Dr. Ernian Pan, F.ASCE, F.ASME

Dr. Ernian Pan, F.ASCE, F.ASME

Title: Professor
Dept/Program: Civil Engineering
Office: ASEC 534 (Lab ASEC 535)
Phone: 330-972-6739
Email: pan2@uakron.edu
Website: http://blogs.uakron.edu/ernianpan/


Dr. Pan joined UA in 2002 as a faculty member in the Civil Engineering Department. He previously worked as a Senior Research Engineer for the Institute of Water and Electric Power Research and as a Project Manager and Director for Optimal Cooperation. Dr. Pan is a Fellow with the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the American Society of Civil Engineers. He is the recipient of the College of Engineering's Outstanding Teacher Award and Outstanding Research Award. He also received the Outstanding Research Award from the International Conference on Computational and Experimental Engineering and Sciences.


Green’s function method; Boundary integral equations; Anisotropic elasticity; Layered composites; Layered Earth; Theoretical and computational mechanics.


  • Ph.D. University of Colorado at Boulder 1993
  • M.S. Peking University, Beijing, China 1985
  • B.S. Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China 1982


Statics, Mechanics of Solids, Advanced Mechanics and Materials, Theory of Structures, Finite Element Analysis, Elasticity and Energy Methods