PROF. KERRY ROWE Dr. Kerry Rowe is Professor of Civil Engineering and a Research Director of the GeoEngineering Centre at Queen’s‐ RMC, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada. Prior to joining Queen’s in 2000, Professor Rowe was educated at the University of Sydney BSc (’73), BE (Hons I, ’75), PhD (’79), D.Eng (‘93), worked for the Australian Government Department of Construction in Sydney, spent 22 years at the University of Western Ontario and served 10 years as Vice Principal (Research) at Queen’s University. He has been involved in the design and/or peer review of hydrogeology and/or design for more than 60 landfills in Canada, US and other countries, has performed expert reviews of municipal solid waste landfills for the US EPA, US Dept. of Justice, Ontario Ministry of Environment, and Victorian Environmental Protection Authority, and of low level radioactive waste landfills for the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission. Author of more than 380 refereed journal papers; 3 books; 20 book chapters; and 350 full conference papers, he has extensive research and consulting experience in the geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering field.