Geotechnical Engineer, SoilWorks Earth Sciences Group
Over 40-years of Geotechnical Engineering in California, Texas, and Illinois.
- Specialties include Geotechnical Engineering, Geologic engineering, Forensics, Hillside Grading, Slope Stability, Seismic Hazard evaluation and mitigation.
- B.E., Civil Engineering, 1955, Annamalai University, Madras, India
- M.Sc., Geotechnical Engineering, 1961, University of Madras, India
- Ph.D., Geotechnical Engineering, 1970, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma
- California Registered Civil Engineer, R.C.E. 40396
- Registered Geotechnical Engineer, R.G.E. 2043
Areas of Expertise
- Field investigations
- Laboratory soil and material testing
- Analysis and evaluation of field and test data
- Geotechnical engineering analyses
- Earthwork and foundation criteria
- Shallow foundations (Footings and Mat)
- Deep foundations (Driven piles and Drilled piers)
- Slope stability analysis and evaluation
- Quality Control/Quality Assurance program
- Distress evaluations
- Geotechnical instrumentation
- Ground improvements
- Soil liquefaction analysis
- Pavement analysis, design and rehabilitation
Dr. Srivatsa has extensive experience in Civil and Geotechnical Engineering. His background includes engineering studies for commercial, industrial and residential buildings; highways; bridges; power plants; circulating water system pipelines/structures; earth dams; waste disposal systems; project management and administration; teaching; and research. His expertise includes planning and implementation of site investigations and testing, analysis of site data, foundation evaluation, analyses of slopes and earth retaining structures, analyses and design of pile and pier foundations, soil liquefaction analysis, earthwork criteria, quality assurance and control, geotechnical instrumentation and performance evaluation, construction monitoring, and preparation of design criteria, reports, drawings and specifications.
Dr. Srivatsa served as a part time Civil Engineering Faculty at California State University, Los Angeles, California, during 1974 and 1977, and taught civil engineering courses in Soil Mechanics, Earth Dams, and Advanced Strength of Materials.