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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Civil Engineering and Transportation

Keywords/Search Terms:

Trucking, Guardrail, Barrier, Highway Design, Highway Safety, ISPE, Bridge railing, Traffic Safety, Cable Barrier, Concrete Barrier, Guardrail ends/terminals, Traffic engineering, Construction Engineering, Traffic control, tree crash, pole crash, Highway construction, Run off road crash, Safety


PhD, Worcester Polytechnic Institute; MS, Worcester Polytechnic Institute; BS, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

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Additional Information

• Experienced expert, serving clients nationally . • PhD in civil engineering with a focus on highway safety and a registered Professional Engineer in 15+ states. • Special focus on roadside safety and highway design. • Published in peer-reviewed literature, conference proceedings books, monographs, and trade publications. National speaker and instructor. • Member of the Transportation Research Board Committee on Roadside Design and past president of the Maine Society of Professional Engineers. • Hands on experience designing a variety of highway and intersection improvements. • Roadside and highway safety research funded by the National Academy of Science’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP), the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and a variety of other government and industry sponsors. • Established design guidance for inclusion in publications such as the AASHTO Roadside Design Guide and the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Specification and developed models for quantifying crash frequency and severity for inclusion in the AASHTO Highway Safety Manual. Lead author of NCHRP Report 996 on the selection and placement of median and roadside barriers.