Dr. Catherine Aimone Martin has over 40 years' experience as an applied researcher in vibration monitoring and structure response for the blasting and construction industries. She has developed specialized instrument systems to measure structure vibrations and environmental influences on structures to develop reasonable project specifications and limits that allow construction to be conducted in sensitive and otherwise restricted environments.
Notable projects include the reconstruction of the World Trade Center, Panama Canal Third Set of Locks, 2nd Avenue Subway in Manhattan, Folsom Dam Spillway, removal of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge piers, demolition of the Lock and Dam 53 gantry crane and Kosciuszko Bridge between Brooklyn and Queens, and pile driving for the Port of Juneau Cruise Ship Berths.
Dr. Aimone-Martin is the author of over 92 publications and conducts training courses for blaster certification in 11 states. She is a Qualified Blasting Consultant for Departments of Transportation in several states and hold a New York City E10 Blaster license.
The webinar that Dr. Martin presented for PDCA provides useful information about vibration in pile driving to help set the record straight.
Please select the resources on this page for additional information. Included are:
- August 3, 2021 Webinar on Vibrations in Pile Driving
- Power Point slides used for the August 3, 2021 presentation
- [ COMING SOON Questions and Answers from the August 3, 2021 webinar ]