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Civil and Environmental Engineering Faculty

Dr. Christopher Motter

Assistant Professor

Office:

PACCAR 146

Phone:

509-335-5732

Fax:

(509) 335-7632

Email:

c.motter@wsu.edu

 

Education

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, 2014
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2009
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2009

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Washington State University, 2017-Present
  • Research Fellow, University of Auckland (New Zealand), 2015-2017
  • Graduate Student Researcher, University of California, Los Angeles, 2009-2014
  • Research Assistant, Pennsylvania State University, 2008

Awards

Research Interests

  • Behavior and design of reinforced concrete structures
  • Structural dynamics and earthquake engineering
  • Large-scale laboratory testing
  • Performance-based seismic design
  • Repair, retrofit, and assessment of earthquake-damaged structures

Teaching

  • Reinforced concrete design

Publications

  • Motter, C.J., Fields, D.C., Hooper, J.D., Klemencic, R., and Wallace, J.W. Steel Reinforced Concrete (SRC) Coupling Beams – Part II:    ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering.  (accepted 2016, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0001670)
  • Motter, C.J., Fields, D.C., Hooper, J.D., Klemencic, R., and Wallace, J.W. Steel Reinforced Concrete (SRC) Coupling Beams – Part I:    ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering.  (accepted 2016, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0001671)