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Garland Likins, P.E.
Senior Consultant

Garland Likins was a principal of GRL from 1973 to 2016, and was President of Pile Dynamics, Inc. (PDI) from 1977 to 2014. In that capacity he directed the research and development of transducers, real time processing equipment and software analysis programs for deep foundations. Garland remains a principal and Senior Consultant for PDI. He has a BS and a MS in Civil Engineering from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio and has achieved Expert level on the PDCA/PDI Dynamic Measurement and Analysis Proficiency Test. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Society for Testing and Materials, the Deep Foundations Institute, the Pile Driving Contractors Association, and ADSC. Garland is a frequent lecturer and has more than 100 papers published in journals and conference proceedings. He is a licensed professional engineer in Ohio.