W. Lee Schroeder
mailing: 220 Owen Hall office: 111 Kearney Hall
School of Civil and Construction Engineering Oregon State University
Office Phone: 
Other Phone: 
Civil & Construction Engineering
Professor Emeritus


Ph.D., Geotechnical EngineeringUniversity of Colorado, 1967
M.S., Civil EngineeringWashington State University, 1963
B.S., Civil EngineeringWashington State University, 1962
Interests and Research:
Dr. Schroeder's research and professional practice focus on geotechnical engineering, particularly as it relates to heavy construction. His expertise encompasses cofferdams, retaining structures, foundations, dewatering, embankment construction and slope instability. As OSU Vice President, Finance and Administration,1992-1997, he had administrative responsibility for facilities maintenance and construction, safety and security, budgets, accounting, human resources and general support services for the University. He was Athletic Director (Interim), from 1997 to 1998.

Dr. Schroeder taught undergraduate and graduate courses in geotechnical engineering from 1967 to 1998 and is currently Professor Emeritus. He was the Associate Dean of Engineering from 1974 to 1992 and the head of the Civil Engineering Department from 1977 to 1978 and again from 1988 to 1989.


Long Vita: