Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering

, Volume 56, Issue 3, pp 221–224 | Cite as

Important Directions of Collaboration Between the Geo-Institute (USA) and RSSMGFE (Russia) (based on the results of the 2018 International Symposium)

  • N. S. Nikiforova

The paper offers a history of collaboration between the Geotechnical societies of the USA (Geo-Institute) and Russia (RSSMGFE), which started in Oakland (USA) in 2012. The author reviews the results of the Russian-American symposium (2018) devoted to the enhancement of the geotechnical regulatory documents in effect in both countries. The paper provides information about studies conducted by the working groups composed of geotechnical experts of both countries.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. S. Nikiforova
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  1. 1.National Research Moscow State University of Civil Engineering and Research Institute of Construction Physics of the Russian Academy of Architecture and Construction SciencesMoscowRussia

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