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

Bowen Faculty

Robert J. Connor

Jack and Kay Hockema Professor in Civil Engineering and Director of CAI and S-BRITE
Civil Engineering
Office: BOWN HAMP 4115 / BOWN 1024
Campus Phone: (765) 49-68272
Other Phone: 765-496-8272
Fax: +1 765 49-49886
Street Address
CIVIL
Specialty Research Areas
Structural Engineering
Affiliations
Bowen Laboratory
Steel Bridge Research, Inspection, Training, and Engineering Center
Degrees Earned
PhD, Lehigh University, 2002
MSCE, Lehigh University, 1996
BSCE, Drexel University, 1990
Research Interests
Fatigue and fracture of steel structures, field testing and remote monitoring of structures, fatigue and behavior of sign, signal, and high-mast lighting structures, load distribution and dynamic response of highway and railroad bridge structures, robust sensing and data acquisition systems, large scale structural testing in real time, bridge expansion joint system, and historic structures and materials.
Is this Faculty Member on Sabbatical
No
Is this Faculty Member Emeritus?
No
Is This Person Eligible for Teaching Awards?
Yes
Emeritus: Years of Service
2005
Flag Faculty as Courtesy, Joint, or Visiting
N/A
Yes
Role within a Committee
Member
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No

Bowen Lab Staff

Robert J. Connor

Jack and Kay Hockema Professor in Civil Engineering and Director of CAI and S-BRITE
Civil Engineering
Office: BOWN HAMP 4115 / BOWN 1024
Campus Phone: (765) 49-68272
Other Phone: 765-496-8272
Fax: +1 765 49-49886
Street Address
CIVIL
Specialty Research Areas
Structural Engineering
Affiliations
Bowen Laboratory
Steel Bridge Research, Inspection, Training, and Engineering Center
Degrees Earned
PhD, Lehigh University, 2002
MSCE, Lehigh University, 1996
BSCE, Drexel University, 1990
Research Interests
Fatigue and fracture of steel structures, field testing and remote monitoring of structures, fatigue and behavior of sign, signal, and high-mast lighting structures, load distribution and dynamic response of highway and railroad bridge structures, robust sensing and data acquisition systems, large scale structural testing in real time, bridge expansion joint system, and historic structures and materials.
Is this Faculty Member on Sabbatical
No
Is this Faculty Member Emeritus?
No
Is This Person Eligible for Teaching Awards?
Yes
Emeritus: Years of Service
2005
Flag Faculty as Courtesy, Joint, or Visiting
N/A
Yes
Role within a Committee
Member
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No