Michael Wysockey received his Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering at the Citadel, his Master’s degree in Civil Engineering at MIT, and earned a Doctorate degree in Geotechnical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1999. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Illinois.

The lecture will discuss the renovations at 5757 S. University Ave. in Chicago and the State Farm Center in Champaign, IL from an underpinning and earth retention perspective. The work at 5757 S. University consisted of 3 internally braced earth retention systems, jacked piles, and permeation grouting. The State Farm Center consists of two types of micropiles, soil nails and shotcrete, and driven soldier beams inside of the stadium.