Ground freezing expert honoured by university

17 December 2015

USA – Joseph Sopko will be recognised as a Distinguished Alumnus by Michigan State University’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Sopko, who is director of ground freezing for Moretrench, attended the university’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and received a Bachelor of Science (1980), a Master of Science (1983) and a Ph.D. (1990) in Civil Engineering. He has since devoted his career to specialising in ground freezing technology.

A Moretrench spokesman added: "Sopko joined Moretrench in 2010 and has been instrumental in growing the company's established ground freezing market [from the US] to also include Canada and South America."

The university presentation ceremony will take place on 7 May 2016, to be followed by recognition at undergraduate commencement the following day.