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Daniel VandenBerge, Ph.D., P.E.


Daniel  VandenBerge, Ph.D., P.E.


Associate Professor


Civil and Environmental Engineering

Email Address:


(931) 372-3257


Prescott Hall (PRSC) 332


Dr. Daniel R. VandenBerge is an Associate Professor specializing in geotechnical engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Tennessee Tech.  Dan earned bachelor's and master's degrees from Michigan Tech in 2001 and 2003 and then spent seven years in geotechnical engineering consulting.  Dan received a Ph.D from Virginia Tech in May 2014 for his work on the application of the finite element method to rapid drawdown analysis.  VandenBerge's other research interests include the behavior of compacted clays, fully softened shear strength, levee seepage, and dam failures.  Dan also performs research in the use of reliability analyses in geotechnical engineering and sustainable earth structures.