Melanie Parker Dameron

Architecture professor


  • B.S., civil engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004
  • M.S., civil engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006


Being a professor at an internationally recognized university and having the opportunity to teach architecture students about structural concepts while maintaining a professional career on a part-time basis

Awards, recognitions and honors

  • Professional Engineering Licensure, Georgia License Number PE041135
  • E.I.T. Certification, Georgia License Number EIT022152
  • Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society


American Society of Civil Engineers, American Institute of Steel Construction, Building Technology Educators' Society, Structural Engineers Association of Georgia

Publications and Presentations

  • “Integrating Structure and Architecture through Education:  Haptic Learning in Structures and Construction Technology Courses,” accepted paper In Proceedings of The Second International Conference on Structures and Architecture, Guimarães, Portugal, July 2013
  • "Flexural Response of Masonry Elements Strengthened with Epoxy-Bonded Elastomeric Fiber Reinforced Films," Georgia Institute of Technology, Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Collection
  • Invited speaker, National Engineers Week Technical Training Conference, American Society of Civil Engineers, Savannah, Georgia - "The Use of Elastomeric Films to Strengthen Unreinforced Masonry against Blast Loads," February 2007