Declan Shade, EIT
Declan joined GRI in 2019 after finishing his Masters in Geological Engineering at Colorado School of Mines. His graduate research focused on wildfire induced debris flows and numerical modeling for slope stability and tunneling applications. As a Staff Engineer, he is responsible for performing subsurface investigations, conducting laboratory testing of soil and rock, and engineering analyses. Declan has extensive experience in slope stability modeling, rockfall hazard assessment, and shored excavations.
What interests you most about geotechnical engineering?
Problem solving the unique challenges that each project brings to find a solution for our clients.
What is your favorite project completed at GRI?
Either Salmonberry Trail Tunnel Rehabilitation or Oneonta Tunnel
Favorite activity outside of work?
Skiing, Mountain Biking, and Running
BS Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines
ME Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines