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Dr. John R. Rohde

Associate Professor
Geotechnical and Materials Engineering
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
PKI204A
Omaha, NE 68182-0178
Phone: 402-554-3049
Email: jrohde1@unl.edu
Education
1986 Ph.D., Geotechnical Engineering Iowa State University
1983 MSCE, Geotechnical Engineering Iowa State University
1981 BSCE, Civil Engineering Iowa State University


Selected Publications
2011 Non-Blocked, Midwest Guardrail System for Gabion Wall Applications
published in Transportation Research Record
2010 Development and Evaluation of the Midwest Guardrail System (MGS) Placed Adjacent to a 2:1 Fill Slope
published in Transportation Research Report
2010 Performance Evaluation of Type II and Type IIA Box Beam End Terminals - Volume II: Appendices
published in New York State Department of Transportation Research Report
2010 Performance Evaluation of Type II and Type IIA Box Beam End Terminals - Volume I: Research Results and Discussion
published in New York State Department of Transportation Research Report
2010 Foundation Design for High Tension Cable Guardrails
published in MATC Final Report
2010 Development of Guidelines for Anchor Design for High-Tension Cable Guardrails
published in Transportation Research Record
2009 Termination and Anchorage of Temporary Concrete Barrier
published in Journal of Transportation Safety & Security
2008 Safety Grates for Cross Drainage Culverts,
published in TRB AFB20 Committee on Roadside Safety Design
2008 Design and Evaluation of High-tension Cable Barrier Hardware, Final Report to the Midwest State’s Regional Pooled Regional Pooled Fund Program
published in Transportation Research Reports
2008 Safety Grates for Cross Drainage Culverts
published in Transportation Research Record 2060
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Projects
Foundation Design for High Tension Cable Guardrails
Development os a Socketed Foundation for Cable Barrier Posts - Phase 1

Awards
December 2002 SAFER Barrier, Automotive Technology Category, Popular Science Magazine
2004 2004 Inaugural Pioneering and Innovation Award, Development of the SAFER Barrier, Presented at the 2004 Autosport Awards Banquet at the Grosvenor House, London, United Kingdom
2004 Pocono Raceway Bill France, Sr., Award of Excellence, Development of the SAFER Barrier, Presented at the 2004 Pocono 500 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series Awards Banquet
2003 NASCAR Bill France, Jr., Award of Excellence, Development of the SAFER Barrier, Presented at the 2003 Winston Cup Awards Banquet at New York City, New York
2003 NASCAR Bill France, Jr., Award of Excellence, Development of the SAFER Barrier, Presented at the 2003 Winston Cup Awards Banquet at New York City, New York
2002 SEMA Motorsports Engineering Award, Development of the SAFER Barrier, Sponsored by Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) in conjunction with the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) and the 2002 Motorsports Engineering
2002 Best of What’s New Award (BOWN) and Top 100 Tech Innovations
2002 36th Annual Louis Schwitzer Award, Development of the SAFER (Steel and Foam Energy Reduction) Barrier, Presented by the Indiana Section of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) and BorgWarner