Laura N. Lowes
Associate Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
233C More Hall
Phone: 206.685.2563
Fax: 206.543.1543
E-Mail: lowes@

office hours: M/W 2:30 - 3:30 and by appointment

Fall 2010
CEE 457: Advanced Structures I
M/W 1:30 - 2:20 in More 230
F 1:30 - 3:20 in More 225
link to class website

Classes Taught
CEE 457: Advanced Structures I (last taught Fall 2008)
CEE 500A: Structural Engineering Graduate Seminar

CEE 504: Finite Element Methods in Structural Mechanics
(last taught Winter 2009)
CEE 506: Nonlinear Analysis (last taught Spring 2009)
CEE 515 Earthquake Engineering I (last taught Spring 2007)

CEE 498G: Graphics Communication for CEE (last taught Fall 2003)
CEE 498H: Numerical Methods for CEE (
last taught Fall 2002)
CEE 599E (to be CEE 507): Advanced Computational Mechanics (
last taught Spring 2002)
CEE 600: Independent Study (last taught Fall 2006)

Research Interests and Publications
NEESR-SG: Seismic Behavior, Analysis, and Design of Complex Wall Systems
Student Theses
ATC-58 Project

Other Activities
ACI/ASCE Committee 447: FEARCS