Gregg Blaszak, P.E. is a civil/structural engineer experienced in design, specification and construction of FRP on heavy/civil infrastructure projects. He is a leading expert on strengthening/retrofitting concrete structures with carbon fiber materials, and chaired some committees responsible for developing design/construction guidelines. After earning a BS in Aeronautical Engineering, Gregg returned to the University of Illinois to earn an MS in Civil Engineering. He helped design several award-winning bridge projects before focusing exclusively on FRP applications where he worked with some top manufacturers in several roles (engineering consultant, contractor, and manufacturer/distributor). With this background, he understands their needs and objectives.