James Lynch

James Lynch

Associate Professor of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering

Dr. James Lynch
Contact Info:
Campus: McNichols Campus
Building: Engineering
Room: 264
Phone: 313-993-3361
Dr. James Lynch
Areas of Expertise:
Foundation and Retaining Walls
Structures and Materials


  • PhD, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Northwestern University
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, Wayne State University
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Detroit


Associate Professor of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering. Professor Lynch has a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from University of Detroit, a master's degree in Civil Engineering from Wayne State University, and a PhD in Civil Environmental Engineering from Northwestern University. In between completing his bachelor's degree and starting his PhD, Professor Lynch worked as a civil engineer in the Metropolitan Detroit Area. His industry experience included design, laboratory, and field projects in geotechnical engineering, structural engineering, and materials testing. Professor Lynch is a professional engineer in the State of Michigan. His current research interests include nondestructive evaluation of concrete by wave propagation methods. Dr. Lynch is also the advisor for the ASCE student chapter.