Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo-Engineering, University of Minnesota

Catherine French has been a member of the University of Minnesota faculty for more than 30 years. Her research addresses the behavior of reinforced and prestressed concrete structural systems, field monitoring of bridges, numerical and experimental investigations of structural systems. She is a recipient of a number of awards including the 2016 WTS-MN Woman of the Year, ACI Joe Kelly Award, ACI Henry L. Kennedy Award, ACI RCRC Arthur J. Boase Award, and American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Raymond C. Reese Research Prize. She currently serves on ACI Technical Activities Committee and ACI 318, Structural Concrete Building Code.