Job ID: 186191

PhD Position in Structural Engineering

Marquette University

  • May 24, 2022
  • PhD Position in Structural Engineering
  • Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
  • Marquette University
    Milwaukee, WI
  • Aug. 1, 2022
  • Aug. 14, 2022
  • Graduate Student
  • Structural Engineering
    Civil Engineering

Applications are invited for one PhD student funded on a research assistantship position starting in August 2022 in the Structural Engineering and Structural Mechanics group at Marquette University under the supervision of Dr. Andrew Sen. Later start dates are possible depending on individual student circumstances. The student will lead research funded by the National Science Foundation on the development of repair and repair-oriented-design strategies for steel concentrically braced frames subjected to seismic loading. The student will prepare and test large-scale specimens in the Engineering Materials and Structural Testing Laboratory (EMSTL) and, subsequently, perform continuum finite-element analyses to inform recommendations for design and seismic performance evaluation.

Interested students should submit their curriculum vitae and a brief statement of interest to Dr. Sen via email with the subject line "Segmented Brace - FirstName LastName." Direct admission to the PhD program is possible for candidates with Bachelor of Science degrees (or equivalent) with exceptional academic history and/or professional experience.

Please note that formal applications to the graduate school ( must be made prior to August 1 for fall term admissions (June 1 for international applicants).

  • It is the policy of Marquette University to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other applicable federal or state-protected classification.

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  • Andrew Sen
    Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
    Marquette University
    Milwaukee, WI

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