Harry “Tripp” Shenton, III

Harry “Tripp” Shenton, III
Office: 360E DuPont Hall
Phone: 302-831-2447

Harry “Tripp” Shenton, III

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education


Ph.D. | Johns Hopkins University
Master | University of Delaware
Bachelor | University of Delaware

Executive Summary

Shenton’s areas of research focus include (1) structural health monitoring and condition assessment of civil infrastructure, and (2) innovative systems and materials for low-rise construction. He has received external funding from the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Federal Highway Administration, NIST, the Delaware Department of Transportation, the University of Delaware Research Foundation, and industry. In 1999 he received the prestigious National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career award. Shenton is an affiliated member of the University’s Center for Innovative Bridge Engineering, Center for Composite Materials, and Delaware Center for Transportation.

Research Areas

  • Bridges for the Future
  • Environmental and Water Resources
  • Structural