Dean of Professional Education
The Clifford W. Murphy Professor of Civil Engineering
Director of MEMS Undergraduate Studies
Professor Harmon worked as a professor at Washington University in St. Louis since 1982. He has extensive experience in structural design and consulting including performing the structural analysis and much of the design work for the 87-story Amoco Building in Chicago.
He also was part of the team that retrofitted the Hancock building in Boston for cladding and structural deficiencies.
Professor Harmon's research interests include FRP materials, constitutive modeling of concrete materials with emphasis on failure and post failure behavior, fatigue behavior of concrete pavements, lightweight concretes, high strength and fiber reinforced concretes, seismic retrofit of steel, concrete, and masonry structures, and earthquake resistance of new structures.