Dean Kevin Truman Profile

Kevin Z. Truman, Ph.D., F.ASCE

UMKC Vice Provost, SCE Dean & Professor

Office: 534A R. H. Flarsheim Hall
Phone: 816-235-2399
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Degrees

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Missouri – Rolla, 1985
  • M.S., Civil Engineering (Structures), Washington University, 1981
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Washington University, 1979
  • B.A., Mathematics and Physics, Monmouth College, 1979

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Seismic resistant design and analysis of concrete, steel and masonry structural systems
  • Structural optimization — static and dynamic loads
  • Massive concrete system analysis, design and construction
  • Structural mechanics — fracture mechanics, elasticity, plasticity and continua
  • Structural dynamics — wind and seismic loadings
  • Soil-pile-structure interaction
  • Forensic engineering of structural systems
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