Howard Perko




Howard A. Perko, Ph.D., PE
Director of Engineering
Magnum Geo-Solutions, LLC

Dr. Perko currently serves on the Board of Directors for Magnum Geo-Solutions, LLC, the technical support and engineering group for Magnum Piering, Inc., an Ohio based foundation product manufacturer.  In addition to providing technical support for all Magnum operations, he is responsible for product designs and testing, technical assistance for product applications, training of foundation contractors, and routinely conducts educational seminars throughout North America. He also routinely serves as an expert witness in litigation cases involving soils and foundations.

Dr. Perko has 20 years of engineering experience and holds B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Civil Engineering with Geotechnical/Foundation Engineering specialization.  He is a licensed professional engineer in 18 states and his project experience includes earth dams, slope stabilization, excavation shoring, earth retention, underpinning, dewatering systems, and foundation designs.  Much of his experience has been with CTL|Thompson,, a 300 person consulting firm headquartered in Denver, Colorado, where he served as a member of the management committee. He is also a part-time faculty member at Colorado State University and has taught courses in project management, statics, solid mechanics, geotechnical engineering lab, and properties of materials.

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