Structural Materials Primary Contacts

Unit Manager


Patrick Upshaw

State Structural Materials Engineer

Telephone: 352-955-6686

Fax: 850-412-8374

Chemistry Laboratory


Awilda Merced-Fernandez

Chemical Operations Manager

Telephone: 352-955-6654

Fax: 850-412-8366

Corrosion and Materials Durability


Chase C. Knight, Ph.D., P.E.

Corrosion and Composite Materials Engineer

Telephone: 352-955-2901

Mobile: 352-339-2051

Fax: 850-412-8323

Materials Evaluation and Research


Jose Armenteros

Concrete Materials Engineer

Telephone: 352-955-6666

Fax: 850-412-8352