Morgan earned her bachelor’s of science and doctor of philosophy degrees in civil engineering from the University of Arkansas. Upon graduation, she gained experience at a large regional engineering consulting firm where Morgan performed geotechnical analyses for shallow & deep foundations, soil/rock stability, track stability, embankment settlement, and subgrade stabilization projects. Additionally, she delivered emergency response engineering services as necessary for embankment repair below Class I railway tracks.
In her regional engineering role, Morgan evaluates slope stability for emergency slope repairs, performs slope remediation design, and manages engineering field personnel. She is a Geo-Institute Deep Foundations Committee Member, Younger Member and Student Chapter Liaison Board Member as well as Community Service Chair for ASCE’s Kansas City Chapter, and a Committee 1 (Roadway and Ballast) member with the American Railway Engineering And Maintenance-Of-Way Association (AREMA). In her free time, Morgan enjoys hiking, traveling, biking, and hanging out with her dogs.
Swinging Bridge Anchors, Virginia Department of Transportation