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Edward Gil

BS in Civil and Infrastructure Engineering from George Mason University Research project: Computational Modeling of Glass Curtain Wall Systems to Support Fragility Curve Development With the increased push towards performance-based design, there is a need to understand and create more … Continue reading

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Raul Avellaneda

BS in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech Research Project: Cyclic Testing of Cantilever Composite Diaphragms The primary objective of this study is to expand our understanding of the seismic performance of concrete-filled composite diaphragms constructed using modern construction practices.

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Mahyar Zarat-Basir

BS from Virginia Tech Research Project: Improved Fracture Resistance of a Twelve Bolt Extended End-Plate Moment Connection The primary objective of this study is to figure out the detailing required to make the 12 bolt extended stiffened/unstiffened connection ductile enough … Continue reading

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Gengrui Wei

BS from Tongji University MS from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Research Project: Computational Study of Tension Field Action in Metal Building Gable Frame Panel Zones Gable metal frames are popular, cost-efficient structural systems for commercial and industrial buildings. The … Continue reading

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Hyeeun Kong

BS from Hanyang University Research Project: Design of Fixed-Base Hollow Structural Sections Subjected to Large Seismic Drift

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Javier Avecillas

BS from University of Cuenca Research Project: Topology Optimization of Steel Shear Fuses to Resist Buckling

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Trai Nguyen

BS from Ho Chi Minh University of Technology MS from Colorado State University – Fort Collins Research Project: Analytical Development and Experimental Study of Optimized Structural Fuse Shapes

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Ryan Stevens

BS from Virginia Tech Research Project: Qualification Testing of Artifacts in the Protected Zone of Moment Frames

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Xiaogang Huang

MS from Xi’an University of Architecture and Technology Research Project: Seismic Analysis of Self-Centering-Beam Moment Frames

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Eatherton receives ASCE Moisseiff Award

The Moisseiff award is given to an important paper published in an ASCE journal, dealing with the board field of structural design, including applied mechanics as well as the theoretical analysis, or constructive improvement, of engineering structures such as bridges … Continue reading

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