Civil Engineering

Michael Gangone

Michael Gangone

Title: Associate Professor of Civil Engineering
Department: Civil Engineering
Building: RBS 1009
Phone: 903.565.5872


  • B.S. Civil Engineering (with distinction), Clarkson University 2005
    • Concentrations: Structural Engineering and Construction Management
    • Minor: Mathematics
  • M.S. Civil Engineering, Clarkson University 2006
  • Ph.D. Civil and Environmental Engineering, Clarkson University 2012




  • Engineering in Training – New York State
  • ASCE ExCEED Teaching Fellow

Teaching Interests:

Dr. Gangone’s teaching interests are primarily in structural engineering however he has taught classes in numerous areas of civil engineering. Classes include: mechanics of materials, structural analysis, advanced structural analysis, advanced steel design, soil mechanics, fluid mechanics and hydraulics, civil engineering materials, codes and specifications, leadership, business practices, asset management and public policy.

Research Interests:

Dr. Gangone’s areas of research interest include innovative bridge research and design methods as well as the development of structural health monitoring and condition assessment techniques for highway bridges. He has significant experience in load testing and rating of highway bridges. One of his current focus areas is in developing improved methods of condition assessment and damage detection using load testing data. He has been involved in numerous field deployments of sensor systems for acquiring performance characteristics of highway bridges from load testing. Dr. Gangone also has a strong commitment to teaching and improving engineering education.  

Research and Professional Highlights

Courses Taught:

  • CENG 3306 - Mechanics of Materials
  • CENG 3310 - Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics
  • CENG 3325 - Structural Analysis
  • CENG 3434 - Codes, Contracts, Specifications

Select Journal Publications:

Whelan, M.J., Gangone, M.V. (2015). “Effect of Measurement Uncertainties on Strain-based Damage Diagnostics for Highway Bridges,” Journal of Civil Structural Health Monitoring, 5(3), pp. 321-335.

Gangone, M.V., Whelan, M.J., Janoyan, K.D., Minnetyan, L. (2014). “Development of performance assessment tools for a highway bridge resulting from controlled progressive damage monitoring,” Structure and Infrastructure Engineering: Maintenance, Management, Life-Cycle Design and Performance, 10(5), pp. 551-567.

Gangone, M.V., Whelan, M.J., Janoyan, K.D., Minnetyan, L. (2012).  “Experimental Characterization and Diagnostics of the Early-Age Behavior of a Semi-Integral Abutment FRP Deck Bridge,” Journal of Sensor Review, 32(4), pp. 296-309.

Select Conference Proceedings:

Gangone, M.V., Biswas, M. (2016). “The Effects of Transitioning from a Face-to-Face Fundamentals of Engineering Review to a Virtual Environment,” ASEE-GSW, Fort Worth, TX, March (Awarded second place).

McGinnis, M.J., Gangone, M.V. (2015).  “Core Drilling Method for Determining Stresses and Tendon Forces in Prestressed Concrete Bridges: A Comparison of 2D and 3D Digital Image Correlation Approaches,” 16th European Bridge Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, 23-25 June.

Gangone, M.V. (2015). A Case Study of the Effectiveness of a Hybrid Course in Engineering Education,” ASEE-GSW, San Antonio, TX, March.

McGinnis, M.J., Gangone, M.V. (2015). “Adding Breadth to a Civil Engineering Structures Track – Perspectives of Students, Employers and Advisory Board Members” ASEE-GSW, San Antonio, TX, March.

McGinnis, M.J., Gangone, M.V., Weldon, B., Wosick, E. (2014). “Lateral Load Behaviour of Clay Masonry Façade with Advanced Wood Framing,” 9th International Masonry Conference, Guimaraes, Portugal, 7-9 July.

Gangone, M.V., Whelan, M.J., Janoyan, K.D., Minnetyan, L. (2013). “The Importance of Load Positioning During Experimental Load Testing of Highway Bridges,” 9th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, Stanford, CA, 10-12, September.