John Sobanjo


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Civil & Environmental Engineering

JOHN O. SOBANJO, Professor - John O. Sobanjo, Ph.D., P.E., is a Professor of Civil Engineering at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering in Tallahassee, Florida. Dr. Sobanjo has a diverse background in civil engineering, with specific interests in the areas of transportation infrastructure systems, construction, materials, safety, resilience, sustainability, and applications of advanced technologies in civil engineering. He has been a principal investigator on about $6 million federal and state-funded research projects and has produced several journal publications and technical reports. Dr. Sobanjo is a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). He is an Associate Editor for the ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, and also on the Editorial Board of the ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems. He has reviewed several research proposals for various national agencies, as well as reviewed journal papers for many publishers. Dr. Sobanjo is a licensed professional engineer in the states of California and Florida, with considerable industrial experience in various aspects of transportation design, traffic analysis, structural analysis, bridge inspection, construction, and maintenance, including over six years with both the Texas Department of Transportation (Texas DOT) and California State Department of Transportation (CalTrans). Dr. Sobanjo currently serves as the Director of the FSU’s Center for Accessibility and Safety for an Aging Population