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Caroline Bennett, Ph.D., P.E.

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Associate Professor

Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering
University of Kansas
1530 W. 15th St., 2150 Learned Hall
Lawrence, KS 66045-7609
Phone: 785-864-3235
Fax: 785-864-5631
Email: crb@ku.edu


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Education   

  • Ph.D. Civil Engineering - University of Cincinnati, 2006
  • B.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering - University of Cincinnati, 2002

Professional Experience

  • Lead, School of Engineering Course Transformation Initiative, 2014 - Present
  • Associate Professor, University of Kansas, 2013 - Present
  • Faculty Fellow, University of Kansas Center for Teaching Excellence (KU CTE), 2012 - Present
  • Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, 2006 - 2013
  • Research / Teaching Assistant, University of Cincinnati, 2002 - 2005
  • Engineering Co-op, CSX Transportation, Jacksonville, FL, 2001
  • Engineering Co-op, CSX Transportation, Ft. Wright, KY, 1999 - 2000

Awards and Honors

  • University of Kansas School of Engineering Bellows Scholar Recipient (2015)
  • University of Kansas School of Engineering Miller Scholar Recipient (2014) 
  • Recipient of the American Iron and Steel Institute (ASI) Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) Robert J. Dexter Memorial Lecture (2013)
  • University of Kansas School of Engineering Miller Scholar Award Recipient, 2013
  • University of Kansas Center for Teaching Excellence Faculty Fellow, 2012 - Present
  • University of Kansas School of Engineering Bellows Scholar Recipient, 2012
  • University of Kansas School of Engineering Miller Scholar Award Recipient, 2011
  • U.S. Department of Education GAANN Fellow, 2002 - 2005

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Member 1997 - Present
  • American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), Member 2006 - Present
  • American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE), Member 2004 - Present
  • Transportation Research Board (TRB), Member 2003 - Present
  • International Society on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSoTL), Member 2013 - Present
  • ASTM International, Member 2015 - Present
  • American Welding Society (AWS), Member 2015 - Present

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Behavior of Steel Structures
  • Design and Evaluation of Bridges
  • Fatigue and Fracture Performance of Steel Structures
  • Inelastic Behavior of Steel Structures
  • High Performance Steel
  • History of Civil Engineering
  • Structural Stability
  • Carbon-Fiber Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) Materials

 

 


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