Zornberg Honored with Peck Lecture

Jorge Zornberg

Since 1999, the Ralph B. Peck Award from the ASCE Geo-Institute has recognized outstanding contributions to the geotechnical engineering profession through the publication of “thoughtful, carefully researched case history or histories, or the publication of recommended practices or design methodologies based on the evaluation of case histories.”

IGS North America congratulates chapter member and former IGS President, Dr. Jorge Zornberg, P.E., F. ASCE, who was selected as the 2024 Peck Award Winner. Dr. Zornberg presented the lecture in Vancouver, British Columbia during GeoCongress 2024.  See a video of it below.

Dr. Zornberg holds the Brunswick-Abernathy Regents Professorship in Soil Dynamics & Geotechnical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. He has over 35 years of experience in research and practice in geotechnical, geosynthetics, transportation, and geoenvironmental engineering. In 2023, he recognized with Honorary Membership in IGS North America–one of only five members to achieve this honor since the chapter’s founding in 1988,