Sample Table Sort

WTC 2016 is proud to host some of the leading innovators in tunneling and technology from around the world. The following lists accepted abstracts. Some will be approved for publication, others for posters. The final program, including day and times of presentation, will be available in March 2016. To learn more about the available program, please view the list below.


WTC 2016 is proud to present more than 400 technical sessions featuring the leading practitioners in the tunneling industry. All technical sessions will be held at Moscone Center.

Search WTC 2016 Accepted Abstracts

Use the filter icons next to the column names to sort the columns ascending or descending. Use the form fields to search each column using keywords. You can sort multiple columns using keywords in the search fields to search within search results. Use the button to navigate to the beginning of data and the button to navigate to the end. The and the buttons will help you to navigate page by page. To email a session Chair or Co-Chair, select the persons name.

Please check back often. Accepted Abstracts are added daily.
Session Title Author Chair
Session Title Author Chair
   
Case Histories & Diff Ground EPB Tunneling at 6 bar under the Fraser River in Vancouver, BC Stephanie Fekete, P.Eng Red Robinson
Case Histories & Diff Ground Gas pipeline tunneling under high groundwater pressure using underground connection method of conventional and TBM Kazunori Jimbo Red Robinson
Case Histories & Diff Ground Reliability of swelling pressure testing for tunnel support evaluation Bjorn Nilsen Red Robinson
Case Histories & Diff Ground Tunnels Excavation Solution In Wide Highly Tectonized Zones Stefano Fuoco Red Robinson
Case Histories & Diff Ground Evaluation of ground improvement methods for preventing of TBM jamming in squeezing ground Rohola Hasanpour Red Robinson
Case Histories & Diff Ground Gotthard Base Tunnel, Switzerland Review of the tunnel system from today's perspective lessons learned for future projects Heinz Ehrbar Red Robinson
Case Histories & Diff Ground Initial filling of 15 Km long 10.50 m dia. Voluminous Water Conductor System constructed in fragile Himalayan Geology with specific reference to SJVNs Rampur Hydro Electric Project 412 MW- India. Rakesh Sehgal Red Robinson
Case Histories & Diff Ground The Caltanissetta twin tunnel: Segmental lining design and EPBS TBM performance data during the construction of the 4km long 15.08m tunnel. Georgios Kalamaras Red Robinson
Case Histories & Diff Ground DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF THE MANHATTAN SOUTH STRUCTURES CONTRACT OF THE EAST SIDE ACCESS PROJECT William A. Cao Red Robinson
Case Histories & Diff Ground They want to dig a 100 foot deep hole in front of my house for two years Community Mitigation and Outreach for DC Waters First Street Tunnel. William P. Levy Red Robinson
Case Histories & Diff Ground Global Experience with Pressurized Face Tunneling in Soft Ground and Rock under Very High Groundwater Heads A 10 Year Update Steven W Hunt Red Robinson
Case Histories & Diff Ground ROCKBURST SCALES COMPARISON AND BACKUP ANALYSIS BASED IN CHEVES HYDROPOWER PROJECT EXPERIENCES, PER Santiago Veyrat Red Robinson
Case Histories & Diff Ground Design and Construction of a Downtown Tunnel Instanbul Galip Devrim ERYILMAZ Red Robinson
Case Histories & Diff Ground High Speed Train Milano Genoa. Tunnelling in squeezing rock Giuseppe Lunardi Red Robinson
Case Histories & Diff Ground THE ALTO MAIPO HYDROELECTRIC POWER PROJECT UNDERGROUND CHALLENGES IN THE ANDES MOUNTAINS Karl Grossauer Red Robinson
Case Histories & Diff Ground Abstract Construction Progress of the Ottawa LRT Line Franz Wilhlemstoetter Red Robinson
Case Histories & Diff Ground Back-analysis of high tunnel convergences in clayey marls Edoardo Misano Red Robinson
Case Histories & Diff Ground Comparison Between Sprayed and Cast In Situ Concrete Secondary Linings at Bond Street and Farringdon Stations Edward Batty Red Robinson
Contracting & Risk Mgmnt Should the TBM Operators be licensed Dan Ifrim John Reilly
Contracting & Risk Mgmnt Risk Management for Soft Ground Tunnels in New York Andrew Thompson John Reilly
Contracting & Risk Mgmnt Quality Management System on Puget Sound Link Light Rail Program Mohammad Saleem John Reilly
Contracting & Risk Mgmnt Risk sharing principles in Tunnel Contracts Eivind Grøv John Reilly
Contracting & Risk Mgmnt TUNNEL LOSSES: CAUSES, IMPACT, TRENDS AND RISK MANAGEMENT Thomas Konstantis John Reilly
Contracting & Risk Mgmnt Multiphase Risk Management Method and its application in Oval shield tunnel in China Yun Bai John Reilly
Contracting & Risk Mgmnt Tunnel Safety Rescue Training with the Colorado School of Mines William Gerard John Reilly
Contracting & Risk Mgmnt Challenges in the adaptation of tunnel construction contracts due to actual ground conditions Lena Paar John Reilly
Contracting & Risk Mgmnt Risk Management Correlation and Dependencies for Planning, Design and Construction John J Reilly John Reilly
Contracting & Risk Mgmnt Shield TBM Risk Management System Considering Predicted Ground Condition ahead of Tunnel Face Hee-Young Chung John Reilly
Contracting & Risk Mgmnt District levels considerations for a probabilistic tunnel-risk screening tool Debra F. Laefer John Reilly
Contracting & Risk Mgmnt Managing Geotechnical and Underground Risks in Design-Build and P3 of Tunneling and Underground Projects Nasri Munfah John Reilly
Contracting & Risk Mgmnt Road-Testing the ITA Contractual Practices Checklist Alan Hodgkinson John Reilly
Contracting & Risk Mgmnt Challenges of Designing, Procuring and Constructing in a Dense Urban Environment Seneca D House John Reilly
Contracting & Risk Mgmnt Risk Management of Long and Deep Tunnels - the European Experience Yves Boissonnas John Reilly
Contracting & Risk Mgmnt Comparison of Predicted Risks and Actual Events on Five Recent U.S. Rock Tunnel Projects Lee W Abramson John Reilly
Contracting & Risk Mgmnt How to Manage risks Effectively and Efficiently: Design and Application of Risk Information Management System to Mega Transit Tunnel Projects Xiaomin You John Reilly
Contracting & Risk Mgmnt Use of numerical modelling and GIS to analyse and share the risks related to urban tunnelling Samy Mahdi John Reilly
Contracting & Risk Mgmnt CONTRACTUAL ASPECTS IN APPLYING OBSERVATIONAL DESIGN APPROACH BY RISK ANALYSIS FOR ROAD TUNNELING IN ITALY: OWNERS AND DESIGNERS PERSPECTIVES Carlo Alessio John Reilly
Contracting & Risk Mgmnt CONTRACTUAL ASPECTS IN APPLYING OBSERVATIONAL DESIGN APPROACH BY RISK ANALYSIS FOR ROAD TUNNELING IN ITALY: OWNERS AND DESIGNERS PERSPECTIVES Michael M Joye John Reilly
Contracting & Risk Mgmnt MEGAPROJECTS 50 YEARS, WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED Michael M Joye John Reilly
Contracting & Risk Mgmnt The Use of Expert Systems for Risk and Cost Control on Tunnelling Projects Angus Sean Maxwell John Reilly
Contracting & Risk Mgmnt Bathurst Street and Teston Road Watermains Khaled Elnabolsy John Reilly
Contracting & Risk Mgmnt Decision Analysis for Alternative Engineering and Contracting for Large Tunnel Programs Faruk Oksuz John Reilly
Contracting & Risk Mgmnt Employing a Unique Procurement Process for the City of Ottawa Combined Sewage Storage Tunnel Gerald Bauer John Reilly
Contracting & Risk Mgmnt Risk Management in tunnelling: a review of current practices and needs for future Development from a designer's perspective Piergiorgio Grasso John Reilly
Contracting & Risk Mgmnt Atlanta Raw Water Delivery and Storage System Design and Contracting Tao Jiang John Reilly
Contracting & Risk Mgmnt Avoiding Disputes on Challenging Ground Conditions in the Lake Mead Intake No. 3 TBM Starter Tunnel Jim D. Nickerson John Reilly
Contracting & Risk Mgmnt CMAR Delivery Method on the Lake Mead Intake No. 3 Low Lake Level Pumping Station Erika Moonin John Reilly
Contracting & Risk Mgmnt Development and Execution of a Risk Transfer Strategy for the Eglinton Crosstown LRT Brian T Hamilton John Reilly
Contracting & Risk Mgmnt Potential Innovations or Setbacks to Tunnel Contracting Practices Don E Del Nero John Reilly
Contracting & Risk Mgmnt Recent Developments in the Procurement of Tunnel Projects in North America Jonathan Taylor John Reilly
Contracting & Risk Mgmnt Resolving Difficult Transportation Tunneling Problems through the Conduct of Industry Peer Reviews Martin P. Schroeder John Reilly
Contracting & Risk Mgmnt Underpinning and Instrumentation Temporary Structures for Critical Solutions Eric Prantil John Reilly
Design Analysis I The Design and Functional Requirements of Rock Traps for Hydropower Pressure Tunnels Dean R. Brox David Caiden
Design Analysis I Analysis of Tunnel Grouting and Water Pressure Tests in Rampur Hydroelectric Project 412 MW, SJVN Limited, India. Ashok Kumar Chadha David Caiden
Design Analysis I Experimental Investigation on the Static Shear Stiffness of an Immersion Joint Wenhao Xiao David Caiden
Design Analysis I Design of Inclined-Braceless Excavation Support with Inclined Buttress Applicable to Deep Excavation Yoichi Shimada David Caiden
Design Analysis I RAISING THE BAR OF TBM TECHNOLOGY TO BORE THE LARGE DIAMETER VISHNUGAD WATER TUNNEL UNDER THE HIGH COVERS OF THE HIMALAYA REGION Remo Grandori David Caiden
Design Analysis I Tunneling methods: the role assigned to the excavation face Andrea Antiga David Caiden
Design Analysis I 120 YEARS DESIGN LIFE TIME OF PLASTICS Stefan Lemke David Caiden
Design Analysis I A novel lining design approach for tunnels built in cemented fine-grained stiff soils Juan M Mayoral David Caiden
Design Analysis I Comparison of shear-elements at cross-passages of TBM-tunnels Benno K Ring David Caiden
Design Analysis I The practical importance of accounting for large deformations in tunnel analysis and design Apostolos Vrakas David Caiden
Design Analysis I Abu Hamour Surface and Groundwater Drainage Tunnel project. First experience of SFRC segmental lining tunnel in Doha, Qatar Peter Graham Jackson David Caiden
Design Analysis I Crossing fault zones: detailed analysis for radioactive waste repository design Peter Graham Jackson David Caiden
Design Analysis I Mechanical Behavior of Three-hinge Precast Arch Culvert in Construction Process through Field Measurement and Model Experiment Yasuo Sawamura David Caiden
Design Analysis I Skew Portal Approach for Steep Slopes Daro Angel Bulla, Leonardo Rosas Sànchez David Caiden
Design Analysis I Encapsulated Oil Additive Application in Earth Pressure Balanced EPB Tunneling A Case Study Cèline Schiff-Deb David Caiden
Design Analysis I Tunneling of Ceneri Base Tunnel, comparison of prognosis conditions encountered, conclusions regarding choice of tunneling method Jean-Pierre Hürzeler David Caiden
Design Analysis I Structural Design of Large Underground Space for Oil Mining Bill Zietlow David Caiden
Design Analysis I Influence of fibres on the creep behaviour of reinforced sprayed concrete Catherine Larive David Caiden
Design Analysis I Jinhea Geoje subsea tunnel TBM design and performance evaluation Dae young Kim David Caiden
Design Analysis I Challenges in the design of segmentally lined tunnels for combined sewer outfalls Rodolfo D Aradas David Caiden
Design Analysis I COMPARATIVE EVALUATION OF CONVENTIONAL GROUNDWATER MODELING WITHIN FRACTURED BEDROCK DURING TUNNEL DESIGN AND LARGE SCALE PUMPING TEST IN THE GEORGIA PIEDMONT Adam L. Bedell, P.G. David Caiden
Design Analysis I Structural analysis of composite support for the tunnel design Han-Kyu Yoo David Caiden
Design Analysis I Design and Implementation of a Comprehensive Durability Program to Achieve the Extended Design Life Requirement for the DCCR Project Thomas Hennings, P.E. David Caiden
Design Analysis I Design of a large diameter gallery for the CIGEO nuclear waste storage project Adrien Saitta David Caiden
Design Analysis I Minne Lusa Stormwater Conveyance Sewer Project - Omaha, Nebraska Mahmood Khwaja David Caiden
Design Analysis I Technical solution and construction of bifurcation section in the first diameter of Sofia Metro Line Victor Dobrev Tashev David Caiden
Design Analysis I Twin Box Vehicular Tunnels - Pull Not Push Beneath Active Rail Lines Liberty University Lynchburg VA, USA Jeremiah Jezerski David Caiden
Design Analysis I Quality Issues with Segmental Lining Installation: A Construction Managers Perspective Indra Banerjee David Caiden
Design Analysis I Tunnels for the Murum Hydroelectric Project Carlos A Jaramillo David Caiden
Design Analysis II ACI GUIDELINE ON DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF PRECAST CONCRETE TUNNEL SEGMENTAL LINING Mehdi Bakhshi Gregg Davidson
Design Analysis II Fire Design for the Concrete Lining of the Ohio River Bridges East End Crossing Tunnel Wern-ping N Chen Gregg Davidson
Design Analysis II TBM Pressure Models: Consolidating exceptional models in the state-of-practice Tiago G S Dias Gregg Davidson
Design Analysis II An alternative approach for the design of horizontal shear keys in an immersed tunnel element João Carlos de Lima Pereira Gregg Davidson
Design Analysis II Centrifuge modelling of tunnelling-induced settlement damage to 3d-printed surface structures Stefan Ritter Gregg Davidson
Design Analysis II Interaction Modeling in Mechanized Tunneling - A German Collaborative Research Project Günther Meschke Gregg Davidson
Design Analysis II Structural Design of Composite Shell Linings Johannes Jaeger Gregg Davidson
Design Analysis II Assessment of criticality and corresponding structural risks of underground infrastructure under fire and explosive impact Goetz Vollmann Gregg Davidson
Design Analysis II Challenges encountered during construction of Bremner Tunnel Hamid Javady Gregg Davidson
Design Analysis II Design diagrams for estimating the stand-up time of the tunnel face in water-bearing ground Roberto Schuerch Gregg Davidson
Design Analysis II Suggesting of the new index of the tunnel face stability using the critical shear strain Toru Sasaki Gregg Davidson
Design Analysis II Performance of Macro Synthetic Fiber Reinforced Tunnel Linings Axel G Nitschke Gregg Davidson
Design Analysis II Assessment of TBM gripper performance in bedded sedimentary rock David Americo Fortuna Oliveira Gregg Davidson
Design Analysis II Primary-secondary lining interactions for sprayed concrete lined tunnels using spray applied waterproofing membrane Jiang Su Gregg Davidson
Design Analysis II Proposal of reinforcement optimization for tunnel segments Albert de la Fuente Gregg Davidson
Design Analysis II Utilizing Composite Action to Achieve Lining Thickness Efficiency for Sprayed Concrete Lined Tunnels Jiang Su Gregg Davidson
Design Analysis II Effective opening support for cross passages Anthony M Harding Gregg Davidson
Design Analysis II Theoretical evaluation of merits and disadvantages of practicing high pumping pressure in cement grouting with data from Scandinavian tunneling projects Jalaleddin Y Rafi Gregg Davidson
Design Analysis II SFRC Segmental Lining deign pressure tunnel Sotiris Psomas Gregg Davidson
Design Analysis II A new analytical approach for the design of forepoling systems in poor ground conditions Alejandro N Jimnez Gregg Davidson
Design Analysis II Application of Rock Mass Quality Rating RMQR to design of support systems for tunnels and underground caverns Omer Aydan Gregg Davidson
Design Analysis II Concurrent Segment Lining and TBM design: A Coordinated Approach for Tunneling Success Elisa Comis Gregg Davidson
Design Analysis II Numerical analyses for the dimensioning of fiber reinforced precast concrete lining segments for ram thrust forces Paolo Cucino Gregg Davidson
Design Analysis II Predicting tunnel behavior: a classification towards the design and construction processes Vassilis P Marinos Gregg Davidson
Design Analysis II Tunnel information modelling in most recent form Marko Žibert Gregg Davidson
Design Analysis II Evaluation of the Compressible Gasket Design and Performance for Steel Segments of Bored Tunnels Öncü Gönenç Gregg Davidson
Design Analysis III Proximity construction case of underpass crossing railroad tracks Satoshi Honda Matt Fowler
Design Analysis III Feasibility Assessment for Cooper Hospital Underground Connector Tunnel Heiner Sander Matt Fowler
Design Analysis III Design Challenges of Complex Underground Stations in High Seismic Zones Yang Jiang Matt Fowler
Design Analysis III Structural Impacts to Transit Tunnels due to Flooding Raymond E Sandiford Matt Fowler
Design Analysis III 3-Dimensional Analysis of EPB TBM Operation in Close Proximity to Pile Foundations Mahmoud Sepehrmanesh Matt Fowler
Design Analysis III Seismic response of cylindrical tunnel with void behind the lining based on three-dimensional elastodynamics Naotoshi Yasuda Matt Fowler
Design Analysis III Tunnelling in close proximity to buildings Singapore Practices Teoh Yaw Poh, Qiao Yue Tung Matt Fowler
Design Analysis III Enhanced Seismic Resistance of Reinforced Concrete Sections Using Macro-synthetic Fibers Erik S Bernard Matt Fowler
Design Analysis III Tunnel Deformation Mode and Loading Magnitude during Huge Earthquake Atsushi Kusaka Matt Fowler
Design Analysis III Effects of tunnel excavation on buildings by a fully coupled soil-structure interaction 3D analysis A case study from Copenhagen Cityringen subway project Alessandro Damiani Matt Fowler
Design Analysis III Elastic Analysis of Response Displacement Method on Circle Tunnels under the Different Period Seismic Ground Motions Hengyang Hu Matt Fowler
Design Analysis III Seismic Behavior of Shallow NATM Tunnels Excavated in Improved Ground Ying Cui Matt Fowler
Design Analysis III Laboratory Test on the Effect of Risk Mitigation Measures against Earthquake for Existing Rock Tunnel Kosuke Kawata Matt Fowler
Design Analysis III SEISMIC RESPONSE OF CUT-AND-COVER TUNNELS SUBJECTED TO EARTHQUAKE LOADING Duhee Park Matt Fowler
Design Analysis III Buoyancy and thermal loadings and considerations during grouting around steel lining at Port Mann main water supply tunnel Behzad Khorshidi Matt Fowler
Design Analysis III Seismic Performance of Tunnels During 2014 South Napa Earthquake Scott W Lewis Matt Fowler
Design Analysis III SEISMIC ANALYSIS OF A SHIELD TUNNEL IN SOFT AND STIFF GROUND SUBJECTED TO TWO OF THE LARGEST EARTHQUAKES IN JAPAN DURING THE LAST 20 YEARS Freddy Duran Cardenas Matt Fowler
Design Analysis III Dynamic Interaction between Railway Tunnels at Multi-leveled Tunnel Intersection Jong ho Shin Matt Fowler
Design Analysis III Time-Dependent Deformation of Excavations and Tunnels in the Greater Toronto Area Jon Hurt, Joe Carvalho Matt Fowler
Design Analysis III ANALYSIS OF IN-TUNNEL DEFORMATIONS CAUSED BY COMPENSATION GROUTING IN STIFF, OVERCONSOLIDATED CLAY AT CROSSRAIL FARRINGDON STATION Benedikt Grau Matt Fowler
Design Analysis III Assessing the interaction between the excavation of a large cavern and existing tunnels in the Alps Martino Semeraro Matt Fowler
Design Analysis III Prediction and Observation of the Los Angeles Metro Red Line Subway Tunnel Response Due to Adjacent Deep Excavation Matthew R Crow Matt Fowler
Design Analysis III Structural Conception of an Undercrossing Tunnel, Located in the Historic Center of Brazils Capital, Designed as Portico Comprising Crimped Juxtaposed Tubes: Analytical and Numerical Solutions of a Case Study Vincius Resende Domingues Matt Fowler
Design Analysis III Tunneling in Close Proximity to Structures in Downtown Los Angeles Assessing the Settlement Effect and Designing the Instrumentation Hong Yang Matt Fowler
Design Analysis III Bucharest Metro System Hydrogeological Site Investigations Viorica Ciugudean-Toma Matt Fowler
Design Analysis III Seismic behaviour of a segmental tunnel crossing an active faults Heidy Sanchez Lizarraga Matt Fowler
Design Analysis III Implementation of Seismic Joints in Istanbul Strait Road Tube Crossing Project Öncü Gönenç Matt Fowler
Environmental and Urban Planning Challenges in Metro Construction in India Paul M Nicholas Kellie Rotunno
Environmental and Urban Planning Service Life Prediction for the Ohio River Bridge East End Crossing Tunnel Wern-ping N Chen Kellie Rotunno
Environmental and Urban Planning Reviving burial in tunnels Arik Glazer Kellie Rotunno
Environmental and Urban Planning Napoli, underground Paolo Prevedini, Antonello De Risi Kellie Rotunno
Environmental and Urban Planning Copenhagen Cityringen Project: urban mining challenges in contaminated ground. Livia Cicinelli, Valerio Violo, Antonio Raschilla', & Luca Giacomini Kellie Rotunno
Environmental and Urban Planning So Paulo Subway Line 2-Green Extension - Brazil - Main aspects of engineering design Francisco Ribeiro Neto Kellie Rotunno
Environmental and Urban Planning 70-foot Deep Sheet Pile Cofferdams Driven by the Press-in Piling Method Takefumi Takuma Kellie Rotunno
Environmental and Urban Planning High quality rebuilds for ensuring resource and ecological efficiency in tunnelling Olivier Kraft Kellie Rotunno
Environmental and Urban Planning Carbon-emission Assessment of Large Shield Tunnel----Based on Data-mining Methodology Xuehui Zhang Kellie Rotunno
Environmental and Urban Planning Design and Construction Aspects of CSO Tunnel and Pump Station Systems Verya Nasri Kellie Rotunno
Environmental and Urban Planning HOW TO ASSESS BUILDINGS INFLUENCED BY TUNNELING WORKS COMPARISON OF GUIDELINES AND CASES Mandy Korff Kellie Rotunno
Environmental and Urban Planning Spoil management at AlpTransit Ceneri Base Tunnel: Key elements for a successful natural resource management Paolo Lanfranchi, Dr. Cédric Thalmann, & Dr. Manuel Petitat Kellie Rotunno
Environmental and Urban Planning The new guidelines of the French working group GT41 Underground works and sustainable development Laetitia D'Aloia Schwartzentruber Kellie Rotunno
Environmental and Urban Planning Tunnelling under sensitive urban areas: settlement control on the XRL820 project Hong-Kong Thibaut Lockhart, Sophie Minec, Simon Auvergne, Ken Kwok, & Bruno Combe Kellie Rotunno
Environmental and Urban Planning Turning Gray into Green: Emphasizing the Sustainable Benefits of Tunnel Projects Brian C Gettinger Kellie Rotunno
Environmental and Urban Planning Sound Transit East Link Downtown Bellevue Tunnel Derek J Penrice Kellie Rotunno
Environmental and Urban Planning Metrics and Methods for Assessing Resilience Impacts from Integrated Above- and Below-ground Urban Infrastructure Priscilla P. Nelson Kellie Rotunno
Environmental and Urban Planning The Crossrail Experience Mike Black Kellie Rotunno
Environmental and Urban Planning The Urban Challenge: Building the Underground in Large Cities Jaidev Sankar, Mark Ramsey Kellie Rotunno
Environmental and Urban Planning DC Water First Street Tunnel Integrated Engineering and Construction Ravi Jain Kellie Rotunno
Environmental and Urban Planning NEW SOLUTIONS APPLIED TO USUAL TUNNELING OPERATIONS - C305 Alejandro Sanz Kellie Rotunno
Environmental and Urban Planning Positive Effects of Underground Facilities on Sustainable Development and Climate Change Harvey W Parker Kellie Rotunno
Environmental and Urban Planning ON THE VIBRATION INDUCED BY SHIELD TUNNELING THROUGH GRAVEL FORMATIONS Keh-Jian Shou Kellie Rotunno
Environmental and Urban Planning Planning the underground Stefano M.M. Ceccotto Kellie Rotunno
Future Projects Digging to the Beach: The Final Design of the JWPCP Effluent Outfall Tunnel Project David A Haug, David Yankovich Brett Cambell
Future Projects The Shortcut a subsea rail tunnel between Sweden and Germany Robert C Sturk Brett Cambell
Future Projects Development challenges of the Interlake Tunnel to aid Californias historic drought Ronald D Drake Brett Cambell
Future Projects Applied earthquake design solutions for immersed tunnel at Izmir Bay Tommy Harris Olsen Brett Cambell
Future Projects Design of the underground structures of the railway link between the town of Thumrait and the port of Salalah: segment 4c of the Oman National Railway Project Ezio M. Pedone Brett Cambell
Future Projects The Brenner Base Tunnel Michael Rehbock Brett Cambell
Future Projects The Planning for Ultra Long Subsea Tunnel Project under High Water Pressure Ki-Lim Kim Brett Cambell
Future Projects Design for the bolted and gasketed segment lining for the Bypass Tunnel with high head conditions Paolo M Brion Brett Cambell
Future Projects Mid-Tunnel Ventilation Shaft for Los Angeles Metro Red Line Subway Capacity Improvement Tung T. Vu Brett Cambell
Future Projects Delivering the Design Environmental Statement for UK's High Speed Railway for 21st Century Colin George Rawlings Brett Cambell
Future Projects EPB TUNNEL EXCAVATION FOR THE NEW WEST VAUGHAN SEWER SYSTEM, GREATER TORONTO AREA Ben Cottrell Brett Cambell
Future Projects Espejo de Tarapac - an innovative pumped hydro storage facility in Chile with many challenges from a rock mechanical point of view. Thomas Marcher Brett Cambell
Future Projects THE 125km NEW RAILWAY LINE IN GANGA VALLEY OF INDIA CHALLENGING 100 km OF TUNNELS Moreno Pescara Brett Cambell
Future Projects Advanced technical studies for tunnel enlargement in Hong Kong Roger B Storry Brett Cambell
Future Projects Doha Metro - Red Line North Underground Barry C. Crouchman, Massimo Franceschi, Emidio Tamburri, Salvatore Iacullo, Antonio Nicola Brett Cambell
Future Projects LONDON UNDERGROUND'S NORTHERN LINE EXTENSION: UNITING THE NEW WITH THE OLD Jonathan R A Gammon Brett Cambell
Future Projects Separating underground metro lines under operation in Baku Federico Valdemarin Brett Cambell
Ground Improvement / Shafts Design of the Deep Rock Shafts of the Rondout-West Branch Bypass Tunnel Christopher E Dianora, Matthew Sorrell, Eileen Test Paul Schmall
Ground Improvement / Shafts Shoring, Waterproofing and Transit Station Design: A Holistic Approach to Underground Development Sean Peterfreund Paul Schmall
Ground Improvement / Shafts New Irvington Tunnel Project Groundwater Impacts and Inflows Model Predictions Compared to Measured Data Theodore Feldsher Paul Schmall
Ground Improvement / Shafts Breaking Through: Design and Construction Considerations from Miamis Norris Cut Project Boris Caro Vargas Paul Schmall
Ground Improvement / Shafts Combined ground freezing application for the excavation of connection tunnels of Centrum Nauki Kopernik Station - Warsaw Underground Line II Achille Balossi Restelli, A. Pettinaroli, E. Rovetto Paul Schmall
Ground Improvement / Shafts Design and Construction of 38m. dia. 155m deep Surge Shaft and Multijunction in treacherous Himalayan Geology with specific reference to SJVNs Rampur Hydro Electric Project 412 MW - India Deepak Nakhasi Paul Schmall
Ground Improvement / Shafts Design Considerations for Top-down Wall Construction in Carbonate Rock for ohio River Bridges - East End Crossing Tunnels Eric C Wang Paul Schmall
Ground Improvement / Shafts Extension of the Subway Line U5 in Berlin, Germany Georg Breitsprecher Paul Schmall
Ground Improvement / Shafts Numerical analysis of train vibration induced settlement to metro tunnel considering different seepage conditions Qiang Huang Paul Schmall
Ground Improvement / Shafts Optimum advance rate for a tunnel with jet-grouting umbrellas in squeezing ground Mahdi Heidari Paul Schmall
Ground Improvement / Shafts Slurry Walls, Tiebacks, and Tiedowns: Maximizing the Efficiency and Economy of Underground Station Space James Parkes Paul Schmall
Ground Improvement / Shafts Sprayed Concrete on Frozen Ground in Hong Kong Kenny Lo Paul Schmall
Ground Improvement / Shafts Use of pumping wells to lower the groundwater level for the excavation with a 15.08m EPBS TBM under the city of Caltanissetta Carlo Alessio Paul Schmall
Ground Improvement / Shafts Performance of Open Cuts Excavations for Line 5 Stations So Paulo Metro Claudio Cabral Dias Paul Schmall
Ground Improvement / Shafts Ground freezing for construction at the Port of Miami Tunnel Roger B Storry Paul Schmall
Ground Improvement / Shafts Ground treatment for risk mitigation at the Port of Miami Tunnel Roger B Storry Paul Schmall
Ground Improvement / Shafts Conventional Excavation of Connecting Tunnels in C13 Metro Station Poland - Warsaw Line 2 Massimiliano Bringiotti Paul Schmall
Ground Improvement / Shafts Design of Large Diameter Deep Shafts Unique Challenges Raymond J Blanchard Paul Schmall
Ground Improvement / Shafts An Overview of the SR99 TBM Access Shaft, Seattle, WA Phillip Burgmeier Paul Schmall
Ground Improvement / Shafts Aquifer rise phenomenon Cases of Milan metro lines Roberto Conta Paul Schmall
Ground Improvement / Shafts INCLINED SHAFTS DRILLING BY RAISE BORING MACHINE USING PARATRACK DIRECTIONAL SYSTEM Matteo Cortinovis Paul Schmall
Ground Improvement / Shafts Measurement of grout injection presure in situ Lloyd W Tunbridge Paul Schmall
Ground Improvement / Shafts The Isarco River Underpass Lunardi Pietro Paul Schmall
Ground Improvement / Shafts A comparison of two tunnel projects with refurbished TBM's and record setting excavation rates Mark Guay Paul Schmall
Ground Improvement / Shafts DC Clean Rivers Project: Geotechnical Instrumentation Programs and Rare Earth Pressure Data Gathered during Construction of Large-diameter Deep Shafts Lei Fu Paul Schmall
Ground Improvement / Shafts Performance Benefits of Colloidally Mixed Two-Component Grouts Philip F Antunes, A. E. (Tony) Reschke, M.Sc., P.Eng. Paul Schmall
Ground Improvement / Shafts Soil treatment and conditioning for large station caverns AKIRA KOSHIMA Paul Schmall
Hard Rock Tunneling I Ground Support Challenges and Performance in Highly Squeezing Rock Dean Brox Matt Swinton
Hard Rock Tunneling I Overcoming massive squeezing ground utilizing curved tunnel face and full-face excavation with early ring closure Kosuke Tanimura Matt Swinton
Hard Rock Tunneling I Evaluation of the Performance of a Raise Boring Machine in Pb-Zn Underground mine, Balya, Turkey Aydin Shaterpour Mamaghani Matt Swinton
Hard Rock Tunneling I Geotechnical Investigation of a Fault Zone Using a Horizontal Geotechnical Boring Greg Sanders Matt Swinton
Hard Rock Tunneling I Geotechnical Investigation of a Fault Zone Using a Horizontal Geotechnical Boring Giorgio Höfer-Öllinger Matt Swinton
Hard Rock Tunneling I Avoiding Karst by Getting Under It: Jefferson Barracks Tunnel, St. Louis Patricia Pride Matt Swinton
Hard Rock Tunneling I Study on mechanism of rock fall at tunnel cutting face after blasting Naotaka Kikkawa Matt Swinton
Hard Rock Tunneling I Using the Needle Penetration Index to estimate Roadheader Performance Sair Kahraman Matt Swinton
Hard Rock Tunneling I Doing A Lot With A Little William D Hissem Matt Swinton
Hard Rock Tunneling I Recursive refinement of geotechnical design for Copenhagen Cityring metro Nataša Katić Matt Swinton
Hard Rock Tunneling I Largest Live Tunnel Connections are Underway at Chicagos Tunnel and Reservoir Plan TARP Faruk Oksuz Matt Swinton
Hard Rock Tunneling I Tunnel Surveying Techniques at the Brenner Base Tunnel Project Wolfgang Winkler Matt Swinton
Hard Rock Tunneling I A Novel Continuous Conveyor System and its Role in Record-Setting Rates at the Indianapolis Deep Rock Tunnel Connector Dean Workman Matt Swinton
Hard Rock Tunneling I Designing and Building CSO Tunnels in Midwestern Geology A Critical Review and Study of Project Implementation and Construction Methods Paul J Smith Matt Swinton
Hard Rock Tunneling I Rio de Janeiro Subway Construction of the New General Osorio Station Werner Bilfinger Matt Swinton
Hard Rock Tunneling I Rondout Bypass Tunnel - Unique Technical Challenges from Contractors Perspective Niels Kofoed Matt Swinton
Hard Rock Tunneling I Settlements Due to Blasting Vibrations Werner Bilfinger Matt Swinton
Hard Rock Tunneling I The dynamic response of the Taru-Toge tunnel during blasting Ömer Aydan Matt Swinton
Hard Rock Tunneling I 3D Extensional Strain-based Failure Criterion for Assessing the Spalling Potential around Excavations in Hard Rocks Masoud Rahjoo Matt Swinton
Hard Rock Tunneling I Overcoming Challenges in Headrace Tunnel of Uma Oya Conveyance Project, Sri Lanka Ataollah Rahbar Farshbar Matt Swinton
Hard Rock Tunneling I Squeezing Ground: Conditions and Lessons Learned at the New Irvington Tunnel Adam M. Wirthlin Matt Swinton
Hard Rock Tunneling II Assessment of rock cutting efficiency by TBM disc cutter using SPH/FEM modelling Hoyoung Jeong Brett Zernich
Hard Rock Tunneling II Subsea Tunnels Supply Water to the Driest Place on Earth Stephen A O'Connell Brett Zernich
Hard Rock Tunneling II The Follo Line project A large project that includes a complex excavation of the longest railway tunnel in Norway Anne Kathrine Kalager Brett Zernich
Hard Rock Tunneling II A novel prediction model for TBM disc cutter wear under high geostress in hard rocks Ya-dong XUE Brett Zernich
Hard Rock Tunneling II Creating an Artery in the Heart of Riyadh Iain S Thomson Brett Zernich
Hard Rock Tunneling II Double disc cutter consumption of an EPB TBM in Tuzla Wastewater Tunnel Utku Gumus Brett Zernich
Hard Rock Tunneling II Lake Mead Intake No. 3 The TBM tunneling experience Roberto Schuerch Brett Zernich
Hard Rock Tunneling II MDC's Hartford, Connecticut South Tunnel Project: Integrating Site Investigation Technology, Geology and Geotechnical Engineering for Effective Ground Characterization Roberto Schuerch Brett Zernich
Hard Rock Tunneling II Performance Prediction of TBMs Using A New Generation of Portable Linear Rock Cutting Machine PLCM Cemal Balci Brett Zernich
Hard Rock Tunneling II Riyadh Metro Design Construction on the Fast Track Henning Schwarz Brett Zernich
Hard Rock Tunneling II TBM Technology for an Australian Coal Drift: the Grosvenor Project Enrico Dal Negro Brett Zernich
Hard Rock Tunneling II Numerical Evaluation and Optimization of Grout Backfill Strategy for a Subsurface Gas Tunnel Deepak Kandra Brett Zernich
Hard Rock Tunneling II Aged Hard Rock TBM Proves its Value for Second Avenue Subway Project in New York City Taehong Kim Brett Zernich
Hard Rock Tunneling II Developing New Equations for TBM Performance Prediction Using Rock Mass Classification Alireza Salimi Brett Zernich
Hard Rock Tunneling II Hard rock TBM cutter life evaluation: A case study of NS3 project mixshield TBM Kichang Hyun Brett Zernich
Hard Rock Tunneling II Special support systems used for the execution of a hydrotechnical gallery excavated in difficult geological conditions Alexandru C. Stematiu Brett Zernich
Hard Rock Tunneling II The Next Generation of TBMs for Mining Applications Dennis Ofiara Brett Zernich
Hard Rock Tunneling II The use of GSI system and Hoek Brown failure criterion in design and construction of 62 tunnels in Northern Greece. Application, validation and limitations Vassilis P Marinos Brett Zernich
Hard Rock Tunneling II Disc Cutter Management for TBM Tunneling in Very Hard and Abrasive Rocks, Case History of Uma Oya Water Conveyance Project Headrace Tunnel Ataollah Rahbar Farshbar Brett Zernich
Hard Rock Tunneling II Interaction of Parallel Excavation of Twin Bored Tunnels within Slopes of Weak Rock Masses Nicholas Vlachopoulos Brett Zernich
Human Resources Good Project Manager/Bad Project Manager James Wonneberg, William Edgerton TBD
Instrumentation & Monitoring MITIGATING RISK OF EXCAVATION AND TUNNELING THROUGH ACTIVE MONITORING PROGRAMS Thomas L Weinmann Allen Marr
Instrumentation & Monitoring Saprolite to Hard Rock and Everything in Between: Complex Ground Behavior and Control for SEM Tunneling Through Corestone Laden Ground in Hong Kong Seth E Pollak Allen Marr
Instrumentation & Monitoring Performance of NATM Hard Rock Tunnelling for 50 metres Span Mined Tunnel underneath Cross-Harbour Tunnel Tim Leung Allen Marr
Instrumentation & Monitoring Redefining Settlement Control Industry Standards with Modern Mechanized EPB Tunnelling: Eglinton Crosstown LRT Tunnel Case Study Andre Solecki