Charles W. Roeder is a Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Washington since 1977. He obtained a BSCE from the University of Colorado in Boulder, a MSCE from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, and PhD from the University of California in Berkeley. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Washington, he was employed as a structural engineer with J. Ray McDermott, Inc from 1971 to 1974. He worked in general building construction from 1960 through 1966, and had military service with the US in Fort Polk Louisiana and Vietnam during 1964 through early 1966. He is the recipient of the 1979 ASCE J. James R. Croes Medal, the 1984 ASCE Raymond C. Reese Research Prize, the 2010 ASCE Ernest E. Howard Award, and the 2011 AISC T. R. Higgins Lectureship. He has served on numerous ASCE and SEI committees. He has performed a wide range of research on steel and composite structures with particular emphasis on seismic design. He has authored more than 85 articles on structural engineering that are published in technical journals and several hundred reports and conference proceedings papers. He has supervised the graduate research of more than 95 graduate students.
Ph.D., P.E., F.SEI, M.ASCE
SEI Fellow Since 2012