University of Evansville

Mechanical Engineering

Through internships and cooperative education opportunities, UE's mechanical engineering students gain real world experience, making them better prepared to succeed in the professional arena after graduation

James Allen

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Dr. Allen is a Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Evansville. He is a registered professional engineer in the states of Indiana and Ohio. Dr. Allen has been a faculty member in the College of Engineering and Computer Science since 2006.

Education

  • Ph.D in Structural Engineering, University of Cincinnati, 2006.
  • MS in Structural Engineering, University of Oklahoma, 1997.
  • BS in Civil Engineering, University of Missouri-Rolla, 1994.

Experience

  • Graduate Research Assistant in numerical analysis of structural dynamics, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Project Engineer, Martin Marietta Aggregates, Xenia, Ohio.
  • Bridge Design Engineer, R.D. Zande, Inc., Columbus, Ohio.
  • Project Engineer, Vulcan Materials Company, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
  • Precast Concrete Design Engineer, CoreSLAB (OK), Inc., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
  • Graduate Research Assistant in high strength prestressed concrete, University of Oklahoma, Norman Oklahoma
  • Steel Design Engineer, CANAM Steel Corporation, Washington, Missouri.
  • Assistant State Inspector (summer-intern), Arkansas Highway Department, Yellville, Arkansas.

Specialty Areas

  • Structural Engineering
  • Numerical Analysis and Error Control
  • Steel Design
  • Prestressed Concrete

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • American Institute of Steel Construction
  • American Society for Engineering Education
  • American Concrete Institute

Professional Registration

  • Ohio
  • Indiana

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