Dr. Kershaw has nearly 20 years of consulting experience as a geotechnical engineer. In his current role as an associate professor at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, he teaches courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in soil mechanics, foundation design, and retaining structure design while completing pedagogical and applied soil mechanics research. Kyle earned a Ph.D. in 2011 from Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, MO, a M.S. in civil engineering from the University of Illinois in 2001, and a B.S. in civil engineering from University of Missouri-Rolla in 1999. Kyle’s consulting experience includes full-time geotechnical work with Shannon & Wilson, Inc. in Denver, CO, and other locations. He currently engages in his own practice, Kershaw Geo-Consulting, LLC as a prime and sub-consultant. Kyle’s previous and ongoing consulting experience has spanned a wide range of geotechnical projects, including stability analysis of earth dams, ground support design for dam spillways, and numerous levee projects. His levee experience includes analysis and redesign of levees and flood-walls in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, stabilization of failing levees in Grand Forks, ND, and probabilistic analysis of a levee system in King County, WA.