Joseph W. Tedesco, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, is the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Dean and a professor of civil engineering at the Cullen College of Engineering, in the University of Houston. His research interests are in modeling of load-bearing and stress on concrete and other structural materials. An outstanding educator and researcher in the field of civil engineering, Tedesco is currently the author of 2 textbooks on structural dynamics as well as the author, coauthor, or editor of over 170 books, book chapters, presentations, and conferences. Tedesco, who has served on numerous ASCE technical committees and on the editorial board of ASCE’s Journal of Structural Engineering for 12 years, has also been the principal investigator on several dozen granted research projects. Prior to his current role at the University of Houston, he taught civil engineering at the University of Florida (Gainesville), Auburn University, and Oregon State University. Tedesco, who earned his doctorate degree in civil engineering from Lehigh University, received the Loyd M. Carter Award at Oregon State University and the Outstanding Professor Award at Auburn University for his excellence in teaching. Active within the Society, Tedesco served as faculty advisor to the ASCE Student Chapter at Auburn University from 1986 to 1992.
Tedesco Elected ASCE Fellow
February 18, 2015