Robert L. Taylor received his graduate training in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley (MS 1958 and PhD 1963). He was a member of the Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Materials (SEMM) faculty in the Department from 1963 to 1994. In 1994 he became emeritus professor and Professor in the Graduate School.
Professor Taylor is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering and the T.Y. and Margaret Lin Emeritus Professor of Engineeing.
Currently all research is conducted in collaboration with other faculty and no new students are accepted for supervision.
Mechanics of solids, computational mechanics, finite element methods, isogeometric methods, multi-scale methods, finite element software.
Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Materials
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of California, Berkeley