Jill Walsh

Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering

Fields: Structural engineering, seismic design and analysis, bridge design, geotechincal engineering, construction engineering, contracts and management
Ph.D. University of California San Diego; M.S. ibid.; B.S. California State University, Fresno

5000 Abbey Way SE
Lacey, WA 98503


Dr. Jill Walsh is an assistant professor of Civil Engineering. Her primary research interests are in integral connections of bridges designed for rapid reconstruction, infrastructure resilience and seismic design for integral bridge connections. Dr. Walsh is the faculty advisor for the St. Martin’s student chapter of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

Prior to joining St. Martin’s in the fall of 2015, Dr. Walsh worked for T.Y. Lin, International’s Olympia, Washington office. During her thirteen years at T.Y. Lin, Dr. Walsh was involved in design, construction engineering and construction support of bridges for clients such as the Federal Highway Administration, Ministry of British Columbia, Sound Transit (Seattle), Trimet (Oregon), Oregon Department of Transportation, City of Chicago as well as multiple major bridge contractors.

Professional associations​

  • Registered PE In California, Oregon, Texas and Washington
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
  • Structural Engineers Association of Washington (SEAW)