Vincent P. Drnevich

Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering

Purdue University

Lyles School of Civil Engineering

550 Stadium Mall Drive

West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051
Phone (765) 494-5029
Fax (765) 494-0395
Office HAMP G175F
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1967
M.S.C.E., University of Notre Dame, 1964
B.S.C.E., University of Notre Dame, 1962
Professional Registration
Licensed Professional Engineer in Indiana
Specialty Group(s)
Research Interests
Static and dynamic properties of soils and engineering materials as measured by laboratory and field tests, including non-destructive testing procedures such as wave propagation and time domain reflectometry; earthquake engineering and effects of earthquakes on natural and engineered facilities.
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Honors and Awards
2004 Kentucky Geotechnical Engineering Society/University of Kentucky Distinguished Lecturer. Richard E. Ladd Standards Development Award for ASTM Standard D 6780 for Water Content and Density of Soil by Time Domain Reflectometry, ASTM, 2004. Ross Judson Buck Memorial Award for outstanding counseling, School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University, May 2003. The 2002 George Wadlin Award for Distinguished Service, Civil Engineering Division of ASEE, June. ASTM Award for Outstanding Article on the Practice of Geotechnical Testing for the article titled "Time Domain Reflectometry Development for Use in Geotechnical Engineering", March 2000 issue of the Geotechnical Testing Journal, ASTM, 2002. The Award of Excellence for Outstanding Contributions in the Field of Geotechnical Engineering and Education, Steering Committee of the Great Lakes Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Conference, 2002.