Waldron, Christopher, Ph.D., P.E.
Civil, Construction, & Environmental Engineering
1075 13th Street South Birmingham, AL 35294-4440
ACADEMIC BACKGROUND PhD, Civil Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2004 MS, Civil Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2001 BS, Civil Engineering, Drexel University, 1999 TEACHING CE 210 – Statics
CE 220 – Mechanics of Solids
CE 455 – Reinforced Concrete Design
CE 462/562 – Advanced Structural Analysis
CE 499 – Civil Engineering Design Project
CE 655/755 – Advanced Reinforced Concrete
CE 679 – Construction Methods and Equipmen RESEARCH Dr. Waldron’s research interests and activities include improving the durability and lowering the life-cycle cost of bridges by utilizing emerging materials including high performance concrete, ultra-high performance concrete, and fiber-reinforced composites. Dr. Waldron is also interested in the evaluating the performance and safety of bridges through field testing, monitoring, and evaluation. < RESEARCH FUNDING (2008-2010) “Using WIM Data to Calibrate Load Factors for LRFR in Alabama”, UTCA, Co-PI.
“Innovative Design and Materials for the Wald Park Pedestrian Bridge in Vestavia Hills, AL”, City of Vestavia Hills/ALDOT/FHWA, PI – Pending SERVICE (current) Professional Service Peer reviewer for ACI Structural and Materials Journals
General structural consultant to UAB Facilities Community Service Meal delivery for World Changers organization working in Ensley, AL
Nursery volunteer at Green Valley Baptist Church