Dr. Scott Newbolds

Position Title: Associate Professor

Department: Engineering

Phone: 913.360.7122

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Dr. Newbolds has taught at Benedictine since 2012.  His classes focus mainly on structural design, engineering mechanics, and engineering materials.  He has served co-advisor to the concrete canoe team and ASCE student chapter.  Additionally, Dr. Newbolds has served as advisor to the engineering mission trip.  His research interests are in concrete materials, corrosion of steel in concrete, and the integration of Catholic teachings and the engineering profession. 

Dr. Newbolds started his career as a Project Engineer for the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) in 1995. While working in the INDOT Research and Development office, he received his Ph.D. from Purdue University in 2006.  In 2009, he began work as the Director of Site Operations for the Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES). Dr. Newbolds is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Indiana.


  • BS in Civil Engineering, Purdue University, 1995
  • MSCE in Civil Engineering, Purdue University, 2000
  • PhD in Civil Engineering, Purdue University, 2007