The Council approved the proposal on establishing the new IAEG Commission No.38 “Rockmass Characterization with Emphasis in Rock Slope Hazards” at the Council Meeting which was held on September 16th, 2018, in San Francisco, USA during the 13th IAEG Congress. The appointment is decided as follow:
We are pleased to appoint Dr. Saroglou Haris as the chairperson of IAEG Commission No.38 Rockmass Characterization with Emphasis in Rock Slope Hazards from October 1st, 2018, and the Commission will focus on improving international communication and exchanging the ideas and information amongst engineering geologists in the field of rock mass characterization and rock slope hazards.