Udaya B. Halabe is a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering (specializing in Structural Engineering) at West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA. He received M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Civil (Structural) Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1988 and 1990, respectively. He also received a Master's degree in Management from MIT's Sloan School of Management in 1990. He has over twenty-five years of research and field testing experience in the area of structural engineering and nondestructive testing of civil engineering structures and materials, and teaches undergraduate and graduate level courses in Structural Engineering at West Virginia University. He also created the Structural Engineering Institute Graduate Student Chapter (SEI-GSC) at West Virginia University in February 2013 and serves as its Faculty Advisor. Dr. Halabe has authored/co-authored over 100 technical papers and over 40 research reports on the application of infrared thermography, ground penetrating radar (GPR), and ultrasonic techniques for nondestructive condition assessment of concrete, steel, soil, asphalt, wood, and fiber reinforced polymer composites. He has received the designation of Fellow from ASCE and ASNT. He is also a member of ACI and ASEE. He received the 2012 James M. Robbins National Excellence in Teaching Award presented by Chi Epsilon, the National Civil Engineering Honor Society.
Ph.D., P.E., F.SEI, F.ASCE
SEI Fellow Since 2014