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


PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE

2006-    Professional Engineer, License No. 062.059380, Illinois (Department of Financial and Professional Regulation).

2000-    Professional Engineer, License No. 40498, Minnesota (Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience, and Interior Design -- AELSLAGID).


CONSULTING

2016- Bristol Harbor Group, Bristol, Rhode Island. Advised on the design of a steel bridge.

2016 Gilsanz Murray Steficek, New York, New York. Advised on the design of steel moment-resisting connections.

2015- Applied Technology Council, NEHRP Consultants Joint Venture, Project Technical Committee, ATC-114, “Analysis, Modeling, and Simulation for Performance-Based Seismic Engineering.” Advised on a project on use of nonlinear analysis for performance-based seismic engineering.

2013- Applied Technology Council, NEHRP Consultants Joint Venture, Project Technical Committee, ATC-106 Task Order 32, “Seismic Behavior and Design of Deep, Slender Wide-Flange Structural Steel Beam-Column Members - Phase 2 – Experimental Evaluation.”Advised on a project on understanding the behavior and design of deep beam-columns in steel seismic force resisting systems.

2013 Halvorson and Partners, Inc., Chicago, Illinois. Advised on the analysis and design of a tall building in China.

2013 Applied Technology Council, NEHRP Consultants Joint Venture, Project Technical Committee, ATC-96 Task Order 32, “Nonlinear Response History Analysis of Steel Moment Frames.” Prepared a report documenting guidelines for performing nonlinear analysis of steel moment frames.

2012-2013 Applied Technology Council, NEHRP Consultants Joint Venture, Project Technical Committee, ATC-103 Task Order 29, “Development of Technical Brief on Structural Design Issues - Seismic Design of Steel Special Concentrically Braced Frame Systems.” Prepared a report documenting seismic design approaches for steel special concentrically bracedSmithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture frame systems.

2012 Guy Nordenson and Associates, New York, New York.  Advised on the analysis and design of a five-story government building in Washington, D.C. for which the lateral-resistance system comprised a series of steel frames with composite infill walls [see figure at right (from Freelon Adjaye Bond/Smith Group)].

2011 Applied Technology Council, NEHRP Consultants Joint Venture, Project Technical Committee, ATC-90 Task Order 29 , “Seismic Behavior and Design of Deep, Slender Wide-Flange Structural Steel Beam-Column Members: Phase 1.” Prepared a report documenting a research plan for understanding the behavior and design of deep beam-columns in steel seismic force resisting systems.

2009-2011 Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, D.C.  Advised on behavior and design of modular composite wall systems in shield structures for nuclear power plants.

2009-2011 Applied Technology Council, NEHRP Consultants Joint Venture, Project Review Panel, ATC-76-6 Task Order 6, “Improved Nonlinear Static Seismic Analysis Procedures – Multiple-Degree-of-Freedom Modeling.”  Advised on a report prepared on simplified nonlinear analysis procedures for seismic engineering.

2008-2009 Midwest Steel, Inc., Detroit, Michigan and Computerized Structural Design, S.C., Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Advised on the non-seismic and seismic design of steel and composite rack structures.

2007-2008 Consultec, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Advised on the review of a cement plant that included large concrete-filled tube columns and connections. Russia Tower

2007 KCE Structural Engineers, P.C., Washington, D.C. Advised on the composite construction detailing of a large church in Maryland with partially encased steel reinforced concrete beam-columns.

2007 Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Chicago, Illinois. Advised on the analysis, experimental testing, and design of a tall building using composite steel plate shear walls.

2006 Halvorson and Partners, Inc., Chicago, Illinois. Advised on the analysis and design of the one-hundred and eighteen story Russia Tower by Norman Foster in Moscow, Russia.  The lateral-resistance system comprised a mega-brace frame consisting of diagonally-oriented steel and reinforced concrete beam-columns [see figure at right (from Halvorson and Partners, Inc.)].

2006 Toltz, King, Duvall, Anderson and Associates, Inc. (TKDA), St. Paul, Minnesota. Advised on the analysis of the Lafayette Street Bridge, St. Paul, Minnesota, which was being retrofitted due to cracking from fatigue of the steel girder bridges.

2005 Opus Engineers and Architects, Inc., Minnetonka, Minnesota. Advised on the design of a composite steel/concrete coupling beam linking together two reinforced concrete shear walls in a multi-story residential building in Florida.

2004 KCE Structural Engineers, P.C., Washington, D.C. Advised on the repair of fractured concrete-filled steel tube columns in a government building in Washington, D.C.

2003 Guy Nordenson and Associates, New York, New York. Advised on the analysis and design assessment of a twenty-one story steel building in New Jersey that was exhibiting signs of distress due to inadequate stability design by the engineer of record.

2002-2005 American Institute of Steel Construction, Chicago, Illinois. Led a team of four engineers in writing, reorganizing, updating, and synthesizing (from contributions received from the AISC Specification Task Committees) the Commentary for the 2005 AISC Specification for the Design of Structural Steel Buildings.

2001 Halvorson and Kaye Structural Engineers, Inc., Chicago, Illinois. Advised on the analysis and design of the sixty-story Hyatt Tower in Chicago. The lateral-resistance system comprised a mega-brace frame consisting of concrete-filled steel tube beam-columns and braces.

1987 Weidlinger Associates, New York, New York. Recommended appropriate numerical techniques suitable for conducting geometric nonlinear analysis of the inflatable roof at the H. H. H. Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota to determine its behavior and capacity.


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