Mark W. Beacraft

Doctoral Student in Strategic Management


247 Mervis Hall






M.S. in Structural Engineering, Lehigh University, 2011

M.S. in Civil Engineering, Northwestern University, 2009

B.S. in Civil Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2007


Peer-Reviewed Publications:

Naito, Clay, Mark Beacraft, John Hoemann, Jonathan Shull, and Bryan Bewick. “Blast Performance of Single Span Precast Concrete Sandwich Wall Panels.” Journal of Structural Engineering 140.12 (2014): n. pag. Web.

Naito, Clay, Mark Beacraft, John Hoemann, and Bryan Bewick. “Performance and Characterization of Shear Ties for use in Insulated Precast Concrete Sandwich Wall Panels.” Journal of Structural Engineering 138.1 (2012): 52-61. Print.

Kim, Jae Hong, Mark Beacraft, Seung Hee Kwon, and Surendra Shah. “Simple Analytical Model for Formwork Design of Self-Consolidating Concrete.” ACI Materials Journal 108.1 (2011): 38-45. Print.

Kim, Jae Hong, Mark Beacraft, and Surendra Shah. “Effect of Mineral Admixtures on Formwork Pressure of SCC.” Cement and Concrete Composites 32.9 (2010): 665-671. Print.


Conference Proceedings:

Naito, Clay, Mark Beacraft, and John Hoemann. “Design Limits for Precast Concrete Sandwich Walls Subjected to External Explosions.”  ASCE/AISC Structures Congress Proceedings. Orlando, FL. 12-15 May 2010. ASCE, 2010. 1794-1804. Print.

Tregger, Nathan, Raissa Ferron, Mark Beacraft, Jae Hong Kim, Katherine Kuder, and Surendra Shah. “Improvement of Fresh-State Concrete through Small Additions of Clay.” ACI Spring 2010 Convention (Special Publication 270). Chicago, IL. 21-25 Mar 2010. ACI, 2010. 51-66. CD.

Shah, Surendra, Raissa Ferron, Nathan Tregger, Liberato Ferrara, and Mark Beacraft. “Self-Consolidating Concrete: Now and Future.” 2nd International Symposium on Design, Performance and Use of Self-Consolidating Concrete Proceedings. Beijing, China. 5-7 June 2009. RILEM, 2009. 3-15. Print.



Graduate Teaching Assistant, Lehigh University

Civil Engineering Materials, Fall 2010

Prestressed Concrete, Fall 2010

Numerical Methods in Civil Engineering, Spring 2010

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Northwestern University

Mechanics of Materials, Fall 2008

Engineering Analysis II, Winter 2008



Giant Eagle Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh, 2016

Walter P. Murphy Fellowship, Northwestern University, 2007-09

Association of Bridge Construction and Design Scholarship, Pittsburgh Chapter, 2007

Heinz Foundation Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh, 2006

Iron Mountain Education Fund Scholarship, 2004-05


Professional Experience:

Licensed Engineer, States of California and Illinois.

Engineer, Traylor Bros., Inc.

Tappan Zee Bridge Replacement, Coeymans, NY, 2015-16

Project Engineer, MCM Construction, Inc.

Schuyler Heim Bridge Replacement, Long Beach, CA, 2012-14

Colorado River Bridge Replacement, Parker, AZ, 2011-12