Dallas Little, PhD

Senior Principal Engineer

Dallas N. Little is a senior principal engineer with Kittelson LLC. He is also Regents Professor and E. B. Snead Endowed Chair Professor of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University‐College Station, Texas, as well as a senior research fellow at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, where he was the first researcher to hold that position. He is a distinguished member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)—one of fewer than 200 to hold that rank out of more than 150,000 members. He is a member of the board of directors of the ASCE Foundation and chair of the council of trustees for the ASCE Foundation. He is the editor‐in‐chief of the ASCE Transportation Journal: Part B—Pavements.

Professor Little has served as a consultant to more than 125 companies, including Exxon‐Mobil; Shell Oil; Ferrovial‐Agroman (U.S. and Madrid, Spain); Lhoist (North America and Europe); Saudi‐Aramco, Saudi Arabia; Kellogg Brown and Root (KBR) in Houston Texas and in Doha, Qatar; Graymont Lime; the U.S. Air Force; Department of Public Works (Ashgal) for the State of Qatar; and the U.S. Department of Justice to name a few. His consulting efforts include consultation of the use of chemical stabilization for the Denver Airport construction between 1987 and 1995; airport pavement projects for the Houston Airport System (Houston, Texas); design and materials infrastructure issues for the proposed Bahrain to Qatar Causeway across the Persian Gulf; major design build projects in the U.S. with Ferrovial‐Agroman and its subsidiaries (with total project costs of about $6 billion); lime stabilization construction projects in France and Canada; chemical stabilization in the compressible lakebed (Texcoco Lake) soils for the New Mexico City International Airport; and revision of infrastructure development construction specifications for the State of Qatar (Ashgal). He has served on many advisory and executive committees and remains a widely sought-after consultant and expert witness on projects related to infrastructure performance and forensic studies.

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