Thierry Sanglerat, P.E., is a principal civil engineer based in California with more than 25 years of consulting experience. His practice has focused in the areas of groundwater and soil remediation, brownfield site redevelopment, waste management, and site closure. He has served as an expert witness and has provided deposition and trial testimonies for several cases in state and federal courts, including the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the United States Department of Justice.
Mr. Sanglerat has applied his waste management, geotechnical engineering, construction management, and geoenvironmental field and laboratory testing expertise to hazardous waste and municipal landfill projects. During this time he has been a key contributor as a technical specialist and regulatory strategist for the remediation of 20 Superfund sites, and has managed the engineering design, construction services, and/or closure of more than 25 major landfill/waste containment initiatives. His specific experience has included the development and implementation of innovative and cost-effective design, closure, and remediation plans for waste disposal facilities, preparation of permitting documents, and interaction with regulatory agencies.
Mr. Sanglerat’s engineering design and construction services expertise is complemented by his practical experience as a geoenvironmental laboratory and testing services manager. He is also a former contractor and has participated in the implementation of complex closure designs. Throughout his career, Mr. Sanglerat has integrated a seasoned technical background with strong project management skills.
Mr. Sanglerat has been an invited speaker on waste management-related issues at the University of Southern California; the University of California, Los Angeles; and the University of California, Irvine. On many occasions, he has been the lead technical presenter during public and community meetings. He has authored more than 40 technical papers presented at technical conferences sponsored by professional societies and academic institutions. He also holds a patent (No. U.S. 6,706,096) for protection of buildings from subsurface gases.