JGS & ISSMGE

CONTRIBUTION OF JGS TO ISSMGE

The Japanese Geotechnical Society is one of the member societies of the International Society for
Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering – ISSMGE, and has made significant contributions to
ISSMGE for many years.

Currently, Professor Ikuo Towhata has been serving as ISSMGE Vice President for Asia for the term
of 2013 – 2017.

JGS currently hosts several ISSMGE Technical Committees (TC) and Asian Technical Committees
(ATC).

TECHNICAL COMMITTEES

The Japanese Geotechnical Society currently hosts the following ISSMGE Technical Committees: