Research interests include structural testing of materials and components, instrumentation and testing of in-service structures, wave loads on bridges and other structures, construction vibrations, LRFD calibration, forensic analysis and investigations, failure case studies, concrete properties, and concrete condition assessment.


  • Post-disaster structural evaluation and investigation
  • Forensic analysis, investigation, and evaluation
  • Large and small scale structural testing (including in-service)
  • Construction vibration evaluation and investigation
  • Concrete testing, experimentation, and evaluation
Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering
PhD, Case Western Reserve University, Civil Engineering, 2011
MS, Cleveland State University, Civil Engineering, 2007
BS, Cleveland State University, Civil Engineering, 2006