Professor in the Graduate School

Contact Information

Office - 714 Davis Hall
Phone - (510) 642-3066
Fax - (510) 643-8928
Email - rlt@ce.berkeley.edu

Address -
Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Materials
Department of Civil and Environmenetal Engineering
714 Davis Hall, Mail Code 1710
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-1710, USA

Biographical Sketch

Robert L. Taylor received his graduate training in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley (MS 1958 and PhD 1963). He was a member of the Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Materials (SEMM) faculty in the Department from 1963 to 1994. In 1994 he became emeritus professor and Professor in the Graduate School.

Professor Taylor is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering and the T.Y. and Margaret Lin Emeritus Professor of Engineeing.

Areas of Research

Currently all research is conducted in collaboration with other faculty and no new students are accepted for supervision.

Mechanics of solids, computational mechanics, finite element methods, isogeometric methods, multi-scale methods, finite element software.

The Finite Element Method, 6th edition

Finite Element Software



Structural Mechanics Faculty

Structural Mechanics Emeritus Faculty

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Selected Publications

Last Updated 19 September 2011

Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Materials
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of California, Berkeley