Stanley J. Vitton

Stanley J. Vitton

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Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Adjunct Professor, Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences

  • PhD, University of Michigan

Biography

Dr. Vitton's research focus is applied geomechanics. He has 8 years of industrial experience with the Shell Oil Company, where he worked in Shell's Mining Ventures Group which later became the Shell Mining Company. While with the Shell Mining Company, he was the Engineering Manager of their R & F Coal Company located in Cadiz, OH. His research is concentrated in the applied area and has a number of field based research projects. Dr. Vitton conducts research in the mechanics of seismic signals generated from hydrodynamic phenomena such as the interaction of tornadoes with the ground.

Research Interests

  • Mechanics of seismic signals generated from hydrodynamic phenomena such as the interaction of tornadoes with the ground