Professor Ralph Peck Legacy Website at

The folks at are developing a website to honor the legacy of Professor Ralph B. Peck who passed away earlier this year. The development team is offering an invitation for contributions:

To honor a distinguished geotechnical engineer, for his dedication and contributions to the society as a teacher, author, and engineer, we invite his friends, students and colleagues to send us any material relevant for inclusion in this website. Photos, videos, notes, or other material of historical value is more than welcome. Your contribution to this effort is vital and will be acknowledged.

The team behind the website includes:

The website is being developed in collaboration with Mrs. Nancy Peck-Young, Prof. Peck’s daughter and is supervised by an international Advisory Committee of distinguished members of the engineering community that have worked closely with Prof. Peck. The Advisory Committee presently consists of:

  • Professor Ricardo Dobry, Professor, RPI.
  • Dr. Suzanne Lacasse, Director, Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI)
  • Prof. Shamsher Prakash, Emeritus Professor, University of Missouri-Rolla
  • Prof. Edward Cording, Emeritus Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

More information can be found at the website here.