Title: Senior Geotechnical Engineer
Company: BBA Engineering
Location: Port Moody, British Columbia, Canada
Evandro Gimenes, senior geotechnical engineer at BBA Engineering, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Engineers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in civil engineering.
With nearly 35 years of professional experience, Dr. Gimenes has been a senior geotechnical engineer with BBA Engineering since 2016. Prior to obtaining his current role, he was a geotechnical engineer and manager at Golder Associate Brasil Ltd. from 2000 to 2006, a senior geotechnical engineer with SNC-Lavalin Inc., from 2011 to 2016, with MWH Canada from 2008 to 2010, and with Thurber Engineering Ltd. from 2007 to 2008. Earlier in his career, he was a senior geotechnical engineer with Themag Engenharia from 1987 to 1991 and a junior geotechnical engineer with Victor de Mello and Associates from 1985 to 1987.
Dr. Gimenes began his career as a student at the University of Brasilia, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering in 1981. He then joined Fundacao Getulio Vargas, completing a Master of Business Administration in 1984. He continued his education with Polytechnic School University of Sao Paulo, receiving a Master of Science in geotechnical engineering in 1988. Dr. Gimenes earned a PhD in civil engineering from the University of Illinois in 2000.
Dr. Gimenes has been certified by the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists, and Geophysics, and the Conselho Regional de Engenharia e Arquitetura. An active leader in his community, he is a member of the Association of Brasileira de Mecanica dos Solos, the International Society of Rock Mechanics, and the Canadian Geotechnical Society. He has bene featured in numerous honors publications, including multiple editions of Who’s Who in the World. In recognition of his work, he is the recipient of the Ralph B. Peck Award for his GeoTechnological Research Award from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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