KGS (Korean Geotechnical Society) has been formally inaugurated based on research and technical support in regard to geotechnical engineering under the Minister of Construction and Transportation's authorization.

Major Activities

  • Do a research on basic theories and applications of Geotechnical engineering.
  • Popularize outcomes and research methods of Geotechnical engineering.
  • Exchange information and collect data on the scope of Geotechnical engineering.
  • Provide technical exchange among KGS members and technical training regarding Geotechnical engineering.
  • Publish monthly journals, collected papers including 12 Korean papers and 4 English papers, research reports and books.
  • Host academic conferences, lectures, and conferences.
  • Carry out field trips and site inspections.
  • Continue business with high aims to serve the society’s basic roles in relation to the academic and technical growth of KGS