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An Open Invitation to Geotechnical Engineering Design

Minnesota State University, Mankato


Minnesota State University, Mankato is developing a high-quality, open access geotechnical engineering design textbook that is peer-reviewed by experts in the field. The content of the open textbook will support courses such as:

  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Foundation Design
  • Earth Structures.

This textbook will save students in affected courses over $700 in textbook costs.

Type of Grant Received through Minnesota State Innovation Funding 

Pay It Forward Funding Grant – $10,000 (Inspired by the project An Open Invitation to Biological Anthropology)

Minnesota State faculty, staff, and administrators interested in applying for an innovation funding grant can visit the Innovation Funding SharePoint (log in using to find more information and applications.