The Piling 2020 Conference organising committee is pleased to announce Professor Lidija Zdravkovic as a keynote speaker.
Lidija Zdravkovic is Professor of Computational Gemechanics and Head of the Geotechnics Section at Imperial College London. She has led and managed several research projects in collaboration with industry and other academic groups, focusing on the development and application of numerical methods in geotechnical design and providing solutions to a wide range of geotechnical problems, including infrastructure resilience, renewable energy, nuclear waste disposal and offshore geotechnics. Lidija has authored and co-authored over 200 technical publications and received prizes from the ICE and BGA, including the Telford Medal and the BGA Medal on three occasions. She is active in the profession, advising on recent projects involving Heathrow Terminal 5 development, Crossrail excavations, and embankments and cut slopes on the high speed rail route in the UK. .
The list of keynote speakers announced to date can be viewed here.