The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Richard Bennett, PhD, PE, is a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Tennessee. Dr. Bennett has been very active on the TMS 402/602 Code Committee. He has chaired the Flexural, Axial Loads, and Shear subcommittee and served as the vice-chair of the 2013 MSJC Committee. Dr. Bennett was the chair of the main committee that is developed the 2016 code, and is currently 2nd vice-chair of the TMS 402/602 Code Committee.