Mr. Worel received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering at the University of Minnesota and his Professional license from the State of Minnesota. His work experience is primarily in the area of pavement research and pavement management. He has worked as both as a consultant at Braun Intertec (1989-1996) where he worked on the Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP) and the Long Term Pavement Performance project (LTPP). Currently, Mr. Worel works for the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) (1996-Present) as the MnROAD Operations Engineer. He is also involved nationally as the chair of TRB’s AFD40 Committee (Full Scale Accelerated Pavement Testing) and a member and friend to a number of other committees. He is also active with the FHWA LTPP Expert Task Group.