Dr. Smith’s is a structural engineer who has focused his career on structural response of buildings and other structures to extreme wind loads. He has been a member of SEI's wind load subcommittee for ASCE 7 since 2001 and has served the Civil Engineering community as Vice President, President, and Board of Directors for the Texas Section Caprock Branch. He is a former Board of Director of the American Association for Wind Engineering. Dr. Smith is an Associate Professor of Civil Engineering at Texas Tech University. He teaches structural engineering and performs research in Wind Engineering that includes wind effects on structures and wind damage prediction.
Ph.D., P.E., F.SEI, M.ASCE
SEI Fellow Since 2013