Dr. Hosoi Takeshi is a Geotechnical Advisor at WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff, Singapore. He received his PhD with research focused on “Diaphragm Wall Design and Construction” from Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan in the year 1995.
Dr. Hosoi has more than 50 years of experience in design and construction of underground structures, Tunneling, Bridge Foundations and Marine works. He is an international expert in shield tunneling, NATM tunneling, diaphragm wall and bored pile works and other complex geotechnical works.
He is a Professional Engineer (PE) in Japan Since 1983, Fellowship of Japanese Society of Civil Engineer and International Member of Japanese Geotechnical Society. He coordinated the Asian Ocean Seminar sponsored by Japanese Ministry of Port and Harbor for 10 years. He was also a national member in “E-Defence Project” in Japan.
He served as a General Manager of Technical Research & Earthquake Technology Research Institute for 8 years and General Manager of Design Department of Nishimatsu Construction Co. Ltd. for 7 years.