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Molinaroli College of Engineering and Computing

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Sarah Gassman

Title: Graduate Director, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Department: Civil and Environmental Engineering
Molinaroli College of Engineering and Computing
Phone: 803-777-8160
Fax: 803-777-0670
Office: 300 Main Street Room C226
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Dr. Gassman specializes in geotechnical engineering. Her research interests are multidisciplinary in nature and currently include projects focused on non-destructive evaluation of foundations and bridge structures; the effect of soil aging on liquefaction potential; field performance of culvert pipe and behavior of embankment fill materials. Dr. Gassman is a member of the ASCE Geo-Institute Deep Foundations Technical Committee and the TRB AFS04 Subsurface Soil Structure Interaction Technical Committee. She is a former member of the USUCGER Board of Directors, where she served as Treasurer.


  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Northwestern University, 1997
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, Northwestern University, 1994
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Southern Methodist University, 1992


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