||Symposium Day 1 “Technical Symposium for Buildings, Bridge and Geotechnical”|
||Wednesday 3rd April 2013.
||09:00 AM – 6:00 PM.|
||American University of Sharjah.|
||Free (Working lunch to be served)|
Seismic analysis and design of steel shear wall systems
Presenter: Prof. Abolhassan Astaneh-Asl, University of California at Berkeley
Professor Astaneh-Asl has over 30 years of experience in teaching and research. His major research interests at University of California at Berkeley include earthquake resistant design, hurricane and blast protection of structural systems among others. He has been the principal investigator in the World Trade Center Field Investigation and Collection of Perishable Data.
Hybrid Simulation of RC Box-Girder Bridges
Presenter: Prof. Khalid M. Mosalam, University of California at Berkeley
Professor Mosalam has over 15 years of teaching and research experience at the Univ. of California Berkeley where he is currently Vice Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. His primary research activities focus on modeling structural response of reinforced concrete (RC), masonry, and wood structural systems subjected to severe loading conditions from earthquakes, blasts or wind gusts.
Soil-Foundation-Superstructure Interaction for the Tallest Tower in the World: The Kingdom Tower
Presenters: Dr. Khaldoun Fahoum and Dr. Konstantinos Syngros
Langan Engineering and Environmental Services Ltd.
Dr Khaldoun Fahoum is Vice President and the Middle East Regional Manager for Langan Engineering . He also serves as the Deep Foundation Institute (DFI) Chair for the Middle East and North Africa.
Dr. Konstantinos Syngros is a Project Manager at Langan Engineering in the New York office with more than 10 years of experience in the area of geotechnical and earthquake engineering.
Building Session (Simultaneous Sessions)
Nonlinear FE Analysis of FRP-Strengthened RC T-beams under Cyclic Loading ... Dr. Rami Haweeleh
Vertical Shortening and Health Monitoring of Lotte World TowerCase Study ... Mr.Ravi Kiran
Strengthening Reinforced Concrete Slabs using CFRP … Dr. Ashraf Biddah
Bridge Session (Simultaneous Sessions)
Live Load Distribution in Bridges Subjected to Wide Trucks ... Dr. Sami Tabsh
Rail structure interaction analysis for Hyderabad Metro Project ... Mr. Inki Choi
Railway Bridge and Composite Girder Bridge Analysis ... Mrs. HY Lee
Geotechnical Session (Simultaneous Sessions)
Design and Application of Mechanically Stabilized Soil for Embankments, Highways, Retaining walls, and Foundations ... Dr. Magdi El-Emam
Soil-Foundation-Superstructure Interaction for Combined Piled-Raft Foundations. ... Mr. JaeSeok Yang
Geotechnical challenges in the D-runway (4th runway) Project of Tokyo Haneda Airport
... Dr. Yoichi Watabe