Robert J. Frosch

Associate Dean of Engineering for Resource Planning and Management and Professor of Civil Engineering

Purdue University

Lyles School of Civil Engineering

550 Stadium Mall Drive

West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051
Phone (765) 494-5904
Fax (765) 494-9886
Office ARMS 2027
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
M.S.E., University of Texas at Austin
B.S.E., Tulane University
Professional Registration
Licensed Professional Engineer in Indiana & Louisiana
Specialty Group(s)
Research Interests
Behavior and design of structural concrete, earthquake engineering, repair and rehabilitation of structures.
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Selected Research Projects
  • 2010-2013, JTRP: Increasing Bridge Deck Service Life, Frosch w/ Labi.
  • 2010-2012, JTRP: Reduction of Bridge Construction and Maintenance Costs through Coupled Geotechnical and Structural Design of Integral Abutment Bridges, Frosch w/ Bobet.
  • 2009-2011, JTRP: Development of a Cost-Effective Bridge Preservation and Rehabilitation Program, Frosch w/ Kreger.
  • 2008-2009, JTRP: High Performance Concrete Pavement for Indiana, Frosch.
  • 2008-2012, JTRP/FHWA: Improving the Design of U-Beams for Indiana, Frosch w/ Kreger.
  • 2008-2009, PCI: A New Connection System for Precast Bridge Deck Panels, Frosch.
  • 2007-2011, JTRP: Long-Term Behavior of Integral Abutment Bridges, Frosch.