October 2023 Meeting
The 2023-2024 DFI Traveling Lecturer
Jesús E. Gómez, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE
Presentation: Do’s and Don’ts in Lateral Stabilization of Soils Using Deep Foundation Elements
Vice President, GEI Consultants, has over 35 years of design and construction experience in geotechnical projects nationally and internationally. He has led numerous foundation, dam rehabilitation, and earth support projects where he has developed cost-effective, constructible solutions. Gómez obtained a civil engineering degree at Universidad Católica in Caracas, Venezuela, and a Ph.D. in civil engineering from Virginia Tech. He has authored over 80 publications on a variety of geotechnical and structural topics, and on soil-structure interaction. He has been teaching courses on soil mechanics, foundation design, ground improvement and ground stabilization since 1985 as an adjunct professor at various universities, and as an instructor for the National Highway Institute (NHI) and other entities throughout the Americas and Europe.