Ron Eck


Emeritus Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Phone: (304) 293-9931

Fax: (304) 293-7109



Dr. Eck graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in 1971 and a Ph.D in 1975.  He began teaching in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at West Virginia University in 1975. Dr. Eck is a member of the Transportation Research Board and is a participant in the WVU Community Design Team program.  Dr. Eck’s research interests include: highway design, traffic engineering, highway safety, pedestrian and bicycle transportation, and railroad-highway grade crossings.  He also conducts continuing education workshops and training courses for practitioners in these areas.

Dr. Eck is a railroad buff and in his spare time enjoys hiking.