is a principal civil engineer at Applied Research Associates, Inc. in Maryland. He is internationally recognized for his work on design, construction, evaluation, forensic assessment and disputes resolution of structural foundations, earth retaining structures, ground improvement techniques and earthworks. Mr. DiMaggio has served on a number of projects related to limit state design (LRFD), risk management assessment and management, innovative contracting and accelerated construction. He is the retired Principal Bridge Engineer, and Geotechnical and National Program Manager with the U.S. DOT.

He is an experienced meeting and workshop facilitator for business and technology deployment activities and is recognized for written and oral communication skills and experience. He has provided consulting services on over 1000 civil construction projects in all 50 states, throughout the Americas, several Middle Eastern countries and Australia. He has presented hundreds of seminars and workshops on the geotechnical and foundation features of bridges, buildings, energy facilities, retaining structures and engineered earthworks. He has been a member of the adjunct faculty at several renown universities and an invited Keynote speaker at many national meetings and conferences. Mr. DiMaggio has authored numerous technical papers, edited three civil engineering books and received numerous national and international recognitions for his career contributions.

Mr. DiMaggio has served on the Geo-Institute National Board of Governors and is a Diplomate in the Academy of Geo-Professionals (AGP). He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Civil Engineering from Clarkson University in New York and Arizona and is a certified Master Trainer and licensed Contract Arbitrator (AAA).