Roger Smith is a consultant specializing in asphalt pavement and materials. In addition to his asphalt consulting services, he has provided training services through the state Technology Transfer (T2) Centers in California and Nevada. He also creates and delivers pavement training classes for the Institute of Transportation Studies (U.C. Berkeley) and the California Asphalt Pavement Association (CalAPA), and is a part-time Pavement Specialist with the California Pavement Preservation Center at Chico State University.
Roger began his career with Caltrans, ending up as the Senior Engineer in charge of the asphalt materials section of Caltrans' Transportation Laboratory (Translab) in Sacramento. After leaving Caltrans, he worked for 10 years as a field engineer for the Asphalt Institute and later served as Executive Director of the Northern California Asphalt Producers Association (NCAPA).
He is a graduate of Michigan Technological University with a degree in Civil Engineering.