Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Tennessee, 1994
M.S., Civil Engineering, University of Tennessee, 1987
B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Tennessee, 1986
Henderson, R.C., Huff, T., and Bouton, G. (2021) “Structural Observations and Tornado
Damage Mitigation Concepts – March 2020 Tennessee Tornados”, ASCE Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE),
Henderson, R.C., Mohr, B., Rikli, D., Bennett, R, and Thompson, J., (under review)
“Material and Structural Properties of Light weight Masonry Grout”, ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering.
Henderson, R.C., Mohr, B., Bane, D. and Bennett, R., (under review) “Material and
Structural Properties of Light weight Masonry Grout”, The Masonry Society Journal.
Kidwell, T. and Kerley, R, Henderson, R.C., Huff, T., (2018) “Non-linear Investigation
of Plastic Hinge Formation in Steel and Concrete Piles”, ASCE Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE); 23(2), 04018001. [Kidwell and Kerley
are former TTU CEE grad students.]
ACI 530 Masonry Standards Joint Committee (2011 - 2014). Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures , [Henderson served as a member of the ACI 530-08 and ACI 530- 11 Executive Subcommittee,
Main Subcommittee, Flexure and Axial Load Subcommittee, and Chair of the Infill Subcommittee.]
Henderson, R.C., Porter, M.L., Jones, W.D., Burdette, E.G. (2006). “Prior Out-of-plane
Damage on the In-plane Behavior of Masonry Infilled Frames” The Masonry Journal , 24 (1), 71-82.
Henderson, R. C., Lowhorn, D.E., Tindall, W.R., Larimore, D.L. (2006). “Designing
Interactive Instructional Tools to Serve Both Students and Instructors – a Case History”,
Computers in Education Journal , ASEE, 16 (4), 35-49. 4.
Henderson, R. C., Fricke, K. E., Jones, W. D., and Beavers, J. E., (2003). “Summary
of a Large- and Small-scale Unreinforced Masonry Test Program”, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 129 (12), 1667-1675.
Director and Principle Investigator (2018-present), Center for Construction and Building
Information Modeling [Non-Instructional Assignment, Faculty Research Grant, Various
Principle Investigator (2022-2023), Analytical and Experimental Evaluation of Girder-Stringer-Floor
Beam Bridges [Tennessee Department of Transportation]
Principle Investigator (2022-2024), TTU Seismic/Modal Smart Building Instrumentation
[State of TN & Tennessee Tech University]
Co-Principle Investigator (2020), Acquisition of Fiber Optic Sensing Instrument for
Distributed Measurement of Strain and Temperature [National Science Foundation MRI
Proposal, funded through TTU]
Principle Investigator (2017 to 2021), Comparing Strength and Modulus of Elasticity
Values for Prisms Constructed with Lightweight and Normal Weight Grout [The National
Concrete Masonry Association]
Principle Investigator (2014 to 2016), Material and Structural Properties of Lightweight
Grout Cylinders [The National Concrete Masonry Association]
Principle Investigator (2010-2013), Steel and Concrete Pile Bent Connections for Achieving
Plastic Moment Capacity in High Seismic Zones [Faculty Research Grant]
CEE 2110 Engineering Mechanics
CEE 3110 Mechanics of Materials
CEE 3320 Structural Mechanics
CEE 4310 Structural Steel Design
CEE 4320 Reinforced Concrete Design
CEE 4360 / 5360 Advanced Concrete Design
CEE 4700 / 5700 Reinforced Masonry Design
CEE 7810 Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering
Forensics Investigations and Expert Witness (2012 to present), Structural Investigations
of Failure Behavior.
Inspired Designs, Inc. (2012 – 2013), Structural capacity investigation of new concrete