John S. McCartney

Title: Associate Professor
Group: Geotechnical Engineering and Geomechanics
Office: ECOT 547
Phone: 303-492-0470
E-mail: john.mccartney@colorado.edu

Education:

  • Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin (2007)
  • M.S. University of Colorado at Boulder (2002)
  • B.S. University of Colorado at Boulder, with high distinction (2002)

Website: http://ceae.colorado.edu/geotech/mccartney.html

Honors and Distinctions:

  • 2013 Presidential Leadership Award, ASTM
  • 2012 Croes Medal, ASCE
  • 2012 Arthur Casagrande Professional Development Award, ASCE
  • 2012 Shamsher Prakash Price for Excellence in Teaching of Geotechnical Engineering
  • 2011 NSF CAREER Award
  • 2008 International Geosynthetics Society Young Member Award
  • 2002–2005 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
  • 2002 Ketchum award from CEAE department at CU Boulder

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Society of Civil Engineers GeoInstitute (ASCE)
  • Association for Standards and Testing Materials (ASTM)
  • Transportation Research Board (TRB)

Interests:

  • Thermally Active Geotechnical Systems
  • Unsaturated Soil Mechanics
  • Geosynthetics Engineering
  • Geoenvironmental Engineering
  • Reliability-Based Design in Geotechnical Engineering