WHRP Technical Oversight Committees

Flexible pavements | Rigid pavements | Structures | Geotechnics

​​Wisconsin Highway Research Program (WHRP) Technical Oversight Committees (TOC) are composed of representatives from WisDOT, FHWA, academia, industry and consulting engineers who work together to identify research needs, oversee and guide research projects and implement the results of research in four areas of focus.

Flexible pavements

Erik Lyngdal, Chair
WisDOT Bureau of Technical Services

Matthew Bertucci
WisDOT – Northeast Region

Erv Dukatz
Flyereld Consulting, LLC

Stacy Glidden
Walbec Group

Steven Hefel
WisDOT Bureau of Technical Services

Carl Johnson
Stark Asphalt

Myungook Kang
WisDOT Bureau of Technical Services

Dan Kopacz
WisDOT Bureau of Technical Services

Justin Kutschenreuter
WisDOT – Southeast Region

Tirupan Mandal
WisDOT Bureau of Technical Services

James Pforr (non-voting)
Federal Highway Administration

Signe Reichelt
Behnke Materials Engineering, LLC

Deborah Schwerman
Wisconsin Asphalt Pavement Association

Pouya Teymourpour
WisDOT Bureau of Technical Services

Hani Titi​​
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

Danny Xiao
University of Wisconsin – Platteville

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Rigid pavements

Myungook Kang, Chair
WisDOT Bureau of Technical Services

Tony Allard
WisDOT – Northeast Region

Tim Bolwerk
OMNNI Associates

Andrea Breen
Zignego Ready Mix, Inc.

Mark Finnell
Behnke Materials Engineering

Michael Hammitt
Trierweiler Construction

Jaime Hernandez
Marquette University

Kevin McMullen
Wisconsin Concrete Pavement Association

Sam Owusu-Ababio
University of Wisconsin – Platteville

Jim Parry
WisDOT Bureau of Technical Services

Barry Paye
WisDOT Bureau of Technical Services

Jed Peters
WisD​OT – North Central Region

James Pforr (non-voting)
Federal Highway Administration

April Rieger
WisDOT – Southeast Region

Bu Wang
University of Wisconsin – Madison

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Structures

David Kiekbusch, Chair
WisDOT Bureau of Structures

Joe Balice (non-voting)
Federal Highway Administration

David Bohnsack
WisDOT – Southwest Region

Ruth Coisman
WisDOT Bureau of Structures

Al Ghorbanpoor
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

James Luebke
WisDOT Bureau of Structures

Travis McDaniel
WisDOT Bureau of Structures

Bill Oliva
WisDOT Bureau of Structures

Tadd Owens
DAAR

Dave Pantzlaff
Ayres Associates

Gustavo J. Parra-Montesinos
University of Wisconsin – Madison

Tony Shkurti
HNTB Corporation

Darrin Stanke
Kraemer North America

Baolin Wan
Marquette University

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Geotechnics

David Staab, Chair
WisDOT Bureau of Technical Services

Joe Balice (non-voting)
Federal Highway Administration

Gretchen Bohnhoff
University of Wisconsin – Platteville

Scott Breen
Arcadis U.S., Inc.

Kevin Brusso
Jacobs

Shawn Hoffman
Hoffman Construction Company

Jeff Horsfall
WisDOT Bureau of Technical Services

Bill Likos
University of Wisconsin – Madison

Tirupan Mandal
WisDOT Bureau of Technical Services

Dan Reid
WisDOT Bureau of Technical Services

Hani Titi
​University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

Casey Wierzchowski
WisDOT – Southeast Region

Andrew Zimmer
WisDOT - Southeast Region

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