Garland Likins is president emeritus of Pile Dynamics, Inc., a manufacturer of quality assurance products for deep foundations. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in Ohio and also a former principal of GRL Engineers, Inc., providers of deep foundation testing services. In his almost 45 years since participating in the original dynamic pile testing research at Case Western Reserve University, Garland has performed countless field tests and directed the development of several field testing products for deep foundations. He is active in ASTM, ADSC, DFI, and PDCA, and serves on many of their active committees. He has authored numerous publications and is a frequent lecturer on quality assurance of all types of deep foundations.