is an Adjunct Professor with the University of Wisconsin Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering. He is the editor and one of the primary authors of ASCE Manual 50 "Planning and Design Guidelines for Small Craft Harbors" which was published in 2012.

Fred is a lecturer, and also participates on research projects, and mentors senior capstone projects. He has also served as a course instructor at the UW-Department of Engineering Professional Development (EPD) this past year, leading a one-day Marina Design Course and lecturing on master planning waterfronts along our nation's rivers and lakes at UW-EPD's Shoreline Protection Course. He also led an ASCE COPRI one-day Marina Design Course at the 2014 International Marina and Boatyard Conference (IMBC) in Fort Lauderdale, and will make two presentations on the subjects of harbor revitalization and marina design at the World Marina Conference in Istanbul in June, 2014 (sponsored by ICOMIA).

Klancnik has served as project team leader on many complex marina planning and design projects, working with multi-disciplinary design teams, public regulatory/funding agencies and community leaders to move these projects from concept through implementation.