Professional Title: Professor of Structural Engineering, Head Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Organization: Utah State University
Sessions: Session 9
Utah State University - Marvin W. Halling, PhD, PE, SE, F.ASCE is a Professor of Structural Engineering and Head of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. His professional career includes four years in structural engineering consulting in Los Angeles and twenty-seven years as a university faculty member. He received a PhD from Caltech in 1995 and a master’s degree from Stanford University in 1986. He has studied the durability of inductive coils embedded in concrete and is involved in the development of the electrified test track at Utah State University as part of the ASPIRE Center. The goal of the ASPIRE center at Utah State University is the advancement of electrified transportation systems including autonomy and advanced mobility solutions and modeling. He has tested and instrumented several bridges as part of the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Long Term Bridge Performance Program (LTBP). These include bridges in Minnesota, California, and Utah. 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 in 2008.