Maria Garlock, PhD, PE

Princeton University - Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Associate Professor

Maria Garlock is an associate professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Princeton University.  In addition, she is the director of Princeton’s Architecture and Engineering Program and acting director of the Program in Urban Studies. She has received several awards including the university’s highest teaching award, the President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching, as well as the Lawrence Keyes, Jr. / Emerson Electric Co. Faculty Advancement Award, and the Bronze Award for the Advancement of Arc Welded Design, Engineering and Fabrication. Garlock is also a professional engineer, having earned her license while working for Leslie E. Robertson Associates of New York City as a structural engineer, where she participated in the design of numerous buildings and skyscrapers. She received her Ph.D. and Bachelor of Science degree from Lehigh University, and a Master of Science degree from Cornell University.  In 2016, Garlock was the recipient of the AISC T.R. Higgins Lectureship Award.