Electrical Engineering Student

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

  • Design of Steel Structures
  • Design of Concrete Structures
  • Advanced Structural Analysis
  • Structural Analysis
  • Civil Engineering Professional Practice Seminar

Research Interests

  • Engineering Education, Accreditation and Policy
  • Fire Engineering
  • Structural Engineering

Honors

  • ASCE Thomas A. Lenox Excellence in Civil Engineering Education Leadership Award, 2020
  • 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

  • “The ASCE ExCEEd Teaching Workshop: Assessing 20 Years of Instructional Development”, Allen C. Estes, et. al., International Journal of Engineering Education 35(6(A)):1758-1786, 2019.
  • “Civil Engineering Program Criteria: A Snapshot of How Programs Meet the Criteria” co-authored with David Saftner and Camila Saviz, 2019 Annual Conference of the American Society of Engineering Education, Tampa, Florida, June 2019
  • “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

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

  • Committee on Education, Chair 2019-present; Member 2016-Present (ASCE)
  • Task Committee on Student Competitions, Chair 2018-2019 (ASCE)
  • Civil Engineering Program Evaluator, ABET
  • ExCEEd Teaching Workshop, Mentor and Presenter 2003-present (ASCE)
  • Faculty Advisor, YCP Student Chapter ASCE

Professional Association

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