King Chin Leads GeoEngineers as Newest CEO  

GeoEngineers is pleased to announce that Principal Geotechnical Engineer King Chin begins his term as GeoEngineers’ chief executive officer, effective April 12. Former CEO Mike Hutchinson led the firm through eight years of national growth, and Mr. Chin plans to continue building on GeoEngineers’ strong foundation of technical excellence and down-to-earth people. “I’m humbled and […]

Ian Maguire Joins OAEP Board

Senior Environmental Engineer Ian Maguire was recently named to the Board of Directors for the Oregon Association of Environmental Professionals (OAEP). The OAEP is a non-profit organization that brings professionals from diverse backgrounds together to discuss issues at the intersection of environmental science, state regulation, and business interests. Committed to promoting knowledge exchange and networking, […]

Engineers Week 2024: The Future is for All

February 18-24 is Engineers Week. It is an annual opportunity for us to recognize and honor the incredible work of engineers and their contributions to our communities and shared future. This year, we want to emphasize the importance of diversity and inclusivity in engineering. The outlook for our discipline is bright and complex, but to […]

Bosze Salisbury Named to OSBGE

Governor Tina Kotek has appointed Associate Geologist Stephanie Bosze Salisbury to the Oregon State Board of Geologist Examiners (OSBGE). The three-year appointment, effective February 9, 2024, brings Salisbury’s extensive geologic expertise to a key regulatory body overseeing the practice of geology in the state. “I appreciate the opportunities that my licensure has provided me throughout […]

Becoming an Environmental Engineer: A Journey of Passion and Purpose

Environmental engineering is a fantastic field for women who want to innovate and develop solutions that protect the environment and improve living conditions to make the world a healthier place. Science and engineering have always been important in my life, but when I started in this field there were very few women. I am gratified […]

Geo Scholarship Awarded to Seattle U Student 

GeoEngineers sponsored a scholarship through the Puget Sound Engineering and Scholarship Fund (PSE&SSF) for the second year, and Seattle University freshman Carl Christopherson is this cycle’s worthy recipient.   The PSE&SSF is a non-profit that supports high school and college students with an interest in science and engineering. The organization runs advocacy programs and supports students […]

GeoEngineers Staff Named to Influential Seismic Committees

Senior Geotechnical Engineer Melanie Walling and Senior Geotechnical Engineer Hamilton Puangnak were recently named to several influential seismic committees—all of which play a critical role in updating and informing standard building codes across the United States and worldwide. Melanie was accepted as a corresponding member to the Building Seismic Safety Council Provisions Update Committee (BSSC […]

Sadkowski Appears on Design Development Podcast

Principal Geotechnical Engineer Stan Sadkowski appeared on the Design Development Podcast recently for a conversation about the Boston development market and GeoEngineers’ growth as an employee-owned firm. Since Spring 2021, the downtown development team has grown from a couple of engineers to more than 30 employees specializing in geotechnical engineering and environmental services. Design Development […]

Braicks Named Co-Chair of DEIB Committee

The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Washington recently announced Director of Integrated Communications Stefani Braicks as co-chair of its Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) Committee. Stefani helped launch this important committee in 2022 and served during its inaugural year. The committee is composed of small business owners, leaders at large engineering firms, and […]

Walling Named to BSSC Issue Team

Melanie Walling, Ph.D, LG, has been named a corresponding member for a Building Seismic Safety Council (BSSC) sub-group that provides recommendations for future building codes. As a member of the Issue Team for Ground Motion and Geotech Issues, Walling will play an important role in evaluating cutting-edge seismic research and guiding national seismic construction standards.  […]

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