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Eck, Ronald W.

Flying WV


ESB 553

Professor Emeritus - Civil and Environmental Engineering


Ph.D., Clemson University, 1975 
B.S.C.E., Clemson University, 1971

Dr. Eck's experience and interests are in the areas of traffic engineering, traffic safety, pedestrian and bicycle transportation, forensic engineering and technology transfer. He now serves as Senior Advisor with WV LTAP where he provides technical assistance to local governments and conducts workshops. He has developed and/or taught a variety of traffic engineering, safety and roadway design related workshops and courses. He has served as a member or team leader on over thirty Community Design Team visits throughout West Virginia. 

Research Focus Areas

Civil Infrastructure

Research Interests

Highway Safety 
Traffic Operations 
Geometric Design

Teaching Interests

Highway Engineering 
Highway Safety 
Pedestrian & Bicycle Facilities 
Railway Engineering

Service and Outreach

Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) trainer nationally on local road safety and traffic engineering topics.

Special Interests

Provide forensic engineering services to attorneys, roadway agencies, and transportation-related corporations in the areas of roadway design, traffic operations, pedestrian/bicycle transportation, and accident reconstruction.

Professional Societies

American Society of Civil Engineers 
Transportation Research Board 
Institute of Transportation Engineers 
Assoc. of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals 
American Society of Safety Engineers 
National Society of Professional Engineers