42nd ITA Annual Meeting: Working Groups and Committees

In tunnel issue 4/2016 we informed you about the most important aspects of the 42nd Annual Meeting of the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA) and the 2015 World Tunnel Congress (WTC), held from April 22 to 27, 2016 in San Francisco, USA. In this issue you can learn more about the activities of the 13 Working Groups, the four Committees and the ITA Young Members.

1 ITA Working Groups

The current work and the activities planned for the months ahead are dealt with as follows in accordance with the details provided by the chairmen of the various Working Groups, intimated to the General Assembly on April 27, 2016.

Working Group 2: Research

Animateur: Chung-Sik Yoo, South Korea; vice-animateur: Elena Chiriotti, France; tutor: Eric Leca, France; future animateur: Elena Chiriotti, France; vice-animateur: Ron Tiuczek, South Africa; tutor: Chung-Sik Yoo, South Korea.

The WG selected its former vice-animateur Elena Chiriotti (France) to be its new animateur. After...

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