Steve Tritsch, P.E. has been appointed Associate Director of the National Concrete Pavement Technology Center (CP Tech Center). The appointment was effective March 1.
He assumes the role vacated by Peter Taylor, Ph.D., P.E., who became the center’s Director in April 2015.
An Iowa native and graduate of Iowa State University with a degree in civil engineering, Tritsch has a wealth of experience in the concrete pavement industry, having served in both the public and private sectors. He has served with both the Iowa and Arizona Departments of Transportation, the American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA), and the Missouri/Kansas Chapter of ACPA. More recently, he served as chief engineer for American Highway Technology, Commercial Metals Company, and, most recently, JC Supply and Manufacturing.
Tritsch is a professional engineer, registered in Iowa, Arizona, Kansas, and Missouri. He serves on the ACPA Strategic Advisory Committee, and is active with the Transportation Research Board (Committees on Rigid Pavement Design and Durability of Concrete), the Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute.
In related news, the CP Tech Center has named Xuhao Wang as a research engineer. He is a recent doctoral recipient at Iowa State University under Dr. Taylor. He is assisting with major research projects such as performance-engineered mixtures, and also is overseeing students and lab work.