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M.S. Virginia Tech, 2004
Ph.D. Virginia Tech, 2007
Dr. Harris is currently an Associate Professor Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Virginia. He joined the program as an Assistant Professor in July 2012. In his prior academic appointment at Michigan Technological University he was the Donald F. and Rose Ann Tomasini Assistant Professor in structural engineering. His research and teaching interests include bridge behavior, image-based measurement techniques, crowd-sourcing, data analytics, condition assessment and structural health monitoring, reinforced and prestressed concrete behavior, the application of innovative materials in civil infrastructure, and railroad engineering. Dr. Harris’ research approach often utilizes a combination of laboratory and field investigations and finite element modeling.
Dr. Harris is involved in the American Concrete Institute (ACI), the Transportation Research Board (TRB), International Digital Image Correlation Society (IDICS), American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA), Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute, and the National Society of Black Engineers.
Outstanding Reviewer - American Society of Civil Engineering - Journal of Bridge Engineering 2013
Excellence in Diversity Fellowship - University of Virginia Teaching Resource Center 2012-2013
ACI Young Member Award for Professional Achievement - American Concrete Institute 2011
Howard E. Hill Outstanding Faculty Member - Department of Civil an Environmental Engineering – Michigan Technological University 2008-09