Moretrench’s Sopko Honored by Michigan State University

December 11, 2015

Moretrench is pleased to announce that Director of Ground Freezing Joseph A. Sopko, Ph.D., P.E. is to be  recognized as a Distinguished Alumnus by  the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, MSU.

Dr. Sopko received a Bachelor of Science (1980), a Master of Science (1983) and a Ph.D. (1990) in Civil Engineering from MSU and has dedicated his career to specializing in ground freezing technology.  He joined Moretrench in 2010, and has been instrumental in the  growing the company’s established ground freezing  market to also include Canada and South America.  He is a frequent contributor  to industry conferences  and publications, and has also co-presented a number of short courses.

The formal presentation will be made on May 7th, 2016, with recognition at the undergraduate commencement the following day.  Please join with the Moretrench family  in congratulating Joe on this honor.

Articles and technical summaries on specific ground freezing projects that Dr. Sopko has headed up can be found in the Services section of Moretrench’s website under Ground Freezing Resources, and also at