Katie Kuder, Ph.D., P.E.

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Professor and Department Chair

Phone: 206.296.2246

Building/Room: ENGR 525A

Teaching and Research Interests

Dr. Kuder’s research focuses on the characterization and optimization of cement-based materials, in both the fresh and hardened states, and the development of newly engineered cement-based composites that can be tailored for specific applications, with an emphasis on sustainability. Currently, she is working on the development of sustainable (green) self consolidating concrete (SCC) for use in composite structural applications. Sustainability is achieved through the use of high volumes of supplementary cementitious materials (fly ash and slag) to replace Portland cement content and, thus, the CO2 emissions associated with the SCC.

Biography

Dr. Kuder received her B.S. in Civil Engineering from Gonzaga University in 2000. She earned a M.S. (2002) and Ph.D. (2005) in Civil Engineering from Northwestern University, specializing in Structural Engineering and Materials.  

Curriculum Vitae