Prof Charles Ng of Civil and Environmental Engineering Appointed Vice-chair of Innovation Development Committee of International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE)
Prof Charles Ng of Civil and Environmental Engineering has been appointed recently as Vice-chair of the newly established Board level Committee called Innovation Development Committee of the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE). The ISSMGE is governed by a President and 12 Board Members. It consists of 86 member societies including HK across the world and has memberships over 18,500 worldwide.
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