Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D., Civil Engineering
Vanderbilt University

M.S., Civil Engineering
Vanderbilt University

B.S., Civil Engineering
Purdue University

Contact Information

295 Jacobs Hall
VU Mailbox: PMB 351831, Nashville, TN 37235-1831 USA

Lori Troxel

Professor of the Practice of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Lori Troxel is an Associate Professor of the Practice of Civil and Environmental Engineering with teaching responsibilities in the area of structural engineering and sustainable infrastructure. As the faculty advisor for the Vanderbilt student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers, she and the chapter have received national recognition several times for their outstanding chapter. She has completed the EXCEED teaching course and implemented many innovative teaching strategies. Leading an interdisciplinary study abroad course on sustainable building and infrastructure has helped Vanderbilt engineering students study abroad in Northern Ireland and Spain. Her design experience includes designing foundations for electrical power equipment, inspecting supports in nuclear reactors, and designing prestressed bridges.

Academic Interests

  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • Sustainable building design

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