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Daniel Alzamora
Geotechnical Engineer
12300 West Dakota Avenue, Suite 340
Lakewood, CO 80228

Ph: (720) 963-3214
FAX: (720) 963-3232
daniel.alzamora@dot.gov

Experience
Began working in field in 1990
Joined FHWA in 2002

Education
•    Master of Science, Geotechnical Engineering, University of Colorado, 2006
•    Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University of Connecticut, 1990

Expertise/Specialty
•    Column Supported Embankments
•    Earth Retaining Structures
•    Reinforced Soil Slopes
•    Geosynthetics
•    Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil - Integrated Bridge System (GRS-IBS)
•    Primary contact for Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Kansas, Nevada, New Mexico, Puerto Rico, Texas

Licenses and Registrations
•    Registered P.E.Georgia

Languages
•    Spanish

Professional Associations
•    ASCE, Earth Retaining Structures Committee, Member
•    ASCE, Geosynthetics Committee, Member
•    Deep Foundations Institute, Member
•    National Society of Professional Engineers, Member

Professional Highlights
•    Served a as a Geotechnical Engineer in the FHWA´s Central Federal Lands Division from 2002 to 2006

•    Previously employed as a Technical Operations Manager by Tensar Earth Technologies, Inc. for the company´s Latin America Division

•    Previously employed as a Geotechnical Engineer with Woodward-Clyde Consultants

•    Participant in the development of the National Park Service retaining wall asset management program

•    Member of the advisory panel on the FHWA-CFLHD Design Guidelines on Shored Mechanically Stabilized Earth (SMSE) Wall Systems

•    Serve as Subject Matter Expert for the NHI Geosynthetic courses

•    Serve as Subject Matter Expert for the NHI Geotechnical Aspects of Pavements course

•    Serve as Subject Matter Expert for the NHI Earth Retaining Structures course

•    Serve as Subject Matter Expert for the NHI Design, Construction, and Inspection of MSE Wall and Reinforced Soil Slopes courses

•    Serve as the National Implementation Lead for the Every Day Counts GRS-IBS technology implementation team

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