Rudolph V. Matalucci, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, RETIRED Lt. Col. (USAF), is the Managing Director of Risk Assessment Methodology (RAM) Consultants, LLC (RAMC), Specialists in Infrastructure and Architectural Surety® (2002- Present). During his twenty-two years at Sandia National Laboratories (1980- 2002), he served as project manager for DOE and DOD funded R & D programs for deeply buried nuclear waste repositories, advanced nuclear weapons security and survivability facilities, environmental cleanup of contaminated DOE sites, and building and infrastructure protection against malevolent and abnormal threats.
In the twenty years with the USAF (1960-1980), he directed R & D for high- explosive blast and shock simulations for evaluation of nuclear and conventional weapons effects on hardened military structures; and directed design, construction, and testing of prototype conventional and specialized military security facilities around the world. At Sandia, Dr. Matalucci was a distinguished member of the technical staff and project manager for Infrastructure and Architectural Surety® Federal and non-Federal programs. He directed the development of the Risk Assessment Methodology for Dams and High-Voltage Power Transmission in cooperation with numerous government agencies.
He is a co-author of a 2007 John Wiley & Sons published textbook entitled: “Security Risk Assessment and Management: A Professional Practice Guide for Protecting Buildings and Infrastructures.” Dr. Matalucci has Civil Engineering degrees from the University of New Hampshire (BSCE) and Oklahoma State University (MSCE, PhD).