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Faculty Profile

Andrew T. Myers

617.373.3813
349 Snell Engineering Center
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Biography

Andrew Myers is an Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Northeastern University and a registered professional engineer in the state of California. Prior to joining Northeastern, Andrew worked for two years at AIR Worldwide in San Francisco, where he consulted on site-specific natural catastrophe risk assessments.

He received his M.S. (2006) and Ph.D. (2009) at Stanford University and his B.S. (2004) from Johns Hopkins University; all three degrees are in Civil and Environmental Engineering with a focus on Structural Engineering. His interests include multi-scale experimental testing of structures, computational mechanics-based simulation, probabilistic modeling of structural and natural systems, home renovations and CrossFit.

Education

  • Ph.D., Structural Engineering and Geomechanics, Stanford University, 2009
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2004

Research & Scholarship Interests

Off-shore wind structures; multi-scale experimental testing of structures; computational simulation; fracture and damage mechanics of metals; modeling
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College Research Initiatives

Honors & Awards

  • 2013 CEE Excellence in Teaching Award
  • 2007 NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute Fellowship

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Steel Construction
  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
  • Structural Engineers Association of Northern California

Selected Publications

  • V. Valamanesh, A.T. Myers. "Aerodynamic Damping and the Seismic Response of Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine Towers", Journal of  Structural Engineering, ASCE, 2014
  • A. Myers, A., Kanvinde, G. Deierlein, J. Baker. "Probabilistic Formulation of the Cyclic Void Growth Model to Predict Ultralow Cycle Fatigue in Structural Steel", Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 140 (6), 2014, 04014028
  • Myers, A.T., Kanvinde, A.M., and Deierlein, G.G. (2010). "Calibration of the Stress Modified Critical Strain (SMCS) Criterion to Predict Fracture in Structural Details: Specimen Size Dependence and Parameter Assessment," Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, 136(11), 1401-1410.
  • Myers, A. T., Kanvinde, A. M., Deierlein, G. G., and Fell, B. V. (2009). "Effect of Weld Details on the Ductility of Steel Column Baseplate Connections," Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Elsevier, 65(6), 1366-1373.
  • Fell, B. V., Kanvinde, A.M., Deierlein, G.G. and Myers, A.T. (2009). "Experimental Investigation of Inelastic Cyclic Buckling and Fracture of Steel Braces, " Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 135(1), 19-32.

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