AEG Foundation
Jerry Higgins
About: Directors & Staff - Jerry Higgins
Jerry Higgins has been engaged in research, teaching, government service, and consulting in Engineering Geology and Geotechnics since August, 1969. He received a Ph.D. in Geological Engineering (1980) from the University of Missouri-Rolla. He is currently an Emeritus Associate Professor at the Colorado School of Mines and a private consultant in geological engineering. His major areas of research and consulting include: site characterization and geological hazards analysis and rock and soil slope stability. Dr. Higgins received the Karl and Ruth Terzaghi Outstanding Mentor Award (AEG), the Ivan B. Rahn Eduction Award (SME) and served as the 2006 Richard Jahns Distinguished Lecturer in Engineering Geology (AEG/GSA). He has been a member of AEG since 1974 and has served on or as chair of numerous committees and as the chair of the Rocky Mountain Section.