California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Civil and Environmental Engineering
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Dan Jansen, Professor

Phone: On Leave


Office: 13-222

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  • B.S. in Structural Engineering, University of California, San Diego, 1988
  • Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, Northwestern University, 1996

Professional Registration

  • Professional Engineer (PE) in Civil Engineering, California

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Reinforced and prestressed concrete
  • Reuse of waste products as construction materials
  • High performance concretes
  • Advanced mechanical test techniques of materials
  • Application of computer vision systems to displacement field measurements

Select Awards and Recognition

  • 2007 ASCE ExCEEd Teaching Fellow
  • 2005 Honorarium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • 2003 Award for Outstanding Contribution to Graduate Studies, Tufts University
  • 2001 ACI Wason Medal for Materials Research
  • 2001 ASCE Student Chapter Recognition for Service, Tufts University
  • 1999 Apple for the Teacher Award given by the Tufts Delta Chapter of Alpha Omicron Pi for "dedication, concern for your students, and all around excellency in professorship"
  • 1997 Engineering Foundation Conference Fellowship
  • 1989 and 1993 Walter P. Murphy Fellow, Northwestern University

Professional Affiliations

  • American Concrete Institute (ACI)
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)