Dr. Zenon Medina-Cetina

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Dr. Medina-Cetina SUT Course Speaker

Dr. Medina-Cetina is Associate Professor at Texas A&M University, in the Zachary Department of Civil Engineering, Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering, and Department of Ocean Engineering. 
 
He leads the Stochastic Geomechanics Laboratory SGL (2008 - Present), comprised by eleven students conducting research in probabilistic applications in engineering, to improve current practices on risk assessment and management, related to natural and anthropogenic threats, having social, economic and environmental impacts (http://zenon-sgl.tamu.edu). 

His research and consulting interests in Offshore Site Investigation and Geotechnics include Risk Mapping for Geospatial Systems; Risk, Reliability and Sensibility Analysis; Probabilistic Site Characterization for Integrated Studies (Geology, Geophysics and Geotechnical); and Uncertainty Quantification of Multi-Physics Geomechanical Processes. 
 
Dr. Medina-Cetina has complemented his professional and academic career by serving twice as Chair of the Offshore Site Investigation and Geotechnics Committee (OSIG) of the Society for Underwater Technology SUT (2012-2015). In 2013 he was named ¨SUT Fellow¨, and in November 2015 he was elected President & Chair of the SUT branch in the U.S. 
 
Dr. Medina-Cetina is a member of the of the American Society of Civil Engineers ASCEs ´Geo-Institute (Risk Assessment and Management Committee), where he is a member of the Risk Assessment and Management Committee. 

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UT3 Issue One 2017

UT3 is the online magazine of the Society for Underwater Technology. It is a new single authoritative source on subsea engineering for those that do not have time to look at the various subsea news sites.




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