CIES Member Achievements/ Distinguished Honours

Prof Nasser KhaliliCIES member Professor Nasser Khalili was among the three recipients of the Chandra S Desai Medal awarded by the International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (IACMAG) at its 14th conference, held in Kyoto, Japan.

The Chandra S Desai medal is the most prestigious medal awarded every three years by the International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (IACMAG). The award felicitates individuals who have made seminal contributions to research in geomechanics, particularly in computational modelling, advanced laboratory and field testing, computer methods and applications in geotechnical practice.

The citation received by Professor Khalili was for his “outstanding contributions to experimental, constitutive and numerical modelling of unsaturated soils”.