Dr. Fred Meyer

Affinity Group: Structural Engineering, Mechanics, and Materials

Office: Mason 5142A

Phone: (404) 894-5805



  • B.S., United States Military Academy, 1984
  • M.S.S.M., University of Southern California, 1989
  • M.S.C.E., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1993
  • Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002


Dr. Fred Meyer retired from active duty in the United States Army in 2021 after a 37-year career culminating as Professor and Head, Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering at the United States Military Academy, West Point, NY.  He joined the Structural Engineering, Mechanics, and Materials (SEMM) Group in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering as a Professor of the Practice teaching structural engineering courses and working with students.  He is an active member of the American Concrete Institute serving on several committees including 318 Sub A, General Concrete and Construction, and 213, Lightweight Aggregate and Concrete.  Dr. Meyer is a licensed professional engineer in Virginia and serves as an ABET Program Evaluator.  He has been married for 37 years and has two adult children.

Research Interests

  • Lightweight Concrete
  • Ultra-high Performance Concrete
  • Sustainable Construction Techniques
  • Engineering Education

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