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Welcome to the Geo-Institute Soil Improvement Committee

A technical committee of the Geo-Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers

The mission of the Soil Improvement Committee is to advance the state of engineering and construction practice in soil/ground improvement systems; to foster/promote technology transfer and technical education activities; to provide a forum for effective interaction between industry, government and academia; and to actively liaise with other groups interested in soil improvement, both within and outside of the Geo-Institute.

Please come back often and see what work the Soil Improvement Committee is up to!