BiographyDr. Norbert J. Delatte, Jr., P.E., is Professor and Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Cleveland State University. Dr. Norbert J. Delatte, Jr., P.E., is Professor and Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Cleveland State University. He received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from The Citadel in 1984, a Master's Degree in Civil Engineering from The Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1986, and a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin in 1996.
He served for eleven years in the United States Army as an officer in the Corps of Engineers, including two years of service in the Republic of Korea, wartime service in the Arabian Peninsula during Operation Desert Storm, and command of an engineer company during Hurricane Andrew relief operations in southern Florida. He taught as an Assistant Professor at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York during the 1996-1997 academic year.
Dr. Delatte is the former chair of the ASCE Technical Council on Forensic Engineering (TCFE) Executive Committee and the TCFE Education Committee. He is also a member of the ASCE Committee on Education. In addition, he is the Editor of ASCE’s Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice. Dr. Delatte is a registered professional engineer in the States of Ohio and Alabama and in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Failure case studies, forensic engineering, pervious concrete pavement, roller compacted concrete, high-performance/high-strength concrete, internal curing of concrete, nondestructive evaluation