Expertise

Research Interests:

  • stability of horizontally curved bridges
  • elastic and inelastic stability of structures
  • advanced modeling and simulation of structures
  • effects of blast loads on structures
  • effects of earthquakes on structures
  • new technologies for lightweight deployable structures/shelters
  • motor vehicle crash injury research
  • sign support behavior and design
  • use of polymers and composites in structures
  • maintenance and rehabilitation of local roads bridges and culverts
  • mechanics of precast concrete sandwich panel

 

Affiliations

Associate Professor, Civil Engineering, School of Engineering, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Gottlieb Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, Auburn University

Past Affiliations

Associate Professor, Ph.D. Program in Interdisciplinary Engineering, School of Engineering, University of Alabama at Birmingham (past)

Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, Auburn University

Associate Professor, Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, School of Engineering, University of Alabama at Birmingham (past)

Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, Auburn University

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, Auburn University

Communities
Engineering, Public Health, Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering
Degrees
PhD, Auburn University, Civil Engineering, 1996
MSCE, Auburn University, Civil Engineering, 1990
BSCE, Auburn University, Civil Engineering, 1988
Keywords
civil engineering