David Schaad, Ph.D., P.E.


David Schaad, Ph.D., P.E.
Forensic Engineer
800-482-5611 Ext: 1060
[email protected]
Based Out Of: North Carolina

Send Correspondence To:

12450 Lake Station Place
Louisville, KY 40299

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Schaad joined Donan in 2019 and currently serves as a Forensic Engineer based out of the firm’s Raleigh, North Carolina office. He began his engineering career in 1991 and has worked in the following industries: civil, construction, environmental, utility, and water resources engineering. David has previous experience serving as a senior design engineer and a project design engineer. His areas of expertise are flood/catastrophe response, licensed general contracting, plumbing failures, storm and waste water, and utility design/construction, among others.

David is a licensed professional engineer in 25 states and a licensed general contractor. He holds a doctor of philosophy degree from Duke University in civil engineering, a master of science degree from University of Colorado in civil engineering, and a bachelor of arts degree from Denison University in physics and mathematical sciences.

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERTISE

Flood/Catastrophe Response
Licensed General Contracting
Plumbing Failures
Storm and Waste Water
Utility Design/Construction

CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES

Professional Engineer, Alabama
Professional Engineer, Colorado
Professional Engineer, Florida
Professional Engineer, Georgia
Professional Engineer, Illinois
Professional Engineer, Indiana
Professional Engineer, Iowa
Professional Engineer, Kentucky
Professional Engineer, Louisiana
Professional Engineer, Maryland
Professional Engineer, Michigan
Professional Engineer, Minnesota
Professional Engineer, Mississippi
Professional Engineer, Missouri
Professional Engineer, Nebraska
Professional Engineer, North Carolina
Professional Engineer, Ohio
Professional Engineer, Oklahoma
Professional Engineer, Pennsylvania
Professional Engineer, South Carolina
Professional Engineer, Tennessee
Professional Engineer, Texas
Professional Engineer, Virginia
Professional Engineer, West Virginia
Professional Engineer, Wisconsin
Licensed General Contractor

AFFILIATIONS

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
American Academy of Environmental Engineers (AAEES)
American Academy of Water Resources Engineers (AAWRE)
American Water Works Association (AWWA)

EDUCATION

1998 Duke University
Doctor of Philosophy, Civil Engineering

1991 University of Colorado
Master of Science, Civil Engineering

1990 Denison University
Bachelor of Arts, Physics and Mathematical
Sciences

Relevant Experience

2019 – Present DONAN
Raleigh, NC
Forensic Engineer

2003 – Present Duke University
Durham, NC
Professor of the Practice and Associate
Chair, Department of Civil and Environmental
Engineering

2008 – 2011 AMEC Earth and Environmental, Inc.
Raleigh, NC
Senior Design Engineer

2006 – 2010 Royall Contractors, LLC
Durham, NC
Construction Operations Manager

2000 – 2006 Marshall Miller & Associates, Inc.
Raleigh, NC
Senior Design Engineer

1999 – 2000 Appian Consulting Engineers, P.A.
Wake Forest, NC
Project Design Engineer

1997 – 1999 Marshall Miller & Associates, Inc.
Raleigh, NC
Branch Manager

1996 – 1997 Duke University
Durham, NC
Research Assistant

1991 – 1995 Parsons Engineering Science, Inc.
Cleveland, OH
Project Engineer



David Schaad, Ph.D., P.E.
Forensic Engineer
800-482-5611 Ext: 1060
[email protected]
Based Out Of: North Carolina

Send Correspondence To:

12450 Lake Station Place
Louisville, KY 40299