Maria Caterina C. Santagata

Associate Professor of Civil Engineering

Purdue University

Lyles School of Civil Engineering

550 Stadium Mall Drive

West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051
Phone (765) 494-0697
Fax (765) 494-0395
Office HAMP G229
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
B.S., University of Ancona
Specialty Group(s)
Research Interests
Experimental soil mechanics, soil behavior, soil improvement.
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Honors and Awards
Edmund M. Burke Outstanding Professor Award from Chi Epsilon (Civil Engineering Honor Society), 2006.
Ross Judson Buck '07 Memorial Award for Undergraduate Counseling, 2006.
Finalist National Science Foundation Visualization Challenge (with D. Geier and D. Sherman), 2005 .
Harold Munson Award for outstanding teacher in the School of Civil Engineering, 2004.
Fellowship from the Italian National Research Council (CNR) for one year of study at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1991-1992