Nonveiller Lectures

In hounour of our great teacher, invited lectures are given approximately once a year.

Some interesting data are given at the poster on Professor Nonveiller (size A0, 6MB; size A4, 1MBprepared for the conference Eurock 2009:


 First Nonveiller Lecture was given by Profesor Heinz Brandl, Technische Universität Wien, on 7. December 2000. with title Deep and shallow compaction of soil and other granular materials. At this occasion, an exibition on the life and work of Professor Nonveiller was prepared by Professor Franjo Verić.


Verić-20002nd Nonveiller Lecture was given by Professor Franjo Verić (Faculty of Civil Engineeringt University of Zagreb with title Some experiences at design of earth dams (Neka iskustva u projektiranju nasutih brana) and Special problems of foundations (Posebni problemi temeljenja) on 4. December 2001. at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Zagreb.


3th Nonveiller Lecture was given by William Van Impe, University of Ghent (Universiteit Gent), President of ISSMGE with title: Trends and expected developments in deep foundation engineering, on 3. October 2002., at the occasion of the third  conference of the Society (HUMTGI), in Hvar, hotel “Amfora”.


4th Nonveiller Lecture was given by Mr. Alan Powderham, Mott MacDonald, UK: The observational method – learning from project, on 13. November 2003.  at the Faculty of Civil Engineering University of Zagreb. 


5th Nonveiller Lecture was given by Professor Francois Schlosser, Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees – CERMES, France, on 17. December 2004.  at the Faculty of Civil Engineering University of Zagreb, with title The foundations of the Millau viaduct in France.


6th Nonveiller Lecture was given by Professor Antun Szavits-Nossan n at the Faculty of Civil Engineering University of Zagreb,  on 27. January 2006., with the title Geotehnika i novi studiji građevinarstva (Geotechnical Engineering and new study programmes).


7th Nonveiller Lecture was given by professor Pedro Seco e Pinto, President of ISSMGE, with the title  New trends in tunneling engineering on 5. October 2006during the CGS conference in Opatija.


8th Nonveiller Lecture was given by Professor Roger Frank, Vice president of ISSMGE for Europe, on 7. March 2008. at the Faculty of Civil Engineering University of Zagreb, with the title French practice and theory for pile design.


9th Nonveiller Lecture was given by Professor Ivan Vrkljan, secretary of CGS, head of the Geotechnical laboratory at the Institute IGH in Zagreb and full professor at the Faculty of Civil Engineering at the University of Rijeka, with the title Engineering Rock Mechainics in Croatia, 9. November 2010., at the Institute IGH, Ulica Janka Rakuše 1, Zagreb.


10th Nonveiller Lecture was given by Dr. Nick Barton, Nick Barton & Associates, with the title Pre-grouting for water control and for rock mass property improvement, 03.06.2011. at the Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering of the University of Zagreb, Pierottijeva 6,  Zagreb.


11th Nonveiller Lecture was given by Professor dr. Dobroslav Znidarčić, Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, under title Prvo stoljeće mehanike tla: od teorije konsolidacije do mehanike nezasićenih tala (First century of soil mechanics: from the theory of consolidation to the mechanics of unsaturated soils), 11.06.2012. at the Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering of the University of Zagreb, Pierottijeva 6,  Zagreb.


12th Nonveiller Lecture was given by Professor Kenji Ishihara, Professor of Research and Development Initiative, Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan, under the title Characteristics of Waterfront Landslides, 14.06.2013 during the Days of Chartered Civil Engineers, in Opatija, in the Congress hall of hotel Ambasador.


Mladen Vucetic l13th Nonveiller Lecture was given by Professor Mladen Vučetić, Professor at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, under the title The effects of the rate of shearing on the dynamic and cyclic soil properties and the parameters for local seismic site response analyses, at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Zagreb, Kačićeva 26.


14th Nonveiller Lecture was given by Professor Paul W. Mayne, Professor at Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, under the title
GeoCharacterization by Seismic Piezocone in 2016 and Beyond, on 5 October 2016 at the Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering of the University of Zagreb.


 15th Nonveiller Lecture is going to be given by Professor Atilla Ansal, President of European Association of Earthquake Engineering.

One Response to Nonveiller Lectures

  1. Vlasta Szavits-Nossan says:

    Za 9 Nonveiller Lecture, uz prof. Ivana Vrkljana treba pisati … Sveučilišta u Rijeci i još je mala greška u predzadnjem retku … u prostorima …

    SZ: Hvala. Popravljeno.

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