Leroy Hulsey

Department Chair, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Professor, Ph.D., P. E., S.E., Civil Engineering
Duckering 243B 


  • 1976 Ph.D. Structural Engineering, University of Missouri-Rolla
  • 1968-1971 Post Graduate, University of Illinois
  • 1966 M. S. Civil Engineering, University of Missouri at Rolla
  • 1965 B. S. Civil Engineering, Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy
  • Awards

  • UAF, Chi-Epsilon Award for Excellence in Teaching, Rocky Mountain District, 1999-2000
  • UMR, Outstanding Teaching Awards, 1972-73, 1973-74, and 1974-75
  • NCSU, Outstanding Teaching Award, 1979
  • Working with Students

    Dr. Hulsey focuses on working with students to achieve a high quality education. His research is in the fields of bridge engineering and effects of temperature extremes on structural systems like composite wall panels for buildings. His work blends a strong experimental component with the fundamentals of theory. Dr. Hulsey has expertise in mathematical modeling using state-of-art methods in finite element, finite difference and theoretical solid mechanics. Funding is available for graduate students to work on the analysis or testing of bridges.

    Graduate Students

    Professional Experience

    Dr. Hulsey has University and corporate experience. Before coming to the University, Dr. Hulsey owned and run three high-tech engineering-research corporations. He has extensive teaching and research experience. He taught at the University of Missouri Rolla, North Carolina State University and the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF). While at UAF he has been an active researcher, served as Department Head and participated in numerous university committees.

    Professional Affiliations



    Journal Articles

    Refereed Conference Papers

    Conference Papers




    Presentations (after 1993)

    World Trade Center
    Building 7
    Experiment and Evaluation Project


    An independent and open scientific investigation of the collapse of World Trade Center 7 on 9/11.  Class photos

    Professor Leroy Hulsey, Ph.D.
    Doctorate in Structural Engineering
    Professional Engineer (P.E.)
    Structural Engineer (S.E.)

    Department of Civil Engineering
    University of Alaska, Fairbanks
    Outstanding Teaching Awards