Faculty Directory
William Baker

Adjunct Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering


Evanston, IL 60208-3109


Civil and Environmental Engineering


MS Civil Engineering University of Illinois, Urbana-Champagne, IL

BS Civil Engineering University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Research Interests

Buttressed Core structural system, supertall buildings, long-span roof structures

Significant Recognition

  • ASCE Outstanding Projects And Leaders (OPAL) Lifetime Award for Design, 2011
  • Gold Medal from the Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE), 2010
  • Fritz Leonhardt Preis, 2009
  • Fazlur Rahman Khan medal, 2008

Significant Professional Service

  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Fellow
  • IStructE, Fellow