Terence Patrick Holman Ph.D., PE

Geosyntec Consultants, Inc.
1420 Kensington Road, Suite 103
Oak Brook , IL 60523
(630) 203-3348

Terence Holman, Ph.D., P.E., is a Senior Principal Engineer with Geosyntec Consultants and leads Geosyntec’s Geostructural and Construction Engineering practice group.  He possesses 25 years of professional experience focused on the areas of: geotechnical and geostructural engineering; design; construction management; specialty geotechnical construction; heavy-civil construction; and environmental demolition.  Dr. Holman’s technical expertise, developed through his career as a geotechnical engineer, specialty contractor, and construction manager, extends across the spectrum of design and construction, encompassing: shallow and deep foundations for stadiums, airports, large public assembly areas, large bridge projects, commercial, industrial, institutional, and power plant structures; deep excavations in soft ground; construction dewatering; ground improvement; high seismic hazard areas; working platforms for heavy crane lifts and large equipment; temporary structures; shafts, tunnels, and launching pits; heavy environmental demolition; CQA-CQC; and construction claims and litigation.

Terry recently worked for Turner Construction Company, the largest general contractor in the US. He had dual roles as Vice President for Structural Engineering and served as Turner’s Chief Geotechnical Engineer. Terry successfully led a group of design specialists in geotechnical and structural engineering serving over 50 Turner business units on design-build projects valued in excess of several billion dollars.  At Geosyntec, Dr. Holman has provided design and constructability assessment services for projects involving drilled shafts, driven piles, micropile bridge foundations, deep excavation support systems, ground anchors, dewatering, stone columns, marine bulkheads, deep cutoff walls, nuclear plant demolition/decommissioning, and deep soil mixing for environmental remediation, cutoff walls and foundations.

Terry’s industry leadership includes serving as an elected member of The Moles (one of the most prestigious recognitions given to underground construction professionals), a member of the International Association of Foundation Drilling (ADSC), and active membership in the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI), ASCE, and the Geo-Institute. He currently serves as the Co-Chair of the joint ADSC-DFI Working Platforms Group. He has also served as Chair of the joint ADSC-DFI Micropile Committee, Chair of the DFI Tiebacks and Soil Nailing Committee, and Chair of the ASCE Metropolitan Section Geotechnical Group in New York.  He is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.