Kenichi Soga，英国皇家工程院院士，于1987年和1989年获得日本京都大学的学士和硕士学位，1994年获 得加州大学伯克利分校的博士学位。历任剑桥大学土木工程系教授、加州大学伯克利分校教授。发表学术论文350多篇，是岩土工程领域奠基性著作《Fundamentals of Soil Behavior(3rd edition)》的著作者。获得过多项学术奖项，包括英国土木工程师协会的George Stephenson奖(2006)、Telford金奖(2010) 、美国土木工程师协会Walter L. Huber土木工程研究奖(2007) ，是2015年欧洲土力学与岩土工程大会斯肯普顿讲座的主讲人。
Kenichi Soga is the Donald H. McLaughlin Professor in Mineral Engineering and a Chancellor’s Professor at the University of California, Berkeley. He is also a faculty scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. He obtained his BEng and MEng from Kyoto University in Japan and PhD from the University of California at Berkeley. He was Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Cambridge before joining UC Berkeley in 2016. He has published more than 400 journal and conference papers and is the co-author of “Fundamentals of Soil Behavior, 3rd edition” with Professor James K Mitchell. His current research activities are Infrastructure sensing, Performance based design and maintenance of underground structures, Energy geotechnics, and Geomechanics. He is a Fellow of the UK Royal Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers. He is the recipient of several awards including George Stephenson Medal and Telford Gold Medal from the Institution of Civil Engineers and Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize from the American Society of Civil Engineers. He is the chair of Technical Committee TC105 “Getechnics from Micro to Macro” of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechncial Engineering and is an editor-in-chief of ICE Smart Infrastructure and Construction Journal. He is a Bakar Fellow of UC Berkeley, promoting commercialization of smart infrastructure technologies.