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


  • Professional Engineer: Illinois, Minnesota

Research & Scholarship Interests

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

Honors & Awards

  • 2018 Robert D. Klein Lectureship Award
  • 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

  • J.S. Steelman, L.A. Fahnestock, J.F. Hajjar, J.M. LaFave, Cyclic Experimental Behavior of Nonseismic Elastomeric Bearings with Stiffened Angle Side Retainer Fuses for Quasi-Isolated Seismic Bridge Response, Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE, 23(1), 2018, 04017120
  • B. Güldür Erkal, J.F. Hajjar, Laser-Based Surface Damage Detection and Quantification Using Predicted Surface Properties, Automation in Construction, 83, 2017, 285-302
  • D. Deniz, J. Song, J.F. Hajjar, Energy-based Seismic Collapse Criterion for Ductile Structural Frames, Engineering Structures, 141, 2017, 1-13
  • V.V. Saykin, T.H. Nguyen, J.F. Hajjar, D. Deniz, J. Song, Material Characterization Using Finite Element Deletion Strategies for Collapse Modeling of Steel Structures, Engineering Structures, 147, 2017, 125-133
  • T.H. Nguyen, C.H. Le, J.F. Hajjar, Topology Optimization Using the P-version of the Finite Element Method, Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 56(3), 2017, 571-586
  • K. Wei, S.R. Arwade, A.T. Myers, S. Hallowell, J.F. Hajjar, E.M. Hines, W. Pang, Toward Performance-based Evaluation for Offshore Wind Turbine Jacket Support Structures, Renewable Energy, 97, 2016, 701-721
  • M.R. Denavit, J.F. Hajjar, T. Perea, R.T. Leon, Stability Analysis and Design of Composite Structures, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 142(3), 2016, 04015157
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