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Civil Engineering

Marc Veletzos

Marc Veletzos

Interim - Chair and Associate Professor
Civil Engineering

California, Professional Engineer (Civil)
B.S. in Structural Engineering, UC San Diego (1994)
M.S. in Structural Engineering, UC San Diego (1997)
Ph.D. in Structural Engineering, UC San Diego (2007)

Dr. Veletzos has over 12 years of experience in the design and analysis of complex bridge systems from both an industry and academic perspective.  Dr. Veletzos has authored many papers on the seismic design of bridge systems, post seismic inspection and capacity assessment of bridge columns and on innovative methods to resist seismic demands.  In addition, he authored a framework for the seismic design of segmental bridges.  His work has been presented at numerous conferences and workshops throughout the world.  He is a reviewer for the ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering and is a licensed Civil Engineer in the State of California.


  • Mechanics II
  • Reinforced Concrete Analysis and Design


  • Seismic Response of Segmental Bridges
  • Modeling of Jointed Connections in Segmental Bridges
  • Post Seismic Inspection and Capacity Assessment of Bridges
  • Seismic Isolation of Bridges

For additional information, please see Dr. Veletzos Curriculum Vitae.pdf