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civil engineering educator

Daniel Shelton Turner, American civil engineering educator. Registered professional engineer and land surveyor.


Turner, Daniel Shelton was born on December 9, 1945 in Montgomery, Alabama, United States. Son of Daniel H. and Emma Augusta (Nelson) Turner.


Business and Community Engagement, University Alabama, 1968. Master of Civil Engineering, University Alabama, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1980.


Assistant professor сivil engineering technical, Georgia Southern College, Statesboro, 1973-1976;assistant professor сivil engineering technical, U. Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1976-1981;assistant research engineer, Texas Transportation Institute, College Station, 1980;acting director engineering technical program department сivil engineering, U. Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1981-1984;professor, head department civil and environmental engineering, U. Alabama, Tuscaloosa, since 1984. Consultant legal proceedings, Tuscaloosa, since 1983.


  • Registered professional engineer and land surveyor.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor over 300 articles to professional journals. Author technical reports.


Board directors American Cancer Society, Bulloch County, Georgia, 1976. Oversight committee Baptist Student Union, University Alabama, 1985-1989. Director Baptist High School Baptist Young Men., Tuscaloosa County, 1987-1991.

Executive subcommittee Governor's Task Force Against Drunk Driving, Alabama, 1983-1985. Treas, secretary, vice president, president Council University Transportation Centers, 2003-2005. Captain United States Air Force, 1969-1973.

Member American Society of Civil Engineers (state president 1988-1989, national board directors 1992-1995, chair technical activities 1995-1996, national treasurer 1996-1997, national president 1998-1999), Institute Transportation Engineers (state president 1987-1988, district president 1994, chair education council 1991-1992, chair legislation committee 1996, member accreditation board engineering and technical, since 1991, board directors, executive committee engineering accreditation commission, finance committee, nominating committee, Hensley award as Outstanding Transportation Engineer in Southern United States 1991), Capstone Engineering Society.


Married Peggy Joyce Eads McDaniel, November 12, 1965 (divorced 1976). Children: Daniel Johnathan, David Jerome. Married Linda C. Sharpe, December 30, 1978.

Daniel H. Turner

Emma Augusta (Nelson) Turner

Peggy Joyce Eads McDaniel

Linda C. Sharpe

Daniel Johnathan Turner

David Jerome Turner