Industry Profiles

James Myers

Senior Project Manager

What do you do in the underground construction industry, and how long have you been in the industry? I have […]

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Everett Litton

Lead Tunnel Engineer

Give us your background in the industry. What led you to pursue your profession? I was raised in a small […]

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Ritika Kundu

Geotechnical/Tunnel Engineer
COWI North America, Inc.

What is your current role and what does your job entail? I’m a geotechnical engineer focused on underground construction and […]

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Rebecca Reeve

Tunneling Field Engineer
Traylor Bros. Inc

What kind of project are you working on now and what do you do every day? I work for Traylor […]

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Aswathy “Ash” Sivaram

Engineering Manager
Black & Veatch

What is your current role and what does your job entail? I am an Engineering Manager at Black & Veatch […]

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Antonia Cornaro

Expert Underground Space / Co-Chair
Amberg Engineering / ITACUS

What is your current job title? My job title is Expert Underground Space at Amberg Engineering. I am also the […]

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Jes Barron, PE, PMP, LEED AP BD+C

Instructor, Department of Civil & Mechanical Engineering
U.S. Military Academy at West Point

Do you consider yourself in the “underground industry”? I do, primarily as an academic, consultant, and enthusiast! As an Engineer […]

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Phaidra Campbell

Tunnel Engineer
JCK Underground

What is your role in your company? JCK Underground is a newer firm, and our approach is a bit different. […]

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Rajat Gangrade

Ph.D. Student, Colorado School of Mines
Leader of the UCA student chapter at Mines

What are you studying and how did you get started in Underground Construction? I am a Ph.D. student and I’m […]

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Everything is different in the underground industry. You're a creative problem solver who has to think on their feet. You will see more in one day than others will see in their whole career.”

Matt Evans Engineer Professor at Oregon State University