Meet the


Elvis Ishimwe, PhD
Staff Engineer

Dr. Elvis Ishimwe joined GRL Engineers Chicago office after completing his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (Geotechnical) from University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Elvis’ research accomplishments include multi-faceted areas of deep foundations and unsaturated soil properties. Elvis has evaluated the effects of liquefaction-induced dragload and downdrag on drilled shafts and driven piles within the New Madrid Seismic Zone. He is an active member of Deep Foundation Institute (DFI) and Geo-Institute (G-I). Elvis has published many articles/journals spanning various geotechnical topics and is fluent in both French and English.