Kim Basham, PhD, PE, FACI

Dr. Basham is a member of the ACI 306 - Cold Weather Concreting Committee, ACI 302 – Concrete Floor and Slab

Construction and ACI 347 – Formwork Construction of the American Concrete Institute; American Society of Civil Engineers; The Concrete Society, American Society of Concrete Contractors; and International Concrete Repair Institute. He is a certified Trainer and Examiner for the Concrete Field Testing Technician, Concrete Flatwork Technician & Flatwork Finisher, and Concrete Lab I programs sponsored by ACI. Dr. Basham has taught structural analysis, concrete and masonry design, and concrete material courses at Virginia Military Institute, the University of Wyoming, and the University of Colorado at Denver. He has been an instructor in many concrete seminars and short courses directed toward architects, engineers, and contractors across the United States and abroad. Dr. Basham was the co-instructor for the ACI 2016 Formwork webinar series. He has published over 150 articles, coauthored Excavation Safety published by The Aberdeen Group, and contributing writer for Concrete Contractor magazine. Dr. Basham has also served as an expert witness in numerous litigation and arbitration cases concerning concrete construction, materials, and engineering. 

Prior to forming KB Engineering, Dr. Basham worked as a structural engineer with Concrete Engineering Specialists LLC, Structural Services Inc., and as a concrete/construction engineer with Baker Concrete Construction Inc. Prior to joining Baker, Basham was the Engineering Director for World of Concrete and Contributing Editor for Concrete Construction magazine. He was also the Director of Engineering for CTC-Geotek, Inc., and an Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Wyoming and Virginia Military Institute. Dr. Basham specializes in structural analysis, concrete design, mix designs, concrete specifications and preconstruction, formwork, shoring and reshoring, temporary structures, mass concrete placements, slabs on grade, as-cast surface finishes, concrete forensic investigations, structural evaluations, condition surveys, destructive and nondestructive testing, concrete repair, concrete construction techniques, concrete technology, and research.

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