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Started Ph.D. program in 2022 Investigating modular steel floor systems and floor systems with composite beams
PhD Student starting in 2021 Working on a project investigating retrofit of reinforced concrete diaphragms using fiber reinforced polymers (FRP) Co-Adivsed with Dr. Eric Jacques
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.
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
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
MS from Xi’an University of Architecture and Technology Research Project: Seismic Analysis of Self-Centering-Beam Moment Frames
BS from State University of New York 2013 MS from State University of New York 2016
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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
BS from Sharif University MS from Sharif University Research Project: Converting global shear deformations into local buckling resistant yielding mechanisms in metallic plates
B.S. in CEE at Virginia Tech, 2012 Project: Ring-Shaped Steel Plate Shear Walls