Joe Crocker

Teaching Professor

Joe Cocker

Contact

303-273-3175
jcrocker@mines.edu

Education

  • BS Civil Engineering, Oklahoma State University, 1975
  • MS Civil Engineering, Oklahoma State University, 1987
  • PhD Civil Engineering, University of Utah, 2001

Research Areas

  • Engineering curriculum development

Courses Taught

  • CEEN 311 Mechanics of Materials
  • CEEN 312 Soil Mechanics
  • CEEN 314 Structural Theory
  • CEEN 331 Engineering Field Session, Civil
  • CEEN 440/CEEN 542 Timber and Masonry Design
  • CEEN 440 Introduction to the Seismic Design of Structures
  • CEEN 443 Design of Steel Structures
  • CEEN 445 Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures
  • CEEN 499 Independent Study
  • CEEN 540 Advanced Design of Steel Structures
  • CEEN 541 Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures II
  • CEEN 598 Steel Bridge Design
  • CEEN 599 Independent Study

Publications

  • Skokan, C., Crocker, J., and Baughman, G., 2009, “Introduction of Energy Courses into Native American Tribal Colleges: Innovations in Engineering Education”, 2009 Innovations in Engineering Education, iNEER.
  • Skokan, C., Simoes, M., Crocker, J., “Designing Humanitarian Engineering Courses”, 2006 ICEE Conference Proceedings.
  • Crocker, J., “Single Plate Shear Connections and Seismic Loading”, Proceedings of the 73rd Annual Meeting of the Colorado-Wyoming Academy of Science, Spring 2002.
  • Crocker, J.P., Chambers, J.J., “A Deformation Limit State for Single Plate Shear Connections Subject to Seismic Loading”, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on the Behaviour of Steel Structures in Seismic Areas, STESSA 2003, Naples, Italy, June 9-12, 2003.
  • Crocker, J.P., Chambers, J.J., “Design Implications for Single Plate Shear Connections Subjected to Seismic Loads”, Proceedings of the ASCE Structures 2004 Conference, Nashville, May 22-26, 2004.
  • Crocker, J.P., Chambers, J.J., “Single Plate Shear Connection Response to Rotation Demands Imposed by Frames Undergoing Cyclic Lateral Displacements”, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol 130, No. 6, June 2004.

Awards and Honors

  • Order of Omega Outstanding Faculty Award 2006
  • Order of Omega Outstanding Faculty Award 2012
  • Order of Omega Outstanding Faculty Award 2013
  • Alumni Association Outstanding Graduate Faculty Award May 2006
  • Alumni Association Outstanding Undergraduate Faculty Award December 2006
  • Alumni Association Outstanding Undergraduate Faculty Award May 2008
  • Alumni Association Outstanding Undergraduate Faculty Award December 2008
  • Alumni Association Outstanding Undergraduate Faculty Award May 2010
  • Outstanding Faculty Award Senior Class 2014
  • Minority Engineering Program Outstanding Faculty Award 2008
  • Minority Engineering Program Outstanding Faculty Award 2013
  • Minority Engineering Program Outstanding Faculty Award 2014