The following paper receives honourable mention as “one of the best papers published in Geosynthetics International in 2011″:
Fox, P.J., Ross, J.D., Sura, J.M. and Thiel, R.S. (2011). Geomembrane damage due to static and cyclic shearing over compacted gravelly sand. Geosynthetics International, 18, No. 5, 272–279.
Dr. Fox is a 1992 doctoral graduate from Geological Engineering at UW-Madison