Stephen M. Morse, PE

Stephen M. Morse


  • Associate Teaching Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics
  • Affiliated Associate Teaching Professor, Civil, Environmental, and Geospatial Engineering
  • PhD, Civil Engineering, Texas Tech University
  • MS, Civil Engineering, Texas Tech University
  • BS, Civil Engineering, Texas Tech University


Dr. Stephen Morse is an associate teaching professor at Michigan Tech University in the Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics. He is also affiliated with the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geospatial Engineering. He has extensive experience in model scale and full scale testing, numerical modeling and software development related to window glass strength. For the past twelve years Dr. Morse has served as a technical adviser on the ASTM subcommittee responsible for maintaining and updating the national window glass standard, ASTM E1300. He contributed and authored key provisions to the E1300 standard including the addition of a generalized analytical procedure, expanded NFL charts and updated examples. Dr. Morse also serves as the Convener of Work Group 1 of ISO TC 160/SC 2 Strength of Glass in Buildings and a member of the US Technical Advisory Group.

Research Interests

  • Window Glass Strength Design
  • Wind loads on Structures
  • Finite Element Modeling of Brittle Materials
  • Large Scale Data Processing and Data Mining