Yazen Khasawneh

Professor Yazen Khasawneh

Associate Teaching Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences



Areas of Interest

Yazen Khasawneh has extensive industrial experience in the design, construction, and retrofit of onshore wind turbine foundations, underground structures, deep foundations, geodesigns, slope stabilization, and foundations for high-rise buildings. His expertise is in computational geotechnics, soil-structure interaction, structural and soil response to dynamic loading, development of constitutive models, forensic engineering, testing through scales, and instrumentation. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Michigan.


Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Purdue University
M.S., Civil Engineering, University of Illinois
Bachelor’s degree from the Jordan University of Science and Technology