Update 2015: I am currently taking a break at my farm in Korat, Thailand, herding my buffaloes, planting trees and working on a book on the subject of thermal comfort in the tropics, which you can track by following the book at http://www.tropicalcool.com.

Richard L. Meehan

Richard Meehan has civil engineering degrees from M.I.T. and Imperial College, University of London. Following active duty with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and construction experience in Southeast Asia in the early 1960s he did research on fluid migration in rock formations at University of London and since the 1970s has specialized in evaluating geological hazards such as  oilfield subsidence, induced seismicity, dam stability, and flooding. He has maintained a California-based consulting engineering practice and taught at Stanford University for the past thirty five years.

video on 12/12 review of Baldwin Hills fracking

Supplementary material on Inglewood fracking issue

Web Project on Geotechnical Failures

Publications  and  Book Reviews

Girls Algebra Project


Course taught at M.I.T. (Winter 2000):

Courses taught at Stanford (1975-):  
Current Research projects