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Thomas J. Skibinski

Assistant Teaching Professor


  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Larson Transportation Institute

206G Sackett Building


Research Areas:

Structural Engineering and Mechanics

Interest Areas:

Interest areas: Construction Engineering Management; Project Management; Ethics; Professional Practice; Professional Development; Advisor, ASCE Concrete Canoe




  • BS, Civil Engineering, Penn State University, 1976
  • MBA, Finance, University of Scranton, 1984


Research Projects

Honors and Awards


Service to Penn State:

  • Committee Work, Member, EFC Secretart for 2022/2023 Academic Year, Engineering Faculty Council, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee - SP22, August 2021
  • Committee Work, Member, Academic Integrity Committee, Academic Integrity, August 2019
  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Co-Advisor, ASCE Student Steel Bridge Team, August 2019
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Organizer, 2020 ASCE Mid-Atlantic Region (MAR) Student Conference and Student Steel Bridge Competition, April 2019 - June 2020
  • Other, Participant, Graduation Marshall, May 2019
  • Committee Work, Member, Advisory, SIMBA, Faculty Advisory Committee, December 2018 - July 2020
  • Committee Work, Member, Undergraduate Committee, August 2018
  • Committee Work, Member, CEE Department Advisory Committee, August 2018 - May 2019
  • Academic Leadership and Support Work, Coordinator, Area Coordinator for CEE General Courses, August 2018
  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Faculty Advisor, Construction Cost Estimating Competition, Contractors Association of Western Pennsylvania (CAWP), September 2016
  • Committee Work, Other, Faculty Representative Board Member, Penn State Civil & Environmental Engineering Alumni Society (PSCEEAS), August 2014
  • Committee Work, Member, Structures Committee, August 2011
  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Faculty Advisor, ASCE Concrete Canoe Team, August 2011

Service to External Organizations:




The Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute is Penn State’s transportation research center. Since its founding in 1968, the Larson Institute has maintained a threefold mission of research, education, and service. The Institute brings together top faculty, world-class facilities and enterprising students from across the University in partnership with public and private stakeholders to address critical transportation-related problems.

Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute

201 Transportation Research Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4710

Phone: 814-865-1891