Luis Fargier-Gabaldón

Luis B. Fargier-Gabaldón

Massman Beavers Associate Professor of the Practice of Heavy Civil Engineering




122A Cushing Hall of Engineering

Areas of Interest

Professor Luis Fargier-Gabaldón has designed and participated in the construction of more than 1 million square feet of bridges and buildings in South, Central and North America.

He served as a faculty member at the Universidad de los Andes, Purdue University, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was a senior structural bridge engineer for Kiewit and the Founder and Director of DCI in Venezuela. He was also a consultant to InterAmerican Development Bank and other multilateral international agencies.

His areas of interest include:

  • Bridge engineering
  • Design and construction of dams
  • Infrastructure financing
  • Earthquake engineering
  • Retrofitting of structures


Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2005
M.S., Virginia Tech, 2012
M.S., University of Michigan, 2003
B.S., Universidad de los Andes, 2001