Dean Smith has served as a senior structural engineer for Quandel Consultants since 2016. He received his Bachelor and Master of Science in Civil Engineering degrees from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dean is a licensed professional engineer in the states of IL, IN, PA, MI and has accomplished FHWA-NHI-130055 (Safety Inspection of In-Services Bridges) and FHWA-NHI-130078 (Fracture Critical Inspection Techniques for Steel Bridges) training. He began his career in 2002 with experiences in planning, design and inspection of railroad, highway and airport bridges and tunnels. He provides technical expertise on structural design projects and bridge inspection programs. Dean has inspected well over 1,000 structures serving clients which include Illinois Tollway, Chicago Skyway, Indiana Tollroad, Belt Railway Company of Chicago, Amtrak and CSX.