Specialty Construction Techniques for Foundation Improvement and Seepage Reduction: Instructor

Dr. Donald A. Bruce
Geosystems, LP
President 

Dr. Bruce holds degrees in geology and geotechnical engineering from Aberdeen University, Scotland.  He worked for specialty geotechnical contractor, Colcrete, Ltd., for almost 10 years in the U.K., Pakistan, Hong Kong, Egypt, and the Middle East.  He then joined Pittsburgh-based Nicholson Construction Company as a technical director, working on projects throughout the U.S. and Canada.  In 1996, he established Geosystems, LP, a consultancy specializing in the more practical aspects of micropiles, drilling, grouting, anchoring, diaphragm walls, and deep mixing.  Dr. Bruce works throughout the world, principally as a member of boards of consultants or as litigation support.

Dr. Bruce has published over 300 technical papers and coauthored three textbooks.  He is an active member of many professional societies, including ASDSO, ASCE, ADSC, DFI, USSD, AEG, and ISM.  Dr. Bruce also received the Kapp, W.H. Baker, and Terzaghi Awards by ASCE. He was the ISM’s 2009 Lizzi Lecturer and USSD’s 2019 Legacy Lecturer.
 

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