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  • PhD, Structural Engineering, Cornell University, 1988
  • MS, Structural Engineering, Cornell University, 1985
  • BS, Engineering Mechanics, Yale University, 1982

Research & Scholarship Interests

Steel and composite steel/concrete structures; earthquake engineering; structural stability; large-scale experimental testing of structures; computational simulation
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College Research Initiatives

Honors & Awards

  • 2016 ASCE Moisseiff Award
  • 2015 BSCES Clemens Herschel Award
  • 2013 SEI Fellow
  • 2010 Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Award
  • 2009 ASCE Shortridge Hardesty Award
  • 2007 ASCE Fellow
  • 2005 AISC T. R. Higgins Lectureship Award
  • 2004 AISC Special Achievement Award
  • 2003 ASCE Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize
  • 2000 ASCE Norman Medal

Professional Affiliations

  • American Concrete Institute
  • American Institute of Steel Construction
  • American Society of Civil Engineers Structural Engineering Institute
  • Architectural Institute of Japan
  • Association for International Cooperation and Research in Steel-Concrete Composite Structures
  • Consortium of Universities for Research in Earthquake Engineering
  • Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
  • European Association for Earthquake Engineering
  • International Association of Bridge and Structural Engineering
  • Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute
  • Research Council on Structural Connections
  • Structural Stability Research Council

Selected Publications

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Related News

April 5, 2016

CEE Professor & Chair Jerome Hajjar was awarded $180K NSF Grant for "Transforming Building Structural Resilience through Innovation in Steel Diaphragms".

February 24, 2016

CDM Smith Professor and CEE Chair Jerome Hajjar is a co-recipient of the 2016 Moisseiff Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers for his paper on "Quasi-Static Cyclic Behavior of Controlled Rocking Steel Frames".

January 8, 2016

ChE Chair & Professor Thomas J. Webster and CEE Chair & Professor Jerome F. Hajjar were featured in the November/December issue of Advanced Materials and Processes, an ASM International Publication.

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