The Geotechnical Engineering Podcast

The Geotechnical Engineering Podcast


Latest Episodes

TGEP 59: How Inspiring the Next Generation of Engineers Can Benefit Your Engineering Career
September 22, 2022

In this episode, we talk to Karen Armfield, P.E., a geotechnical engineer and project manager with WSP USA, about the importance of inspiring the next generation of engineers and how it can benefit yo

TGEP 58: 5 Tips to Make the Most Out of Professional Associations (for Engineering Professionals)
September 08, 2022

In this episode, we provide you with five tips that you can use to make the most out of your involvement in professional associations. Whether you are building a business or a career, professional ass

TGEP 57: Tunneling Engineering — Features, Benefits, and Future Trends
August 25, 2022

In this episode, we talk to Jon Hurt, P.E., C Eng, Principal at ARUP, about what tunneling engineering is, how it benefits the community, and what the future holds for the tunnel industry. Engineering

TGEP 56: Consultant vs Contractor in Geotechnical Engineering: What’s the Difference?
August 11, 2022

In this episode, we talk to Ryan Coggins, P.E., Senior Geotechnical Engineer at Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers, about his career journey and the difference between a consultant and a contractor in ge

TGEP 55: The Design of Sustainable Deep Foundation Systems in Dubai Sedimentary Rock
July 28, 2022

In this episode, we talk to Dr. Marwan Alzaylaie about the design of sustainable deep foundation systems and some of the challenges he has experienced with designing in Dubai sedimentary rock. - Engin

TGEP 54: The Future of Geotechnical Engineering: Building a Brighter Tomorrow
July 14, 2022

In this episode, we talk to Keithe Merl, P.E., Northeast Area Manager at Hobas Pipe USA, Inc about the different aspects of geotechnical engineering, geotechnical education, and what he thinks the fut

TGEP 53: Wick Drains for Ground Improvement in Geotechnical Engineering
June 30, 2022

In this episode, we talk to Martin (Marty) Taube, P.E., P.G., about wick drains, what they are, how they work, and some of the challenges associated with installing wick drains. Here Are Some of the Q

TGEP 52: Designing Engineered Solutions to Optimize Performance
June 16, 2022

In this episode, we talk to Andres F. Peralta, MSCE, MBA, P.E., product manager at Tensar International Corporation, about a newly enhanced, free, web-based software called Tensar+, which allows engin

TGEP 51: How Engineers Can Help Improve the Safety of Mine Tailing Dams
June 02, 2022

In this episode, we talk to Roy Mayfield, Ph.D., P.E., about mine tailing dams, how we can help improve the safety of these dams, and why having sound engineering judgment and expertise is crucial in

TGEP 50: InSAR and Finite Element Analysis in Geotechnical Engineering
May 19, 2022

In this episode, we talk to Andrew Lees, Ph.D., MICE CEng, Director of Geofem, Global Application Technology Manager at Tensar International, as well as Visiting Research Fellow at the University of S