Professional Title: Head of Structural Engineering
Organization: Utah State University
Sessions: Session 6
Marvin W. Halling, PhD, PE, SE, F.ASCE is a Professor at Utah State University and Head of the structural engineering division. His professional career includes four years in structural engineering consulting in Los Angeles and twenty-three years as a university faculty member. He received a PhD from CalTech (1995) and an MS from Stanford University (1986). He has tested and instrumented several bridges as part of the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Long Term Bridge Performance Program (LTBP). Additionally, Dr. Halling has tested and instrumented many bridges in Utah for studies funded by Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) and the Utah Transportation Center. He and his students analyzed dynamic data collected from five bridge moves that were part of UDOT’s Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) bridge program. He has also studied the durability of inductive coils embedded in concrete. Dr. Halling has been involved in transportation infrastructure research since the late 1990’s.