Keynote Speakers

7th International Conference on Geotechnical Research and Engineering (ICGRE’22)



The keynote speakers for the 7th International Conference on Geotechnical Research and Engineering (ICGRE'22) will be:



Dr. Hesham El Naggar

Dr. Hesham El Naggar
Western University, Canada
Keynote Speaker

Dr. El Naggar is a Distinguished University Professor of Western University, Canada. He is Editor-In-Chief of Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering and past Associate Editor of the Canadian Geotechnical Journal. He published more than 500 technical papers/book chapters on foundations, soil-structure interaction and geotechnical earthquake engineering; and consulted on major projects worldwide. Dr. El Nagar attracted more than $20M of research funding and graduated 100 PhD and MESc students. He received numerous awards including: Geosynthetics, Stermac, Meyerhof, Canadian Geotechnical Colloquium Speaker, Western University Distinguished Professorship, Faculty Scholar Award, Outstanding Teaching, and Research Excellence Awards as well as the 2015 Ontario Professional Engineers Medal for Engineering Research & Development. He is an elected Fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineers, Engineering Institute of Canada and the American Society for Civil Engineers.

Topic of Keynote: Seismic Performance of Helical Piles