Geo Challenge 2007
Who: Student teams (maximum of four students on a team with at least two undergraduate members) can participate in the event. Only one team per school will be allowed to compete.
Where: Competition will be held at Geo-Denver 2007 in Denver, Colorado.
When: Design papers are due January 12, 2007. The competition will be held at Geo-Denver, February 18-21, 2007.
What: To design and build miniature reinforced-soil retaining walls inside plywood forms, using sand with paper affixed to a poster board wall facing as reinforcement. Competition rules can be found at http://www.ce.unlv.edu/egl/geo-challenge/
Why: To provide an opportunity for students and their advisors to attend Geo-Denver 2007. Prizes will be awarded to the winning team!
How: Any student team that meets the guidelines and submits a design paper may participate. Design papers will be reviewed by a geotechnical panel and ranked. The top ranking teams will be awarded a $2000 travel grant and complementary conference registrations for the team members and their faculty advisor.
For a full description of the Geo-Challenge, please go to http://www.ce.unlv.edu/egl/geo-challenge/