Ralph R. Sinno, Ph.D., P.E.

Ralph Sinno

Professor Emeritus


Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 1968.
M.S., Louisiana State University, 1964.
B.S., University of Florida, 1962.

Research Interests

  • Comprehensive analysis and design of civil engineering structural systems-Reinforced and prestressed concrete, structural steel and cold formed metal buildings
  • Experimental stress analysis- Field and laboratory instrumentation, system evaluation and performance, and testing of structures
  • Construction management- Applications and practices


  • United States Patent and Trademark Office, U.S. Patent No.: 5,060,429, Patent Title: "Ceiling-wall attachment", October 29, 1981
  • "Simulation of Non-uniform Unsteady Wind Forces Using Electromagnetic Pressures" -Patent Pending
  • "Framed Timber Structural System for Poultry Houses" - Patent Pending