About the Principal
Joseph M. Cibor, P.E., D.GE has performed numerous geotechnical investigations and provided technical advice on especially complex or difficult projects across a variety of market sectors, including: light and heavy commercial, institutional, governmental, residential, energy, industrial and petrochemical. His past experience ranges from industrial facilities and power plants to high-rise structures and low to mid-rise commercial complexes; from bulkheads, embankments and levees to slurry walls, water and wastewater plants, utilities, and roadways. He has directed numerous studies for petrochemical and energy facilities along the Houston Ship Channel, the Gulf Coast and overseas. He has been involved in forensic studies and has testified as an expert witness.
Mr. Cibor obtained a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Master of Science in Geotechnical Engineering, both from Purdue University. He is currently a Professor in the Practice at Rice University, lecturing in soil mechanics and foundation engineering. He served as Chair of External Advisory Committees for the School of Civil Engineering at both University of Texas at Austin and Purdue University.
Mr. Cibor has held leadership roles in numerous professional and civic organizations including American Society of Civil Engineers, Texas Council of Engineering Laboratories, ASFE-The Geoprofessional Business Association, ACEC Texas, Greater Houston Partnership and the Society of Marketing Professionals.