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Andrew Whittaker, Ph.D.

Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, Professor and Chair
MCEER, Director

Specialty/Research Focus

Structural and earthquake engineering

  1. Gold Award, James Lincoln Arc Welding Foundation, 1987
  2. Outstanding 1998 Journal Paper, Los Angeles Tall Buildings Structural Design Council, “Evaluation of pre-Northridge moment resisting frame joints.”
  3. Outstanding  1998 Journal Paper, Los Angeles Tall Buildings Structural Design Council, “Evolution of seismic design practice in Japan.”
  4. Grand Award, 2002, American Council of Engineering Companies, “Seismic modernization of the new Ataturk International Airport, Istanbul, Turkey.”
  5. Diamond Award 2002, New York Association  of Consulting  Engineers, “Seismic modernization  of the new Ataturk International Airport, Istanbul, Turkey.”
  6. Best Paper Award,  2002, 5th World  Congress  on Joints,  Bearings  and Seismic  Systems  for Concrete Structures, “Cyclic behavior of high-damping rubber bearings.”
  7. Outstanding 2003 Journal Paper, Los Angeles Tall Buildings Structural Design Council, “Forensic studies of a large cover-plate steel moment-resisting connection.”
  8. Best Paper Award,  2002, 5th World  Congress  on Joints,  Bearings  and Seismic  Systems  for Concrete Structures, “Cyclic behavior of high-damping rubber bearings.”
  9. Outstanding 2003 Journal Paper, Los Angeles Tall Buildings Structural Design Council, “Forensic studies of a large cover-plate steel moment-resisting connection.”