James KaklamanosAssistant Professor, Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, Merrimack College
Welcome to the website of Dr. James Kaklamanos, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at Merrimack College. Jim Kaklamanos joined the faculty of the Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering at Merrimack College in North Andover, Mass., in fall 2012. He completed his Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Tufts University in Medford, Mass. Jim specializes in geotechnical engineering, which concerns the behavior of earth materials and their effects on the built environment. His research focuses in the area of geotechnical earthquake engineering, specifically on the improvement of models for predicting earthquake-induced ground motions. At Merrimack, Jim teaches courses in geotechnical engineering, foundation engineering, earth retaining structures, earthquake engineering, and engineering statistics. He also serves as the faculty advisor to the Merrimack College chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and leads the peer and faculty mentoring initiative of Merrimack's Innovation through Engineering and Computer Science (iTEC) program. For more information, please visit Jim's Merrimack webpage.