LOS ANGELES, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Shane Boone, formerly of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), has been named the newest associate and Senior Vice President at Miceli Infrastructure Consulting (MIC). Dr. Boone brings 15 years of Nondestructive Evaluation (NDT) expertise to MIC, particularly in the area of reinforced concrete evaluation, complimenting their already well-established steel assessment capabilities.
MIC's president, Marybeth Miceli, said of Boone, "Having worked at both FHWA as well as Oak Ridge National Laboratories in the nuclear industry, Shane is well suited to enhance our parallel technology transfer efforts. We're excited to be working with a professional who is known for being extremely knowledgeable, innovative and results-oriented. He really gets the big picture of what we're trying to do at MIC."
Dr. Shane Boone specializes in the research, development, and application of NDE and Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) for the transportation, nuclear, power, oil and gas, and tower industries. He has performed NDE on multiple nuclear facilities and systems and developed high-speed structural and machine health monitoring systems for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Department of Defense (DOD), and Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). At the FHWA, he managed the agency's NDE Program and performed research on the inspection of bridges, pavements, culverts, tunnels, and other transportation infrastructure, and the fusion of multiple NDE techniques.
At MIC, Dr. Boone's mission is to provide owners of infrastructure with the best solutions to their growing challenges through implementation of risk-based inspection techniques, predictive maintenance programs, and improved inspection and monitoring.
Dr. Boone received his PhD in civil engineering from Utah State University and has served as an adjunct assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at Utah State University and the University of Tennessee.
Miceli Infrastructure Consulting, LLC, founded in 2010, is recognized as the authority on technology transfer of sensing methods to the bridge industry. Coining the phrase "parallel technology transfer", MIC brings vetted SHM and NDT solutions to infrastructure owners which are affordable and proven in other infrastructure industries, and which produce actionable information for bridge management. MIC is the only technology agnostic SHM consulting firm in the country specializing in bridges. MIC helps owners craft meaningful scopes of work for bridge testing projects. MIC is a certified SBE/WBE/DBE in scientific and technical consulting.
SOURCE Miceli Infrastructure Consulting