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Robert C. Garson, Ph.D., P.E.

Professor, Civil Engineering Technology
Coordinator, Civil Engineering Technology Program

Pictured is Robert Garson, Ph.D., professor of civil engineering technology.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Structures, Case Western Reserve University
  • Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Structures, Case Western Reserve University
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Structures and Mechanics, Case Western Reserve University

Courses Taught

  • Soil Mechanics
  • Structural Analysis
  • Structural Design I
  • Foundation Design
  • Highway and Bridge Design
  • Software Tools for Civil Engineering Technology
  • Engineering Analysis I

Professional certifications and memberships

  • Professional Engineer - Pennsylvania
  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Structural Engineers Institute
  • American Institute of Steel Construction
  • American Society of Engineering Educators

Selected Presentations

  • "Engineer the Future 2012," Engineers Week presentations, American Society of Civil Engineers Exhibit

Research Interests

  • Steel structures
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Computer application testing

Community Service and Outreach

  • Point Park University representative, ACE Mentor Program Career Fair
  • Structural Competition Mentor, Structural Engineers Institute, ACE Mentors
  • Senior scholarship judge, Pittsburgh Regional Science and Engineering Fair
  • ASCE sponsors judge, Pittsburgh Regional Science and Engineering Fair