Barry J. Goodno, Ph.D., P.E., F.SEI, Dist.M.ASCE, an expert in the field of structural engineering, has been honored by ASCE for his contributions as an outstanding leader in the engineering profession by being named to the 2015 Class of Distinguished Members.
Goodno is a professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology School of Civil and Environmental Engineering; he also holds a professional engineering license, and he has held numerous leadership positions within ASCE. He is a past president of the ASCE Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) Board of Governors, and past chair of the ASCE-SEI Awards Committee. In 2002, Goodno received the ASCE-SEI Dennis L. Tewksbury Award for outstanding service. He has also held several leadership positions within the Mid-America Earthquake Center (MAE) and directed the MAE Memphis Test Bed Project.
Goodno has conducted research, taught graduate courses, and published extensively in the areas of earthquake engineering and structural dynamics during his tenure at Georgia Tech. He the author of 2 books: Mechanics of Materials and Statics and Mechanics of Materials.
He earned his bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and his master of science and doctorate – both in civil engineering – from Stanford University.