Christopher Alexander, Ph.D., ChE 2017

Christopher Alexander, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor (2018)
Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of South Florida

  • B.S. in Civil Engineering at University of South Florida
  • Ph.D. at the UF Department of Chemical Engineering in 2017
  • Adviser(s): Orazem
    • Research Area(s): Transport
    • Dissertation Title: Impedance Spectroscopy: The influence of surface heterogeneity and application to corrosion monitoring of bridge tendons
  • Sandia National Laboratories (Eric Schindelholz)

Notable Accomplishments:

  • Invented indirect impedance-based system for detecting corrosion in bridge tendons
  • Identified role of characteristic dimension on the influence of surface heterogeneities on impedance response

Current Role/Responsibilities:

  • Develops models to predict corrosion induced damage propagation in civil infrastructure