Deep foundation design – Issues, procedures and inadequacies
The keynote lecture «Sven Hansbo Lectures» given by world leading expert professor of Geotechnical Engineering and Soil Mechanics at University of Sydney, Australia Harry G. Poulos. He presented in GEOTEC HANOI 2019 lecture «Deep foundation design – Issues, procedures and inadequacies».
As an expert on soil behaviour and pile foundations, prof. Harry G. Poulos has had enormous academic research contributions to the behaviour of piles. He has been involved worldwide in various basic construction projects, such as pile foundations for skyscrapers in Dubai (Burj Al Arab, Emirates Towers, the Burj Dubai, the tallest skyscraper in the world, where he performed the geotechnical testing), the Docklands Project in Melbourne, or 700 km Egnatia Odos motorway straight through Greece (2001 to 2005), where in particular the earthquakes played a role. Other projects included consultations with various offshore structures such as oil rigs.