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Kerry Cato

Kerry Cato
Assistant Professor

Contact

Assistant Professor
Geological Sciences
Office Phone(909) 537-5409
Office LocationBI-113C

Education

BS Geology, Texas Tech University, 1982         

MS Geology, Texas A&M University, 1985        

PhD Geology, Texas A&M University, 1991

Courses/Teaching

Undergraduate:  

  • Geol 101-Introduction to Geology
  • NSCI 315-Natural Disasters
  • Geol 430-Engineering Geology

Graduate:  

  • Geol 555-Site Investigation & Siting   
  • Geol 556-Case Histories in Engineering Geology   
  • Geol 610-Environmental Geology

Specialization

Engineering Geology and Natural Hazards

Research and Teaching Interests

Engineering Geology  - site investigations and methods, risk analysis and performance of structures, especially dams          

Natural Hazards - debris flow systems and hazard policies, fault hazard evaluations

Using sUAV (small Unmanned Aerial Systems) & LIDAR imagery in teaching and research