Monique Head

Associate Professor
Monique Head
Office: 360H DuPont Hall
Phone: 302-831-6935

Monique Head

Associate Professor


PhD | Civil (Structural) Engineering. Georgia Institute of Technology
MS | Civil Engineering, University of Delaware
BS | Civil Engineering, University of Delaware

Executive Summary

Monique Head, PhD, PE, is a tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Delaware. She is also an affiliated member of the University’s Center for Innovative Bridge Engineering (CIBrE), Center for Composite Materials (CCM), and Delaware Center for Transportation (DCT).  Dr. Head has more than 20 years of experience in higher education at both research and teaching-intensive institutions, managing more than $5M in grant funding throughout her career from state and federal agencies.  She specializes in structural engineering with specific emphasis on structural monitoring and evaluation. Her research interests are centered around: 1) bridge evaluation using vision-based measurements, 2) earthquake engineering and the impact of earthquakes on structures, and 3) flood load and salinity effects on infrastructure. She is a member of several professional organizations, editorial boards, and currently serves as Chair of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Seismic Design and Performance of Bridges Committee (AKB50).

Research Areas

  • Bridges for the Future
  • Disasters
  • Infrastructure
  • Structural
  • Sustainability