Construction Engineering Consultants
2607 Kingston Pike Suite 7 | Knoxville, TN 37919
Phone: 865.566.0309 | Fax: 865.521.8332














Hal Deatherage, Ph. D., P.E. Civil Engineering 

Hal Deatherage is a native of Knoxville, TN. He attained his BS degree from the University of Missouri at Rolla in 1965 in Geophysics (Rock Mechanics). A year later he attained his MS degree in Structural Engineering. He received his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering in 1987. For the next 20 years Dr. Deatherage was responsible for the Construction Program in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at The University of Tennessee. In addition to his teaching, Dr. Deatherage was an Associate Director in the Transportation Research Center and an Associate Director for the Construction Industry Research and Policy Center.

Dr Deatherage has been a Licensed Professional Engineer since 1973. He was the Principal in a Consulting Firm specializing in engineering and architectural services. He was President and Chief Operating Officer of a regional construction firm specializing in design-build services. He currently is a Professor Emeritus in Civil Engineering and Partner in Construction Engineering Consultants.

Over the last 20 years he has testified more than 300 times in litigation issues involving design, safety, construction productivity, construction claims, forensic failure analysis, erosion and sediment control issues, maintenance, construction quality, and other structural and civil engineering issues. CEC’s client base includes several ENR Top 400 Construction firms. Additionally our litigation clients are national. We have provided litigation support in Michigan, Iowa, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida and Tennessee. Dr. Deatherage’s areas of expertise as an expert witness are as follows:

• Structural Engineering
• Design Defects and Quality of Construction Evaluations
• Property and Casualty Loss Investigations
• Forensic Engineering and Failure Analysis
• Construction Claims
• Codes and Regulation issues related to Highway and Building Construction
• Personal Injury resulting from design defects and construction related issues.


Phone: 865.566.0309
Fax: 865.521.8332
hal@constructionengineeringconsultants.com



Construction Engineering Consultants | 2607 Kingston Pike Suite 7 | Knoxville, TN 37919 | Office: 865.566.0309 | Fax: 865.521.8332

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