Edward J. Garbin, Jr., PhD, PE, DGE
Garbin GeoStructural Group, LLC
Saint Johns, Florida
Geotechnical Engineering, Geology
construction, construction engineering, engineer, foundations, sinkholes, piles, shoring, earthquake, ground, slope, slide, aggregate piers, stone columns, rigid inclusions, vibrations, subsidence, ground improvement, karst, liquefaction, differential, settlement, expansive, clay
Dr. Ed Garbin worked as a contractor in NJ prior to becoming an engineer, and therefore understands the construction process thoroughly. First licensed as a Professional Engineer in Florida in 2003, he now holds PE licenses in 39 states in total (AL, AR, AZ, CO, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, ID, KS, KY, LA, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, ND, NJ, NM, NY, NC, OH, OK, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WV, WI, and WY). He primarily serves the commercial/heavy-civil construction industry.
Dr. Garbin is an ASCE-AGP Board Certified Expert in Geotechnical Engineering. A former Adjunct Professor of Civil Engineering, he is an exceptional communicator, highly skilled at explaining complex construction and engineering topics in easy-to-understand language. He successfully defeated a Daubert motion (PA, 2021). At 53 years of age, he has amassed over 30 years of combined construction and engineering experience.
Dr. Garbin's "wheelhouse" includes sheet piles and shoring, deep foundations, shallow foundati...