Bruce R. Ellingwood

College of Engineering Distinguished Professor
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Materials Group

790 Atlantic Drive
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia 30332-0355 USA
Phone: (404) 894-2202
Fax: (404) 894-2278

Email: bruce.ellingwood@ce.gatech.edu


 

Education

  • Ph.D.: Civil Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1972
  • M.S.: Civil Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1969
  • B.S.: Civil Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1968

Experience

  • Professor and Chair of Civil Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2000-2002
  • Professor of Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 1986-2000; The Willard and Lillian Hackerman Chair in Civil Engineering, 1996-2000
  • Chairman, Department of Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 1990-1997
  • Leader, Structural Engineering Group, Center for Building Technology, National Bureau of Standards, 1982-1986
  • Research Structural Engineer, Center for Building Technology, National Bureau of Standards, 1975-1982
  • Research Structural Engineer, Naval Ship Research and Development Center, 1972-1975

Professional Registration

  • District of Columbia, Professional Engineer, No. 9337

Honors and Awards

  • National Academy of Engineering, 2001
  • Walter P. Moore, Jr. Award, American Society of Civil Engineers, 1999
  • Norman Medal, ASCE, 1983 and 1998
  • T. R. Higgins Lectureship Award, American Institute of Steel Construction, 1988
  • L. J. Markwardt Research Prize, Forest Products Research Society, 1988
  • Moisseiff Award, American Society of Civil Engineers, 1988
  • State of the Art of Civil Engineering Award, ASCE, 1983 and 1988
  • Engineer of the Year of the U.S. Department of Commerce, NSPE, 1986
  • Engineering Achievement Award, D.C. Joint Council of Engrg. and Arch. Societies, 1980
  • U.S. Department of Commerce Silver Medal, 1980
  • Walter L. Huber Engineering Research Prize, ASCE, 1980

Professional Membership and Affiliations

  • American Society of Civil Engineers -- Fellow
  • American Concrete Institute
  • American Institute of Steel Construction

Research Interests

  • Applications of methods of probability and statistics to structural engineering; reliability analysis; structural load modeling and analysis of combinations of loads; development of safety and serviceability criteria for structural design; random vibration; response of structures exposed to fires; probabilistic risk assessment of engineered facilities.

Selected Recent Publications