Principal Engineer, Materials & Mechanics
Mr. Martin has 20 years of experience in pavement design specializing in the performance, investigation and evaluation of pavements. His design background has focused on the analysis and development of pavement design guidelines incorporating the latest techniques using concrete, asphalt, and roadway materials.
Over the past 18 years, he has been responsible for the project management, business development, and resourcing of the pavement design practice of a national geotechnical engineering consulting firm in Austin, Texas. He has managed a significant portfolio of pavement projects involving design, evaluation, and implementation of asset and pavement management systems for federal, state and local government agencies. His projects include airports, military airfields, ports, intermodal facilities and highways. He has conducted forensic investigations and expert witness testimony for pavement failures.
An industry expert in the analysis and problem solving of pavement performance, he is a frequent presenter at associations and technical conferences applying his research and case studies. He has utilized and is experienced in many pavement evaluation specifications and has been accredited in the Federal Highway Administration's Pavement Distress Identification System.
His previous experience includes serving as a Research Assistant in the Materials Division of the Texas Transportation Institute conducting research and training of service life predication and evaluation of pavement management systems.