Subject Matter Expert: Samir G. Khoury, PG, PhD
Samir G. Khoury, PG, PhD, is a Registered Professional Geologist with over 35 years experience in geology, hydrology, geophysics, seismology and project management. He received his Ph.D. in Structural Geology and Tectonics from the University of Glasgow, Scotland in 1965. Following receipt of his degree, he was a professor at the University of Pittsburgh where, for six years, he taught undergraduate and graduate Geology. Dr. Khoury then joined the firm of Dames and Moore, consulting engineers in the environmental and applied earth sciences, where, for five years, he acted as Project Manager and supervised multi-disciplinary teams of scientists, engineers, consultants and subcontractors on a number of national and international projects.
Dr. Khoury then spent 16 years at Ebasco Services Incorporated, an international consulting engineering and construction firm, as Manager of geological, environmental, and geotechnical engineering services. His responsibilities included supervising professional teams of geologists, geophysicists, hydrologists and engineers on a number of major contracts in the U.S. and overseas. In 1994, he left Ebasco to form his own consulting firm, Applied Geosciences Incorporated (AGI), to provide geological, environmental and hydrological consulting services to public and private clients.
Dr. Khoury is a Fellow of the Geological Society of America, Member of the American Geophysical Union, Member of the National Groundwater Association, and is a Past-President of the Geological Society of Pittsburgh.
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