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Tom Saad
Sr. Structural Engineer
4749 Lincoln Mall Drive, Suite 600
Matteson, IL 60443

Ph: (708) 283-3521
FAX: (708) 283-3501
thomas.saad@dot.gov

Experience
Began working in field in 1985
Joined FHWA in 1985

Education
•    Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Michigan State University
•    Master of Science, Civil Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

Expertise/Specialty
•    Infrastructure -- complex structural
•    Infrastructure -- structural design
•    LRFD

Licenses and Registrations
•    P.E., State of Indiana

Professional Associations
•    ASCE, Member

Professional Highlights
•    Serving as structural design engineer in safety and highway design for the Midwestern Resource Center

•    Providing critical review and comment of State DOT bridge design practices as States update for implementation of load and resistance factor design (LRFD)

•    Delivering presentations and technical training seminars on LRFD implementation and FHWA key bridge program initiatives such as the Bridge of the Future, which support State DOT and consultant design engineers

•    Hosting national/regional conferences and workshops to deliver state-of-practice bridge technologies;

•    Such as the National Prefabricated Bridge Element Conference, which offered training in the latest accelerated construction technologies to over 200 engineers from across the Nation

•    Conducting best practices review in Canada and Europe to identify LRFD implementation strategies for geotechnical engineering; identified best practices for implementing innovative contracting practices for large-scale geotechnical features

•    Former Chair, FHWA Bridge Leadership Council

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