Webb Simulation Consulting
University of Missouri – Columbia, B.S. in Civil Engineering (1981)
University of Missouri – Rolla, M.S. in Civil Engineering (1983)
Licensed Professional Engineer, State of Mississippi
Certified Diplomat Navigation Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers
Member of ASCE
Life Member of the International Marine Simulator Forum
January 1983 –January 1984 Civil Engineer with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - New Orleans District.
January 1984 - January 2017 Research Hydraulic Engineer U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Engineer Research and Develpment Center (ERDC) VIcksburg, MS. Assigned to Corps' ship simulator for nearly 30 years and served as principal investigator on over 60 studies and completed numerous technical reports, data reports, and letter reports. Served as Chief, Navigation Branch for approximately five years during this time. Primary mission was using the ship simulator to evaluate proposed changes to deep draft harbors. Typical studies were for channel improvement but also included evaluation of structures such as bridges, locks, weirs, or floodgates. Oversaw numerous deep draft projects including New York, Boston, Baltimore, Norfolk, Charleston, Savannah, Jacksonville, Tampa Bay, Mobile, Pascagoula, Gulfport, Houston, Galveston, Freeport, Corpus Christi, Brownsville, San Francisco Bay, Sacramento, Portland, Anchorage, Hilo, Barber’s Point, and San Juan, PR. Served the Corps’ technical coordinator for numerous channel design simulations conducted at private simulators including STAR Center, Marine Safety International, Seamen’s Church Institute, and Cal Maritime. Served as U.S. Principal Representative to PIANC WG 171 “Ship Handling Simulation Dedicated to Channel and Harbour Design.”
January 2017 - present Civil Engineer with Webb Simulation Consulting, Vicksburg, MS. Served as consultant with Moffatt & Nichol, CH2M Hill, David Miller and Associates, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Engineer Research and Develpment Center. Studies include simulation of Norfolk Harbor, Coos Bay, Tacoma, Seatle, Port Canaveral, Nome, Soo Locks, Wilmington, and Calcasieu Locks.
Tuesday, September 17
2:00 PM – 2:20 PM