Concrete and Construction Experts

Concrete & Construction Experts

Our experts work in a wide variety of technical areas, and therefore support multiple industries and types of services that RJLG provides. With expertise ranging from materials characterization to industrial hygiene and environmental services, from chemistry to technology development. 

For ease of navigation, our experts are listed in their most active areas of service to RJLG clientele, but a more detailed description of each staff member’s experience and expertise can be found on their bio page. Construction material experts are below, or click on the menu to the left to go straight to annother area of expertise. To learn more about each expert, click their name in their profile card below.

Eric R. Giannini, Ph.D., P.E.

Principal Investigator
  • Concrete Durability: Alkali-Silica Reaction (ASR) & Delayed Ettringite Formation (DEF)
  • Standards and Test Methods for Concrete and Aggregates
  • Nondestructive Testing (NDT) of Concrete
  • Concrete Pavements
  • Laboratory Mockups to Simulate Concrete Distress
  • Bamboo: Mechanical Testing & Characterization

    Richard J. Lee, Ph.D.

    CEO & Consulting Scientist
    • History of Regulations
    • Concrete Failure Analysis
    • Non-Commercial Asbestos
    • Asbestos Identification
    • Electron Diffraction
    • Methodology Development

      April E. Snyder

      Construction Materials Laboratory Manager & Senior Scientist
      • Petrographic Studies
      • ASR/ACR
      • Failure Analysis
      • Distress Investigations
      • Delamination & Debonding Concrete and Stucco

        Brian R. Strazisar, Ph.D.

        Principal Investigator
        • Cement & Concrete Chemistry
        • Forensic Failure Analysis of Concrete
        • Oil/Gas Well Cement Integrity
        • Concrete/Mortar Characterization
        • Chemical Failure Mechanisms
        • Science Communication