Former and Current Graduate Students

Former and Current Graduate Students


Former Graduate Students

 

 

 

Student

Title

Date

Employer**

(Hyperlink)

I. Ph.D.

 

 

 

Wei, X.,

Buckling Restrained Braces Applications for Superstructure and Substructure Protection in Bridges

06/11 - 06/16

Michael Baker International

Shrestha L.,

Columns Demands in Seismic-Resistant Steel Structures

06/11 - 08/15

Consultant, Nepal

Imani, R.,

Post-Earthquake Fire Resistance of Ductile Concrete Filled Double-Skin Tube Columns

01/10 - 06/14

Thornton Tomasetti (San Francisco)

Dowden, D.

Resilient Self-Centering Steel Plate Shear Walls

10/08 - 06/14

Michigan Technological University

Alzeni, Y.

Sandwich Composite Steel Plate Shear Walls

09/08 - 07/14

Alexandria University

Fouché, P.

Blast and Seismic Behavior of Concrete-Filled Double Skin Steel Tube and Modified Steel Jacketed Bridge Columns

05/07 - 05/14

Consultant, Haiti

Purba, R.H..

Seismic Performance of Steel Plate Shear Walls Considering Various Design Approaches

06/08 - 02/14

Institut Teknologi Bandung

Cui, S.

Seismic Performance of Buildings with Base Isolated Floors

05/06 - 04/12

Worley Parsons

El-Bahey, S.

Development of Structural Fuse Concepts for Bridges

05/07 - 08/10

Stevenson & Associates

Qu, B.,

Seismic Behavior and Design of Boundary Frame Members in Steel Plate Shear Walls

05/05 - 06/08

CalPoly

Fujikura, S.

Multi-Hazard Resistant Highway Bridges Piers

05/05 - 07/08

Utsunomiya University

Pollino, M.,

Rocking Steel Framed Systems

01/04 - 08/07

Case Western Reserve University

Berman, J.,

Seismic Retrofit of Large Bridges Braced Bent

10/02 - 03/06

University of Washington, Seattle

Vargas, R.

Enhancing Resilience using Passive Energy Dissipation Systems

05/02 - 02/06 

Technological University of Panama

Vian, D.

Passive Energy Dissipation using Metallic In-fills

06/00 - 11/05

PB (New York)

Lee, K.

Seismic Evaluation of Large Bridges Braced Bent

01/99 - 08/03

Chungnam National University

Sarraf, M.H.K.M.

Seismic Evaluation of Large Steel Truss Bridges

01/94 - 1/02 

Parsons (Irvine)

Paquette, J.

Pseudo-dynamic Testing of Unreinforced Masonry Buildings having Flexible Wood Diaphragms

09/95 - 1/02 

Public Works and Government Services Canada

Zahrai, S.M.

Seismic Retrofit of Slab-on-Girder Steel Bridges using Ductile Diaphragms

09/92 - 12/97

Tehran University

Dicleli, M.

Effect of Extreme Gravity and Seismic Loads on Short to Medium Span Slab-on-Girder Steel Bridges

09/90 - 08/93

Middle East Technical University

Taghdi, M.

(co-supervised w/ M. Saatcioglu

Seismic Resistance of Steel-plate Reinforced Shear Walls

09/90 - 02/98

 

II. M.A.Sc.

(Thesis)

 

 

 

Qureshi, R.K.,

Effect of Seismic Duration on Steel Plate Shear Walls, Sept 2007 - now

9/15-8/16

Continued to Ph.D.

Keller, D.

Multi-Hazard Resistant Bridge Pier Concept

09/07 - 05/08

Weidlinger (Washington, D.C.)

Purba, R.H.

Design of Perforated Steel Plate Shear Walls

08/05 - 08/06

University of Bandar Lampung

Pollino, Michael

Controlled Rocking of Deck Truss Piers Towers

09/01 - 01/04

Continued to Ph.D.

Berman, Jeffrey

Thin Steel Infill Walls as Passive Energy Dissipators for the Seismic Retrofit of Hospitals

09/00 - 10/02

Continued to Ph.D.

Bhagwagar, T.

Seismic Evaluation of Advanced Materials for Seismic Retrofit of Critical Buildings

03/99 - 03/00

AREVA (Lynchburg, VA)

Vian, D.

Shake-Table Testing to Instability Collapse of Steel Frames

12/98 - 05/00

Continued to Ph.D.

Chessman, K.

Seismic Behavior of Buildings having Riveted Stiffened Seat Angle Beam-to-Column Steel Connections

01/97 - 01/01

M & G Steel (Toronto)

Marson, J.

Competitive Steel Highway Bridge Pier Concept

09/96 - 1/00

WSP

Burke, S.

Ductility of corroded steel

01/96 - 04/01

La Farge NA (British Columbia)

Bisson, M.

Seismic Retrofit of Concrete Encased Riveted Stiffened Seat Angle Beam-to-Column Steel Connections

01/94 - 09/97

Harmer Podolak Engineering

Sarraf, M.H.K.M.

Seismic Behavior of Riveted Stiffened Seat Angle Beam-to-Column Steel Connections taken from an 83-Year Old Building

09/91 - 12/93

Continued to Ph.D.

Wang, N.

Normalized Energy-Based Methods to Predict the Seismic Energy Ductile Response of Single-Degree-of-Freedom Structures

01/91 - 01/93

Sybase

Boussabah, L.

Impact of Engineering Modeling Assumptions on Assessing the Seismic Performance of Montgomery Block Building

01/91 - 01/93

Consultant (Ottawa)

 

 

 

 

III. M.S./M.Eng.

(Project)

 

 

 

Fu, Y.,

Orientation of Diagonal Tension in Steel Plate Shear Walls

01/15-05/16

Continued to Ph.D.

Wang, F.,

Orientation of Diagonal Tension in Steel Plate Shear Walls having Different Aspect Ratios

01/15-05/15

Continued to Ph.D.

Ngeljaratan, L.

BRB Service Life in Bridge Application

04/13 - 06/14

Continued to Ph.D.

Zhang, S.

Seismic Performance of Bi-Directional Ductile Diaphragms

04/13 - 05/14

UrbanTech

Krishnappa, N.

Simulation of Blast Load Effects on Wide Flange Sections

06/11 - 07/12

Atkins Global

Hassan, M.

Demands on Composite Pile Shafts

04/13 - 01/14

Thornton Tomassetti, NYC

Powell, Jason

Seismic Design of Bridges with Steel Substructures using NCHRP 12-49 Proposed Specifications

01/00 - 06/00

 

Liu, J.

Aspects of Seismic Resistance of Steel Buildings

05/90 - 09/96

 

Taddei, P.

Implementation of Refined Physical Hysteretic Brace Element

09/93 - 09/95

 

 

IV. Post-Doctoral Researchers:

Gian-Paolo Cimellaro

Integrated Structural and Organizational Resilience

03/08 - 12/08

Polytechnic University of Turin

Warn, G.

Blast Resistance of Seismically-Designed Steel Plate Shear Walls

09/06 - 07/07

Penn State

Berman, J.

Cyclic Testing of a 3-Story Buckling Restrained Braced Frame with Novel Gusset Connection

03/06 - 06/06

University of Washington (Seattle)

Lopez-Garcia, D.


Multihazard-Resistant Bridge Wall Pier Concept

 09/04 - 06/05

 Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Chile

 

 

 

 


Current Graduate Students

 

 

 

Student

Title

Date

Link (if any)

I. Post-Doctoral

 

 

 

Polat, E.,

Design of Composite Walls

08-16--now

 

II. Ph.D.

 

 

 

Kenarangi, H.,

Design of Composite Pile Shafts

06-13-now

 

 

 

 

 

III. M.A.Sc.

 

 

 

None at this time

 

  

 


** As far as known based on information and hyperlinks provided by former students.