Paulo J. M. Monteiro

Professor of the Graduate School
Research Interests
Concrete behavior & Structural materials

725 Davis Hall

Office Hours

Tuesdays and Thursdays:  2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Wednesdays: 5 pm to 6 pm

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Prof. Paulo Monteiro is the Roy W. Carlson Distinguished professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering at U.C. Berkeley. He has published over 300 archival papers, and he co-authored a comprehensive textbook on concrete that is widely used and has been translated into Japanese, Chinese, Greek, Spanish, Portuguese, and Persian. He has been elected to the U.S. National Academy of Engineering and has received the following awards for this research: Stephen Brunauer Award (twice), Premio Ari Torres, and Wa-son Medal for Materials Research.


Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, 1985

M.S.E., Civil Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, 1981

Civil Engineer., Escola Politecnica da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1979

Monteiro’s research focuses on concrete behavior and structural materials. He was elected to the prestigious National Academy of Engineering in 2020 for his contributions to the science and nanotechnology of concrete for sustainable construction and durable structures. Monteiro also co-authored a book, Concrete: Microstructure, Properties, and Materials, in 2014.


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