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Civil & Environmental Engineering

Assistant Professor

Highest Degree University: Drexel University
PO Box: 5015
(931) 372-3631

Dr. Yarnold is a newly appointed structural engineering faculty member in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. His research interests includes structural identification and structural health monitoring of bridge structures.

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PhD, Civil Engineering, Drexel University, 2013

MS, Civil Engineering, Lehigh University, 2005

BS, Civil Engineering, Lehigh University, 2003

Consulting Experience:

Intelligent Infrastructure Systems, Philadelphia, PA (2 years)

Ammann & Whitney, Philadelphia, PA (5 years)

Recent Journal Publications:

Yarnold, M.T., Moon, F.L., Aktan, A.E., (2015 Accepted) "Temperature-Based Structural Identification of Long-Span Bridges," Journal of Structural Engineering

Yarnold, M.T. & Dubbs, N.C., (Currently in Publication) “Bearing Assessment using Periodic Temperature-Base Assessment,” Journal of the Transportation Research Record

Yarnold, M.T., Moon, F.L. (2015) "Temperature-Based Structural Health Monitoring Baseline for Long-Span Bridges," Engineering Structures, 86(0), 157-167

Yarnold, M.T. (2014). “Identification of Bridge Movement Mechanisms,” Engineering, 6, 584-591.

Glisic, B., Yarnold, M.T., Moon, F.L., and Aktan, A.E. (2014). "Advanced Visualization and Accessibility to Heterogeneous Monitoring Data."Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 29(5), 382-398.


Structural Identification
Engineering » Bridges
Structural Health Monitoring
Engineering » Bridges