Research

Research Interests

Reliability of structural systems
Life-cycle optimization and management of deteriorating structures
Resilience and sustainability of infrastructure systems
Risk assessment and risk-based decision making
Structural deterioration under uncertainty
Structural system behavior under extreme events

Current Research

Sustainability-Based Management of Bridges (Omid)

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Sponsors

Tran-SET Transportation Consortium of South-Central States

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Connection Behavior in Steel Structures​ (Chris)

Performance of Connections with Bolts and Welds in Combination

Investigation of the behavior of steel connections with bolts and retrofit of exisiting structures.  The focus is on critical variables such as bolt types, load eccentricity, and connection size.
  • 1.5 million pound capacity

  • 12' X 12' X 15'

  • Powered by (2) 565 TON Simplex RDA Double Acting Cylinders

  •  Anchored to strong floor

Performance & Evaluation of Steel and Aluminum Naval Vessels Under Fatigue & Corrosion Deterioration

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Life-cycle Optimization and Management of Deteriorating Structures​ (Leon)

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