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WEBSERIES: Settle3 Software Short Course
Friday, September 18, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT
Category: Courses & Seminars

Settle 3 Software Short Course w/Rocscience

With the success of our recent short course on PSHA, we are venturing into the online learning landscape again to bring you a 3-part series on Rocscience's software, Settle3.

The course will start on Friday September 18th, 2020 at 10am Pacific Time and each session will last approximately 2-hours. The course will run over 3-weeks, every Friday at the same time totaling 6-hours of instruction along with practice problems.

Participants to the live course series September 18, 25, and October 2nd will all receive a 30-day free trial for the Settle3 software by Rocscience.

Attendees may login through GoToWebinar to attend any or all of the live webinars. Each webinar will be recorded and the video plus any handouts and slides will be available to registered attendees through CalGeo's On-line Learning Library for 1-year.

Attendees who complete the live or recorded sessions will receive a certificate for six (6) Professional Development Hours.

Schedule & Instructors:

September 18, 10am-12pm Pacific Standard Time or 1pm-3pm Eastern Standard Time

          Settle3: Settlement Analysis by Dr. Sina Javankhoshdel

Dr. Sina Javankhoshdel, P.Eng., Ph.D. Geomechanics Specialist, Rocscience
Dr. Sina Javankhoshdel holds his Ph.D. from Queen’s University in Civil Engineering (Geomechanics). Dr. Javankhoshdel joined Rocscience in 2016 and he was one of the developers of Slide2 2018 and added Spatial Variability Analysis to this software. He has published more than twenty papers on the topic of probabilistic analysis of slopes and retaining structures considering spatial variability.

September 25, 10am-12pm Pacific Standard Time or 1pm-3pm Eastern Standard Time

          Settle3: Ground Improvement and CPT by Dr. Ahmed Mufty

Ahmed Mufty, P.Eng., Ph.D. Geomechanics Specialist, Rocscience
Dr. Ahmed Mufty has a prolonged and distinguished practical experience in construction and design of foundation piles, shoring for excavations, slope stability problems, settlement and shear strength of soft clay, site investigation and soil testing, and gypseous soils. He earned his Ph.D. from the university of Baghdad 1997 and has 10 years of academic experience, teaching Numerical Analysis and subjects of different levels in Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering. He joined Rocscience as a geomechanics specialist in May 2019. He worked in several countries and has many publications.

October 2, 10am-12pm Pacific Standard Time or 1pm-3pm Eastern Standard Time

          Settle3: Liquefaction Analysis by Dr. Tolga Bilge

H. Tolga Bilge, Ph.D., Senior Geotechnical Engineer at GeoDestek Ltd. Şti. (Rocscience Representative in Turkey)
Dr. H. Tolga Bilge is a senior geotechnical engineer at GeoDestek Ltd. Şti. He has more than 15 years of experience in the field of geotechnical earthquake engineering, numerical modeling, design of geo-structures (including shallow / deep foundations, deep excavation support, ground improvement and landslide rehabilitation systems), seismic hazard assessment and experimental soil behavior. He obtained his Masters and Ph.D. degree in geotechnical engineering from Middle East Technical University, Turkey in 2005 and 2010, respectively. Dr. Bilge has been actively participating into Rocscience courses and workshop events since 2011, and enthusiastically shares his experience with geotechnical engineering community.


$100/Members. Member firms sending 5 or more employees can use the discount code: 5ORMORE to save $30/pp! Can be used when registering individuals as long as at least 5 employees plan to register.

$250/Non-members. Consider joining as an individual member for the same price and gain our entire Online Learning Library access for the whole year! Individual membership is only $150 or contact Kelly Cabal about a new company Trial Membership savings.

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Contact: Kelly Cabal: [email protected]