David Jauregui, Ph.D., P.E.

David Jauregui

Goddard Hall, Room 102
(575) 646-2912


  • Ph.D. in Structural Engineering – 1999, The University of Texas at Austin
  • M.S. in Structural Engineering – 1994, NMSU
  • B.S. in Civil Engineering – 1992, NMSU

Professional History

  • 01/01/2023 to Present – Associate Dean of Academics, College of Engineering, NMSU
  • 05/15 to 12/31/2022– Department Head of Civil Engineering, NMSU
  • 08/12 to Present – Professor of Civil Engineering, NMSU
  • 08/04 to 08/12 – Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, NMSU
  • 01/99 to 08/04 – Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, NMSU
  • 01/96 to 12/98 – Graduate Research Assistant, The University of Texas at Austin
  • 07/94 to 06/95 – Research Engineer, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM
  • 08/92 to 06/94 – Graduate Research Assistant, NMSU
  • Summer 1991 – Engineering Intern, MIDCON Corporation, Lombard, IL

Research Interests

  • Bridge inspection
  • Proof and diagnostic bridge testing
  • Load rating of bridges and culverts
  • Finite element analysis
  • Virtual reality and close-range photogrammetry
  • Non-destructive evaluation using acoustic emission and ultrasonic testing

Select Publications

Jáuregui, D. V., Weldon, B. D., and Aguilar, C. V. (2019). “Load Rating of Prestressed Concrete Bridges without Design Plans by Non-Destructive Field Testing.” appearing in Load Testing of Bridges: Proof Load Testing and the Future of Load Testing, CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group), United States.

Anay, R., Cortez, T. M., Jáuregui, D. V., ElBatanouny, M. K., and Ziehl, P. (2016). “On-Site Acoustic Emission Monitoring for Assessment of a Prestressed Concrete Double-Tee Beam Bridge without Plans.” ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 1-9: 04015062. 

Jáuregui, D. V. (2014). “Evaluation of a Steel Girder Bridge Collapse during Deck Removal.” ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 1-9: 04014007.

Riveiro, B., Gonzalez, H., Varela, M., and Jáuregui, D. V. (2013). “Validation of Terrestrial Laser Scanning and Photogrammetry Techniques for the Measurement of Vertical Underclearance and Beam Geometry in Structural Inspection of Bridges.” ELSEVIER Measurement, Vol. 46, No. 1, pp. 784-794.

Jiang, R., Jáuregui, D. V., and White, K. R. (2008). “Close-Range Photogrammetry Applications in Bridge Measurement: Literature Review.” ELSEVIER Measurement, Vol. 41, No. 8, pp. 823-834.