Faculty & Staff

 

Department of Engineering

101 Johnson EPS Building

Martin, TN 38238

Ph:

(731) 881-7571

Chair: Edward Wheeler

Em:

ewheeler@utm.edu


Faculty & Staff

 

Ray Witmer Jr., Ph.D.

 

Associate Professor

Department of Engineering
101C Joseph E. Johnson EPS Building
Phone: 731-881-7388 Fax: 731-881-7383

rwitmer@utm.edu

 

Education

  • Ph.D.     Wood Engineering , Pennsylvania State University, 1996
  • M.S.     Civil Engineering, Washington University, St. Louis 1992
  • B.S.     Civil Engineering, Washington University, St. Louis 1990

 

Professional Appointment


  • Associate Professor

  • Research Consultant, Visiting Professor, Research Associate

  • Assistant Construction Inspector, Surveying Assistant, Roadway Evaluator

  • Teaching Assistant

  • Department of Engineering, University of Tennessee at Martin, August 2002- present

    Pennsylvania State University, 1996-2002

    The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, 1988-1990

    Washington University, 1990

     

     

     

    Public Service and Other Relevant Activities

    • ASCE Student Chapter Advisor
    • Member of Faculty Senate
    • Member of Undergraduate Council
    • Member of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
    • Member of Society of Physics Students (SPS)
    • Member of American Concrete Institute (ACI)
    • Member of American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC)
    • Member of American Society of Engineering Educators (ASEE)
    • Sigma Xi
    • American Institute of Timber Construction (AITC) 2

     

    Recent Publications

    • Witmer, Jr., R.W. 2008. Satisfying ABET-EAC Criteria 3(c) in Reinforced Concrete Design Laboratory. (In progress)
    • Witmer, Jr., R.W. 2007. The k1k2k3 Method for Determining Beam Width, Depth and Steel Area for Doubly Reinforced Concrete Beams. Concrete International. (In progress)
    • LeMaster, R.A., Witmer, Jr.,R.W. 2006. Improving Student Learning of Materials Fundamentals. Proceedings of the 2006 American Society of Engineering Education Conference. Paper No. 2006-36. Session 2464
    • Witmer, Jr., R.W., Manbeck, H.B., Janowiak, J.J., Schram, P. 2002. Reinforcing Transverse Glulam Deck Panels with Through-Bolted Glulam Stiffener Beams: Theoretical Analysis. ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering. 7(6): 367-371
    • LaCross, V. D., H. B. Manbeck, R. W. Witmer, Jr., J. A. Laman and J. J. Janowiak. 2000. Endurance of deck-to-deck connections for transverse hardwood glued-laminated timber bridges. Journal of Bridge Engineering (ASCE). Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 84-89

     

    Courses

    • GENS 101 Freshman Studies
    • ENGR 220 Strength of Materials
    • ENGR 351 Structural Analysis
    • ENGR 450 Reinforced Concrete Design
    • ENGR 452 Steel Design
    • ENGR 490 Advanced Structural Analysis
    • ENGR 490 Timber Design

    Engineering Program

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    Projects

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    Department of Engineering

    101 Johnson EPS Building

    Martin, TN 38238

    Ph:

    (731) 881-7571

    Chair: Edward Wheeler

    Em:

    ewheeler@utm.edu