William M. Carnes, PE
Mr. Carnes founded Hillis-Carnes Engineering Associates, Inc. in 1989 along with Mr. Richard Hillis, PE. While at his previous firm, Mr. Carnes was a Vice President in the Geotechnical Engineering Division. He developed the use of advanced in-situ testing techniques and was the geotechnical engineer of record on many landmark projects in the mid-Atlantic region. The two founders together left the large national firm and brought with them the best and brightest young engineers and project managers to form a firm that was focused on client service and value engineering in geotechnical engineering.
Mr. Carnes earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland in 1974 and an MSCE in Geotechnical Engineering from The George Washington University in 1980.