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Marvin W Halling, P.E., S.E.

Marvin W Halling, P.E., S.E.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Professor, Structural Engineering Division Head

Contact Information

Office Hours: By Appointment
Office Location: EL 264
Phone: 435-797-3179

Educational Background:

  • Ph.D. Applied Mechanics, Minor: Geophysics, California Institute of Technology (CALTECH), Pasadena, CA, June, 1995
  • M.S. Civil Engineering: Structural Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, June 1986
  • B.S. Civil & Environmental Engineering, Utah State University, Logan, UT, June 1985


P.E., Professional Engineer, California, No. C 43664, (1988-Present)   S.E., Professional Structural Engineer, Utah, No. 4551629-2203, (2008-Present)


Marv Halling is a Professor and Division Head of Structural Engineering within the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. He teaches undergraduate and graduate design and analysis courses. He is very active in Earthquake Engineering and has been involved in several post earthquake reconnaissance investigations. He is currently working in the areas of structural health monitoring and damage detection.




The Utah State University Systems, Materials and Structural Health (SMASH) Laboratory.

Bridge Testing

A night time dynamic test on a bridge deck.



A detailed Finite Element Model (FEM) of a pre-stressed concrete girder bridge.

Bridge Calibration

Utilization of trucks of known weight for calibration of permanent bridge instrumentation for a bridge in Utah.


Trail Running