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POSITION: Senior Technical Advisor - EPIC Inc.
SPECIALIZATION: Pavement Engineering
Expansive Clay Theory and Design
Soil Mechanics
Soil-Structure Interaction
Soil Dynamics
Continuum Mechanics
Fracture Mechanics
REGISTRATION: Registered Professional Engineer, Texas #27657
Registered Professional Engineer, Louisiana #9620
Registered Land Surveyor, Louisiana #2434
Registered Fallout Shelter Analyst, #57787763
EDUCATION: Ph.D. Civil Engineering, University of Texas, 1967
M.S. Civil Engineering, University of Texas, 1961
B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Texas, 1960
EXPERIENCE: Consulting
The Prescon Corporation
University of Texas at Arlington Construction Research Center
U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station
New Mexico Engineering Research Institute
Thompson Engineering Corporation
Dames and Moore, Iberia, Madrid, Spain
Consulting and Research Services, Inc.
Austin Research Engineers, Inc.
Engineers Testing Laboratory, Inc.
Bechtel Corporation
Texas Industries, Inc.
Associated Inspection Services, Inc.
U.S. Army Engineer Construction Engineering Research Laboratory
Law Engineering Testing
Téchnico y Proyectas, S.A., Madrid, Spain

Fred J. Benson Chair, September 1, 1995-present
A.P. and Florence Wiley Chair, October 1, 1990-August 31, 1995
Professor, Civil Engineering and Research Engineer, Texas Transportation Institute, September 1976-Present
Associate Professor, Civil Engineering and Associate Research Engineer, Texas Transportation Institute, January 1971 - September 1976
Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering, University of Texas, Austin, September 1967 - September 1968
Teaching Assistant, University of Texas, Austin, September 1965 - May 1967

Post-Doctoral Fellow, U.S. National Science Foundation, Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, February 1969 - December 1970
Associate, J.B. Dannenbaum, Consulting Engineer, October 1963 -September 1965
Civil Engineer, U.S. Naval Civil Engineering Laboratory, Port Hueneme, California, June-August 1960

Engineer Officer, 35th Engineer Group (Construction) Fort Hood, Texas and Fort Polk, Louisiana

HONORS: Transportation Research Board Distinguished Lecture, 2000. (Presented January 10, 2000 in Washington, DC)
Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement in Research Award, 1996
Hamilton Watch Award, University of Texas, College of Engineering, 1960
Honorary Fellow, University of Texas, 1960-61
Graduate Fellow, National Science Foundation, 1960-61, 1965-67
John B. Hawley Award, Texas Section ASCE, 1966
Post-doctoral Fellow, National Science Foundation, 1969-1970
Everite Bursary Award, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Pretoria, South Africa, 1984
Who's Who in Texas, 1986
Who's Who in the South and Southwest, 1988 and afterward
American Men and Women in Science, 1989 and afterward
Who's Who in America, 1993 and afterward
Who's Who in the World, 1994 and afterward
Fellow, American Society of Civil Engineers, 1992
SELECTED AFFILIATIONS: International Society of Asphalt Pavements
Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists
International Society of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering
American Society of Civil Engineers
American Concrete Institute
Post-Tensioning Institute
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS: Authored or contributed to 15 technical books.
Authored or co-authored 73 papers in refereed journals.
Authored or co-authored 63 papers in conference proceedings.