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August 6, 2007

Infrastructure Experts: Engineers who can speak on building and bridge safety

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Experts and their areas:


Charles Roeder
Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Office: (206) 543-6199
E-mail: croeder@u.washington.edu  
Web: http://www.ce.washington.edu/people/faculty/bios/roeder_c.html 
Expertise: Gusset plates and steel bracing frames; Seismic behavior of steel and composite structures; Fatigue of steel structures; Temperature effects in structures; Movements in bridges; Bridge bearings and expansion joints


Marc Eberhard
Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Office: (206) 543-4815
E-mail: eberhard@u.washington.edu  
Web: http://faculty.washington.edu/eberhard/  
Expertise: Reinforced concrete behavior and design; Earthquake engineering; Bridge engineering; Rapid construction

John Stanton
Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Office: (206) 543-6057 
E-mail: stanton@u.washington.edu  
Web: http://www.ce.washington.edu/people/faculty/bios/stanton_j.html  
Expertise: Earthquake engineering, including seismic isolation; Precast and pre-stressed concrete structures; Concrete bridges 

Steve Kramer
Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Office: (206) 685-2642
E-mail: kramer@u.washington.edu  
Web: http://www.ce.washington.edu/people/faculty/bios/kramer_s.html  
Expertise: Geotechnical engineering; Earthquake engineering; Soil liquefaction; Landslides; Foundations

Jeffrey Berman
Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Office: (206) 616-3530
E-mail: jwberman@u.washington.edu  
Web: http://www.ce.washington.edu/people/faculty/bios/berman_j.html  
Expertise: Steel structures; Seismic design and blast considerations for steel structures 

Mark Hallenbeck
Director of the Washington State Transportation Center
Office: (206) 543-6261
E-mail: tracmark@u.washington.edu
Web: http://depts.washington.edu/trac/index.html
Expertise: Urban transportation planning and policy; Electronic traffic monitoring; Tolls; Traffic simulations; Intelligent transportation systems 


Robert Freitag
Director of the Institute for Hazards Mitigation Planning & Research
Affiliate faculty, College of Architecture & Urban Planning
Office: (206) 818-1175
E-mail: bfreitag@u.washington.edu
Web: http://www.caup.washington.edu/udp/f-freitag.html
Expertise: Risk reduction; Emergency management and urban planning; Mitigating hazards of earthquakes and floods; Floodplain management under climate change