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Rigoberto Burgueño
Professor and Chair

2430 Computer Science
Department of Civil Engineering
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-4424

Contact Information 
Phone: (631) 632-8315




  • Ph.D., Engineering Sciences (Structural Engineering), University of California, San Diego (1999)
  • M.S., Engineering Sciences (Structural Engineering), University of California, San Diego (1994)
  • B.S., Structural Engineering, University of California, San Diego (1993)

Professional Experience

  • Professor and Chair, Department of Civil Engineering, Stony Brook University, 2018 – Present
  • Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Michigan State University, 2000 – 2018
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Michigan State University, 2015 – 2018

Research Interests

Professor Burgueño’s expertise is in the areas of structural mechanics and structural engineering. His research interests include: hybrid nano- and micro-structured material systems, harnessing of elastic instabilities for smart/adaptive materials and structures, machine learning methods for structural damage assessment, composite materials and structures, concrete structures, and seismic structural design. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Federal Highway Administration, the Michigan Department of Transportation and the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute.