Luis Fargier-Gabaldon

Visiting Professor


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Room: 2258
Engineering Hall
1415 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706

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Luis B. Fargier-Gabaldón received his BS from the Universidad de los Andes, MS and PhD degrees from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (structures) and a second MS degree (geotechnical engineering) from Virginia Tech. He is a Visiting Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison during the 2016-2017 Academic Year. Prof. Fargier-Gabaldón will be teaching the Bridge Design class and a course on Composite and Hybrid Structures. He is an Adjunct Professor at the Universidad de los Andes, is the founder and director of DCI, a Consulting Engineering Firm dedicated to Structural and Geotechnical Engineering, and specializes in the design and construction of cantilever-segmental and launched bridges. His experience includes more than 1 million square-feet of bridge superstructure, under his supervision, and more than 30 building structures, during the design and construction phases. He has been involved in projects around Latin America, including Venezuela, Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica and Panamá, was member of the EERI-US/NSF Reconnaissance Team after the February 2010 Chilean Earthquake and is member of ACI Committee 318L. Prof. Fargier-Gabaldón is the co-author of the book “Concreto Armado, Comportamiento y Diseno”.

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