Gordon R. Keller is a licensed Civil and Geotechnical Engineer in California and brings 40 years of professional experience in low-volume roads, slope stability, retaining structures, drainage, materials source development, and bridges and dams to Forester University.
Keller received a BS in Civil Engineering from UCLA in 1968, and then a MS in Geotechnical Engineering from University of California, Berkeley in 1972. He has worked with the U.S. Forest Service for almost 40 years and is currently retired, but continues working as a private consultant in the areas of low-volume roads, slope stability, retaining structures, drainage, materials source development, and bridges and dams.
Recent professional experience has included conducting over 40 Low-Volume Roads Engineering Best Practices lectures and training courses (one to five days long) worldwide over the past 5 years. He is involved in activities with the Transportation Research Board Low-Volume Roads Committee, International Erosion Control Association (IECA), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), International Roads Federation, and US Forest Service Office of International Programs, and a variety of other agencies and Universities.
He has published numerous papers on various aspects of Geotechnical and Geologic Engineering, as well as manuals on Minimum Impact Low-Volume Roads Engineering Best Practices and Storm Damage Risk Reduction.