TRI Environmental, Inc. (TRI) has announced the expansion of Jeffery Kuhn’s role. Effective May 23, Jeffrey Kuhn, Ph.D., P.E. will be the new Director of the TRI Geotechnical / Interaction Division, which provides interface friction testing, a wide variety of soils and rock testing services, and interaction tests, including pull-out, direct shear and large-scale connection testing.
Dr. Kuhn has led the Austin, Texas-based TRI geotechnical laboratory for the past four years. He succeeds Mr. John Allen, who after a lengthy tenure with TRI is transitioning into a new role with a geosynthetics manufacturer.
In his expanded role, Dr. Kuhn will continue TRI’s strong tradition of technical excellence and customer support while also providing internal support for the company’s international geosynthetic laboratories and service centers located in Australia, China, and Brazil.
Dr. Kuhn received his PhD in geotechnical engineering from The University of Texas in 2010. Prior to joining TRI in July of 2012, he practiced as a geotechnical consultant, which included geotechnical analysis work for the renowned F1 race track in Austin, Texas.
TRI Environmental is a full-service ARML & GAI-LAP accredited geotechnical and geosynthetic testing and research laboratory and validated by the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). TRI has four engineers on staff who review, coordinate, and assist with our clients’ geotechnical testing programs. The Geotechnical Division supports tailings dams, windmill foundations, landfills, dam and embankment, slope stability, offshore projects, and much more.
For more information about the TRI Geotechnical Laboratory services, visit www.tri-environmental.com.