Eric joined Smithers in 2016 and specializes in supporting engineering projects related to winter testing
of tires and vehicles as well as projects at the tire proving ground
in Texas. He has specific expertise in winter traction testing
for passenger, light truck, and truck tires. He has previously worked as a Lab Manager for the Center for Tire Research at Virginia Tech.
Eric is a committee member and sub chairman for the ASTM International Technical Committee F09 on Tires, the Tire Performance Session Chair for Tire Society, and a member of the Industry Advisory Board for the Center for Tire Research.
He has a Bachelor’s in mechanical engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He also served the US Navy, specializing in advanced electronics.
Eric has delivered a variety of technical presentations. Access his webinars: