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Research of CAEE Professors Mehdi Modares and Jamshid Mohammadi on Temporary Structures Featured by ASCE

Research performed by Mehdi Modares, Associate Professor, Jamshid Mohammadi, Professor, and Armour R&D undergraduate student, Padraic Chronowski from the Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering Department was featured in the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), ASCE SmartBrief and ASCE eNews.

The research paper, entitled: Data-Driven Investigation into Causes of Collapse in Scaffolds, was originally published in the May issue of ASCE Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction. This work concludes that there is a crucial need for nationally accepted criteria for design of temporary scaffolding structures to better ensure workers’ safety and minimize economic losses. For more information, click here.