JoAnn Browning, Ph.D., P.E.

Dean, David and Jennifer Spencer Distinguished Dean’s Chair, Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Construction Management

JoAnn Browning, Ph.D., P.E.


  • Strength of Materials
  • Structural Engineering Materials
  • Structural Design of Reinforced Concrete
  • Matrix Analysis of Framed Structures
  • Theory of Elastic Stability
  • Seismic Performance of Structures

Research Interests

  • Structural Engineering
  • Earthquake Engineering
  • Engineering Materials
  • Reinforced Concrete Design and Analysis


  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Purdue University
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, University of Kentucky
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Kentucky

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Grants, Patents and Clinical Trials