Christopher L Meehan

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Journalists: Andrea Boyle Tippett (UD Media Relations) can assist with interview requests for this expert. 302-831-1421,
  • A civil engineer specializing in geotechnical engineering (solving problems involving soils and rock).
  • Well versed in earthquake engineering and landslides.
  • Current outreach/research project mobilizes students after natural disasters to perform rapid engineering reconnaissance in affected areas.
  • Also investigating a new construction technology for use in road work known as intelligent soil compaction.

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Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Bentley Systems Incorporated Chaired Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering

UDaily Articles:
Chris Meehan to direct Delaware Center for Transportation
UD team takes top honors in national geotech competition
Meehan receives prestigious NSF Career award
UD professor investigates new construction technology

disasters, soil, engineering, earthquake, landslides