Stephan Durham. Ph.D., P.E.

Juneau Construction Company Professor in Civil Engineering & Assistant Dean for Student Success & Outreach

Stephan Durham. Ph.D., P.E.

1276 Driftmier Engineering Center
597 D. W. Brooks Drive
Athens, Georgia 30602
United States

Georgia ASCE President’s Award

Dr. Durham and his students discuss solutions to problems of urbanization, civil engineering innovations and engineering failures. They even build bridges out of spaghetti and glue. Learn more about Dr. Durham in this Focus on Faculty feature.

  • Ph.D., Engineering (Structural Engineering Emphasis), University of Arkansas, 2005
  • M.S., Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering Emphasis), University of Arkansas, 2003
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Arkansas, 2001
Professional Appointments
  • Assistant Dean for Student Success and Outreach, University of Georgia College of Engineering, 2012 – present
  • Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Georgia College of Engineering, 2012 – present
  • Associate Professor, University of Colorado Denver, 2011
  • Assistant Professor, University of Colorado Denver, 2005 – 2011
Awards & Honors

Fellow, American Society of Civil Engineers

Areas of Expertise
  • Structural Materials
  • Structural Concrete
  • Concrete Materials Properties
  • Optimization of Concrete Mixtures for Performance
  • Structural Evaluation
  • Sustainability through Concrete Materials and Construction
  • Beneficial Use of Waste-Stream Materials
  • Pervious Concrete Pavements
  • Bridge Engineering
  • Structural Evaluation
  • Sullivan MS, Chorzepa MG, Durham SA. Characterizing the Performance of Ternary Concrete Mixtures Involving Slag and Metakaolin Infrastructures 5(2):14-14
  • Lopez V, Chorzepa MG, Durham S. Impact Performance of Recycled Rubber Tire Chip and Fiber-Reinforced Cementitious Composites American Concrete Institute, ACI Special Publication 31 Dec 2020
  • Oyegbile OB, Chorzepa MG, Durham SA, Kim SS. Novel Prioritization Mechanism to Enhance Long-Term Performance Predictions for Bridge Asset Management Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities 35(1):04020133-04020133 Feb 2021
  • Darling G, Durham S, Chorzepa MG. STRUCTURAL BEHAVIOR OF TL-4 RECYCLED TIRE CHIP AND FIBER REINFORCED CONCRETE SINGLE SLOPE BARRIERS American Concrete Institute, ACI Special Publication 31 Dec 2020
  • Salehihikouei I, Kim SH, Sutter L, Christian J, Durham S, Yang J. Machine Learning Approach to Identify the Relationship Between Heavy Metals and Soil Parameters in Salt Marshes, International Journal of Environmental Sciences 27 21 Apr 2021
  • Tahaei Yaghoubi S, Yang J, Chorzepa MG, Kim SH, Durham S. Machine Learning of Truck Traffic Classification Groups from Weigh-in-Motion Data International, Journal Of Pavement Engineering 23 Dec 2020
  • Romeo R, Davis R, Lee H, Durham S, Kim S. A tandem trust-region method for dynamic falling weight deflectometer backcalculation 17 Dec 2021
  • Hamid H, Chorzepa MG, Durham SA. Investigation of Cracks Observed in Underwater Bridge Seal Structures and Crack Control by Means of Material Design, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities 34(6):04020117-04020117 Dec 2020
  • Oyegbile B, Chorzepa MG, Durham S, Kim SH. Novel Prioritization Mechanism Leveraging Time-dependent Element Interactions and Causality to Enhance Depreciation Predictions for Bridge Asset Management, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities (ASCE) 18 Nov 2020
  • Franzluebbers, A, Tuttle A, Johnsen K, Durham S, Awuah-Baffour R. Collaborative Virtual Reality Training Experience for Engineering Land Surveying Cross Reality and Data Science in Engineering, Athens, GA. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 1231. 20 Aug 2020
  • Wing D, Durham S, Kim S-H, Chorzepa M. Influence of Pavement ME Input Level on Performance Prediction of Jointed Plain Concrete Pavement Road Materials and Pavement Design 09 Jul 2020

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