Henri P. Gavin

Yoh Family Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
W. H. Gardner, Jr. Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
Professor in the Thomas Lord Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
Faculty Network Member of The Energy Initiative
Bass Fellow

Henri Gavin's research interests are in the areas of structural dynamics, earthquake engineering, nonlinear dynamics, seismic hazard mitigation for building contents, system identification, the statistical characterization of environmental loads including wind and earthquake, and optimal control with application to systems with controllable damping. 

Dr. Gavin is the director of the Structural Dynamics and Seismic Response Control Laboratory.

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (1994)
  • Ph.D., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (1994)
  • M.Sc.Eng., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (1988)
  • M.Sc.Eng., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (1988)
  • B.S.E., Princeton University (1986)

Mailing Address

Duke University Energy Initiative
Box 90467
Durham, NC 27708

Street / Delivery Address

Duke University Energy Initiative
140 Science Drive
Gross Hall, Suite 101
Durham, NC 27708

919-613-1305 

Jul
17
Location: Zoom (register for link)
Time: 11:00 am
Jul
20
Location: Ahmadieh Family Auditorium (Gross Hall 107)
Time: 9:00 am to 10:00 am