Lauren SoutherlandPE

Geotechnical Engineer

Lauren has seven years of geological and geotechnical engineering experience. She specializes in geologic hazards assessment, field mapping, shallow and deep foundation design, slope stability and seepage modeling. Lauren has taken numerous highly technical, complex projects from start to end within strict deadlines and quality constraints. She has worked on a variety of projects that involve geotechnical design recommendations and analysis, including slope stability, bearing capacity, axial and lateral pile analysis, bearing capacity, settlement and liquefaction. Lauren is also well-versed in using Arc GIS to compile data and create risk assessment maps for a variety of environments, from coastal and frozen ground to high-risk landslide and rockfall environments.

M.S. Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines
B.S. Geological Engineering, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Professional Civil Engineer, Alaska
Fundamentals of Professional Practice Certificate
First Aid/CPR/AED
Association of Engineering Geologists
Industry Experience
7 years
  • What are you most likely doing on the weekend?
    Adventures with Roo (my dog) and Elliot (partner).
  • What is a fun fact few people know about you?
    I can lick my elbow.
  • What shows are you currently streaming?
    Will & Grace, RuPaul's Drag Race and Letterkenny.
  • What is one skill you are currently working on?
    More complicated crochet projects.
  • If you could choose a superpower, what would it be?
    Ability to read minds.
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