Nicole Braxtan, Ph.D

Nicole Braxtan, Ph.D
Assistant Professor
Office: 
EPIC 3162
Phone: 
704-687-1634
Education: 
  • Ph.D., Structural Engineering, Lehigh University – 2010
  • M.S.E., Civil Engineering, Princeton University – 2004
  • B.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Rutgers The State University of New Jersey – 2002

 

Research: 
  • Structural components and systems in fire
  • Fire protection for buildings and bridges
  • Energy infrastructure and systems
  • Seismic performance and design
  • Sustainable construction and green buildings
  • Engineering education

 

Honors & Awards: 
  • Gerald R. Seeley Award – ASEE Civil Engineering Division, 2014
  • Lehigh University Rossin Doctoral Fellow, 2008 – 2010; Yen Fellowship, 2009; Hoppes Fellowship, 2007 – 2008; Brink Fellowship, 2007 – 2008; Gibson Fellowship, 2005 – 2007
  • ACI New Jersey Chapter Award, 2002
  • Rutgers University Garretson Hageman 1968 Memorial Award, 2001; Ernest R. Schultz 1930 Scholarship, 2001
  • Bloustein Distinguished Scholar, 1998 – 2002

 

Professional Affiliations: 
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • Structural Engineering Institute (SEI)
  • International Network for Structural Art (INSA)
  • Chi Epsilon Civil Engineering Honor Society