| 2008 New Faculty |
Vice Chancellor for Information Technology
& Chief Information Officer
Professor, Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering
PhD (1983), University of California, Berkeley
Finite element analysis, computer software development and optimization, computational structural mechanics, nonlinear structural analysis, effective teaching methods, and structural optimization.
Hoit is an active researcher with a balanced portfolio that contains research activities and funding in both disciplinary work in the application of IT to the civil engineering field and engineering educational activities including educational reform and improved learning activities.
His discipline research has led to the creation of the Florida Bridge Software Institute. This is a University Institute that acts as a link between civil engineering transportation research and IT applications that help improve the technology of the field. The institute is currently involved in developing and licensing software that automates and enhances the analysis and design of bridges. The institute develops and manages the Florida State Department of Transportation database, which is the repository for all transportation-related data. This stems from his research and leadership in the use of XML and schemas to develop an international standard for information interchange.
- Hoit, M., Consolazio, Gary, Finite Element, Chapter 13, Handbook of Dynamic System Modeling, CRC press, Edited Paul Fishwick, 2007.
- Marc Hoit, “Hammering Out an IT Reorganization,” Edu-Tech Higher Education, November, 2006.
- Scot Weaver, Thomas Lefchik, Kirk Beach, Marc Hoit, “Geoenvironmental and Geotechnical Data Exchange: Setting the Standard,” Geocongress, New Orleans, 2008.
- Chris Bray, Roger Chandler, Steve Wathall, Marc Hoit, Thomas Lefchik, “Extending the Geotechnical Dictionary. Best Practice for Customizing the International Framework for Geotechnical Data,” Geocongress, New Orleans, 2008.
- Marc Hoit, Mark Styler, Mike McVay, “The DIGGS Standard and Piling (v1),” Geo-Engineering Data: Representation and Standardization, September 9, 2006, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom.
(New Faculty Profile Published: 2008)