November 2016

Dr. John E. Anderson is Chief Geotechnical and Foundation Engineer for the Tunnel and Underground Practice at HNTB.  He has been practicing geotechnical and foundation engineering for over 40 years.  Presently based in Oakland, California, he was born and raised in the Edison Park area of Chicago, Illinois.  He earned a BSCE, MS-Geotechnical Engineering and PhD-Structural Engineering from Northwestern University. 

March 2017
Dan Brown and Associates, PC

Paul Axtell is a principal engineer for Dan Brown and Associates where he primarily focuses on foundation engineering for transportation structures.  Recently, Paul has been the lead foundation designer for several major bridges around the nation, most of which include full-scale foundation load tests.  Paul received his undergraduate engineering degree from the University of Missouri and his graduate engineering degree from the University of Texas.  He is a Diplomate in the Academy of Geo-Professionals and current chairmen of the DFI Drilled Shaft Committee.   &nbs

September 2013
Bechtel Power Corporation

Dr. Bell received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering degree at the University of Maryland at College Park, MD in 1974, where he then continued his studies and received a Master of Sciences Degree in 1976, followed by a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, which was awarded in 1983.

May 2019
GeoStructures, Inc.

Jon Bennett has been involved in the design and management of specialty geotechnical construction projects since 1994 throughout the Mid Atlantic United States. He specializes in the design and analysis of deep foundations, ground anchors and anchored structures primarily focusing on tieback walls, soil nailing, micropiles, drilled shafts, augercast piles, foundation underpinning, tiedowns and grouting for structural support.

December 2015

Carol W.

October 2020
Arcadis U.S., Inc.

Scott is a senior geotechnical engineer with GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. and has 23 years of experience in a wide range of both public and private sector projects. Scott primarily provides foundation designs for buildings, bridges, roadways, railroads, temporary/permanent shoring design and retaining walls.

December 2014
Dan Brown and Associates, PC

Dr. Dan Brown is recognized as one of America’s leading authorities on the construction and design of deep foundations for transportation structures. 

September 2019
Tetra Tech EC, Inc.

Michael Byle has more than 30 years of professional experience in civil and geotechnical engineering and is currently National Discipline Lead for Civil and Geotechnical Engineering at Tetra Tech, Inc. He is responsible for corporate technical quality for civil, structural and geotechnical engineering services, management of complex projects, training, expert consultation and professional development of technical civil and geotechnical engineering staff.

January 2014
Schnabel Engineering

After working for his father’s deli all through high school and college (along with a few other ventures), Mr. Cadden joined Schnabel Engineering as a co-op student after his junior year at Virginia Tech. 

Sunesis Construction Company

Mark J. Carlson has a Bachelor’s Degree in Mining/ Civil Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and dual-Master’s Degrees in both Mining Engineering and Civil Engineering (from Penn State University, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, respectively).

May 2016
Phi Prime Engineering

Khaled Charif is a registered, chartered civil engineer with a master's degree in geotechnical and structural engineering that was earned in his home country, Lebanon. His core specialties cover the areas of geotechnical engineering, damage assessment, forensic engineering, concrete repair and structural strengthening. Charif has been involved in a wide variety of large-scale geotechnical projects throughout the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) areas and Easten Europe, from 2005 to the present.

December 2021
Langan Engineering Environmental Surveying

Andy is Chairman of the Board of Langan Engineering, Environmental, Surveying, Landscape Architecture and Geology, DPC (Langan) and is also a Senior University Lecturer at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) where he teaches Soil Mechanics and Foundation Design. He is a graduate of Rutgers University with a B.S. and M.S. in civil engineering.