Paul C. Schmall, P.E. is Vice President and Chief Engineer for Moretrench, a nationally recognized company providing a comprehensive range of construction and specialized geotechnical services.
has responsibility for the company's complex groundwater control projects involving dewatering, grouting, ground freezing and artificial recharge for underground construction or tunneling.
has engineered and managed numerous technically complex, groundwater-related and geotechnical projects in the United States and overseas.
is experienced with vertical and horizontal ground freezing and he
has been instrumental in the design and execution of a number of significant works.
A particular area of expertise is the pre-treatment of ground to permit ground freezing in otherwise problematic ground conditions.
is proactive in advancing the state of the practice by sharing his
experience and expertise with the engineering community through frequent seminar and conference presentations, the publication of technical papers, instruction of several short courses, and by serving on industry committees.
is a co-author of the third edition of Construction Dewatering and Groundwater Control, published in 2007, which includes a comprehensive coverage on ground freezing.