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Evandro de Avila Gimenes

Occupation: Managing Consultant
Company: GGT Consult, LTD
Born: São Paulo, Brazil

PhD in Civil Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (2000)
MSc in Geotechnical Engineering, Polytechnical School University of São Paulo, Brazil (1988)
MBA, Fundação Getulio Vargas, São Paulo, Brazil (1984)
BSc in Civil Engineering, University of Brasilia, Brazil (1981)

Certified in P.Eng., Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists, Geophysics British Columbia (2009); Certified in P.Eng., Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists, Geophysics Alberta (2007); Certified in Engenheiro Civil, Conselho Regional de Engenharia e Arquitetura (1981)

Managing Consultant, GGT Consult, LTD (2019-Present)
Senior Geotechnical Engineer, BBA Engineering (2016-2018)
Senior Geotechnical Engineer, SNC-Lavalin Inc., Vancouver, Canada (2011-2016)
Senior Geotechnical Engineer, MWH Can., Vancouver, Canada (2008-2010)
Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Thurber Engineering Ltd., Edmonton, Canada (2007-2008)
Geotechnical Engineer, Manager, Golder Associates Brasil Ltda., Belo Horizonte (2000-2006)
Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Themag Engenharia, São Paulo, Brazil (1987-1991)
Junior Geotechnical Engineer, Victor de Mello & Associates (1985-1987)

Career Related:
Geotechnical/Civil Engineering Instructor, British Columbia Institute of Technology (2013-2015); President, Brazilian Geotechnical Society ABMS, Minas Gerais (2004-2006)

Second Lieutenant, Artillery Reserve Officer, Brazilian Army (1978-2008)

Speaker, Presenter, Canadian Dam Association

Creative Works:
Contributing Author, Articles, Professional Journals

Recipient, Ralph B. Peck Award, Geotechnological Research Program, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1998)

Member, Associação Brasileira de Mecânica dos Solos; Member,  International Society of Rock Mechanics; Member, Canadian Geotechnical Society; Member, Canadian Dam Association; Member, American Society of Civil Engineers

Married: Lucilena A. Medeiros Gimenes
Children: Artur; Laura; Diogo; Maíra

Horseback riding; Farming

Biography Sources:
Who’s Who in the World – 2014, 31st Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in the World – 2013, 30th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in the World – 2009, 26th Edition (pub. 2008)

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