Judges

Tarcisio Celestino

Tarcisio
Celestino
Brazil

Tarcisio Celestino

Brazil

526

Michael Belenkiy

Michael
Belenkiy
Russian Federation

Michael Belenkiy

Russian Federation

 

  • Tunneling  engineer from 1976
  • Construction business
  • Deputy General Director «Mosmetrostroy»
534

Werner Bilfinger

Werner
Bilfinger
Brazil

Werner Bilfinger

Brazil

Werner Bilfinger is a civil engineer graduated from the University of São Paulo, where he also got his Master and PhD degrees.

He works with design and consultancy since graduation mainly in infrastructure projects in Brazil, the Americas, Europe and Africa.

He is the Brazilian representative in Working Group 19 - Conventional Tunnelling - of the ITA, and TC 207 - Soil-Structure Interaction - of the ISSMGE.

1234

Nick Chittenden

Nick
Chittenden
United Arab Emirates

Nick Chittenden

United Arab Emirates

MSc, MBA, BEng

Nick is a mining engineer with 30 years’ experience in the global underground construction industry. He qualified as a Mining Engineer from Cardiff University before taking an MBA with the Open University and then an MSc in Tunnelling at the Polytechnico Torino.

He is a specialist in the rock support technologies of sprayed concrete, injection and waterproofing.
He is the current chair of the International Tunnelling Association’s (ITA) ITATech committee and an EFNARC Sprayed Concrete Nozzleman Trainer and Assessor.

For the past 12 years Nick has been employed by Master Builders Construction Chemicals Group in Dubai as Regional Manager for Underground Construction, Middle East and Africa.

1235

Antonia Cornaro

Antonia
Cornaro
Switzerland

Antonia Cornaro

Switzerland

1237

Arnold Dix

Arnold
Dix
Australia

Arnold Dix

Australia

1064

Soren Eskesen

Soren
Eskesen
Denmark

Soren Eskesen

Denmark

516

Brian Fulcher

Brian
Fulcher
United States of America

Brian Fulcher

United States of America

1238

Alexandre Gomes

Alexandre
Gomes
Australia

Alexandre Gomes

Australia

877

Zhu Hehua

Zhu
Hehua
China

Zhu Hehua

China

Prof. Hehua Zhu is now the Distinguished Professor in Geotechnical Engineering of Tongji University, China.

He is the chair of Joint Technical Committee 2 under FedIGS (2017-present) and vice president of Committee of Tunnel and Underground Engineering of CCES.
He created an International Journal “Underground Space”.

His research interests are in Rock Failure Mechanics and Numerical Methods in Geo-engineering, Infrastructure Smart Service System(iS3) Construction, Fire Disaster Prevention and Reduction for Underground Space.

He was awarded with Humboldt Research Prize in 2015 and the T.H.H. medal at ICCES’13 in 2013.

1240

Jurij Karlovšek

Jurij
Karlovšek
Australia

Jurij Karlovšek

Australia

1279

Leslie Pakianathan

Leslie
Pakianathan
Singapore

Leslie Pakianathan

Singapore

704

Mike Rispin

Mike
Rispin
Canada

Mike Rispin

Canada

1068

Shani Wallis

Shani
Wallis
United Kingdom

Shani Wallis

United Kingdom

531

Maximilian Wietek

Maximilian
Wietek
Switzerland

Maximilian Wietek

Switzerland

1241

Chung-Sik Yoo

Chung-Sik
Yoo
South Korea

Chung-Sik Yoo

South Korea

528

Bai Yun

Bai
Yun
China

Bai Yun

China

1066