Jacob Bice

Jacob Bice

Jacob Bice, PhD, PE

Principal
Diagnostics

Jacob provides a variety of diagnostic services including evaluation and analysis of existing structures. He leads the firm’s focus on Concrete Consulting and conducts in-depth studies with tools such as GPR, impact echo, impulse response, UPV and half-cell corrosion potential. By using software such as ANSYS and STADIUM, he can perform finite element analysis. With his extensive knowledge in this area, he presents to universities and conferences around the country. Since joining the firm, Jacob continues to serve on the Technology Steering Committee and is an active participant with the American Concrete Institute. He earned his doctorate from Purdue University and his Master and Bachelor in Civil Engineering from Texas Tech University. Jacob is a licensed professional engineer in Alabama, Louisiana, Maryland, Oklahoma, and Texas.

If you had to choose a different career, what would it be?
A pilot.
What gives you the most satisfaction in your work?
… projects where there are real, life-safety issues that require immediate attention, making unsafe situations safe.
Why did you choose Walter P Moore?
I wanted to continue to work in the field after my doctoral studies, getting my hands dirty “up-close and personal” on interesting and unique structures.
In a word, what should your co-workers expect of you?
Trust, earned daily.

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Phone Number: 
214-740-6233

PUBLICATIONS

“Field Investigation of a Concrete Deck Designed by the AASHTO Empirical Method: The Control of Deck Cracking,” JTRP Report No. FHWA/IN/JTRP-2006/32, 2006

“FRP Reinforcing Bars in Bridge Decks: Field Instrumentation and Short-term Monitoring,” Research Report 9-1520-04, August 2003

"Evaluation of Design Methods for Control of Restrained Shrinkage Cracking in Concrete Bridge Decks,” Proceedings of the 2006 Bridge Conference in Reno, NV, May 2006