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Structural Engineering

Structural engineering research concentrates on structural dynamics and earthquake resistant design, inelsatic behavior and non-linear analysis of steel structures, and bridge engineering.

Gongkang Fu, PhD, PE
Expertise: Bridge engineering, structural engineering, engineering mechanics, stochastic modeling, destructive and non-destructive testing for materials and structures, engineering management, infrastructure management.

Mehdi Modares
Associate Professor and Director of the Structural Engineering Program
Expertise: Reliability of infrastructures; computational mechanics; structural dynamics; structural uncertainty analysis.

Jamshid Mohammadi
Expertise: Structural engineering with emphasis on structural safety and reliability, fatigue and bridge engineering.

Sidney A. Guralnick
Perlstein Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Engineering
Expertise: Metal fatigue plastic collapse, incremental collapse and shakedown of framed structures in steel and in reinforced concrete; triaxial strength of concrete.