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L. David Suits, MSCE

Occupation: Independent Consultant and Professional Engineer
Company: LDS Geosynthetic Consultant Services
Born: Little Falls, New York

Bachelor’s Degree, Clarkson University (1967)
MSChemE, Clarkson University (1969)

Certified PDH Provider, Registered Continued Education Provider Program

Independent Consultant, Professional Engineer, LDS Geosynthetic Consultant Services, Albany, NY (2016-Present)
Soils Engineering Laboratory Supervisor, Geotechnical Engineering Bureau, New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT), Albany, NY (1968-2005)

Career Related:
Adjunct Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

With, United Methodist Church

Creative Works:
Associate Editor, Transportation Research Record (TRR) (2019-Present); Past Co-editor, Geotechnical Testing Journal, ASTM International; Author, Over 30 Papers and Articles, Geosynthetics; Contributing Author, Chapter on Geosynthetics, Kirk-Othmer Concise Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology, Fourth Edition

Honoree, Engineer of the Year, New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT); Recipient, Award of Merit, ASTM International

Founding Member, International Committee D35 on Geosynthetics, American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) (1983-Present); Executive Director, North American Geosynthetics Society (IGS North America) (2005-2016); Board Member, Transportation Research Board, National Academy of Sciences; Emeritus Member, Geosynthetics Committee, Transportation Research Board, National Academy of Sciences; Past Chair, ISO TC 221 Committee on Geosynthetics; Board of Directors, Geosynthetic Institute; International Committee D18 on Soil and Rock, American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)


Son of Harry and Marian Suits
Married: Debra
Children: Danae (Deceased); Daniel; Dana; Diana
Grandchild: Anthony
Sister: Eleanor

Spending time on the lake

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