Ben Kendrick joined the Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA) in 2015 and works in the Engineering and Research group. Prior to that he worked as a research and development engineer in mining and explosives. Ben grew up in Connecticut and holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT. He now resides in Houston, TX with his girlfriend and two Great Danes.