Three University of Maine Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering graduate students attended and presented at the Northeast Geotechnical Graduate Research Symposium on Oct. 26 at UMass Amherst, with two UMaine students winning awards. UMaine students who participated were Ph.D. student Harold Walton and master of science students Cameron Stuart and Matthew Burns. Walton won first prize for best presentation and Burns received an honorable mention abstract award. Melissa Landon Maynard, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, traveled with the students. The UMass Amherst Geotechnical Engineering Group hosted the symposium and Geosyntec Consultants sponsored the best abstract and presentation awards.
Contact: Melissa Maynard, 207.581.2981