James M. Signore is an Associate at NCE in Richmond, California. He is responsible for design, rehabilitation, and material issues for pavement projects in numerous San Francisco Bay Area local agencies. Formerly he was Director and Principal Investigator at UCPRC at University of California, Berkeley. At UCPRC he oversaw and acted as project manager and engineer for numerous statewide and national implementation and research projects. He also acted as materials testing laboratory manager.

Prior he was with NCE where he performed on-call pavement engineering services for the San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland Airport, and Port of Oakland. He consulted for many Bay Area local agencies in the areas of pavement design, rehabilitation, and pavement management. He has co-instructed "Techniques for Pavement Rehabilitation" for the National Highway Institute (NHI) and ASCE's Continuing Education Program since 2000. He has worked as a private consultant and expert witness. He taught graduate pavement engineering classes at San Jose State University dealing with all facets of the pavement field. He is a member of TRB AFD70 Pavement Rehabilitation Committee.

He holds a M.S. and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, specializing in pavements, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.