Dr. Zhu is the Director of Engineering Services for Watershed Geo and oversees the company’s technical operations for existing products and the development of new product offerings. He brings more than 11 years of consulting experience in geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering. His expertise includes landfill design, contaminated sediment remediation, coal combustion residuals (CCR) impoundment closure, earth retaining structures, geotechnical instrumentation and numerical modeling. He was most recently Principal with Geosyntec Consultants prior to joining Watershed Geo.
Well-known to the industry, Dr. Zhu is the author and co-author of more than 30 technical papers. He is currently serving on the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Geosynthetics Committee, ASCE Geotechnics of Soil Erosion Committee, and Transportation Research Board (TRB) Geo-Environmental Process (AFP40) Committee. He earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Hydraulic Engineering from Tsinghua University and his Doctoral Degree in Geotechnical Engineering from the University of Michigan. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Georgia.