Bill Craig, current British Geotechnical Society chairman, looks at the development of the society as it celebrates its 50th anniversary.
The council of the Insitution of Civil Engineers decided to form a British national society of the International Society of Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering in October 1948. It was constituted early the following year, holding its first formal meeting in October 1949 under the chairmanship of WK Wallace. Before this the Society had its origins in an earlier ICE committee on soil mechanics and foundations and a British national committee of ISSMFE which prepared papers for the ...
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