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Andrew Smyth

Columbia University
Greater New York City Area

Andrew Smyth is a Professor of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at Columbia University with a primary research focus in dynamics and structural vibrations. Prof. Smyth received his Sc.B. and A.B. degrees at Brown University in 1992 in Civil Engineering and Architectural Studies respectively. He received his M.S. in Civil Engineering at Rice University in 1994, and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering (1997) and a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (1998) at the University of Southern California. He joined Columbia as an Assistant Professor in 1998. In 2007 he was a Visiting Researcher at the Laboratoire Central des Ponts et Chausées, Paris. He is the recipient of the ASCE Walter L. Huber Research Prize and was awarded an NSF CAREER award. He serves on the editorial board of the ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics and in 2011 was elected to serve on the Board of Governors of the ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute of which he was named a Fellow in 2013. He also is a member of the Executive Committee of the US Panel on Structural Control and Monitoring. He serves as the Chair of the Smart Cities Center at Columbia's Institute for Data Science and Engineering and is also the Director of the Carleton Strength of Materials Laboratory at Columbia.