Geotechnical Centre

David M. Cruden, PhD, PEng

Professor Emeritus, Geotechnical
Room: 6-370 ICE
Phone: 780-492-5923
Email: dave.cruden@ualberta.ca

Research Interests

  • landslides, rock mechanics, geotechnical materials

Current Technical Activities

  • Associate Editor, Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 1990 - present
  • Editorial Board Member, Landslides, 2003 - present
  • Heritage Committee Member, Canadian Geotechnical Society, 2008 - present

Honours and Awards

  • Stermac Award, Canadian Geotechnical Society (2011)
  • Legget Medalist, Canadian Geotechnical Society (2009)
  • Varnes Medalist, International Consortium on Landslides (2008)
  • Honorary Life Membership, Edmonton Geological Society (2007)
  • Julian C. Smith Medalist, Engineering Institute of Canada (2006)
  • Fellow, Engineering Institute of Canada (2004)
  • 25 Years of Excellence Award, NSERC (2004)
  • Stan Thomson Award, Geotechnical Society of Edmonton (2003)
  • Thomas Roy Award, Canadian Geotechnical Society (1993, 1997)
  • McCalla Research Professor, Faculty of Engineering, University of Alberta (1983-84)