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Structures Seminar Series

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering hosts a departmental structures seminar series in which top researchers and practitioners from around the country and around the world are invited to speak. The seminars are free and open to the public.

 

Fall 2018 Semester

Date

Speaker

Title

December 6, 2018Georgios Tsampras
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
Force-Limiting Deformable Floor Diaphragm Connection for Earthquake-Resistant Buildings


Spring 2018 Semester

Date

Speaker

Title

March 20, 2018Paul Kassabian
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
3D Metal Printing and Mass Design Automation in Structural Design


Fall 2017 Semester

Date

Speaker

Title

October 2, 2017Jiaji Wang
Tsinghua University
Yongding River Cable-Stayed Bridge: Spatial behavior of pylon-support system
October 23, 2017Ramon Gilsanz
Gilsanz Murray Steficek
Understanding Resilience through a Musical Analogy
November 10, 2017Prof. Amit Kanvinde
University of California, Davis
Recent Research on Ductile Fracture in Civil Steel Structures


Fall 2016 Semester

Date

Speaker

Title

October 6, 2016Dr. Ezra Jampole
Exponent, Inc.
High friction sliding seismic isolation for enhanced performance of light frame structures during earthquakes


Fall 2015 Semester

Date

Speaker

Title

October 30, 2015Prof. Eric Hernandez
University of Vermont
Fatigue Monitoring, Diagnosis and Prognosis of Fracture Critical Structures
December 4, 2015Prof. Sanjay R. Arwade
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Topics in Material Micromechanics: Cellular Metals and Stochastic Homogenization


Spring 2014 Semester

Date

Speaker

Title

January 28, 2014Prof. Didem Ozevin
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Integrated Sensing to Modeling Approach for Understanding Physical State of Large Scale Structures using Waveform-based SHM Methods
March 20, 2014Casey Stevenson
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
Design and Construction of the Process Building Steel Structure for a Nuclear Waste Treatment Facility at the Idaho National Laboratory
March 31, 2014Dr. Nathan Post
Wind Technology Testing Center
Full Scale Structural Testing of Wind Turbine Blades


Fall 2013 Semester

Date

Speaker

Title

September 12, 2013Prof. Toru Takeuchi
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
Seismic Design Applications using Energy-dissipation Fuse Concept
October 28, 2013Prof. Mohammed Hjiaj
INSA de Rennes, Rennes, France
Finite Element Models for The Nonlinear Analysis of Composite Beams Taking Into Account Time Effects