haberZachary Haber, Ph.D.

Adjunct faculty, Structural Engineering
Email: zhaber@gmu.edu

Dr. Zachary Haber is the Lead Concrete Bridge Research Engineer with Genex Systems at the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center in McLean, VA. He has over eight years of experience related to research and development of innovative solutions for highway bridge structures. He was worked on research projects for the Florida Department of Transportation, Caltrans, the National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering in Taiwan, and the building materials industry in Japan. His research interests included prefabricated concrete bridge systems, advanced fiber reinforced polymer and cementitious composites, and behavior of concrete structures under seismic and extreme loads. Dr. Haber also has previous experience as a bridge design engineer and adjunct professor. He is a member of American Concrete Institute (ACI) Committees 408 Development and Splicing of Deformed Bars, 408-A0 Mechanical Reinforcing Bar Anchorages and Splices, 440 Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement, and 341 Earthquake-Resistant Concrete Bridges, and also serves as a manuscript reviewer for a number of different peer-reviewed technical journals and conferences. Dr. Haber’s experience allows him to educate students on the current state of the practice regarding concrete materials and structures, but also emerging technologies and the state of the art.