G. D. "Tim" Atkinson, P.E., Ph.D.
G. D. "Tim" Atkinson, P.E., Ph.D., is a consulting engineer in private practice in Round Rock, Texas. Since 1987 he has been president of Atkinson Engineering, Inc., where he directs and performs failure analyses in the areas of structural, foundation, and geotechnical engineering, and designs structural and foundation repairs and additions. Dr. Atkinson has consulted on more than 2900 projects in Central Texas. These have involved sampling soil from beneath more than 1200 buildings.
Dr. Atkinson serves on the residential foundation subcommittee of the Texas Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers. He was a contributing author to the TxASCE publications, Guidelines for the Evaluation and Repair of Residential Foundations, (with R. F. Pierry, Jr., et al.), and Recommended Practice for the Design of Residential Foundations, (with P. G. King, et al.)
Dr. Atkinson holds the following degrees from The University of Texas: Doctor of Philosophy (1971), Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (1969), and Bachelor of Engineering Science (1966). He became licensed as a professional engineer in Texas in 1973.