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academic administrator , civil engineering educator

Ross Barry Corotis, American Civil engineering educator, academic administrator. License professional engineer, Illinois, Maryland., Colorado, structural engineer, Illinois. Recipient Engineering Teaching award Northwestern University, 1977; named Maryland. Engineer of Year, Baltimore Engineers Week Council, 1989; research grantee National Science Foundation, National Bureau Standards, unites states department Energy, 1973-1996.

Background

Corotis, Ross Barry was born on January 15, 1945 in Woodbury, New Jersey, United States. Son of A. Charles and Hazel Laura (McCloskey) Corotis.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1967; S.M. Entertainment, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1968; Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1971.

Career

Assistant professor department сivil engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1971-1974; associate professor department сivil engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1975-1979; professor department сivil engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1979-1981; professor department сivil engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1981-1982; Hackerman professor, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1982-1983; Hackerman professor, department chairman сivil engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1983-1990; Hackerman professor, associate dean engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1990-1994; dean College Engineering and Applied Science, U. Colorado, Boulder, since 1994. Member building research board National Research Council, Washington, 1985-1988. Lecturer professional conferences.

Achievements

  • License professional engineer, Illinois, Maryland., Colorado, structural engineer, Illinois.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor in chief International Journal Structural Safety, 1991-2000. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Mayor's task force City of Baltimore Construction Management, 1985. Fellow: American Society of Civil Engineers (chairman safety buildings committee 1985-1989, vice president Maryland chapter 1987-1988, president 1988-1989, chairman technical administrative committee structural safety and reliability 1988-1992, chairman probabilistic methods committee 1996-1998, editor, Journal Engineering Mechanics 2004-2010, Walter L. Huber research prize 1984, Civil Engineer of Year award Maryland chapter 1987, Outstanding Educator award Maryland Chapter 1992). Member: National Academy of Engineering (natural disasters roundtable steering committee 2002-2005, finance and budget committee 2003-2006, civil engineering section secretary 2003-2006, nominating committee 2004, vice chair 2007-2008, chairman since 2008), National Research Council, National Institute Building Sciences (member multihazard mitigation committee since 2002, affiliate), National Institute Standards and Technology (board on assessment 1999, member panel on building and fire research laboratory 2002-2007, committee technical program, chair since 2008), American National Standards Institute (chairman live loads committee 1978-1984, Jefferson Science fellow 2007-2008), American Concrete Institute (chairman structural safety committee 1986-1988), American Society Engineering Education (member public policy committee 1998—2001, member deans executive board 1998—2001), International Association Structural Safety and Reliability (chair executive board 1998—2001, Senior Research prize 2005).

Connections

Married Stephanie Michal Fuchs, March 19, 1972. Children— Benjamin Randall, Lindsay Sarah.

father:
A. Charles Corotis

mother:
Hazel Laura (McCloskey) Corotis

spouse:
Stephanie Michal Fuchs

child:
Benjamin Randall Corotis

child:
Lindsay Sarah Corotis