Master of Science, Civil Engineering, University of California Berkeley, 2005
Bachelor of Arts, Geology, Pomona College, 2001
Ms. Beckman has over 18 years of engineering and geology experience, primarily focused in the fields of geotechnical engineering, engineering geology, and construction management. Her professional experience includes analysis and engineering designs for both new and rehabilitated dams; geotechnical analysis of slope stability, soil conditions, and seismic hazard risk; review of levee seepage, stability, and seismic conditions for FEMA certification; fragility analysis per USACE criteria; and construction management for major dam rehabilitation projects.
Ms. Beckman’s field experience includes dam inspections, field coordination and oversight for drilling and construction programs, mine adit and bulkhead inspections, geologic mapping, observation of soil and rock drilling, instrumentation installation and monitoring, and supervision of abandoned mine shaft grouting. She is currently pursuing a graduate certificate in underground construction and tunnel engineering at the Colorado School of Mines.