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Faculty Member Rachel Sangree Promoted to Senior Lecturer

November 14, 2018

Congratulations to faculty member Rachel Sangree, who recently was promoted to Senior Lecturer! Sangree teaches courses in the area of structural engineering and serves as the department’s Director of Undergraduate Studies and Program Chair for EP Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins’ part-time master’s degree program.  Prior to joining the civil engineering faculty at JHU, Rachel earned her […]

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Prof. Thomas Gernay Serves as Academic Advisor to Joint Project by ASCE Structural Engineering Institute and Charles Pankow Foundation

October 16, 2018

The ASCE Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) and the Charles Pankow Foundation (CPF) just signed an agreement for a research grant to develop, write and publish the state-of-the-art exemplar procedural guidance to properly execute a performance-based structural fire engineering design in accordance with the new ASCE/SEI 7-16 Appendix E industry standard. The project team includes four structural engineering firms and […]

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Prof. Somnath Ghosh Receives 2018 Investigator Medal from International Conference on Computational Methods

August 29, 2018

Congratulations to Prof. Somnath Ghosh, Michael G. Callas Chair Professor, who received the ICCM 2018 Investigator Medal from the International Conference on Computational Methods in Rome Italy on August 6, 2018. According to the conference committee, the Medal is presented to honor up to one individual who has made outstanding and sustained contributions in the general […]

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Prof. Tak Igusa Presents at NTSB Regarding Ethics of Autonomous Vehicle Testing

August 16, 2018

On May 23. 2018, Tak Igusa, professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, along with his collaborator Johnathon Ehsani, assistant professor in the Bloomberg School of Public Health, presented to the Board Members and staff of the NTSB (National Transportation Safety Board) on the topic of the ethics of autonomous vehicle testing. Their presentation focused […]

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Prof. Thomas Gernay Debuts SAFIR Training in United States

June 21, 2018

This week, Prof. Thomas Gernay and Prof. Jean-Marc Franssen (University of Liège), held the first training for their software, SAFIR, in the United States. SAFIR is a computer program that models the behavior of building structures subjected to fire, is currently used by more than 200 institutions worldwide, including universities, research centres and design offices. […]

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