CEE Faculty Profile

Reginald DesRoches

Karen and John Huff School Chair and Professor

Affinity Group: Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Materials
Office: Mason 1109
Phone: 404/385-0402
Email: reginald.desroches@ce.gatech.edu
Web: http://desroches.ce.gatech.edu/

Biography

Reginald DesRoches is the Karen and John Huff School Chair, and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. His primary research interests are design of buildings and critical infrastructure under earthquake loads, and seismic risk assessment. He has a particular interest in mitigating the impacts of earthquakes in the Caribbean and Western Africa. He [Read More]

Research Interests

  • Auto-adaptive materials
  • Earthquake engineering
  • Structural dynamics
  • Impact dynamics
  • Design and analysis of bridge structures
  • Protective systems
  • Structural applications of smart materials

Education

  • Ph.D., Structural Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, 1998.
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, 1993.
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, 1990.