Donald Robertson has been selected as the winner for the 2019 GMEC Award. The award is given for his outstanding contribution in advancing the technical and professional practices of geotechnical engineering in Florida.
Don is the Co-Founder and President of AFT, RADISE’s sister company. Don leads AFT (Applied Foundation Testing) – an industry leader in nondestructive evaluation (NDE) of foundations, including low strain integrity, ultra-seismic, and parallel-seismic testing. Don has over 30 years of engineering experience focused on the implementation of state-of-the-art construction procedures and testing equipment onto complex foundation construction projects. He has designed, constructed, operated and trained engineers in the use of the AFT Shaft Inspection Device (SID). He has also been instrumental in developing the AFT-Cell®.
This is a very prestigious recognition and a moment of pride for everyone at RADISE , Smart Structures ( www.smart-structures.com ) and AFT ( www.testpile.com ). The award will be handed over to Don at the 2019 GMEC conference during a keynote note lunch at Renaissance Orlando SeaWorld on April 4, 2019.