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Awarding Ceremony of Advisory Professor for Professor Kenichi Soga
2018/2/7 18:33:16

On December 18th, 2017, the awarding ceremony of advisory professor was held for Prof. Kenichi Soga in Room 201 of Geotechnical Building in Tongji University. In this ceremony, the vice president of Tongji University, i.e., Professor Gu Xianglin, the executive dean of Graduate School of Tongji University, i.e., Professor Huang Hongwei, General secretary of the Party of college of civil engineering, i.e., Professor Huang Yu, Head of department of geotechnical engineering, i.e., Professor Ding Wenqi and other Professors and graduate students have attended the ceremony.

Fig. 1 Prof. Soga is giving his speech

Kenichi Soga is a Chancellor’s Professor at the University of California, Berkeley. He obtained his BEng and MEng from Kyoto University in Japan and PhD from the University of California at Berkeley. He was Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Cambridge before joining UC Berkeley in 2016. He has published more than 350 journal and conference papers and is the co-author of "Fundamentals of Soil Behavior, 3rd edition" with Prof. James K Mitchell. His current research activities are Infrastructure sensing, Performance based design and maintenance of underground structures, Energy geotechnics, and Geotechnics from micro to macro. He is a Fellow of the UK Royal Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers. He is the recipient of many awards including George Stephenson Medal and Telford Gold Medal from the Institution of Civil Engineers and Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize from the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Fig.2 Vice President Prof. Gu is giving his speech

The ceremony was chaired by Prof. Huang Yu. The first speaker is Prof. Huang Hongwei, who introduced the academic achievement of Prof. Kenichi Soga. Then, Vice President Prof. Gu Xianglin awarded Prof. Kenichi Soga the certificate of professorship and help him wear the school badge. Later on, Prof. Kenichi Soga made a brief speech and reviewed the cooperation between Tongji University and UC Berkeley, and he also expressed the sincere hope for future cooperation. Finally, Prof. Gu Xianglin introduced the basic situation of Tongji University and on behalf of Tongji University, he foresaw the prospect of future exchange and cooperation with UC Berkeley in the field of research and education in civil discipline.

Fig. 3 Group photo

After the ceremony, Prof. Kenichi Soga presented the lecture entitled "Smart Infrastructure and Construction". More than fifty participants including Professors and graduate students from Tongji University listened to this lecture. A warmly and friendly discussion is carried out after the lecture, mainly on the topic of underground infrastructure optical fiber sensing technology, wireless sensing networks and other geotechnical monitoring of the frontier issues.



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