Amin Ghafooripour

Adjunct Professorat Santa Clara University and CEO of Padir Consulting Engineers in California, the United States of America. He is also the Director of Outreach at ASCE SEI San Francisco Chapter and member of the SEAONC Continuing Education committee. His

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Walt McNab

Hydrogeologist with almost 30 years of professional experience, including roles as a research scientist with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, California, USA, and as a consultant for environmental and water supply projects. His primary interests involve simulation of flow, transport, and

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Ian Smith

Professor Ian Smith is a freelance geotechnical and educational consultant with over 25 years experience teaching geotechnical engineering. Based in the UK, he is internationally recognised and has taught at universities across Europe and in China, Myanmar, Hong Kong and Qatar.

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Curtis Wood

Dr. Wood has over 20 years of experience in structural engineering, primarily in roadway structures. Prior to joining E.L. Robinson Engineering as Senior Structural Engineer, Dr. Wood spent over 10 years with the Ohio Department of Transportation where he focused

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Ali Shayan

Ali Shayan is an experienced Structural engineer and team leader with over 20 years of experience in structural design of residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. He has wide range of experience in large scale industrial building including steel making, direct

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Kristian Krabbenhoft

Kristian Krabbenhoft received his MSc and PhD from the Technical University of Denmark in 2000 and 2003 respectively. He then joined the University of Newcastle, Australia before moving to the University of Liverpool, UK where he currently holds the Chair

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Martin Larisch

Martin Larisch is a Principal Ground Engineering NZ at Jacobs, a leading global consulting firm and an Adjunct Associate Professor at The University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia. He has been involved in piling, ground engineering and ground improvement for

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Boulent Imam

Dr Boulent Imam graduated with an Honours B.Sc. degree from the Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey. He obtained his M.Sc. in Structural Engineering with Distinction from the University of Surrey in 2002. His M.Sc. dissertation was on the

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Bapon Fakhruddin

Dr. Fakhruddin is an expert climate change risk assessor with 15 years’ global experience in working on disaster risk and climate resilience projects. This experience is a major advantage in climate change adaptation and mitigation strategy development. His key areas

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Lynda Sharkey

Lynda is an sterling creative geoscientist with relevant experience as a GIS consultant and technical content creation professional, with 18 years’ experience of working with decision-makers, end users and channel partners throughout the UK, Europe, the USA and South Africa

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David Oliveira

David is a Chartered Professional Engineer and Fellow of Engineers Australia (FIAust) with over 20 years of experience in geotechnical and civil engineering and highly regarded technical competence. He is passionate about innovation and intelligent risk taking in ground engineering

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Jair Santos

Jair Santos has more than 20 years of combined experience in Geotechnical and Software Development experience. He holds two bachelor’s degrees, Geology and Civil Engineering, a M.Sc. from the University of British Columbia in Canada, with emphasis in Geotechnical engineering,

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Sara Bakzadeh

Experienced BIM Developer with a demonstrated history of working in the architecture & planning industry. Skilled in Revit (Arch, Str ,MEP ), AutoCAD, Microsoft Word, Computer-Aided Design (CAD). Strong professional with a Cycles Supérieure focused in Programme en génie de

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Sam Fang

Senior structural engineer in the oil and gas industry. Registered Professional Engineer for Civil Structural Discipline in Texas of the United States. He earned his Doctoral Degree in Civil/Ocean Engineering in Texas A&M University. With more than 10 years of

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Sang-ho Lee

Dr. Lee has over 15 years professional experiences of civil/ environmental /geotechnical industries and having published 12 technical papers at international peer review journal and conferences after Ph.D. graduation from Purdue University. He had worked for many city, state and

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Gil Machado

Gil Machado holds a degree in Geology and a European Doctorate (PhD) in Stratigraphy and Petroleum Geology and has ca. 10 years of experience in the Oil&Gas industry, in exploration projects of Oman, Mozambique, Brazil, Angola, Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, Gabon, Morocco,

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Ahmed Mufty

Over 30 years of experience in Geotechnical and Civil Engineering. Analysis and design of Geotechnical Structures including shallow foundations, deep foundations, shoring for excavations and earth retaining structures, slope stability, seepage problems, site investigation, laboratory testing and equipment, reinforced earth,

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Gelu Madear

Dr. Gelu Madear graduated from the most prestigious Mining Institute in Southeastern Europe, (today called the University of Petrosani, Romania) with a B.Sc. in Mining Engineering in 1990. He also received an M.Sc. in Environmental Engineering from Polytechnic University of

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Ahmed Khan

Ahmed Khan has over 40 years of university teaching, research and professional experience. He taught ground modification and soil improvement and other geotechnical engineering courses including Geology for Engineers, Subsurface Exploration, Geotechnical Engineering, Foundation Engineering, and Dam Design and Construction.

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Helder Sousa

Dr Helder Sousa is an expert, with 17 years of international experience and strong exposure to the industry sector, on Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) applied on Civil Engineering infrastructures and Visiting Professor at the University of Surrey, UK. With core

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Stelios Antoniou

Stelios Antoniou is a co-founder and the CEO of SEISMOSOFT ltd. (www.seismosoft.com), a company that specializes in the development of state-of-the-art tools for the non-linear analysis, the assessment and strengthening of structures, and the processing of strong-motion data. Simultaneously, he

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Mathias Westphal

Dr. Mathias Westphal holds a doctorate degree in natural science from the University Freiburg, Germany. His Master’s thesis was on the ‘Muenstertal Ignimbrite, Black Forrest’ mentored by Prof. Dr. Joerg Keller, a well-known European Volcanologist. He has been over 25

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Alireza Goodarzi

As a resourceful, accountable and hard-working civil/geotechnical engineer with more than 10 years of hands-on experience in providing engineering services to the design and construction phases of infrastructure projects, I have undertaken and accomplished a diverse range of planning, field

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Tun Lwin

Mr. Tun Lwin, M.Eng., M.Sc., P.Eng., P.Geo., is a senior geotechnical engineer and has over 18 years of practices in geotechnical engineering, engineering geology, geohazards and hydrogeology. Mr. Lwin has project experiences in Singapore and Canada. Mr. Lwin’s geotechnical engineering

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Tom Howe

Tom Howe is an experienced hydrogeologist with a wide breadth of theoretical and applied knowledge in the groundwater and related industries. He holds a bachelor’s degree in hydrogeology magna cum laude and a Master’s degree in earth sciences from Western Michigan

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William Mertell

With over 20 years of diverse work experience on instructing, drafting, and engineering design (among others), William offer a vast amount of skills, and knowledge of several facets of drafting and construction from a unique perspective of working in the field

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Shanzhi Shu

With a Doctorate degree in civil engineering, Shu has over 25 years of experience of university teaching, research and professional practicing in geotechnical engineering, engineering geology and Earthquake Engineering. His expertise in geotechnical engineering includes deep and shallow foundations, deep

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Sean Daly

Sean Daly has  a BSc in Geology and an M.Eng. in Mining Engineering from the University of British Columbia in western Canada. He has over 40 years of intensive hands-on field experience. This includes geological mapping for the Geological Survey

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Ashraf Idkaidek

Engineering Project Team Leader– Finite Element Structural Analysis Specialist at the Innovative Technology and Development Division, Caterpillar Inc., USA. In addition, he is actively working as a researcher at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA. Dr. Idkaidek has

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