Michael Darter

Michael I. Darter

Michael I. Darter is an Emeritus Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is an international authority in design, construction, rehabilitation, and management of highway and airfield infrastructure. Through his consulting, research, and teaching work over the past 40+ years, he has contributed significant new knowledge and many widely used engineering tools in design, evaluation and forensic analyses, performance prediction models, management, performance related specifications, life-cycle cost analysis, and rehabilitation and maintenance procedures. Dr. Darter taught classes and conducted research at the University of Illinois for 30 years, serving as Principal Investigator of many R&D studies. He has also served as a consulting engineer on many major highway construction projects. He has worked and made technical presentations in over 50 countries.