Press Release

Senior Project Manager Helen Robinson Joins GEI’s Exton Office

April 7, 2017

Boston, Mass. – April 7, 2017 – GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation’s leading geotechnical,  environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms, announces the hiring of Helen Robinson, P.E. Helen joined GEI’s Exton office as a senior project manager.

Helen brings to the team more than 15 years of experience in providing design, analysis and construction management services for geostructual projects. She specializes in design of micropiles, tiebacks, soil nails, drilled shafts, sheet pile cofferdams, retaining walls, braced excavation support and grouting and ground improvement methods. Her experience also includes site investigations, soil classification, laboratory testing, load testing field support and interpretation, and instrumentation.

Helen is a co-author of Geotechnical Engineering Circular No. 7, “Soil Nail Wall Design Manual” for the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) as well as a co-author for the “Evaluation and Guidance Development for Post-Grouted Drilled Shafts for Highways”, a synthesis report and testing program recently completed for FHWA. She has authored or co-authored over 20 publications on practical technological applications and design in geotechnical engineering. Helen earned an M.S. and B.S. in Civil Engineering from Pennsylvania State University, University Park. She is Chair of DFI’s Women in Deep Foundations Committee.

About GEI: GEI’s multidisciplinary team of engineers, scientists, and planners deliver integrated water resources, environmental, ecological, geotechnical and waterfront engineering solutions to diverse clientele nationwide. The firm has provided a broad range of consulting and engineering services on over 50,000 projects in 50 states and 22 countries. For more information on GEI, please visit

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