Sarah Mobley joined the Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty at the University of Tennessee in August of 2019. Prior to attending graduate school, she held the position of lead engineer for the Alaska Department of Natural Resources, Parks Design and Construction Section. Through this position, she qualified for and attained her Professional License.
Mobley received her MS in geotechnical engineering and PhD in structural engineering from the University of South Florida. During her graduate studies, she was awarded first place in the Deep Foundations Institute Educational Trust Student Paper Competition and was given the Association of Drilled Shaft Contractors Teri Dress Scholarship for women in Deep Foundations research.
Her specialties in teaching and research are materials testing, experimental stress theory and transducer design, deep foundation construction and quality control, electrochemical diagnostic techniques as well as understanding the importance of the support fluid concrete interface in drilled foundation applications.
PhD, University of South Florida, 2019
MSCE, University of South Florida, 2017
BSCE, University of Alaska, Anchorage, 2010