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Upcoming Event: Determination of Unknown Foundation Conditions for Bridges and Buildings with Nondestructive Evaluation Method

posted Aug 5, 2016, 10:10 AM by Charles Mitchell   [ updated Aug 22, 2016, 1:34 PM ]
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Larry Olson, P.E., President and Chief Engineering for Olson Engineering, Inc., will present Determination of Unknown Foundation Conditions for Bridges and Buildings with Nondestructive Evaluation Methods. 

Engineer's Club of Baltimore
11 West Mount Vernon Place
Baltimore, MD 21201

Dress Code
Jacket Required, Tie Optional

Meeting Schedule (approximate)

Social Hour from 5:15 to 6:15pm 
Dinner 6:15 to 7:15pm 
Speaker Beginning at 7:15pm

How to Register

Reservations are due by 4pm on Thursday September 1, 2016. Payment is exclusively via PayPal.

About the Speaker

Mr. Olson is the sole owner of Olson Engineering and co-founded the company as its President in 1985 in Denver, Colorado and is internationally recognized as a leader in nondestructive evaluation of structures and infrastructure. Mr. Olson has over 35 years of consulting experience in structural condition assessment, geotechnical, pavement, materials, geophysical and vibration engineering. He has conducted and/or reviewed as the Chief Engineer over 4000 projects to investigate the condition of bridges, buildings, dams, foundations, pavements and tunnels. He is a registered Civil Professional Engineer in 21 states and the District of Columbia. He started Olson Instruments, Inc., as a division in 1993 and incorporated it in 1995 to provide instruments for nondestructive evaluation and geophysical engineering for structural and infrastructure applications.  After 31 years of working from Denver, Mr. Olson moved to northern Virginia and established our mid-Atlantic office (metro Washington, DC) in 2011 to bolster Olson Engineering's presence in the eastern corridor along with our Rutherford, New Jersey (metro New York City) office that was established in 2005. He regularly speaks and publishes on Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation (NDT&E) and Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) for construction applications and has taught short courses and/or ASCE Seminars on structural and bridge condition assessment nationally and internationally.  Mr. Olson obtained his Bachelors in Civil Engineering and Masters in Engineering (geotechnical) degrees from the University of Texas at Austin and was honored in October, 2006 as a distinguished alumni of the UT Civil Architectural and Environmental Engineering Department. Mr. Olson received patents on impact echo scanning and parallel seismic/cone penetrometer testing and has conducted a number of funded research projects on NDE and Geophysics of infrastructure.