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Joseph A. Sopko, Ph.D., P.E.

Director, Ground Freezing

Dr. Sopko overseas all ground freezing work undertaken by Moretrench in the United States, South America, and Canada. He has 30 years of experience focused on the design and application of ground freezing systems, primarily for the mining and underground tunneling industries. In this respect, he is regarded as a leading authority on this highly specialized technology. Over the course of his career, he has been instrumental in the successful resolution of many significant and challenging projects, and frequently shares his expertise and experience with the engineering community through technical papers and presentations.

Dr. Sopko holds a Ph.D., a Master of Science, and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Michigan State University, and is a Registered Professional Engineer in Wisconsin.