GREG N. RICHARDSON PH.D., P.E.

FOUNDER


E:  greg@smithgardnerinc.com

Dr. Richardson is one of the pioneers in the solid waste industry through his early development of the Subtitle D regulations including comprehensive training and education of solid waste containment and geosynthetic design.

OVERVIEW

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Richardson is one of the pioneers in the solid waste industry through his early development of the Subtitle D regulations including comprehensive training and education of solid waste containment and geosynthetic design. Dr. Richardson’s background in geosynthetics dates to 1976. He was a founding member of ASTM D-35 Committee on Geosynthetics and the Geosynthetics Research Institute. Dr. Richardson co-authored a book on the design of geotextiles for IFAI. In 1985, Dr. Richardson co-authored a geosynthetic design manual for U.S. EPA on the design of hazardous waste landfills and surface impoundments (EPA/600/S2-87-097), taught three national landfill design courses for EPA, and co-authored a landfill seismic design manual for U.S. EPA (EPA/600/R-95/051).

Dr. Richardson is the founder of the firm, past Chairman of Board, past President, and is now currently retired from active services with Smith Gardner, Inc.

Dr. Richardson holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from California State University, a Master’s Degree and a Doctorate from University of California at Los Angeles.