Prof. Ing. Zdeněk P. Bažant
A135 Technological Institute, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208-3109, USA
Tel.: (847) 491-4025 (secretary 491-3351, dept. 491-3257, 491-3258)
Born December 1937, Prague
U.S. citizen, naturalized l976; married 1967; two children.
1960 C.E. (Civil Engineer), Czech Technical University in Prague (ČVUT),
l963 Ph.D. in Engineering Mechanics, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences (ČSAV), Prague,
l966 Postgraduate Diploma in Theoretical Physics, Charles University, Prague,
1967 Docent (habilitatis) in Concrete Structures, Czech Technical University in Prague (ČVUT).
Registered Structural Engineer, Illinois (since 1971).
Bridge Engineer, Dopravoprojekt (State Consulting Firm),
Prague, Jan. 1961–Jan. 1964.
Scientific Worker, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Consultant, Czech Technical University (ČVUT), Building Research Institute (now Klokner Institute), Prague, 1964 – 67.
Post-Doctoral Visiting Researcher, CEBTP Paris, 1966–67.
Research Fellow, University of Toronto, 1967 – 68.
Associate Research Engineer, University of California, Berkeley, 1968 – 69.
Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, Northwestern University, 1969 – 1973.
Professor of Civil Engineering, Northw. Univ., 1973 –.
Sta. Consultant (part-time), Argonne National Laboratory, 1974 – 94.
Walter P. Murphy Professor of Civil Engineering and Materials Science (a distinguished chair endowed in 1942 by W.P. Murphy), Northw. University, 1990 –.
McCormick Institute Professor, Northwestern University, 2002 – (held simultaneously with Murphy Chair).
Main administrative positions
1981 – 1987 Director, Center for Concrete and Geomaterials, Northwestern University,
1974 – 1978, 1992 – 1996 Program Coordinator, Structural Engrg. and Materials, Northwestern University.
More details: http://www.civil.northwestern.edu/people/bazant.html