Carol J. Friedland, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor, Graduate Coordinator

Holder of the Cajun Constructors Professorship in CMfriedland

3316-B Patrick F. Taylor Hall, Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Phone: (225) 578-1155

friedland@lsu.edu 

Educational Background

B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Wyoming, 1998
M.S. Civil Engineering, Louisiana State University, 2006
Ph.D. Civil Engineering, Louisiana State University, 2009

Employment History

2017 – Current: Associate Professor, Construction Management, Louisiana State University
2009 – 2017: Assistant Professor, Construction Management, Louisiana State University
2007 – 2009: Instructor, Construction Management and Industrial Engineering, Louisiana State University
2005 – 2007: Graduate Teaching Assistant, Construction Management and Industrial Engineering, Louisiana State University
2003 – 2005: Graduate Research Assistant, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Louisiana State University
2001 – 2003: Project Engineer, Kiewit Industrial Company, Lenexa, KS
1999 – 2001: Field Engineer, Kiewit Industrial Company, Lenexa, KS
1998 – 1999: Staff Engineer, MSE Inc., Billings, MT

Research Interests

  • Combined hurricane wind and flood interactions on structures
  • Hazard-resistant construction and mitigation
  • Performance of housing and other built infrastructure subjected to natural hazards
  • Post-hurricane hazard (e.g. wind, storm surge) and damage data acquisition
  • Remote sensing of building damage from natural hazards
  • Rapid, efficient data collection, storage and processing

Teaching Responsibilities 

  • CM 2112 Materials & Methods II
  • CM 4435 Driven Pile Construction
  • CM 7250 Hazard Resistant Construction