPOINTED TO GRADUATE FACULTY AT UTEP

Ken Fishman has been appointed to the Graduate Faculty at the University of Texas, El Paso (UTEP) for a two-year term. Dr. Fishman will serve on Thesis Committees for graduate students at UTEP who are defending their Master’s and PhD theses. ... Read More

01.09.17 KEN FISHMAN ATTENDS THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD

Dr. Fishman presided at the annual meeting of the Standing Committee for “Foundations of Bridges and Other Structures” (AFS30), at this year’s annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board held in Washington, D.C. More than 70 people attended the meeting including members and guests from academia, industry, and government agencies involved in the design, construction and operation of transportation facili... Read More

11.16.16 KEN FISHMAN ATTENDS IDEA PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP

Ken Fishman was invited to participate in the Innovations, Developments, Enhancements, and Advances (IDEA) Program Development Workshop held at the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center in McLean, VA. The workshop was sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration and the ASCE Geo Institute, and included representatives from Industry, State DOTs and consultants.  The workshop was organized to develop and refine a protoco... Read More

07.01.15 KEN FISHMAN INVITED TO SERVE AS A MEMBER OF THE TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD PANEL

Ken Fishman has been invited to serve as a member of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Panel 47-03 on “Current Practices and Guidelines for the Reuse of Bridge Foundations.” This is being conducted under the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis Studies. The main objective of projects under this program is to synthesize existing information on topics of relevance to highway o... Read More

05.11.15 KEN FISHMAN PRESENTS AT THE ASDSO NORTHEAST REGIONAL CONFERENCE

Ken Fishman attended the ASDSO Northeast Regional Conference in Ocean City, Maryland where he presented his paper “Seismic Analysis and Liquefaction Potential for an Earth Dam in NYS.”  ... Read More

03.17.15 KEN FISHMAN ATTENDED THE 2015 INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION CONGRESS AND EQUIPMENT EXPO (IFCEE)

Ken Fishman attended the 2015 IFCEE in San Antonio, Texas. This event was co-sponsored by the ASCE Geo-Institutewhere Ken also participated in the annual meeting of the Editorial Board for GeoStrata Magazine. ... Read More
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