Melanie Parker, SCAD architecture professor

Melanie Parker

Architecture professor



  • B.S.C.E., Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004
  • M.S.C.E., Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006


Becoming 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

Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society


American Society of Civil Engineers, American Institute of Steel Construction, Building Technology Educators Society

Publications and Presentations

  • "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"