California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Civil and Environmental Engineering
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Robb Moss, Associate Professor

Phone: 756-6427


Office: 13-217

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  • B.S. in Civil Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1995
  • M.S. in Geotechnical Engineering, Utah State University, Logan, 1997
  • Ph.D. in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering, UC Berkeley, 2003

Professional Registration

  • Professional Engineer (PE) in Civil Engineering, California.

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Soil Mechanics
  • Reliability and Probabilistic Analysis
  • Lifelines Engineering
  • Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
  • Engineering Risk Analysis
  • Liquefaction Engineering
  • Engineering Seismology
  • Geohazard Mitigation
  • Publications on Digital Commons

Research into these topics include field investigations, lab research, and analytical analysis.


Select Awards and Recognition

  • 2007 ASCE Middlebrooks Award

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI)
  • Seimological Society of America (SSA)