Category Archives: Bios

This category is any staff or student bios. Use the “Eatherton” flag for Matt’s bio. You’ll also see there are sub-categories for students and staff.

Haseeb Tahir

BS from Virginia Tech

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Adrian Patricio Tola Tola

BS from University of Cuenca MS from Virginia Tech Research Project:  Analytical and Experimental Assessment of Ductile Fracture Due to Low-Cycle Fatigue in Steel Structural Components Earthquakes can induce large strains in structural components within a small number of cycles … Continue reading

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Alireza Farzampour

BS from Sharif University MS from Sharif University Research Project: Converting global shear deformations into local buckling resistant yielding mechanisms in metallic plates

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Nina Zheng

Lecturer at Chongqing University, Chongqing China Visiting Scholar at Virginia Tech August 2014 to August 2015

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Jessie Thangjitham

B.S. in CEE, 2013 Research Project: Evaluating Dynamic Behavior of Goodwin Hall

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Yujia Chen

B.S. in CEE from the Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture, May 2013 Research Project: Using Horizontal Stiffeners to Improve Ductility of Deep Beams with Non-Compact and Slender Webs

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Gage Pepin

B.S. in CEE at Washington State University, 2013 Research Project: Experimental Program for Reduced Beam Section Moment Connections with Jumbo Steel Beams

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Nonish Jain

B.E. from PEC University of Technology in Chandigarh, India, 2011 Research Project: Developing and Validating New Bolted End Plate Connection Configurations for the Metal Building Industry

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Kara Kea

B.S. in CEE at Howard University, 2013 Research Project: Development of a bio-inspired spine-like self-centering seismic force resisting system

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Michael Wood

B.S. in CEE from Virginia Tech, 2013 Project: Pretension testing of Super High Tension Bolts and Steel Crate Testing

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