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Risk Analysis and Machine Learning

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Jianye Ching, PhD, Distinguished Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, National Taiwan University

Dr. Ching is Distinguished Professor in the Dept. of Civil Engineering at National Taiwan University. He obtained his PhD degree in 2002 in University of California at Berkeley. His main research interests are geotechnical risk & reliability, random fields & spatial variability, probabilistic site characterization & geotechnical data analytics. He is Chair of TC304 (risk) in ISSMGE and Chair of Geotechnical Safety Network (GEOSNet). He is Editor-in-Chief of Journal of GeoEngineering, Managing Editor of Georisk, Associate Editor of Canadian Geotechnical Journal, and Editorial Board Member of Structural Safety. Dr. Ching is the recipient of the Outstanding Research Award (2011, 2014) and the Wu-Da-Yu Award (2009) from the Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan.

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Limin Zhang, PhD, Chair Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Dr. Limin Zhang is Chair Professor of Geotechnical Engineering and Director of Geotechnical Centrifuge Facility at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. His research areas include slopes, dams, geotechnical risk assessment and management, and centrifuge modeling. Dr. Zhang is Chair of ISSMGE TC210 on Embankment Dams and Chair of ASCE Geo-Institute’s Risk Assessment and Management Committee. He is also Editor-in-Chief of International Journal Georisk, Associate Editor of ASCE’s Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, and editorial board member of Engineering Geology, Computers and Geotechnics and several other journals. Dr. Zhang delivered the 5th ISSMGE Lacasse Lecture in October 2020.

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    Machine Learning and Big Data, Risk Assessment and Management, Risk and Reliability
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