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Arantzazu Alarcon-Fleming

Professor of Instruction


2145 Sheridan Road
Tech A220
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

847-467-1392Email Arantzazu Alarcon-Fleming


Civil and Environmental Engineering


PhD in Civil Engineering, Universidad de Seville

PhD in Civil Engineering, Northwestern University

MS in Civil Engineering, Northwestern University

BS & MS Civil Engineering, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid


Dr. Alarcon received her PhD in Civil Engineering from Northwestern University, studying the constitutive modeling of direct measures of strain in simulated fault gauge. She also received a PhD at the University of Sevilla. She has an MS degree from the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (Civil Engineering School) and Northwestern University. She is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Illinois and is a member of the Structural Engineering Association of Illinois (SEAOI) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

Prior to teaching at Northwestern she worked for over five years for Halvorson and Partners on major building projects such as Torre Repsol in Madrid (Spain).

Significant Recognition

  • 2020 Associated Student Government (ASG) Faculty Honor Roll for Excellence in Teaching
  • 2018 Cole-Higgins Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • 2017 Associated Student Government (ASG) Faculty Honor Roll for Excellence in Teaching​

Courses Taught

  • Dr. Alarcon teaches Mechanics of Materials (CEE216/BME271)
  • Structural Steel Design
  • Matrix Analysis of Structures
  • Prestressed Concrete Design
  • Statics and Dynamics (Engineering Analysis II)
  • Design Thinking (DTCII)
  • System Dynamics (Engineering Analysis III)
  • Structures II