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1st IPA Research Grant Award

Research Presentation

1st IPA Research Grant Award Research Presentation
11 December 2008
Event Name:
2nd IPA International Workshop
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Hilton New Orleans Riverside
IPA Committees and Secretariat
The 1st IPA Research Grant
Award Winners 9 Groups
2nd IPA International Workshop Program
Workshop Program

On the first day of 2nd IPA International Workshop, the one year research results were officially presented by the speakers representing every awarded research group. They introduced unique and significant conclusions and exchanged views with participants. The presentation and discussion ran for about four hours as the main event of the day. Their preprints were contained in the Workshop Program and their final papers are going to be published in this spring as the IPA Press-in Research Papers Vol.1. Publication schedule will be announced as soon as it is finalized.

Moderator: Dr Goh
Moderator: Dr Goh
Active discussions among participants



Fish and Mammal Friendly Alternatives to Driven and Jetted Piles

Prof. Robert Holtz / University of Washington
His research term had been extended for one year, thus he explained his research proposal only. He will make a result presentation on another occasion.


Rate Effects for Fine Grained Soils

Prof. Adrian Hyde / University of Sheffield


Press-in Behaviour of Pipe Pile With Self-Expanding Tip in Layered Ground

Prof. Osamu Kusakabe / Tokyo Institute of Technology
(Speaker: Ms Lu Yu - Graduation Student)


Centrifuge Examination of Pile Jetting in Sand

Prof. Barry Lehane / University of Western Australia
(Speaker: Assoc. Prof. James Schneider)


Nonlinear Soil-Structure Interaction With Press-in Piles and System Performance Assessment

Prof. Koichi Maekawa / The University of Tokyo
(Speaker: Assoc. Prof. Taro Uchimura)


Reducing Driving Forces for Pressed in Piles

Dr Andrew McNamara / City University


Environmental Impact Assessment Comparing Press-in and Conventional Piling Methods

Prof. Kenichi Soga / University of Cambridge
(Speaker: Mr Chris Chau - Graduation Student)


Numerical Modelling of the Installation of Pressed-In Piles

Prof. Frits van Tol / Delft University of Technology
(Speaker: Dr Jelke Daikstra)


Improving Termination Criteria for Press-in Pile Construction

Assoc. Prof. Limin Zhang / The Hong Kong University
of Science and Technology