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Craig Shillaber

Assistant Teaching Professor,  Civil and Environmental Engineering

Contact

Office

  • 617.373.3825

Research Focus

Geotechnical subsurface characterization through in-situ and laboratory methods; quantification of construction energy and carbon; sustainable geotechnics

Education

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2016
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2009
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, University of New Hampshire, 2008

Honors & Awards

  • Virginia Tech ICTAS Doctoral Scholar, 2012
  • Virginia Tech Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Ph.D. Via Scholar, 2012
  • University of New Hampshire Civil Engineering Achievement Award, 2008

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Deep Foundations Institute

Research Overview

Geotechnical subsurface characterization through in-situ and laboratory methods; quantification of construction energy and carbon; sustainable geotechnics

Selected Publications

  • C.M. Shillaber, J.K. Mitchell, J.E. Dove, Z.A. Ostrum, Framework to Account for Uncertainty in Energy and Carbon Assessment of Ground Improvement Works, Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 143(5), 2017
  • C.M. Shillaber, J.E. Dove, J.K. Mitchell, C.D. Moen, V.A. Mouras, Student Perceptions of Sustainability and Engineering Mechanics in Undergraduate Civil and Environmental Engineering Education at Virginia Tech, Proc. 2017 ASEE Annual Conference, American Society for Engineering Education, 2017
  • C.M. Shillaber, J.K. Mitchell, J.E. Dove, Energy and Carbon Assessment of Ground Improvement Works I: Definitions and Background, Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 142(3), 2016
  • C.M. Shillaber, J.K. Mitchell, J.E. Dove, Energy And Carbon Assessment of Ground Improvement Works. II: Working Model And Example, Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 142(3), 2016
  • E.K. Phillips, C.M. Shillaber, J.K. Mitchell, J.E. Dove, G.M. Filz, Sustainability Comparison of a Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Abutment and a Traditionally-Founded abutment: A Case History, Proceedings of the Geotechnical and Structural Engineering Congress, ASCE, Reston, VA, 2016, 699-711
  • C.M. Shillaber, J.K. Mitchell, J.E. Dove, Sustainability Considerations in Deep Mixing Applications, with Examples from LPV 111 in New Orleans, LA., Proceedings, Deep Mixing, Deep Foundations Institute, 2015, 511-520
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Faculty

Feb 10, 2020

Essentials of Civil Engineering Materials

CEE Associate Teaching Professor Kathryn E. Schulte Grahame, Assistant Teaching Professor Craig M. Shillaber, and Associate Professor Matthew J. Eckelman published the book “Essentials of Civil Engineering Materials”.

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