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Amit Varma
Karl H. Kettelhut Professor in Civil Engineering and Director of Bowen Laboratory
(765) 496-3419

Bowen Faculty

Rodrigo Salgado

Charles Pankow Professor in Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering
Office: HAMP HAMP G235
Campus Phone: +1 765 49-45030
Fax: +1 765 49-40395
Street Address
CIVIL
Specialty Research Areas
Geotechnical Engineering
Affiliations
Bowen Laboratory
Degrees Earned
Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 1993
M.S., University of California at Berkeley, 1990
B.S., Universidade Federal do Rio Grande Do Sul, 1986
Research Interests
Prof. Salgado is the author of 120 journal publications, 81 conference publications, 30 technical reports and the text The Engineering of Foundations. He has supervised 27 Ph.D. students to completion and has been the recipient of prestigious awards, including the ICE Geotechnical Research Medal (2015), the Outstanding Reviewer Award from Computers and Geotechnics (2015), the IACMAG Excellent Contributions Award (2008), the Prakash Research Award (2005), the ASCE Huber Research Prize (2004), and the ASCE Arthur Casagrande Award (1999). He has also been an invited participant of the U.S. and U.S.-China editions of the National Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Engineering Symposium. He is a Fellow of ASCE and has been inducted into the GeoAcademy. He is an Editor of the ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvioronmental Engineering and serves on the editorial boards of several top journals. Prof. Salgado's interests lie in geomechanics, foundation engineering, computational mechanics, constitutive modeling and offshore and energy engineering.
Is this Faculty Member on Sabbatical
No
Is this Faculty Member Emeritus?
No
States where this person has the Professional Engineers License (One per line)
Florida
Is This Person Eligible for Teaching Awards?
Yes
Emeritus: Years of Service
1993
Flag Faculty as Courtesy, Joint, or Visiting
N/A
Yes
Role within a Committee
Member
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No

Bowen Lab Staff

Rodrigo Salgado

Charles Pankow Professor in Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering
Office: HAMP HAMP G235
Campus Phone: +1 765 49-45030
Fax: +1 765 49-40395
Street Address
CIVIL
Specialty Research Areas
Geotechnical Engineering
Affiliations
Bowen Laboratory
Degrees Earned
Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 1993
M.S., University of California at Berkeley, 1990
B.S., Universidade Federal do Rio Grande Do Sul, 1986
Research Interests
Prof. Salgado is the author of 120 journal publications, 81 conference publications, 30 technical reports and the text The Engineering of Foundations. He has supervised 27 Ph.D. students to completion and has been the recipient of prestigious awards, including the ICE Geotechnical Research Medal (2015), the Outstanding Reviewer Award from Computers and Geotechnics (2015), the IACMAG Excellent Contributions Award (2008), the Prakash Research Award (2005), the ASCE Huber Research Prize (2004), and the ASCE Arthur Casagrande Award (1999). He has also been an invited participant of the U.S. and U.S.-China editions of the National Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Engineering Symposium. He is a Fellow of ASCE and has been inducted into the GeoAcademy. He is an Editor of the ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvioronmental Engineering and serves on the editorial boards of several top journals. Prof. Salgado's interests lie in geomechanics, foundation engineering, computational mechanics, constitutive modeling and offshore and energy engineering.
Is this Faculty Member on Sabbatical
No
Is this Faculty Member Emeritus?
No
States where this person has the Professional Engineers License (One per line)
Florida
Is This Person Eligible for Teaching Awards?
Yes
Emeritus: Years of Service
1993
Flag Faculty as Courtesy, Joint, or Visiting
N/A
Yes
Role within a Committee
Member
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No