This article has multiple issues. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. (Learn how and when to remove these template messages)(Learn how and when to remove this template message)
Rudolph (Rudy) Bonaparte is the President and CEO of Geosyntec Consultants, Inc and its specialty affiliates MMI Engineering, SiREM, and GSM Consultancy. In 2007, Dr. Bonaparte was elected to the National Academy of Engineering for contributions to geoengineering with geosynthetics, the design of landfill waste-containment systems, and leadership in geotechnical engineering practice. Dr. Bonaparte earned his B.S. (1977) from the University of Texas at Austin, a M.S. (1978) and an PhD (1981) in Civil (Geotechnical) Engineering from University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Bonaparte was Inducted to the Academy of Distinguished Alumni on November 8, 2012.
Dr. Bonaparte is the author of a number of technical papers and led a peer review team for the EPA that estimated the service life of HDPE membrane liners in landfills to be approximately 1,000 years.
- "A Time-dependent Constitutive Model for Cohesive Soils" (1982)
- "Assessment and Recommendations for Improving the Performance of Waste Containment Systems" (2002)
- 2016 American Society of Civil Engineers Outstanding Projects and Leaders (OPAL) Lifetime Achievement Award for design
- 2012 Academy of Distinguished Alumni, University of California, Berkeley Civil and Environmental Engineering
- 2007 National Academy of Engineering
- 2000 J. James Croes Medal, American Society of Civil Engineers, co-recipient
- Geosyntec Consultants Retrieved September 17, 2013
- National Academy of Engineering Retrieved September 17, 2013
- University of California Retrieved September 17, 2013
- University of Texas at Austin Retrieved September 17, 2013
- Waste Management Retrieved May 11, 2014
- Google Books - A Time-dependent Model for Cohesive Soils.
- Google Books - Assessment and Recommendations for Improving the Performance of Waste Containment Systems.
- "Landfills Engineering Expert Honored with 2016 OPAL for Design". blogs.asce.org. American Society of Civil Engineers. December 1, 2015. Retrieved December 7, 2015.