Professional Activities

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                SIUE traffic signal lab.Ryan Fries Ph.D., P.E.
Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director
Department of Civil Engineering
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville, IL 62026
Mail Dr. Fries
(618) 650-5026 - Phone
(618) 650-2555 - Fax

Research     Publications      Courses Taught      Education     Honors and Awards    Professional Activities

Engineering Licensure

Professional Engineer, South Carolina since 2008

Professional Affiliations

Transportation Research Board
    Member of ABJ70: Committee on Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Computing Applications
    Founding Member of ABR30: Committee on Emergency Evacuations

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
    Conference Registration Chair: Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference Saint Louis, October 4-7, 2009.

American Society of Civil Engineers member (11/2008-present)
Advanced Technology Committee, member
St. Louis Section, member
    ExCEEd, graduate (USMA West Point 2009)

American Society of Engineering Education member (11/2008-present)
    Civil Engineering Division, Saint Louis Section, Advanced Technologies Committee, member

Transportation Engineers Association of Metropolitan Saint Louis (TEAM STL)
    Member (9/2009-present)

Chi Epsilon member (inducted 4/2006)
James M. Robbins Award for Excellence in Teaching, Local District (2011)     

Peer Review Activities

Accident Analysis and Prevention
Advances in Mechanical Engineering
Advances in Transportation Studies
Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering
Journal of Advanced Transportation
Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems (Guest Editor, Special Issue 2012)
Journal of Transportation Engineering

Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting and Transportation Research Record (Journal)

IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems Reviewer
International Journal of Transportation
Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice
Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies
Transportmetrica A: Transport Science
Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education
Journal of Public Transportation

Outreach Activities

Turkey Trail Bridge Design and Construction for Willoughby Farms in Collinsville Area Recreational District (spring 2012)
Summer Transportation Institute SIUE Director (summer 2010)
Faculty Director, Illinois Junior Academy of Science Region 12 (Edwardsville) Science Fair (3/26/11)

Math Counts Grader (2/2009, 2/2010)

Consulting Experience:

Civil Engineering Consultant, 2016-Present: Crawford, Bunte, Brammeier, St. Louis, MO
Civil Engineer, 1/2003 - 8/2004: Van DeMark & Lynch, Inc, Wilmington, DE
Civil Engineer, 7/2002 1/ 2003:  Duffield Associates, Inc., Wilmington, DE
Engineering Intern, Seasonally 1999 2001: French & Parrello Associates, Inc., Holmdel, NJ