William J. Davis is a professor in Civil & Environmental Engineering at The Citadel in Charleston, SC. He received his Ph.D. in civil engineering from Georgia Tech and is a registered professional engineer with over thirty years of experience in research, planning, development and design of transportation projects. His research focus is on infrastructure resilience, transportation planning and design, traffic engineering, highway safety, and maintenance. Additional research emphasis includes constructing spatial databases for better operation of transportation infrastructure, understanding long-term affects of urban development patterns, and advancing active living within the built environment for improved public health. He teaches courses in capstone engineering design, engineering management, transportation engineering, geographic information systems, and land surveying. He has served in numerous leadership positions in Transportation Research Board, American Society of Civil Engineers and Institute of Transportation Engineers.
Infrastructure Resilience, Transportation Planning and Design, Traffic Engineering, Highway Safety and Maintenance.
Capstone Engineering Design, Engineering Management, Transportation Engineering, Highway Engineering, Geographic Information Systems, Land Surveying
Ph.D. Civil Engineering, Georgia Tech, 1997 M.S. Civil Engineering, Auburn University, 1987 B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Alabama, 1981
PE – Georgia, Alabama
Research and Professional Interests
Transportation Engineering, Highway Safety, Infrastructure Management, Active Living by Design