Doctorate in Civil Engineering – Specialization in Soil Mechanics, University of Bologna 1964.

Professional Experience

  1. Planned and executed the opening of the American market for ICOS, as well as re-established ICOS’ presence in South America
  2. Introduced slurry wall technology in Hong Kong, Korea and Singapore
  3. Invented and applied novel methods in design, approach and execution of slurry wall projects
  4. Holder of six US patents on underground technology

Professional Activities

  1. Kiewit Construction - Special Projects Executive
  2. ICOS Orient, LTD, Hong Kong – President and CEO
  3. L&M Geotechnical, Singapore – Consultant
  4. Hycon Construction Systems, USA-Consultant

Professional Affiliations

  1. Registered Professional Engineer in Italy
  2. Life Member of U.S. Committee on Large Dams
  3. Member of Society of American Military Engineers
  4. Member of American Society Civil Engineers
  5. Member of The Moles

Guest Lecturer

  1. University of Wisconsin
  2. Illinois Institute of Technology
  3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  4. Montreal University
  5. Virginia Tech
  6. Various slurry wall and foundation seminars in North and South America, Europe and the Far East

Honors & Recognitions

Nominated for ENR man of the year award
Recipient ASCE Greensfelder construction prize