Geotechnical Centre

David C. Sego, PhD, PEng

Professor Emeritus, Geotechnical
6-372 ICE
Phone: 780-492-2059
E-mail: dave.sego@ualberta.ca

Research Interests

  • mine waste management, permafrost engineering, geo-engineering

Current Technical Activities

  • Chair, Organizing Committee, Fourth International Oil Sands Tailings Conference 2014
  • Member, Vice President's (Research) Committee on Northern Research, 2002 - present

Honours and Awards

  • Fellow, Canadian Academy of Engineers (2011)
  • Fellow, American Society of Civil Engineering (2011)
  • Stan Thomson Award, Geotechnical Society of Edmonton (2008)
  • Can-Am Civil Engineering Amity Award, American Society of Civil Engineers (2006)
  • Environmental Excellence Award, Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (2006)
  • Finalist, Emerald Awards of Alberta (2005)
  • AVAC/Dow AgroScience/ASTech Innovation in Agriculture Science Prize (2005)
  • R.M. Quigley Award, Canadian Geotechnical Society (2001)
  • A.G. Stermac Award, Canadian Geotechnical Society (2001)
  • Killam Annual Professorship, University of Alberta (2000-01)
  • Project Achievement Award – CANLEX, Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (1999)
  • Undergraduate Teaching Award, Faculty of Engineering, University of Alberta (1998-99)
  • Fellow, Engineering Institute Canada (1996)
  • Roger Brown Award, Canadian Geotechnical Society (1995)
  • Service Award, Canadian Geotechnical Society (1994)
  • Roger Brown Award, Canadian Geotechnical Society (1994)
  • Keefer Medal, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (1993)
  • Honorary President, University of Alberta Engineering Student Society (1983-84)
  • Honorary President, University of Alberta Civil Engineering Club (1980-81)
  • Gold Medal in Civil Engineering, Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (1972)