• Home
  • About Us
  • Our Expertise
  • Our Sectors
  • Our Team
  • Careers
  • Cambio
  • BGC Squared
  • Insights

Kumar Sriskandadkumar

Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Kumar Sriskandakumar, M.A.Sc., P.Eng. (BC, AB, SK, NU, NWT, ON), is a Senior Geotechnical Engineer with over 20 years of consulting, research, and teaching experience. He has a diverse background in applying the principles of geotechnical and earthquake engineering to civil and mining projects, both in Canada and internationally. He has been involved in several tailings storage facility projects, ranging from prefeasibility studies to operations, as well as several seismic assessment/remediation projects for hydroelectric dams and pipelines. His experience includes: site characterization; instrumentation and monitoring; laboratory testing; designing dams, plastic concrete cutoff walls, foundations, buried structures and retaining walls; seismic assessments; numerical modelling; construction specifications; construction monitoring; dam safety inspections; dam safety reviews; EoR duties; technical leadership; and project management. He is well versed in several computer modelling programs including FLAC, VERSAT, ProShake, DEEPSOIL, LPILE, PYWALL, GROUP, Slope/W, Seep/W, Sigma/W, FEFLOW, RSPMATCH and FSConsol. He served on the Vancouver Geotechnical Society (VGS) executive committee from 2009 to 2019, including being the registrar, treasurer, and chair of the VGS. He is also the recipient of the VGS scholarship in 2002.