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Eric Garcia

Associate Professor of Instruction

Assistant Chair


2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

Email Eric Garcia


Civil and Environmental Engineering


Ph.D. Architectural Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Omaha, NE

B.S. Civil Engineering, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA


Dr. Garcia received his PhD in Architectural Engineering, emphasis in Structures, from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

He is a licensed professional engineer in the state of North Dakota and is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

Prior to teaching at Northwestern, he worked for six years at the University of Mary as one of the founding engineering faculty to design and develop the facilities, curricula, and courses of a new School of Engineering.

Research Interests

Engineering education, structural engineering, mechanics of building materials, sustainable construction materials, structural health monitoring