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Paul DeStefano

Paul DeStefano
Dr. Paul DeStefanoLecturer
  • CollegeFrancis College of Engineering
  • DepartmentCivil and Environmental Engineering
  • Phone(978) 934-5932
  • OfficePasteur Hall
  • Emailpaul_destefano@uml.edu

Research Interests

Structural & Geotechnical Engineering, Civil Infrastructure Systems

Civil Infrastructure Systems; Performance, Deterioration, Reliability, Risk, and Decision Analysis.

Education

  • Other: Geotechnical Engineering, (), University of Illinois - Champaign-Urbana, Ill
  • Ph D: Civil Engineering, (1998), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - Troy, New York
    Supporting Area: Infrastructure Engineering and Management Systems
  • MBA: General Business Management, (1987), Florida Institute of Technology - Melbourne, FL
  • MS: Geotechnical Engineering, (1981), University of Illinois - Champaign-Urbana, IL
  • BS: Structural Engineering, (1978), U.S. Coast Guard Academy - New London, CT

Awards and Honors

  • Fellow (2015) - American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Achievement Medal (1988), Service, Professional - U.S. Coast Guard
  • Commendation Medal (1984), Service, Professional - U.S. Coast Guard
  • Civil Engineering Scholastic Proficiency Award (1978), Scholarship/Research - U.S. Coast Guard Academy
  • Scholar-Athlete Award (1978), Service, Professional - US Coast Guard Academy

Publications

  • DeStefano, P., Grivas, D.A. (1998) "Method for estimating transition probability in bridge deterioration models," Journal of Infrastructure Systems 4:2 pp. 56-62

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Risk Communication for Civil Infrastructure (2009), Sponsored Research - American Society of Civil Engineers Technical Council on Life-Cycle Performance, Safety, Reliability, and Risk of Structural Systems
  • A Probabilistic Method for Increasing Bridge Design Life (2010), Sponsored Research - Maine Department of Transportation
  • Infrastructure Condition Assessment of the State of Maine's Ports and Harbors (2007), Sponsored Research - American Society of Civil Engineers Maine Section
  • A Performance and Life-Cycle Cost Study of Reinforced-Concrete Bridge Decks (2000), Sponsored Research - University of New Hampshire
  • Infrastructure Condition Assessment of the State of New Hampshire's Navigable Waters and Dams (2001), Sponsored Research - American Society of Civil Engineers New Hampshire Section
  • Bridge Management System Development Study (1994), Sponsored Research - Center for Infrastructure and Transportation Studies Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute