Marv Halling

Department Head Structural

Professor


Marv  Halling

Contact Information

Office Hours: By Appointment
Office Location: EL 264
Phone: 435-797-3179
Email: marv.halling@usu.edu
Additional Information:

Educational Background

PhD, Applied Mechanics, (Minor: Geophysics), California Institute of Technology, 1995
MS, Civil Engineering, (Structural Engineering), Stanford University, 1986
BS, Civil Engineering, Utah State University, 1985

Licensures & Certifications

S.E., Structural Engineer, Utah, State of Utah, 2008
P.E., Civil Engineer, Utah, State of Utah, 2000
P.E., Civil Engineer, California, State of California, 1988

Awards

Undergraduate Research Mentor, 2015

CEE

Trailblazer Award, 2013

Utah Department of Transportation

Outstanding Teacher, 2011

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Outstanding Researcher, 2009

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Outstanding Researcher, 2008

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Fellow, 2008

American Society of Civil Engineers (F. ASCE)

Outstanding Advisor, 2007

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Utah Engineering Educator of the Year Award, 2007

Structural Engineers Association of Utah (SEAU)

Utah Engineering Educator of the Year Award, 2005

Structural Engineers Association of Utah (SEAU)

Utah Engineering Educator of the Year Award, 2004

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Utah Chapter

Utah Engineering Educator of the Year Award, 2002

Structural Engineers Association of Utah (SEAU)

Outstanding Teacher, 2001

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Outstanding Teacher and Professor of the Year, 2001

USU College of Engineering

Outstanding Researcher, 2000

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Outstanding Teacher, 2000

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Outstanding Advisor, 1997

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Outstanding Advisor, 1997

USU College of Engineering

Outstanding Teacher, 1997

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Scholar, 1993

Caltech


Publications | Journal Articles

Academic Journal

  • Zolghadri, N., Halling, M.W, Johnson, N., Barr, P.J, (2016). Field Verification of Simplified Bridge Weigh-in-Motion Techniques. ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, 21:10, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)BE.1943-5592.0000930
  • Pettigrew, C.P, Barr, P.J, Maguire, M., Halling, M.W, (2016). Behavior of 48-Year Old, Double-Tee Bridge Girders, made with Lightweight Concrete. ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, 21:2, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)BE.1943-5592.0000921
  • Laurendeau, M., Barr, P.J, Higgs, A., Halling, M.W, Maguire, M., Fausett, R.W, (2015). Live-Load Response of a 65-Year-Old Pratt Truss Bridge. ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 29:6, doi: DOI 10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0000996
  • Cook, W., Barr, P.J, Halling, M.W, (2015). Bridge Failure Rate. ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 29:3, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0000571
  • Higgs, A., Barr, P.J, Halling, M.W, (2015). Comparison of Residual Prestress Forces, Shear and Flexural Capacity of High Strength, Prestressed Concrete Bridge Girders. ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, 20:1, doi: DOI 1084-0702/05014009
  • Xing, S., Halling, M.W, Pan, S., (2014). Application of substructural damage identification using adaptive Kalman filter. Journal of Civil Structural Health Monitoring, 4:1, 27-42.
  • Fausett, R.W, Barr, P.J, Halling, M.W, (2014). Live-Load Testing Application Using a Wireless Sensor System and Finite-Element Model Analysis of an Integral Abutment Concrete Girder Bridge. Journal of Sensors, doi: DOI:10:1155/2014/859846
  • Rodriguez, L.E, Barr, P.J, Halling, M.W, (2014). Temperature Effects on a Box Girder, Integral Abutment Bridge. J. Perform Constr. Facil., doi: DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0000437
  • Barr, P.J, Hodson, D.J, Petroff, S.M, Thurgood, T.P, Halling, M.W, (2012). Baseline Testing and Long-Term Monitoring of the Lambert Road Bridge for the Long Term Bridge Performance Program. Journal of Civil Structural Health Monitoring, 2:2, 123-135.
  • Xing, s., Halling, M.W, Barr, P.J, (2012). Delamination Detection of Reinforced Concrete Decks Using Modal Identification. Journal of Sensors, Hindawi Publishing Corp., Vol. 2012, Article ID 156583, 17 pgs
  • Xing, s., Halling, M.W, Meng, Q., (2012). Structural Pounding Detection by Using Wavelet Scalogram. Advances in Acoustics and Vibration, Hindawi Publishing Corp., Vol. 2012, Article ID 805141, 10 pgs
  • Hodson, D.J, Barr, P.J, Halling, M.W, (2012). Live Load Analysis of Post Tensioned, Box-Girder Bridges. ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, 8. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)BE.193-5592.0000302
  • Boone, S.D, Barr, P.J, Bay, J.A, Halling, M.W, (2012). Development of a Nondestructive Impulse Device and Damage Model for Unreinforced Concrete. Journal of Sensors, 9. doi: 10.1155/2012/693082
  • Osborn, G.P, Barr, P.J, Petty, D.A, Halling, M.W, Brackus, T.R, (2012). Residual Prestress Forces and Shear Capacity of Salvaged Prestress Concrete Bridge Girders. ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering
  • Ou, Z., Chen, B., Hseih, K., Halling, M.W, Barr, P.J, (2011). Experimental and Analytical Investigation of Concrete Filled Steel Tubular Laced Columns. ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0000320
  • Porter, S.D, Julander, J.L, Halling, M.W, Barr, P.J, Boyle, H., Xing, S., (2011). Flexural Testing of Precast Bridge Deck Panel Connections. ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)BE.1943-5592.0000173
  • Rosvall, E.S, Halling, M.W, Lindsey, R., (2010). Induced Stresses from Lifting and Moving Highway Bridges with Self-Propelled Modular Transporters. TRR, Journal of the Transportation Research Board2200, 17-35.
  • Porter, S.D, Julander, J.L, Halling, M.W, Barr, P.J, Shear Testing of Precast Bridge Deck Panel Transverse Connections. ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities
  • Kukay, B., Barr, P.J, Halling, M.W, (2010). Prestress Losses in High-Performance SCC Prestressed Bridge Girders. Precast inc, 8-12.
  • Kukay, B.M, Barr, P.J, Friel, L., Coster, D.C, Halling, M.W, (2008). Post-fire assessments, methodology, and equations for directly determining wood’s residual flexural properties. Forest Products Journal, 58:1/2
  • Barr, P.J, Kukay, B.M, Halling, M.W, (2008). Comparison of Prestress Losses in a High Performance Concrete Bridge. ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, 13:5, 468-475.
  • Hsieh, K.H, Halling, M.W, Barr, P.J, Robinson, M., (2008). Damage Detection Using Dynamic Properties Determined from Laboratory and Field Testing. ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 22:4, 238-244.
  • Kukay, B.M, Friel, L., Barr, P.J, Coster, D.C, Halling, M.W, (2008). Fire’s Effect on Flexural Wood Property: Forest Products Journal. , 58:1/2
  • Barr, P.J, Yanadori, N., Halling, M.W, Womack, K., (2007). Live-Load Analysis of a Curved I-Girder Bridge. ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, 12:4, 477-484.
  • Mertlich, T., Halling, M.W, Barr, P.J, (2007). Dynamic and Static Behavior of a Curved-Girder Bridge with Varying Boundary Conditions. ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 21:3, 185-192.
  • Pulngern, T., Halling, M.W, Chucheepsakul, S., Poovarodom, N., (2006). On the Free Vibrations of Variable-Arc-Length Beams: Analytical and Experimental. Journal of Structural Engineering, 132:5, 772.
  • Hsieh, K.H, Halling, M.W, Barr, P.J, (2006). Overview of Vibrational Structural Health Monitoring with Representative Case Studies. Journal of Bridge Engineering , 11:6
  • Hsieh, K.H, Halling, M.W, Barr, P.J, (2006). Overview of System Identification and Case Studies using Vibrational Techniques: ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering. , 11:6, 707-715.
  • Pulngern, T., Chucheepsakul, S., Halling, M.W, (2005). Analytical and Experimental Studies on the Large Amplitude Free Vibrations of Variable-Arc-Length Beams. Journal of Vibration and Control, 11, 923-947.
  • Pulngern, T., Halling, M.W, Chucheepsakul, S., (2005). Large deflections of variable-arc-length beams under uniform self weight: Analytical and experimental. Structural Engineering and Mechanics, 19:4, 413-423.
  • Womack, K., Whitaker, A.M, Caliendo, J.A, Goble, G.G, Halling, M.W, (2003). Physical properties of plywood and waferboard used as pile cushion materials. ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 129:4, 379.
  • Halling, M.W, Womack, K., Moyle, R.M, (2001). Ductility Enhancement of Reinforced Concrete Bent Cap-Column Joints Using Graphite Composite Wraps. Journal of Advanced Materials, 33:4
  • Halling, M.W, Muhammad, I., Womack, K., (2001). Dynamic Field Testing for Conditional Assessment of Bridge Bents. Journal of Structural Engineering, 127:2
  • Halling, M.W, Womack, K., Moyle, R.M, (2001). The use of graphite composites to improve the performance of concrete beam column joints. Journal of Advanced Materials, 33:4
  • Halling, M.W, Muhammad, I., Womack, K., (2001). Bridge condition assessment using dynamic field testing. ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, 127:2
  • Womack, K., Halling, M.W, Ghasemi, H., Bay, J.A, (2001). Modal Analysis Research on the I-15 Corridor, Salt Lake City, Utah. Transportation Research Board
  • Nielson, B.G, Womack, K., Halling, M.W, (1999). Feasibility of system identification of multi-degree-of-freedom structures: Nine-span bridge case study. Transportation Research Board
  • Muhammad, I., Halling, M.W, Womack, K., (1999). Forced vibration testing of a full-scale bridge span. Transportation Research Board
  • Hall, J.F, Heaton, T.H, Halling, M.W, Wald, D.J, (1995). Near-source ground motion and its effects on flexible buildings. Earthquake Spectra, 11:4, 569-606.
  • Heaton, T.H, Hall, J.F, Wald, D.J, Halling, M.W, (1995). Response of high-rise and base-isolated buildings to a hypothetical MW 7.0 blind thrust earthquake. Science, 267, 206-211.

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Technical Reports

Research Reports

    Other Reports

    • Weeks, S.T, Halling, M.W, Molyneux, M.E, Bartlett, S., Snow, R., (2012). Strong Motion Instrumentation Plan for the Utah Department of Transportation, UDOT Report No. UT-09. Utah Department of Transportation *
    • Barr, P.J, Halling, M.W, Boone, S.D, Toca, R., Angomas, F., (2010). UDOTs Calibration of AASHTO’s New Prestress Loss Design Equations (UDOT Report No. UT-09.10). Utah Department of Transportation
    • Barr, P.J, Halling, M.W, Boone, B., Toca, J., Angomas, F., (2009). Structural Concrete Design and Curing Investigation (UDOT Report No. UT-09.14). Utah Department of Transportation
    • Halling, M.W, Barr, P.J, Stuart, J., Hansen, Z., Hsieh, K.H, (2008). Structural Health Monitoring of New Structures on the I-15 Corridor, Phase IV, UDOT Report No. UT-08.14. Utah Department of Transportation
    • Halling, M.W, Barr, P.J, Bay, J.A, Hsieh, K.H, Hales, M., Dye, T., Esplin, R., Thurgood, T., Ball, A., (2006). Dynamic Characteristics of New Bridges I-15 Research, Phase III: Testing and Modeling of the I-15 Flyover, C-846; Vine Street Overpass, C-814; and Cherry Hill, C-123, Bridges, UDOT Report No. UT-08.03. Utah Department of Transportation
    • Halling, M.W, Bay, J.A, Womack, K., Achter, J., Robinson, M., Gottipati, A., Huber, M., Christensen, C., (2002). Structural Condition Assessment using Dynamic Testing, I-15 Testbed Research, Phase II, UDOT Report No. UT-02.18. Utah Department of Transportation
    • Halling, M.W, Keaton, J.R, Anderson, L.R, Kohler, W.W, (2002). Deterministic Maximum Peak Bedrock Acceleration Maps for Utah. Miscellaneous Publication 02-11. Utah Geological Survey a division of Utah Department of Natural Resources
    • Halling, M.W, Keaton, J.R, Anderson, L.R, Kohler, W.W, (2001). Deterministic Maximum Peak Bedrock Acceleration Maps for Utah, UDOT Report No. UT-99.07. Utah Department of Transportation
    • Halling, M.W, Petty, T., (2001). Strong Motion Instrumentation of I-15 Bridge C-846, UDOT Report No. UT-01.12. Utah Department of Transportation
    • Halling, M.W, (2001). Buildings Chapter, The Nisqually, Washington, Earthquake Preliminary Reconnaissance Report. Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
    • Halling, M.W, (2000). Damage Survey Approach to Estimating Insurance Losses Chapter, 1999 Kocaeli, Turkey, Earthquake Reconnaissance Report. Earthquake Spectra, Supplement A
    • Halling, M.W, (2000). Performance of Buildings Chapter, 1999 Kocaeli, Turkey, Earthquake Reconnaissance Report. Earthquake Spectra, Supplement A
    • Womack, K., Halling, M.W, Bott, S.P, (2000). Static and Dynamic Testing of a Curved, Steel Girder Bridge in Salt Lake City, Utah, UDOT Report No. UT-00.13. Utah Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration
    • Womack, K., Halling, M.W, (1999). Forced vibration testing of the I-15 South Temple bridge, UDOT Report No. UT-99.15. Utah Department of Transportation
    • Halling, M.W, (1999). Investigation of base-isolated structures during recent earthquakes and computer simulations utilizing near-source long-period ground motions, Report No. EERL 95-09. Earthquake Engineering Research Laboratory (EERL), California Institute of Technology
    • Halling, M.W, Womack, K., Moyle, R.M, (1997). Retrofit of Existing Concrete Beam-Column Joints Using Advanced Carbon-Fiber Composites, UDOT Report No. UT-97.04. Utah Department of Transportation
    • Halling, M.W, (1996). Northridge Earthquake of January 17, 1994 Reconnaissance Report - Volume 2: Base-Isolated Buildings . Earthquake Spectra, Supplement C
    • Halling, M.W, (1994). Joint Task Force on Evaluating Damage Due to the Northridge Earthquake, Subcommittee No. 9–Base Isolated Buildings. Report to the Executive Committee of the City of Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety
    • Halling, M.W, (1994). Northridge Earthquake, January 17, 1994, Preliminary Reconnaissance Report 94-01. Earthquake Engineering Research Institute

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Other

    Other

    • Halling, M.W, (1995). Investigation of base-isolated structures during recent earthquakes and computer simulations utilizing near-source long-period ground motions. California Institute of Technology

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Teaching

    CEE 3020 - Structural Analysis, Spring 2022
    CEE, MAE 6130 - Structural Dynamics and Seismic Design, Fall 2021
    CEE 5100 - Infrastructure Evaluation and Renewal, Spring 2021
    CEE 3020 - Structural Analysis, Spring 2021
    CEE, MAE 6130 - Structural Dynamics and Seismic Design, Fall 2020
    ENGR 2030 - Engineering Mechanics Dynamics, Summer 2020
    CEE 3020 - Structural Analysis, Spring 2020
    CEE 5100 - Infrastructure Evaluation and Renewal, Fall 2019
    CEE, MAE 6130 - Structural Dynamics and Seismic Design, Fall 2019
    CEE 3020 - Structural Analysis, Spring 2019
    CEE 6050 - Experimental Methods in Structural Engineering, Fall 2018
    CEE, MAE 6130 - Structural Dynamics and Seismic Design, Fall 2018
    CEE 5100 - Infrastructure Evaluation and Renewal, Spring 2018
    CEE 3020 - Structural Analysis, Spring 2018
    CEE, MAE 6130 - Structural Dynamics and Seismic Design, Fall 2017
    CEE 5100 - Infrastructure Evaluation and Renewal, Spring 2017
    CEE 3020 - Structural Analysis, Spring 2017
    CEE, MAE 6130 - Structural Dynamics and Seismic Design, Fall 2016
    CEE 6050 - Experimental Methods in Structural Engineering, Spring 2016
    CEE 3020 - Structural Analysis, Spring 2016
    CEE, MAE 6130 - Structural Dynamics and Seismic Design, Fall 2015
    CEE 5100,6930 - Infrastructure Evaluation and Renewal, Spring 2015
    CEE 3020 - Structural Analysis, Spring 2015
    CEE,MAE 6130 - Structural Dynamics and Seismic Design, Fall 2014
    CEE 6050 - Experimental Methods in Structural Engineering, Spring 2014
    CEE 5110 - Steel Bridge Design Project, Spring 2014
    CEE 3020 - Structural Analysis, Spring 2014
    CEE 5110 - Steel Bridge Design Project, Fall 2013
    CEE,MAE 6130 - Structural Dynamics and Seismic Design, Fall 2013
    CEE 6050 - Experimental Methods in Structural Engineering, Spring 2013
    CEE 5100 - Infrastructure Evaluation and Renewal, Spring 2013
    CEE 5110 - Steel Bridge Design Project, Spring 2013
    CEE 6130 - Structural Dynamics and Seismic Design, Fall 2012
    CEE 6050 - Experimental Methods in Structural Engineering, Spring 2012
    CEE 3010 - Mechanics of Materials, Fall 2011
    CEE 6130 - Structural Dynamics and Seismic Design, Fall 2011
    CEE 6050 - EXPERIMENTAL METHODS, Spring 2011
    CEE 3020 - STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS, Spring 2011
    CEE 3010 - Mechanics of Materials, Fall 2010
    CEE 5070 - Structural Steel Design, Fall 2010

    Graduate Students Mentored

    Ethan Schow, August 2020
    Jacob Wilding, August 2020
    Jesse Mott, August 2020
    Spencer Nielson, August 2020
    Thaddeus Hansen, August 2020
    Timothy Price, August 2020
    Tyler Kendall, August 2020
    Adam Lambert, Civil & Environmental Engr, January 2020
    Benjamin Story, Civil & Environmental Engr, January 2020
    Nathan Raine, Civil & Environmental Engr, January 2020
    Colin Steele, Civil & Environmental Engr, August 2019
    Gregory Ostermiller, Civil & Environmental Engr, August 2018
    Pilaiwan Vaikasi, Civil & Environmental Engr, August 2017
    Kristopher Johnson, Civil & Environmental Engr, January 2015
    Joshua Fallon, Civil & Environmental Engr, August 2019 - December 2020
    Wyatt Hansen, Civil & Environmental Engr, August 2019 - December 2020
    Ronald Hafen, Civil & Environmental Engr, January 2018 - December 2020
    Dillon Thurston, Civil & Environmental Engr, January 2019 - December 2019
    Jake Goodsell, Civil & Environmental Engr, January 2019 - December 2019
    Kyle Smoot, Civil & Environmental Engr, August 2018 - May 2019
    Troy Greener, Civil & Environmental Engr, August 2018 - May 2019
    Trevor Gardner, Civil & Environmental Engr 2017
    Gilbert Nichols, Civil & Environmental Engr 2017
    Navid Zolghadri, Civil & Environmental Engr, August 2011 2017
    Tyson Alder, Civil & Environmental Engr, August 2015 - May 2017
    Kris Johnson, Civil & Environmental Engr 2016
    Steven Petroff, Civil & Environmental Engr 2013
    Jason Perry, Civil & Environmental Engr 2013
    Namwook Park, 2013
    Nephi Johnson, Civil & Environmental Engr 2013
    Nicholas Foust, Civil & Environmental Engr 2013
    Shutao Xing, August 2008 2012
    Lourdes Taveras, June 2010 - June 2012
    Michael Dean, June 2010 - June 2012
    Sandeep Madireddy, June 2010 - June 2012

    SMASH Lab

    SMASH Lab

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

    Bridge Testing

    Bridge Testing

    A night time dynamic test on a bridge deck.

    FEM

    FEM

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

    Bridge Calibration

    bridge calibration

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

    Trail Running

    trail running