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French, Jim

Adjunct Professor - Civil and Environmental Engineering


Ph.D., West Virginia University 
M.S.C.E., University of Pittsburgh 
B.S.C.E., Pennsylvania State University 
Licensed Professional Engineer in West Virginia and Pennsylvania

Dr. French is co-owner of French Engineering, LLC in Smithfield, PA and an adjunct professor at West Virginia University. Prior to co-founding FE in 2004, he was a research assistant professor at WVU. He specializes in the fields of traffic engineering and transportation planning.

Special Interests

Traffic engineering analysis 
Traffic signal, pavement marking, and signing design 
Work zone traffic control 
Transportation planning 
Traffic engineering and traffic volume monitoring related research

Professional Societies

American Society of Civil Engineers 
American Society of Highway Engineers