John Williams

Photo of John WilliamsProfessor Emeritus: Engineering Geology
Former Geology Department Chair (August 1982 - June 2006)
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Office: DH 307

  • Dr. Williams completed the faculty early retirement program in Fall of 2010. He is no longer accepting graduate students.


  • Ph.D. 1970, Stanford University

Research Interests

  • Ongoing research involves detection of slope instabilities, mechanics of landslide movement, seismically induced ground failures, effective land use planning, and issues of ethics in geosciences.