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Scott R. Hamilton, PH.D, P.E., F.ASCE

Education

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Stanford University, 2012
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, Stanford University, 1994
  • M.S., Engineering Management, Stanford University, 1994
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, US Military Academy, 1984

Credentials

  • PE, Registered Professional Engineer (California)
  • F.ASCE, Fellow American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Master Teacher Program, US Military Academy

Courses

  • Structural Analysis
  • Statics
  • Strength of Materials
  • Infrastructure Engineering
  • Materials and Solids Lab

Research Interests

  • Engineering Education
  • Fire Engineering
  • Structural Engineering

Honors

  • ASCE ExCEEd New Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, 2005
  • ASCE Faculty Adviser of the Year, 2005, 2006
  • Peter S. Michie Outstanding Teacher Award (US Military Academy), 2005
  • Legion of Merit (US Military Medal)

Recent Publications

  • “Can It Work for Us Too? Results from Using West Point’s Fundamentals of Engineering Mechanics and Design Course Redesign” co-authored with Jakob Bruhl and Josh Wyrick, 2018 Annual Conference of the American Society of Engineering Education, Salt Lake City, Utah, June 2018
  • “Celebrating 20 Years of the ExCEEd Teaching Workshop” co-authored with Allen C. Estes, Stephen J. Ressler, Camilla M. Saviz, Brock E. Barry, Carol L. Considine, Dion Coward, Norman D. Dennis Jr., David S. Hurwitz, Tanya Kunberger, Thomas A. Lenox, Tonya Lynn Nilsson, Leslie Nolen, James J. O'Brien Jr., Robert James O'Neill, David A. Saftner, Kelly Salyards P.E., Ronald W. Welch 2018 Annual Conference of the American Society of Engineering Education, Salt Lake City, Utah, June 2018
  • “Imperative Issues and Elusive Solutions in Academic Integrity: A Case Study” 2016 Annual Conference of the American Society of Engineering Education, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 2016
  • “Building Future Careers: A Co-op Course Reimagined” co-authored with Jack Fitzmaurice and Paul Wolf, 2016 Annual Conference of the American Society of Engineering Education, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 2016
  • “Homebrewing 101: A Vital Part of a Civil Engineering Program!” 2010 Annual Conference of the American Society of Engineering Education, Louisville, Kentucky, June 2010.

Recent Presentations

  • Impossible Engineering TV Series, subject matter expert and presenter on Fallingwater House during "Underwater Mega Tower" Episode, Science Channel, 2019.
  • “Performance-Based Fire Engineering for Steel Framed Structures: A Probabilistic Methodology" Dinner address for Lincoln Chapter of The Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers, OCT 2016, Presentation certified for professional development hour credit for attendees.
  • “Is there a better way to design steel framed structures for fire effects?” Dinner address for the ASCE Central PA Section , OCT 2017. Presentation certified for professional development hour credit for attendees.
  • ExcEEd Teaching Workshop, Mentor, Seminar Presenter, and Demonstration Class Teacher 2003-2006, 2009, 2014-Present

Service

  • Task Committee on Student Competitions, Chair 2018-Present (ASCE)
  • Committee on Education, Member 2016-Present (ASCE)
  • Civil Engineering Program Evaluator, ABET
  • Faculty Advisor, YCP Student Chapter ASCE
  • Service to School, Ambassador

Professional Association

  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • American Society for Engineering Education
  • Order of the Engineer
  • Army Engineer Association
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