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The Geotechnical Engineering Podcast (TGEP) provides engineering career advice and success stories specifically for geotechnical engineers. Jared M. Green, PE, D. GE, F.ASCE, NOMA, Principle at Langan Engineering and Award-Winning Geotechnical Practice Leader hosts the show and showcase geotechnical engineering projects and professionals. Topics covered include but are not limited to large diameter foundations, design-build, energy foundations, ground anchor systems, career planning tips, unsaturated soil mechanics, geosynthetics, soil erosion, dynamic compaction, earthquake engineering and more.

The Geotechnical Engineering Podcast (TGEP) provides engineering career advice and success stories specifically for geotechnical engineers. Jared M. Green, PE, D. GE, F.ASCE, NOMA, Principle at Langan Engineering and Award-Winning Geotechnical Practice Leader hosts the show and showcase geotechnical engineering projects and professionals. Topics covered include but are not limited to large diameter foundations, design-build, energy foundations, ground anchor systems, career planning tips, unsaturated soil mechanics, geosynthetics, soil erosion, dynamic compaction, earthquake engineering and more.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Geotechnical Engineering Podcast (TGEP) provides engineering career advice and success stories specifically for geotechnical engineers. Jared M. Green, PE, D. GE, F.ASCE, NOMA, Principle at Langan Engineering and Award-Winning Geotechnical Practice Leader hosts the show and showcase geotechnical engineering projects and professionals. Topics covered include but are not limited to large diameter foundations, design-build, energy foundations, ground anchor systems, career planning tips, unsaturated soil mechanics, geosynthetics, soil erosion, dynamic compaction, earthquake engineering and more.

Language:

English

Contact:

+1 732-687-4725


Episodes

TGEP 33: How Taking a Hike Benefited This Geotechnical Engineer’s Career

9/23/2021
In this episode, we talk to William A. Modrall, PE, a senior geotechnical project engineer from Wood, who recently hiked the Continental Divide Trail between the borders of Mexico and Canada about his experience during this hike, and how it benefited his geotechnical engineering career. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Questions We Ask […] The post TGEP 33: How Taking a Hike Benefited This Geotechnical Engineer’s Career appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

Duration:00:31:31

TGEP 32: Managing Risk on Geotechnical Projects Through Quality Laboratory Testing Programs

9/9/2021
In this episode, we talk to Anna M. Kotas, P.E., a technical sales and business development professional at GeoTesting Express (GTX), about how engineers can manage risk on geotechnical projects using quality laboratory testing programs. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Questions We Ask Anna: Why is good quality laboratory testing data important, and […] The post TGEP 32: Managing Risk on Geotechnical Projects Through Quality Laboratory Testing Programs appeared first on Engineering...

Duration:00:20:04

TGEP 31: A Podcast Milestone: Reflecting Back on Our Top Geotechnical Episodes

8/26/2021
In this episode of The Geotechnical Engineering Podcast, Jared M. Green, P.E., D. GE, F.ASCE, NOMA, and Anthony Fasano, P.E., LEED AP highlight and recap some of our top geotechnical episodes and the wisdom shared by some of our previous guests. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Key Points Discussed as We Reviewed Our […] The post TGEP 31: A Podcast Milestone: Reflecting Back on Our Top Geotechnical Episodes appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

Duration:00:31:07

TGEP 30: Working on Mega Infrastructure Projects and the Eurasia Tunnel Project

8/12/2021
In this episode of The Geotechnical Engineering Podcast, we talk to Alp Gökalp, the deputy general manager of Kasktas Co. Inc., Istanbul, a leading specialized geotechnical contractor in Turkey about geotechnical applications and mega infrastructure projects in Turkey, and his involvement in the Eurasia Tunnel Project, an underwater tunnel between Asia and Europe. Engineering Quotes: […] The post TGEP 30: Working on Mega Infrastructure Projects and the Eurasia Tunnel Project appeared first...

Duration:00:30:14

TGEP 29: From Design Engineer to Geotechnical Engineering Manager

7/29/2021
In this episode, we talk to David Harmanos, PE, Geotechnical Engineering Manager at Hillis-Carnes Engineering Associates, Inc., about transitioning from design engineer to managing a group of people. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Questions We Ask David Harmanos, PE: How has transitioning from design engineer to managing a group of people been for […] The post TGEP 29: From Design Engineer to Geotechnical Engineering Manager appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

Duration:00:18:30

TGEP 28: How to Take Advantage of Opportunities in Your Career (For Engineering Professionals)

7/15/2021
In this episode, I talk to Luke Turko, P.E., the Director of Geotechnical Services for Navarro & Wright Consulting Engineers, Inc (also known as N&W), about how you can make the most out of opportunities that present themselves to you in your engineering career. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Questions We Ask Luke: What […] The post TGEP 28: How to Take Advantage of Opportunities in Your Career (For Engineering Professionals) appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

Duration:00:26:48

TGEP 27: Large Diameter Foundations in Geotechnical Engineering

7/1/2021
In this episode, I talk to Kathryn Petek, Ph.D., P.E., a senior associate and geotechnical engineer at Shannon & Wilson, Inc. in Seattle with nearly 20 years of experience in design, construction, and research about large diameter foundations. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Questions We Ask Kathryn: What would you say to a […] The post TGEP 27: Large Diameter Foundations in Geotechnical Engineering appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

Duration:00:28:46

TGEP 26: The Role of Geotechnical Engineers in Design-Build Projects

6/17/2021
In this episode, we talk to Roch Player, PE, DGE, PMP., the chief engineer at GeoStabilization International, about the role geotechnical engineers play in design-build. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Questions We Ask Roch Player, PE, DGE, PMP.: Can you tell us more about what goes into the planning process for laying the […] The post TGEP 26: The Role of Geotechnical Engineers in Design-Build Projects appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

Duration:00:33:51

TGEP 25: Practical Project Management Solutions for Geotechnical Engineers

6/3/2021
In this episode, we talk to Dr. Antonio Marinucci, Ph.D., MBA, P.E., the founder and President of V2C Strategists LLC, about practical project management solutions for geotechnical engineers. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Questions We Ask Antonio in This Episode: What are some of the benefits for engineers to develop their project management skills? […] The post TGEP 25: Practical Project Management Solutions for Geotechnical Engineers appeared first on Engineering Management...

Duration:00:32:20

TGEP 24: The Benefits of Using Energy Foundations in Geotechnical Engineering

5/20/2021
In this episode, we talk to Tony Amis, MSc, the Senior Vice President at Endurant Energy (formerly GI Energy), and a recognized expert in multirenewable solutions involving energy foundations and ground-source heating and cooling solutions. We discuss energy piles, and more specifically, ground-sourced heating and cooling solutions. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Questions […] The post TGEP 24: The Benefits of Using Energy Foundations in Geotechnical Engineering appeared first on...

Duration:00:40:19

TGEP 23: Ground Anchor Systems for Geotechnical Engineers

5/6/2021
In this episode, we talk to Devon Mothersille, BEng (Hons), Ph.D., CEng, FICE, LETAPAEWE, the Managing Director of Geoserve Global Ltd, about ground anchor systems for geotechnical engineers. He also touches on what it takes to run a sole consultancy and find expert witness work. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Questions We Ask […] The post TGEP 23: Ground Anchor Systems for Geotechnical Engineers appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

Duration:00:31:46

TGEP 22: Career Planning Tips for Geotechnical Engineers

4/22/2021
In this episode of The Geotechnical Engineering Podcast, we talk to John Peirce, Jr., P.E., D.GE, founder and principal of Peirce Engineering that provides us with some great career planning tips on the importance of mentoring young engineers, the need for field experience before becoming a design engineer, and continuing education. I believe this episode […] The post TGEP 22: Career Planning Tips for Geotechnical Engineers appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

Duration:00:31:25

TGEP 21: What a Structural Engineer Thinks a Geotechnical Engineer Needs to Know

4/8/2021
In this episode, I talk to the co-host of The Structural Engineering Channel, Mathew Picardal, P.E., about what he, as a structural engineer, thinks a geotechnical engineer needs to know, and how geotechnical and structural engineers collaborate. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Questions We Ask Mat: What does a structural engineer do, and […] The post TGEP 21: What a Structural Engineer Thinks a Geotechnical Engineer Needs to Know appeared first on Engineering Management...

Duration:00:35:06

TGEP 20: The Role of Unsaturated Soil Mechanics in Geotechnical Engineering

3/25/2021
In this episode, we talk to Dr. Jean-Louis Briaud, Ph.D., P.E., the National President of ASCE and a Distinguished Professor and Holder of the Buchanan Chair in the Zachry Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Texas A&M University, about unsaturated soil mechanics. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Questions We Ask Dr. Jean–Louis […] The post TGEP 20: The Role of Unsaturated Soil Mechanics in Geotechnical Engineering appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

Duration:00:29:13

TGEP 19: How to Progress in Your Career as a Geotechnical Engineer

3/11/2021
In this episode, we talk to Arthur J. Alzamora, Jr., P.E., F. ASCE, LEED, the Principal and Vice President at Langan Engineering & Environmental Services, about how to progress in your career as a geotechnical engineer and what it means to grow a team. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Questions I Ask Arthur: […] The post TGEP 19: How to Progress in Your Career as a Geotechnical Engineer appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

Duration:00:27:19

TGEP 18: Celebrating Engineers Week – How Engineers Can Contribute to Society

2/25/2021
In this episode, we talk to Tony Canale, P.E., an Associate Partner at Mueser Rutledge Consulting Engineers, about the importance of celebrating Engineers Week, engineering education, and the role that engineers play in society. Please note that The National Society of Professional Engineers (NSP.E.) offers a wide breadth of resources on how you can help […] The post TGEP 18: Celebrating Engineers Week – How Engineers Can Contribute to Society appeared first on Engineering Management...

Duration:00:23:49

TGEP 17: Design and Construction Around the Water Table

2/11/2021
In this episode, we talk to Cassandra Wetzel, the District Office Manager and Principal at GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc., about design and construction around the water table. She describes what the water table is, discusses water table considerations for design and also some of the factors you must consider with soil or when working with rock […] The post TGEP 17: Design and Construction Around the Water Table appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

Duration:00:25:17

TGEP 16: Geosynthetics and the Benefits of Getting a Ph.D.

1/28/2021
In this episode, we talk to Dr. Theresa Loux, Ph.D., P.E., the Technical Director for Aero Aggregates of North America, about her career path, getting a Ph.D., Geosynthetics, and how giving back increases the awareness of what Geotechnical Engineers do. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Questions We Ask Dr. Theresa Loux, Ph.D., P.E.: […] The post TGEP 16: Geosynthetics and the Benefits of Getting a Ph.D. appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

Duration:00:33:30

TGEP 15: How Soil Erosion Affects the Community and Our Infrastructure

1/14/2021
In this episode of The Geotechnical Engineering Podcast, we talk to Stacey Kulesza, B.S., M.E., Ph.D., an Associate Professor at Kansas State University, about her research on soil erosion and how it affects the community and our infrastructure. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Questions We Ask Stacey: How do anthropogenic factors affect soil […] The post TGEP 15: How Soil Erosion Affects the Community and Our Infrastructure appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

Duration:00:32:40

TGEP 14: Be Open to New Opportunities in Your Engineering Career

12/31/2020
In this episode, we talk to Sebastian Lobo-Guerrero, Ph.D., P.E., a geotechnical project manager and laboratory manager at American Geotechnical & Environmental Services, Inc., about how you can be open to new opportunities in your engineering career, what geotechnical engineers can do in life, and what it means to be an engineer who attends conferences. […] The post TGEP 14: Be Open to New Opportunities in Your Engineering Career appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

Duration:01:12:14