Texas Engineering Executive Education

D. Scott Kieffer

Dr. Kieffer specializes in evaluating geotechnical risks and opportunities in heavy civil construction, and in developing design solutions for challenging conditions in underground construction, slope stability, and dam construction and rehabilitation. He has filled key design roles on major underground transit and water resources projects, and has provided engineering geologic and geotechnical consultation for the siting, construction and rehabilitation of large dams in Europe, Central America, Africa and the United States. Dr. Kieffer is a Professional Civil Engineer, Certified Engineering Geologist, and Professional Geologist with over 20 years of consulting and applied academic experience. In 2007, he was appointed Professor of Engineering Geology at the Graz University of Technology in Austria. Dr. Kieffer is the author of more than 60 technical papers and articles, and serves as independent geotechnical consultant for major civil and mining projects spanning the globe.