Memberships in Professional and Honorary Societies:
- Member, Chi Epsilon, The National Civil Engineering Honor Society (Inducted in 2002).
- Member, Tau Beta Pi, The Engineering Honor Society (Inducted in 2006).
- Member, American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
- Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
- Member, Purdue Geotechnical Society (PGS)
- Member, GeoInstitute, the geotechnical branch of ASCE.
- Member, The International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE)
- Member, Order of Engineers and Architects, Beirut, Lebanon.
Professional Societies and Major Governmental Committees: (back to top of page)
- Member, ASCE Grouting Committee (Geo-Institute)
- Member, ASCE Soil Properties and Modeling committee
- Member, ASTM D 18: Soil and Rock Committee
- Secretary, ASTM D18.09: Cyclic and Dynamic Properties of Soil
- Task Group Chairman: ASTM WK38054, Cyclic Simple Shear Test with load Control and with Displacement Control
- Co-Chair GeoCongress 2014 session: Hydrocarbon Bearing Geomaterials for Sustainable Energy Production
Technical Community Services: (back to top of page)
- Reviewer, ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering
- Reviewer, ASTM Journal of Testing Evaluation
- Reviewer, GeoShanghai- International conference on Soil Mechanics (2010)
- Reviewer, International Foundation Congress and Equipment Exposition (2009)
- Reviewer, 17th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (2009).
- Reviewer, Geo-Congress 2011.
- Reviewer, ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal
- Reviewer, Soils and Foundations Journal
- Reviewer, ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering
Department Committee Assignments: (back to top of page)
- Member: Geotech faculty search committee (Spring 2012)
- Member: Graduate Curricula & Policies Committee (Fall 2010 - Present)
- Member: Distinguished Lecture Series (Fall 2009 - Present)
- Advisor for Geo-Institute Graduate Student chapter (Fall 2008 - Present)
- Member: ABET Review Committee (Program Outcome 5 Subcommittee-Spring 2009)
- Member: Geotechnical Laboratory Technician Hiring Committee (Spring 2009)
- Member: Curriculum Committee (Fall 2009 - Summer 2010)
- Geotechnical Engineering Liaison for the External Advisory Committee (Fall 2008)
Chadi El Mohtar, Ph.D.