With FDH as a partner, the owners and managers of critical infrastructure gain access to an exceptional level of professional expertise and project experience. FDH professionals include PhD-level research engineers who work side-by-side with certified field technicians on project sites to develop timely and cost-effective solutions to our customers’ most unique challenges.
Since its inception, FDH has maintained a strong focus on innovation and is a global leader in the engineering investigation of critical infrastructure. FDH’s expertise derives from more than two decades of research and over 25,000 investigations of civil and industrial infrastructure. In the last three years, FDH has performed more than 1,700 foundation investigations, and the company routinely performs 2,000 geotechnical investigations and 5,000 structural analyses and modification designs each year.
FDH’s extensive fieldwork and R&D efforts have been conducted in cooperation with multiple research facilities, including, but not limited to, North Carolina State University (NCSU), Duke University, Marshall University, the U.S. Army Research Office, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), as well as various state highway agencies (SHA) and transportation departments. These vital research collaborations keep FDH at the forefront of advancements in engineering investigation and nondestructive test methods.