Dr. Michael Todd received his B.S.E. (1992), M.S. (1993), and Ph.D. (1996) from Duke University's Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, where he was an NSF Graduate Research Fellow. In 1996, he began as an A.S.E.E. post-doctoral fellow, then a staff research engineer (1998), and finally Section Head (2000) at the United States Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in the Fiber Optic Smart Structures Section. In 2003, he joined the Structural Engineering Department at the University of California San Diego, where he currently serves as Professor of Structural Engineering. To date, he has published over 300 journal articles and proceedings, 5 book chapters, and has 4 patents.
Dr. Todd also served on the Advisory Board of the UC San Diego LGBTQ Resource Center from 2004-2008 and the Chancellor's Advisory Committee on Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Issues from 2005- 2006.
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