Northeastern University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

 

 

Jerome F. Hajjar, Ph.D., P.E.

CDM Smith Professor and Chair

Director, Laboratory for Structural Testing of Resilient and Sustainable Systems (STReSS Laboratory)

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

400 Snell Engineering Center

360 Huntington Avenue

Northeastern University

Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5000 USA

617-373-3242 (telephone); 617-373-4419 (fax); jf.hajjar@northeastern.edu


COURSES TAUGHT

Northeastern University, 2010-

Course Number and Title (Semester System)

CIVE 7351 – Behavior of Steel Structures #

 

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005-2010

Course Number and Title (Semester System)

CEE 460 – Steel Structures I #

CEE 462 – Steel Structures II #

CEE 472 – Structural Dynamics

CEE 598JH – Nonlinear Analysis of Steel Structures &

 

University of Minnesota, 1992-2005

Course Number and Title (Quarter System)

CE 5600 – Linear Structural Systems

CE 5603 – Construction Materials

CE 5610 – Design of Metal Structures: Introduction

CE 5612 – Design of Metal Structures: Intermediate #

CE 8608 – Advanced Analysis and Design of Structures &

CE 8620 – Structural Dynamics I #

CE 8697 – Seminar: Structures

Course Number and Title (Semester System)

CE 3401 – Linear Structural Analysis

CE 3402 – Construction Materials

CE 4401 – Steel and Reinforced Concrete Design #

CE 4413 – Steel Design II #

CE 8421 – Structural Dynamics #

CE 8442 – Nonlinear Analysis of Structural Systems &

CE 8400 – Seminar: Structures

#: Extensively revised lecture course

&: Newly developed lecture course

GRADUATE STUDENT SUPERVISION

Current Students, Northeastern University

Ph.D.

N. Briggs, Topic:  Steel Diaphragm Innovation Initiative.

X. Du, Topic:  Critical Infrastructure Resilience.

Y. Yan, Topic:  Laser-based Structural Sensing and Damage Assessment using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles.

 

M.S.

M. Madhavan, Topic:  Steel Diaphragm Innovation Initiative.

A. Uthaman, Topic:  Laser-based Structural Sensing and Damage Assessment using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles.


M.S. Coursework Only

Numerous advisees

 
Undergraduate Research Assistants

M. Augustine

D. Casale

S. Glackin-Coley

J. Inoa

K. Kuhn

B. Liang

N. Leipziger Mundis

J. Swain

J. Tang

O. Yubi



Completed Students

Completed Ph.D. Degrees, Northeastern University

L. Wang                    “Deconstructable Systems for Sustainable Design of Steel and Composite Structures,” December 2017.   

B. Guldur                   “Laser-based Structural Sensing and Surface Damage Assessment,” August 2014. Current Position:  Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Hacettepe Üniversitesi, Ankara, Turkey.

V. Saykin                   “A Validated Approach for Modeling Collapse of Steel Structures,” August 2014. Co-Advisor with J. Song. Current Position:  Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering Technology, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, Massachusetts.

Completed Ph.D. Degrees, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

D. Deniz                “Stochastic Prediction of Collapse of Building Structures Under Seismic Excitations,” September 2009 through August 2014.  Co-Advisor with J. Song. Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Ozyegin University, Istanbul, Turkey.


J. S. Steelman             “Sacrificial Bearing Components for Quasi-Isolated Response of Bridges Subject to High-Magnitude, Low-Probability Seismic Hazard,” August 2013. Co-Advisor with J. LaFave and L. Fahnestock. Current Position:  Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska.

M. D. Denavit            “Characterization of Behavior of Composite Members and Frames and Applications for Design,” December 2012. Current Position:  Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee.

M. R. Eatherton         “Large-Scale Cyclic and Hybrid Simulation Testing and Development of a Controlled-Rocking Steel Building System with Replaceable Fuses,” August 2010.Current Position:  Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia.

Completed Ph.D. Degrees, University of Minnesota

C. Tort                      “Reliability-Based Performance-Based Design of Rectangular Concrete-Filled Steel Tube (RCFT) Members and Frames,” August 2007. Current Position:  Director of Research and Development, Miteng/Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.

J. M. Ocel                 “The Behavior of Thin Hollow Structural Section (HSS) to Plate Connections,” August 2006. Current Position:  Research Engineer, Professional Service Industries, Inc. of the Federal Highway Administration, McLean, Virginia.

K. Nozaka                “Repair and Retrofit of Steel Bridge Girders with Carbon Fiber Strips,” March 2002.  Co-Advisor with C. Shield. Current Position:  Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Ritsumeikan University, Kusatsu, Japan.

X. Tong                    “Seismic Behavior of Composite Steel Frame with Reinforced Concrete Infill Wall (S-RCW) Structural System,” March 2001.  Co-Advisor with A. Schultz and C. Shield. Current Position:  Director of Engineering, Jinhuan Group, Houston, Texas.

W.-H. Huang            “Curved I-Girder Systems,” April 1996.  Co-Advisor with T. V. Galambos. Current Position:  Structural Engineer, T. Y. Lin International, Tampa, Florida.

Completed M.S. Degrees, Northeastern University

S. Vasquez-Trujillo   “Data and Damage Detection for Hurricane Resilience,” May 2018.

J. Kordas                  “Simulation of Thermal Break Strategies for Cladding Systems in Building Structures,” December 2016.

C. Brown                 “Life Cycle Analysis of Deconstructable Flooring Systems,” May 2014.

A. Wetherbee           “A Synopsis of Sustainable Structural Systems with Rocking, Self-Centering, and Articulated Energy-Dissipating Fuses,” May 2014.

A. Sesen                   “A Synopsis of Sustainable Structural Systems with Rocking, Self-Centering, and Articulated Energy-Dissipating Fuses,” December 2011. 

Completed M.S. Degrees (Coursework Only), Northeastern University

J. Schultz                 May 2016

Completed M.S. Degrees, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

E. Filipov                  “Nonlinear Seismic Analysis of Quasi-Isolation Systems for Earthquake Protection of Bridges,” December 2011. Co-Advisor with J. LaFave and L. Fahnestock.

M. D. Denavit           “Nonlinear Seismic Analysis of Circular Concrete-Filled Steel Tube Members and Frames,” August 2009. 

L. Rong                     “On The Accuracy Of Nonlinear Analysis Of Continua Using The Discrete Element Method,” August 2009. 

S. Walsh                   “Data Processing of Laser Scans Towards Applications in Structural Engineering,” May 2009.  

D. Borello                “Forensic Collapse Investigation of a Concrete Bridge with Timber Piers,” May 2009.  Co-Advisor with B. Andrawes.

K. Hall                     “Nonlinear Behavior of Controlled-Rocking Steel-Framed Building Systems with Replaceable Energy Dissipating Fuses.”  December 2006. 

Completed M.S. Degrees (Coursework Only), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

N. Vivar                     May 2009.

R. Foltz                      December 2006.

M. Gonzalez               December 2006.

J. S. Steelman             December 2006.

Served as primary advisor to a large number of additional M.S.C.E. coursework-only students, M.S.C.E./M.Arch. dual degree students, and M.S.C.E./M.B.A dual degree students.

Completed M.S. Plan A Degrees, University of Minnesota

D. Krzmarzick            “Testing, Analysis, and Load Rating of Composite Steel Curved I-Girder Bridges.”  August 2006. 

S. C. Cotton                “Column Stiffener Detailing and Panel Zone Behavior of Steel Moment Frame Connections.”  August 2001.  Co-Advisor with R. Dexter.

S. D. Prochnow           “Local Flange Bending and Local Web Yielding Limit States in Steel Moment-Resisting Connections.”  November 2000.  Co-Advisor with R. Dexter.

Y. Ye                           “Nonlinear Analysis of Steel Moment-Frame Connections:  Continuity Plate and Doubler Plate Details.”  August 2000.  Co-Advisor with R. Dexter.

W. K. Saari                 “Behavior of Shear Connectors in Reinforced Concrete Infill Walls.”  February 1999.  Co-Advisor with A. Schultz and C. Shield.

P. F. Carlson               “The Behavior of Earthquake Resistant, Composite Steel Moment Resisting Frame Connections.”  February 1998.  Co-Advisor with C. Shield.

Q. Le                           “Transverse Cracking in Bridge Decks:  Parametric Study.”  February 1998.  Co-Advisor with C. French.

M. A. Gustafson         “Experimental Study of Composite Moment-Resisting Frame Connections Subjected to Cyclic Loading.” August 1997.  Co-Advisor with C. Shield.  Received the Silver Award from the James F. Lincoln Arc Welding Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, for excellence in college-level research and design in structural engineering.

A. O. Molodan            “A Cyclic Distributed Plasticity Model for Three-Dimensional Rectangular Concrete-Filled Steel Tube Beam-Columns and Composite Frames.” August 1997.

P. H. Schiller              “A Distributed Plasticity Formulation for Three-Dimensional Rectangular Concrete-Filled Steel Tube Beam-Columns and Composite Frames.”  November 1996.

M. C. Olson                “Cyclic Stress-Resultant Plasticity Behavior of Steel Cross-Sections.”  August 1996.

R. D. Zofkie                “Non-Iterative Calculation of Steel Beam-Column Inelastic Axial Design Strength.”  August 1996.

B. C. Gourley              “Cyclic Nonlinear Analysis of Three-Dimensional Concrete-Filled Steel Tube Beam-Columns and Composite Frames.”  June 1995.

Completed M.S. Plan B Degrees, University of Minnesota

S. Gartner                   “Design and Evaulation of Rectangular Concrete-Filled Tube (RCFT) Frames for Seismic Demand Assessment.”  May 2006.

C. Freisinger               “Testing Strategy for Load Testing of a Horizontally Curved Composite Steel Girder Bridge.”  June 2004.  Co-Advisor with R. Dexter.

C. Tort                        “Damage Assessment of Concrete-Filled Steel Tube Members and Frames.”  April 2003.

J. D. Ray                     “Live Load Stresses in Steel Curved Girder Bridges.”  December 2001.

M. L. R. Carlsson       “Stresses in Steel Curved Girder Bridges.”  May 2000.

X. Tong                       “Prototype Design and Plastic Analysis of Steel Frames with Composite Reinforced Concrete Infill Walls.”  February 1999.  Co-Advisor with A. Schultz.

K. Nozaka                   “Design of an Experimental Test Facility to Study the Cyclic Behavior of Steel Frames with Reinforced Concrete Infill Walls.”  February 1999.  Co-Advisor with A. Schultz.

S. Jang                        “Design of an Experimental Test Facility to Study Concrete-Filled Steel Tube Beam-Columns Subjected to Nonproportional, Nonuniform Bending Moment Plus Axial Force.”  July 1995.

G. Jimenez                  “Design of a Ten-Story Two-Way Unbraced Frame Structure using Steel Reinforced Concrete Beam-Columns.”  June 1995.  Co-Advisor with R. Leon.

J. Zamudio                  “Design of a Ten-Story Two-Way Unbraced Frame Structure using Concrete-Filled Tube Beam-Columns.” June 1995.  Co-Advisor with R. Leon.

M. J. Squarzini           “An Evaluation of Proposed Techniques for Predicting Column Capacity.”  September 1993.

Completed M.C.E. Degrees (Project), University of Minnesota

L. Eppers                    “Transverse Cracking in Bridge Decks:  Field Study.”  June 1998.  Co-Advisor with C. French.

B. Pulver                     “Measured Stresses in a Steel Curved Girder Bridge System.” July 1996.          Co-Advisor with T. V. Galambos.  Received the Merit Award from the James F. Lincoln Arc Welding Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, for excellence in college-level research and design in structural engineering.

Completed M.C.E. Degrees (Coursework Only), University of Minnesota

M. Christensen            May 2005.

J. Grauvilardell           June 2004.

D. Fox                         December 2003.

E. Fenske                    May 2002.

D. Siers                       September 2001.

D. Webster                  December 2000.

J. Bahma                     February 1999.

D. Enz                         March 1998.  Co-Advisor with A. Schultz.

Undergraduate Research Assistants

Numerous advisees

Post-Doctoral Associates, Northeastern University

D. Padilla-Llano         August 2015 to February 2018. Current Position:  Research Engineer, Rao Research and Consulting, LLC, McLean, Virginia.

K. Peterman                June 2014 to August 2016. Current Position:  Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

T. Nguyen                   September 2010 to August 2013. Co-Advisor with J. Song. Current Position:  Structural Engineer, KTP, Singapore.

S. Szyniszewski          September 2010 to August 2012. Current Position:  Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Surrey, Surrey, U.K.

Post-Doctoral Associates, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

T. J. Lin                      July 2009 to June 2011.

Post-Doctoral Associates, University of Minnesota

D. Lee                        September 2001 to August 2002 and August 2003 to December 2003.  Co-Advisor with R. Dexter. Current Position:  Research Engineer, Research Institute of Industrial Science & Technology (RIST), Seoul, Korea.

G. A. Rassati              April 2001 to August 2002.  Co-Advisor with A. Schultz and C. Shield. Current Position:  Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction Management, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.

G. Forcier                   September 1994 to May 1995.  Co-Advisor with R. Leon. Current Position:  Senior Connection Engineer, The CANAM Group, Portland, Oregon.

Post-Graduate Researcher Supervision, Northeastern University

 

B. Güldür                      June 2013 to August 2013.  Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Hacettepe Üniversitesi, Ankara, Turkey.

 

Visiting Scholars, Northeastern University

 

R. Bai                           January 2018 to May 2018.  Ph.D. student, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China.  


N. Su                            January 2017 to January 2018.  Lecturer, College of Civil Engineering, Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology, Xi'an, China.


J. Wang                        July 2017 to October 2017.  Ph.D. student, Department of Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.


Y. Terazawa                 September 2016 to December 2016.  Ph.D. student, Department of Architecture and Building Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan


Y. Chen                        September 2015 to September 2016.  Assistant Professor, College of Civil Engineering, Hainan University, Haikou, Hainan Province, China.

 

M. Zhou                      June 2015 to September 2015.  Ph.D. student, Department of Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

A. Valls                       June 2013 to August 2013.  Assistant Professor, School of Architecture, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain.

I. Ćurković                  September 2012 to May 2013. Ph.D. candidate, Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia.

Visiting Scholars, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

J. Fan                           September 2009 to September 2012.  Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

Y. Nakamura               February 2009 to March 2009.  M.S. candidate, Department of Architectural and Building Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan.

J. Zhang                       December 2007 to May 2009.  Ph.D. candidate, Department of Structural Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai, China.

L. Pallarés Rubio        September 2007 to August 2009.  Assistant Professor, School of Civil Engineering, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain.

R. Matsui                    August 2007 to September 2007 and February 2009 to March 2009.  Ph.D. candidate, Department of Architectural and Building Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan.

MUST-SIM Laboratory Research Engineer Supervision

M. Bletzinger              February 2007 to August 2008.

J. Tang                        February 2006 to February 2007.

MAST Laboratory Research Fellow and Research Coordinator Supervision

C. Wan                       April 2003 to August 2005.

D. Daugherty              October 2001 to August 2005.


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