Professor Emeritus
Department of Civil and Environment Engineering
University of Michigan

Dr. Richard (Dick) Woods is an Emeritus Professor and former Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, where he served on the faculty from 1967 through 2002. His research interests were focused on foundation dynamics, vibration measurements, blasting and other vibration damage, measurement of dynamic soil properties, site characterization for seismic mitigation, and applications of geophysics in geotechnical engineering. He held responsible offices in the Geotechnical Division of ASCE and ISSMGE. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and is distinguished member of ASCE.