Professional Engineering Licenses:

  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Nebraska
  • New Mexico
  • Texas
  • Utah

Continuing Education Courses:

  • Contemporary Wastewater Treatment Plant Design and Operation
  • Foundation Design on Expansive Soil

Representative Engineering Projects


My M.S. Thesis was on the soil mechanics of the Point Lookout landslide, Mesa Verde National Park.


Surveying inclinometer stations at the Point Lookout landslide.


Water sampling and flow measurement of the Arkansas River near Leadville, Colorado.

I have also calculated design urban runoff rates, used in legal support for flood damage litigation.

I reviewed the design of runoff monitoring and sampling programs for underground metal mines in Peru.

Bruns - Punta Gorda 1

I provided assessments of post-hurricane mold damage and remediation completeness for insurance companies.

Directed excavation to determine content and vertical and lateral extents of an abandoned landfill in California. 


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[Dan Plazak] [Geology] [Engineering]