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Established in 1996 nationally, the Geo-Institute (G-I) addresses the challenges of the geoprofession and enhances the value of geoprofessionals. G-I leads in providing technical and career opportunities for members, promotes new technology and innovation, and collaborates externally to promote value and leadership of the geoprofession in public policy and professional practice.



Geo-Legends Panel Discussion and Student Projects

  • Wednesday, April 24, 2024; 5:00 to 9:00 PM

  • St. Louis University: Il Monastero Sanctuary; 3050 Olive St., St. Louis MO, MO 63103

  • 2.5 PDH Credits available

  • Lessons learned and panel discussions with our local Geotechnical legends.

    • Marsia Geldert-Murphey, P.E., ASCE President

    • Tom Cooling, PE, D.GE

    • Allen Minks, PE, F. ASCE

  • Student research posters will be on display, and selected students will give brief presentations.

  • A limited number of sponsorship opportunities are available for this event. If interested, please contact Travis Kassebaum ( or Zachary Fallert (

  • Registration includes dinner and two drinks. Vegetarian meals are available upon request. Register here by 4:00PM on April 17th:

Geo-Congress Live Stream

Structural and Geo-Confluence 

  • Thanks to everyone who attended this year! It was a great turnout for our sponsors, exhibitors, and excellent speakers. See you November 2024!


Alizadeh/Geotechnology Scholarship

  • Must have graduated or will receive before July 1, 2024 a B.S. degree and have been accepted to an ABET accredited Midwestern university for graduate studies in Civil or Geological Engineering

  • Students seeking a PHD or their undergraduate, are not eligible

  • One or more scholarships will be awarded, with the total value being $20,000

  • Scholarship submittal deadline is May 3, 2024

  • Application Package

GeoConfluence Research Scholarship

  • Must be pursuing a master’s (thesis option) or PHD specializing in geotechnical or geoenvironmental engineering at a university within the ASCE St. Louis Section

  • Students seeking a B.S. are not eligible

  • Scholarship submittal deadline is June 30, 2024

  • Information Package and Application Package

Shamsher Prakash Geotechnical Scholarship

  • Must be pursuing a B.S. in Geotechnical or Geological Engineering in Fall of 2024

  • Graduate and PHD students are not eligible

  • One scholarship will be awarded, with a total value being $1,500

  • Scholarship submittal deadline is June 30, 2024

  • Application Package

Meeting Information

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Xiaomin (Sophie) You, Ph.D., P.E.

GI STL Chair


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Travis KasseBaum, P.E.

Vice Chair

Terracon Consultants

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Zachary Fallert, P.E.

Secretary & Treasurer

Geosyntec Consultants

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