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Kenneth K. Hekimian

Founder & Principal Engineer


Over 45 years of diversified professional experience in a variety of phases of civil and environmental analysis, planning and engineering.  Pioneered engineering design and environmental studies for transfer/recycling centers, sanitary landfills and underground tank facilities.  Last thirty years have concentrated on environmental engineering, primarily associated with hazardous waste, dry cleaning facilities and underground fuel tank regulatory compliance, and expert testimony associated with recycling of hazardous materials, surface and subsurface soil and water contamination, including planning and supervision of site assessment of soil and groundwater, remediation by excavation and treatment, bio-remediation and restoration of petroleum-contaminated and PCE-contaminated aquifers.  Designed/installed many methane gas barriers in Los Angeles City and Los Angeles and Orange Counties.

B.S.   –    Aeronautical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY

M.S.  –    Mechanical Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

M.S.  –    Operations Research/Business Administration, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Ph.D. –   Systems and Environmental Engineering (Management Minor), University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
(Thesis: “A Systems Engineering Approach to Environmental Quality Management; with Emphasis on Solid Waste Management”)