TENNESSEE: JCK Underground is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Matthew Over as an Associate based in Tennessee. Dr. Over has a PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley and 7 years of experience in structural engineering.  Dr. Over has participated in the analyses and design of large-scale transit and water conveyance projects  including subterranean light-rail stations, parking garages, tunnel lining designs for freight, light-rail, vehicular, and pedestrian tunnels, and support of excavation systems.  He has overseen development of contract drawings and contract specifications for pedestrian, transit, water, wastewater, and stormwater tunnel projects. He has had key roles and contributed invaluable expertise on diverse projects domestically and internationally including the Northgate Link Extension for Sound Transit, BART Transbay Tube Seismic Retrofit, Cordell Hull Renovation Project, and the Doan Valley Storage Tunnel project.  Dr. Over will support JCK Underground projects including DC Clean Rivers Potomac River Tunnel and the RiverRenew Tunnel System, while focusing on expanding JCK Underground’s presence in the southeast region of the United States. Rosa Castro-Krawiec, Principal at JCK Underground stated, “We are delighted to have Matt join JCK Underground.  His experience and unique skill set will be a great asset to our firm.”