Geosyntec Contributions to University Academic and Research Programs

Our professionals contribute to engineering and science programs at leading colleges and universities in areas related to their professional specialties.

Representative Scholarship Contributions

  • University of California, Berkeley, Contribution to geotechnical engineering program development and graduate student scholarship
  • University of Texas at Austin, Contribution to geotechnical engineering program development and graduate student scholarship
  • Johns Hopkins University, Contribution to environmental engineering department general fund
  • University of California, Davis Contribution to Graduate Student Society
  • Georgia Institute of Technology, Contribution to Geosyntec Consultants Scholarship at
  • Georgia Tech through the Georgia Engineering Foundation, http://www.gefinc.org/
  • San Diego State University, Contribution to the Carol Forrest Memorial Watershed Management Scholarship Fund
  • University of Alabama, A grant to assist graduate students with thesis or dissertation research in the┬áDepartment of Geological Sciences

Representative Symposia/Graduate Program Events Contributions

  • Georgia Institute of Technology, Sponsorship contribution to annual Geosystems Engineering Program George F. Sowers Symposium
  • Tufts University, Sponsorship contribution to annual Water: Systems, Science, and Society Program Interdisciplinary Water Symposium
  • University of Waterloo, Sponsorship contribution to World Water Day Graduate Research Fair
  • University of California, Berkeley, Sponsorship contribution to GeoEngineering Distinguished Lecture Series

Geosyntec Contributions to University Academic and Research Programs: Representative Research Program Pooled-Funding Contributions

  • Re-inventing the Nation's Urban Water Infrastructure (ReNUWIt) Engineering Research Center (a collaboration among Stanford University, University of California, Berkeley, Colorado School of Mines, and New Mexico State University funded by the National Science Foundation), Sponsorship contribution through the Affiliate program for pooled funding of ReNUWIt research projects. (http://urbanwatererc.org/)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Sponsorship contribution for pooled funding of the Center for Geotechnical Practice and Research (http://www.cgpr.cee.vt.edu/index.php)
  • University of California, Los Angeles, Sponsorship contribution for pooled funding through the Industrial Affiliates Program in support of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department (http://www.cee.ucla.edu/people/industry/industrial-affiliatesprogram)
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Chairs, Program Sponsorship contribution for pooled funding through the University of Guelph for the Industrial Research Chair in Groundwater Contamination in Fractured Media
  • BioZone Center for Applied Bioscience and Bioengineering (a collaboration among University of Toronto, Canada Foundation for Innovation, Ontario Research Fund, and Geosyntec Consultants), Sponsorship contribution for pooled funding through the University of Toronto in support of BioZone research themes (http://www.biozone.utoronto.ca/)

Geosyntec Contributions to University Academic and Research Programs: Representative Geosyntec-Funded Research

  • Southern Methodist University, Funded research by Dr. Andrew Quicksall and his team on remediation of halogens and metalloids using modified hydroxyapatite from fish bones
  • University of Guelph, Funded research by Dr. Jack Trevors and his team on ACT3 Culture and Dechlorination of CF
  • University of California, Davis, Funded research by Dr. Jason DeJong and his team on biocementation processes for soil improvement
  • U.S. Geological Survey, Funded research through Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) between USGS and Geosyntec for development and commercialization of two enhanced bioremediation technologies
  • University of Toronto, Funded research by Dr. Elizabeth Edwards and her team on PCB remediation technologies
  • University of Western Ontario, Funded research by Dr. Denis O'Carroll and his team on electrokinetic enhancements to bioremediation processes
  • University of Western Ontario, Funded research by Dr. Jason Gerhard on electrical resistive tomography
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