Mechanical Engineering

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.


  • 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.


  • 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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