La Société canadienne
de géotechnique
The Canadian
Geotechnical Society
La Société canadienne de géotechnique
The Canadian Geotechnical Society
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Passing of Owen White

June 2018

Most regrettably, the Canadian Geotechnical Society (CGS) has learned of the passing of Dr. Owen White.  Owen was a long time CGS member and founded the CGS Engineering Geology Division in the early 1970s.  In 2006, he was recognized by the Society for his tremendous contribution to the profession, in particular engineering geology, by being awarded the R.F. Legget Medal.  Among many other contributions to the profession, Owen served as President of the International Association of Engineering Geology between 1986 and 1990. On behalf of the CGS, our heartfelt condolences go out to Elizabeth, his wife, and to the other members of his family. He will be missed.

Dharma Wijewickreme

President, Canadian Geotechnical Society