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October 2009 Vol. 64 No. 10
The new PFERD headquarters in Ontario.

Dr. Monsees is an expert in the design and construction of underground structures and in soil and rock mechanics. His experience encompasses project management, construction engineering, detailed design, on-site consultation and geotechnical investigations for a multitude of projects. Dr. Monsees serves as PB’s technical director worldwide on transit and water tunnels, nuclear waste disposal sites in geologic media, geotechnical investigations, studies in tunnels and protective structures, and field and laboratory testing of soil and rock. In addition he has developed innovative technical approaches to seismic design of underground structures.

Dr. Monsees received a Ph.D. in civil engineering from the University of Illinois and M.S. and B.S. degrees in civil engineering from the University of Missouri. He also has received awards from various associations for distinguished service. www.pbworld.com