Craig M. Newtson, Ph.D.

Pronouns: He/him
Hernandez Hall, Room 208
(575) 646-3034
newtson@nmsu.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. – 1997, Civil Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • M.S. – 1992, Civil Engineering, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
  • B.S. – 1989, Civil Engineering, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

Professional History

  • 2015 to Present – Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering, NMSU
  • 2005 to 2015 – Associate Professor, Dept. of Civil and Geological Engineering, NMSU
  • 2001 to 2005 – Assistant Professor, Dept. of Civil and Geological Engineering, NMSU
  • 1997 to 2001 – Assistant Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI

Research Interests

  • Structure, properties, behavior, and durability of concrete materials, with recent emphasis on UHPC. 
  • Mechanics of concrete materials and structures, with an emphasis on nondestructive testing.
  • Robotics applications in concrete construction.

Select Publications

Flores, E. Y., Varbel, J., Toledo, W. K., Newtson, C. M., and Weldon., B. D.(2020). “Ultra-High- Performance Concrete Shear Keys in Concrete Bridge Superstructures,” Transportation Research Record https://doi.org/10.1177/0361198120964725

Aleali, S. Ali, Bandini, P., Newtson, C. M. (2020). Multifaceted Bioinspired for Improving the Shaft Resistance of Deep Foundations. Journal of Bionic Engineering, 17(5), 1059-1074. 

Robertson, I. N., and Newtson, C. M., (2019). "Improving Concrete Durability through the use of Corrosion Inhibitors," ACI Materials Journal, Vol. 116, No. 5, p. 149. 

Visage, E. T., Weldon, B. D., Jauregui, D. J., and Newtson, C. M. (2019). "Flexural Performance of Ultrahigh-Performance Concrete Developed Using Local Materials," ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 31, No. 5, 04019050. 

Manning, M. P., Weldon, B. D., McGinnis, M. J., Jauregui, D. V., and Newtson, C. M., (2016).  "Behavior   Comparison of Prestressed Channel Girders from High-Performance Concrete and Locally Developed Ultra-High Performance Concrete," Transportation Research Record Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Transportation Research Board, No. 2577, p. 60. Best Paper –TRB Concrete Materials Group