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Douglas R. Rammer

Research General Engineer
One Gifford Pinchot Drive
Madison, WI 53726-2398
Phone: 608-231-9266
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Research Interests

  • Engineering Design Criteria
  • Mechanical Connection Behavior
  • Seismic and Wind Response of Wood Structures
  • Condition Assessment


  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.S. Civil Engineering, 1991
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.S. Civil Engineering, 1989

Professional Organizations

  • American Society of Civil Engineers - Structural Engineering Institute, Member
  • American Society of Testing and Materials, Member
  • American Wood Council -Wood Design Standard Committee, Member
  • Building Seismic Safety Council - Wood Structures, Member
  • National Frame Builders Association, Member
  • Wisconsin Professional Engineer, Member

Featured Publications & Products

Publications & Products

Research Highlights


Centennial Edition, Wood Handbook—Wood as an Engineering Material

The Wood Handbook—Wood as an Engineering Material serves as a primary reference document for a wide variety of users-from the general publ ...


Last updated on : 07/25/2014