Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Road Research

NRRA Rigid Team

Rigid Team Members

Agency members

Ali Arabzadeh* (Chair), Wisconsin DOT
Bruce Barrett*, Nebraska DOT
Emil Bautista, Minnesota DOT
Jay Behnke, Illinois Tollway
Amy Beise, North Dakota DOT
Brandon Bennes, North Dakota DOT
Kaye Bieniek, Minnesota Local Road Research Board – Olmstead County
Chris Brakke*, Iowa DOT
Tom Burnham, Minnesota DOT
John Donahue*, Missouri DOT
Peter Eakman, FHWA
Mark Finnell, Wisconsin DOT
Dan Gancarz*, Illinois Tollway
Wally Heyen*, Nebraska DOT
Bernard Izevbekhai*, Minnesota DOT
Peter Kemp*, Wisconsin DOT
James Krstulovich*, Illinois DOT
David Lim, Caltrans – California DOT
Matt Luger, North Dakota DOT
Leo Mahserelli, Caltrans – California DOT
Maria Masten*, Minnesota DOT
Alex Middleton, Mississippi DOT
TJ Murphy*, North Dakota DOT
Tom Nordstrom, Minnesota DOT
Justin Oss, North Dakota DOT
Joseph Podolsky, Minnesota DOT
Dulce Rufino Feldman*, Caltrans – California DOT
Hamed Sadati, Caltrans – California DOT
Tucker Stafford*, Mississippi DOT
Jake Sumeraj*, Illinois Tollway
Brett Trautman*, Missouri DOT
Curt Turgeon, Minnesota DOT
Brandon Varilek, Nebraska DOT
Michael Wallace, Minnesota DOT
Charles Wienrank*, Illinois DOT
Ben Worel, Minnesota DOT

*Denotes the agency voting member

Associate members

Manik Barman, University of Minnesota - Duluth
Fatih Bektaş, Minnesota State University - Mankato
Brent Bergman, Surface Systems and Instruments, Inc. (SSI)
Andrea Blanchette, Terracon
Bouzid Choubane, Michigan State University
John Cunningham, Aggregate & Ready Mix Association of Minnesota
Jonathan Davis, Uberbinder
Igor De la Varga, CarbonCure
Eric Dunford, CarbonCure
Ashish Gandhi, Owens Corning
Alf Gardiner, Braun Intertec
Daba Gedafa, University of North Dakota
Jake Hiller, Michigan Tech Transportation Institute
Paul Imbrock, Indiana Soybean Alliance
Bill Jin, Michigan State University
Rita Lederle, University of St. Thomas
Sheue Lee, Terracon
Jessica Levin, Dow Chemical
Madeline Lilly, Indiana Soybean Alliance
Angel Mateos, University of California Pavement Research Center
John McConahy, Surface Tech
Kevin W. McMullen, Wisconsin Concrete Pavement Association
Danial Mirzaiyanrajeh, Solmax
Sean Monkman, CarbonCure
Evan Monroe, Topcon Positioning Systems
Somayeh Nassiri, University of California - Davis
Soheil Nazarian, Center for Transportation Infrastructure Systems (UTEP)
Matthew Offenberg, Owens Corning
Eric Olson, Solmax
Michael Radler, Dow Chemical
Hadi Rashidi, National Stone Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA)
Farhad Reza, Minnesota State University - Mankato
Xianming Shi, Ph.D., TriDurLE (Washington State University)
Xijun Shi, Texas State University
Jackie Spoor, Wisconsin Concrete Pavement Association
Mike Taylor, Surface Tech
Peter Taylor, Iowa State University
Cesar Tirado, University of Texas-El Paso (UTEP)
Derek Tompkins, American Engineering Testing
Anthony Torres, Texas State University
Julie Vandenbossche, University of Pittsburgh
James Wilde, Texas State University
Hao Yin, Horizon Engineering Consulting