Contact Information

  • Company: Shatec Engineering Consultants
  • Phone: (916) 990-6488
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Traffic Engineering and Transportation

Specialty Focus: Highway engineering, traffic engineering, transportation engineering, specifications, construction defects, roads, pavements, airports, asphalt, concrete, soil, repairs, maintenance, inspections, construction quality, road defects, traffic control, pedestrian, bicycle, motorcycle accidents, ADA.

Education: Ph.D. - Transportation Engineering, University of Arkansas; M.S. - Construction Engineering, San Jose State University; B.S. - Civil Engineering, California State University, Sacramento

Years in Practice: 30

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 25

Additional Information

Dr. Shakir Shatnawi is a licensed professional engineer with over 30 years of professional engineering experience as follow: 2010-Present: President /Shatec Engineering Consultants, LLC, El Dorado Hills, CA, California 1991-2010: From Transportation Engineer to Division Chief (progressive promotions)/California Department of Transportation (Caltrans): D-10 (Stockton), District 4 (Oakland), and Headquarters (Sacramento), California. 1993-1999: Adjunct Professor/California State University, Sacramento, California. 1997-1999: Adjunct Professor/National University, Sacramento, California 1989-1990: Research Fellow/Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), McLean, Virginia. Dr. Shakir Shatnawi is an expert witness who has successfully assisted legal entities on a variety of cases related to the following : • Highway Engineering, Transportation Engineering & Parking • Pavement standards, construction, maintenance and repairs • Construction defects, failures, specifications, & disputes • Traffic Engineering, speed Requirements and driver reaction • Highway safety, Road Hazards & Obstructions • Traffic accidents including automobiles, motorcycles & bicycles • Accident Reconstruction – skid & forensic analysis • Materials including asphalt, concrete & soils • Road Defects - cracking, potholes, friction & loose gravel • Road geometric standards - sight distance & clear recovery Public and private transportation engineering experience. Examples include speed requirements, driver reaction, highway safety, sight distance, curves, clear recovery, work zone safety, traffic control plans, traffic control devices, MUTCD, road defects, inspection, roadside hazards & obstructions, parking design, ADA requirements, drainage, slip/trip and fall accidents, pedestrian, motorcycle, bicycle and car accidents, roadway standards, construction defects, pavement engineering, geotechnical engineering, asphalt, concrete, soil, maintenance & repairs.