Ms. Nelson has 35 years of experience in geotechnical, civil, and environmental engineering. She is experienced in planning, coordinating, analyzing, designing, monitoring, and performing quality control review for a variety of project types. Her areas of expertise include solid waste landfills, slurry trench cutoff walls, shore protection structures, building foundations and floor slabs, pavements, earthen dams, and soil and groundwater remediation systems. Geotechnical analyses include evaluation of soil compaction, permeability, settlement, bearing capacity, and slope stability, as well as selection of geosynthetics for containment, filtration, drainage, and separation applications. Ms. Nelson has an M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering.