Tunnels are important elements in improving our nation’s aging infrastructure and it’s imperative that we continue advancing our knowledge and expertise to stay competitive in an ever-changing market.
Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) May 16, 2012
HNTB continues to enhance and expand its tunnel practice with the recent addition of Conrad Felice—a tunneling expert and a recognized authority in safety and security of tunnels and underground facilities with more than 30 years of direct project experience.
Conrad Felice, Ph.D., P.E., P.Eng., D.GE., joins HNTB as a vice president and technical director of tunnel services. He has a demonstrated expertise in providing corporate leadership, program and project management, and technical engineering services on tunnels and underground structures, bridge foundations, dam, pipeline, energy and marine systems, and other infrastructure projects. His specialized technical areas of practice are underground and tunnel engineering, structural foundation engineering for long span bridges, geotechnical engineering and hazard assessments and security analyses.
Felice is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, the National Research Council Committee on Geological and Geotechnical Engineering, the U.S. National Academy of Sciences Committee on Underground Engineering for Sustainable Development in addition to several other professional organizations, including the Transportation Research Board’s committee on Tunnels and Underground Structures and the International Tunneling Association. Additionally, Felice has authored numerous papers and presentations, including peer-reviewed journal articles and conference papers.
“The firm is excited for Conrad to join the growing tunnel practice,” said Nasri Munfah, chair of tunnel services. “Tunnels are important elements in improving our nation’s aging infrastructure and it’s imperative that we continue advancing our knowledge and expertise to stay competitive in an ever-changing market.”
Felice will be located in HNTB’s Seattle office.
HNTB Corporation is an employee-owned infrastructure firm serving public and private owners and contractors. With nearly a century of service, HNTB understands the life cycle of infrastructure and solves clients’ most complex technical, financial and operational challenges. Professionals nationwide deliver a full range of infrastructure-related services, including award-winning planning, design, program delivery and construction management. For more information, visit http://www.hntb.com.