Landau Associates News

New Staff Scientist Adds to Growing Olympia Office

BP web10Barsha Pradhan joined Landau Associates as a Staff Scientist in Olympia. She has received a BS degree in civil engineering from Kantipur Engineering College (Nepal) and MS degree in geotechnical engineering from Pukyong National University (South Korea). Barsha’s previous work experience includes construction management and civil engineering for Shivashree Hydropower Company and ground improvement and foundation design for H.N.T. Civil Engineering Construction & Consulting Group. She is currently studying for her EIT and is excited to join Landau Associates and help support the geotechnical group.

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Join us in Wenatchee at the 2018 APWA Fall Conference October 3-4

We look forward to seeing you at the American Public Works Association (APWA) Washington Chapter 2018 Fall Conference, Wednesday and Thursday, October 3rd and 4th. Visit our booth in the exhibit hall and enter to win a copy of "Building Washington: A History of Washington State Public Works."

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201X: Advanced Stormwater Management Workshop October 18 &19

Landau Associates is proud to sponsor 201X: Advanced Stormwater Management: A Case Studies Approach, October 18 and 19 in Seattle. If you need stormwater treatment ideas or are struggling to meet benchmarks, this two-day workshop presented by ECOSS provides ideas and solutions for stormwater best management practices (BMPs) and sampling techniques. Landau Associates Principal Joe Kalmar, PE will be giving a presentation on the use of various types of bioretention soil and filter media to target stormwater pollutants.

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Revised Washington Solid Waste Handling Standards Take Effect

The Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology) issued the final, revised rule for the Solid Waste Handling Standards (Chapter 173-350 of the Washington Administration Code [WAC]).

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Jacob's in situ Biomediation Paper Cited in EPA's CLU-IN Technology Innovation News Survey

Clint Jacob's presentation at the 2017 Geological Society of America National Conference was recently cited in the Environmental Protection Agency's CLU-IN Technology Innovation News Survey. The presentation detailed eight years of performance data on full-scale treatment of a trichloroethene source zone and plume beneath an active manufacturing building near Portland, Oregon, using food-grade vegetable oil. Clint leads Landau Associates' bioremediation group. He is the author of more than 35 publications and presentations at various venues, including international symposia on bioremediation and chlorinated solvents.

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NEBC Northwest Remediation Conference September 20, 2018

logo northwest remediation conference4Landau Associates is proud to sponsor the Northwest Environmental Business Council (NEBC) Northwest Remediation Conference, Thursday, September 20 at the Greater Tacoma Convention Center. Principal Clint Jacob, PE, LG will present a case study at the In Situ Groundwater Remediation technical session, providing an overview of the bioremediation of trichloroethene (TCE) impacting a source zone aquifer located beneath a large industrial manufacturing facility near Portland, Oregon. Bioremediation has successfully reduced the concentrations of TCE and breakdown products both in the source zone and downgradient.

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Eve Henrichsen Joins Edmonds Permitting and Compliance Group

ERH web5Eve Henrichsen joined Landau Associates as a Project Scientist for the Permitting and Compliance team in Edmonds. Eve has seven years of experience, specializing in wetland and botanical services. Her experience includes wetland and stream identification/delineation, functional assessment, mitigation planning/monitoring, endangered species identification, and interpretation of land use regulations and permit acquisitions. Eve is also proficient with ArcGIS and field mapping with GPS products.

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Company-Wide Promotions; Piper Roelen Promoted to Principal

EDMONDS, WA July 23, 2018 – Piper Roelen, PE, CHMM, of Landau Associates' Edmonds office has been promoted to Principal. Piper joined Landau Associates in 2008. He has over 23 years of experience conducting and managing site investigations, feasibility studies, cost estimating and analysis, and the planning, engineering design, and implementation of environmental remediation systems.

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Olympia Geotechnical Staff Ready for New Employee

JSN web6Jithin Nair joined Landau Associates as a Senior Staff Scientist in Olympia. Jithin recently completed his MS in civil engineering (geotechnical focus) at Oregon State University (OSU). Prior to OSU, Jithin completed a Bachelor of Technology (Civil Engineering) degree from Mahatma Gandhi University in Kochi, India, where he is originally from. Between degrees, Jithin obtained practical experience in the construction engineering and management industry, where he maintained client-contractor relations and oversaw construction. Jithin will use his advanced degrees and work background to contribute to Landau Associates’ growing geotechnical needs, including supporting practices in earthquake engineering and slope stabilization among others.

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Portland Office Welcomes Staff Scientist

Wolfgang Lopez web4Wolfgang Lopez joined Landau Associates as a Staff Scientist in Portland. Wolfgang received a BS in Geology from Oregon State University (OSU) in June 2017 where his thesis project determined the relative importance of erosional mass removal in driving uplift of Oregon’s Western Cascade Range. He recently completed an internship with Siemens & Associates in Bend, Oregon where he assisted in performing seismic and electrical resistivity profiling and topographic surveying. He is an experienced lab technician having worked almost two years in OSU’s Argon Geochronology Lab dating rock samples for multidisciplinary research. He has also received extensive wildland firefighting training. As Staff Scientist, Wolfgang will use his background experience to support remediation projects in the Portland area and assist in environmental site assessment, monitoring, and equipment maintenance.

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