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Brian Phillips

Associate Professor Department of Civil & Coastal Engineering
Office 475K Weil Hall Work Phone: 352-294-6394 Website: Google Scholar page


Dr. Phillips’s research aims to deliver resilient and sustainable infrastructure through technological advances and the integration of cyber and physical systems. His research areas include structural dynamics, experimental methods, optimization, protective systems, wind engineering, and earthquake engineering.

Primary Research Area

Structural Engineering

Research Interests

Structural Dynamics, Experimental Methods, Optimization, Protective Systems, Wind Engineering, and Earthquake Engineering.


B.S., University of Pittsburgh
M.S., University of Illinois
Ph.D., University of Illinois

Awards & Distinctions

E. Robert Kent Teaching Award for Junior Faculty, 2017, UMD A. James Clark Student Competition Advisor Award, 2016, UMD