Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Road Research

NRRA Geotechnical Team

Geotechnical Team Members

Agency members

Tim Anderson, Minnesota DOT
Emil Bautista, Minnesota DOT
Terry Beaudry*, Minnesota DOT
Amy Beise, North Dakota DOT
Lydia Brownell*, Missouri DOT
Peter Eakman, FHWA
Richard Endres*, Michigan DOT
Brent Flaa*, North Dakota DOT
Jeff Horsfall*, Wisconsin DOT
Bernard Izevbekhai, Minnesota DOT
Eddie Johnson, Minnesota DOT
Matthew Kraus*, Missouri DOT
Deepak Maskey*, Caltrans – California DOT
Joseph Podolsky, Minnesota DOT
Supraja Reddy*, Illinois Tollway
Colter Schwagler*, North Dakota DOT
Heather Shoup*, Illinois DOT
Andrew Stolba*, Illinois DOT
Raul Velasquez, Chair, Minnesota DOT
John Siekmeier, Minnesota DOT
Dave Van Deusen, Minnesota DOT
Ben Worel, Minnesota DOT
Eyoab Zegeye Teshale, Minnesota DOT

* indicates voting agency member

Associate Members

Bex Abylkhani, First State Tire
Sirous Alavi, Fugro Land USA
Halil Ceylan, Iowa State University
Tuncer Edil, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Andrea Blanchette, Terracon
Jenna Bowers, Ingevity
Aaron Budge, Minnesota State University Mankato
Bora Cetin, Michigan State University
Denis Charland, Fugro USA Land, Inc.
Daba Gedafa, University of North Dakota
Majid Ghayoomi, University of New Hampshire
Bill Likos, University of Wisconsin--Madison
Sheue Lee, Terracon
John McConahy, Surface Tech
Danial Mirzaiyanrajeh, Solmax
Soheil Nazarian, Center for Transportation Infrastructure Systems (UTEP)
Monte Nieme, First State Tire
Eric Olson, Solmax
Heidi Olson, Braun Intertec
Matt Oman, Mathy Construction
Anand J. Puppala, Texas A&M University
Hadi Rashidi, National Stone Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA)
Farhad Reza, Minnesota State University - Mankato
Mike Rief, WSB & Associates, Inc.
Mohammad Sabouri, Braun Intertec
David Saftner, University of Minnesota Duluth
Dan Schellhammer, Midstate Reclamation
Derek Tompkins, American Engineering Testing
Mark Tufenkjian, Cal State LA
David White, Ingios Geotechnics, Inc.
Mohammad Yamin, Minnesota State University - Mankato