South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Dr. Lingwall specializes in geotechnical, pavement and earthquake engineering, and joined the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in 2015. He has a PhD from the University of Utah in Civil Engineering and is a Professional Engineer. His current work focuses on bio-geotechnics which includes microbial bio-cements, soil microbial communities and interactions with infrastructure, and the foundations of mega-flora. His active research portfolio includes static and dynamic numerical modeling of geologic materials, soil-structure interaction, dams and levees, liquefied soils, seismic hazards analysis, surface fault rupture mitigation, very soft soils, retaining walls, geosynthetics, paving materials, and laterally loaded foundations. Dr. Lingwall also has expertise with modeling, design and construction using EPS geofoam and other lightweight fill materials such as expanded shale or scoria. Dr. Lingwall has 10 years of global design experience on high dollar infrastructure, building and energy projects, and has served as a technical advisor for a variety of projects in Canada, South Korea, Guam, and across the US. He continues to serve the profession as a consultant and peer reviewer of earthquake engineering and numerical modeling practice in the western US. He is the current Vice President of the South Dakota Section of ASCE.
Friday, April 26
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM