Dr. Ryan Phillips is Principal Consultant for geotechnical engineering at C-CORE and Director of their Dr Jack Clark Geotechnical Centrifuge Facility in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada. Ryan obtained his doctorate from Cambridge University under Professor Andrew Schofield, where he managed their centrifuge centre until joining C-CORE in 1993. Ryan has over 25 years of experience in physical modelling in geotechnics. He specializes in engineering issues related to offshore foundation systems, cold regions and onshore structures, such as pipelines. Ryan also holds a cross-appointment as an Associate Professor in Faculty of Engineering & Applied Science at Memorial University, has over 200 publications, and has received many Canadian Geotechnical Society Awards. He represents the Society on the ISSMGE Technical Committee TC104 on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics. He is a Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada and a recipient of their CPR Engineering Medal.