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Christopher P. Krage, Ph.D., P.E.

Senior Engineer

Christopher (Chris) Krage is a Senior Engineer with more than 10 years of combined experience industry and research experience in geotechnical, earthquake, and dam engineering. His professional experience includes planning and performing site explorations, detailed site characterization, and a performing variety of seismic analyses, including seismic hazard analysis, ground motion time history development, liquefaction evaluations, site response, seismic stability, and nonlinear deformation analyses for a variety of projects and team environments. He has led evaluations of existing embankment dams and dam retrofits for California Division of Safety of Dams (DSOD) jurisdictional dams. He has given technical presentations to conferences, universities, and public agencies.

Chris is a member of the United States Society on Dams (USSD) earthquakes committee, serving as the Young Professional Vice Chair. At UC Davis, he worked on developing new site investigation and sample quality assessment techniques for intermediate soils. He has also served as a lecturer at Sacramento State University, teaching a course on Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering.

Chris earned his Ph.D. in Geotechnical Engineering with a minor in geologic depositional processes, his M.S. in Geotechnical Engineering, and his B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of California, Davis. He also holds a B.S. in Liberal Arts Engineering from Wheaton College.

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Sacramento, California


  • Professional Civil Engineer: CA