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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.

Assistant Professor

Geotechnical Engineering