Senior Associate Engineer
Master of Science, Civil Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic and State University
Bachelor of Science, Geological Engineering, Montana Tech of the University of Montana
Ms. Gardella has more than 15 years of experience in rock mechanics and geotechnical engineering. Her professional experience includes project management; developing and executing geotechnical site explorations for a variety of project sizes; analytical and engineering design for dams, levees, and rock slopes; quality assurance and quality control review; construction management and observation; extensive drilling experience using a variety of methods; and development and execution of a variety of instrumentation plans.
Ms. Gardella has worked in all market sectors including Dams and Levees, Geotechnical, Transportation, Federal, and Energy. She has experience with stability modeling and kinematic analysis of rock slopes utilizing RocScience: Dips, Slide, RocLab, RocPlane, Swedge, RockPack III, and Colorado Rockfall Simulation Program Version 4.0 (CRSP). Additionally, she is familiar with and utilizes the Geo-Slope International programs SEEP/W and SLOPE/W.