Robert is a Field Engineer with GeoStabilization’s Engineering Group; concentrating on rockfall projects. After beginning his career as a technical draftsman and CAD operator in the construction industry, Robert earned degrees in Geology and Geological Engineering to further his interest in rockfall mitigation. Robert’s coursework and technical competence was recognized by the Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists as the national association’s most outstanding student and their 2017 Marliave Scholar. The award’s criteria are demonstrated ability, scholarship, the potential for contributions to the profession, character, and activities in student / professional societies.
A Mid-Atlantic state’s Department of Transportation (DOT) and its historical preservation group wanted to repair and rehabilitate a failing rock wall within a town in Appalachia.