About FedIGS

WHAT IS FedIGS?

FedIGS is an umbrella organization linking international professional societies in the field of “Geo‐Engineering” and serving to facilitate cooperation among them.

The current members are

  • ISSMGE International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering
  • ISRM International Society for Rock Mechanics
  • IAEG International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment
  • IGS International Geosynthetics Society

Members retain their complete autonomy and there are no dues.

Learn More About Our Member Societies

JOINT ACTIVITIES

There are 3 Joint Activities associated with FedIGS

The current members are

  • JTC1 Natural Slopes and Landslides
  • JTC2 Representation of Geo-Engineering Data
  • JTC3 Education and Training
Learn More About Our Joint Activities

WHAT ARE THE GOALS OF FedIGS?

The goals of FedIGS are:

  1. Facilitate cooperation within the geo‐engineering profession

  2. Coordinate activities in areas of overlapping interest

  3. Raise the public awareness and the profile of the geo‐engineering profession

  4. To remain a lightly structured, inexpensive, and unobtrusive organization

Download a FedIGS summary report created by FedIGS President Jean‐Louis Briaud.

Download FedIGS Summary PDF

Contact Us

ProfessorJean-Louis Briaud
President of FedIGS
Phone: +1 979.845.3795
Email: briaud@tamu.edu
Website: www.geoengineeringfederation.org