- University of Texas at Austin
- Professor, Civil Engineering
Michael D. Engelhardt is Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. He received B.S. and M.S. degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana, and a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley. Dr. Engelhardt has been on the faculty at the University of Texas at Austin since 1989. His research interests are in the areas of seismic-resistant design of steel structures, steel and composite bridges, and structural-fire engineering. He serves as a member of the AISC Committee on Specifications, the AISC Task Committee 9 on Seismic Design, and the AISC Connection Prequalification Review Panel. He has been a recipient of the T.R. Higgins Award for outstanding contributions in structural steel research, and of the Engineering News Record Construction Industry Newsmaker Award. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Texas and California.