William Williams

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William Williams portrait

TTI Associate Research Engineer
Infrastructure Protection
Texas A&M Transportation Institute
(979) 317-2707 x42707
[email protected]


M.Eng., Texas A&M University, 1986
B.S., Texas A&M University, 1984


“Mr. Williams has over 27 years of structural engineering and design experience.”

Mr. Williams is an associate research engineer at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI). Mr. Williams has over 27 years of structural engineering and design experience. He is an expert in the design, testing, detailing, and construction of bridge rails, and other types of roadside barriers for all different test levels.

He has barrier design and testing experience in the United States as well as several countries abroad. He has served as principal investigator (PI) or co-PI on over 100 bridge railing and other roadside barrier projects for TTI. He is an expert at using engineering software packages such as AutoCAD, Solidworks, STAAD PRO, RISA-3D, MathCAD and numerous other structural analysis and design software packages.

Mr. Williams has designed and detailed numerous bridge railings systems for state agencies, private firms, international highways and private agencies. He has made numerous presentations at national and international meetings that pertain to the design and testing of roadside barrier systems.

Research Interests

Structural Design and Detailing, Structural Analysis, Reinforced Concrete, Structural Steel, Residential Structures, Commercial Structures, Petrochemical Structures