Schafer, Benjamin W.

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Civil Engineering
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Civil’s Schafer creates Steel Diaphragm Innovation Initiative

July 8, 2016

With support from the National Science Foundation, Benjamin W. Schafer, professor in the Department of Civil Engineering has created the Steel Diaphragm Innovation Initiative. This multi-year industry-academic partnership is dedicated to innovation in the application, modeling, and design of building floors and roofs utilizing structural systems with steel. Its goal is to advance the seismic […]

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Civil’s Schafer receives 2015 Shortridge Hardesty Award

February 9, 2015

Benjamin W. Schafer, professor and chair of the Department of Civil Engineering, on being chosen by the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Structural Engineering Institute to receive the 2015 Shortridge Hardesty Award. The award is given annually in recognition of substantial contributions in applying the fundamental results of research to the solution of […]

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About

Education
  • Ph.D. 1997, CORNELL UNIVERSITY
Experience
  • 2010 - 2015:  Department Chairperson, Unspecified
  • 2010 - 2015:  Dept. Chair, Unspecified
Research Areas
  • BIOMECHANICS
  • Building Design
  • COMPUTATIONAL mechanics
  • Cold-formed steel structures
  • Engineering Resilience
  • Experimental mechanics
  • Natural hazards
  • STRUCTURAL engineering
  • STRUCTURAL reliability
  • SUSTAINABILITY
  • Structural Art
  • Structural History
  • Stuctural Stability
  • THIN-walled structures
Awards
  • 2015:  Shortridge Hardesty Award
  • 2010:  Huber Research Prize (ASCE)
  • 2009:  2009 ASCE Outstanding Reviewer
  • 2008:  Swirnow Family Faculty Scholar
  • 2006:  AISC Faculty Fellowship - American Institute of Steel Construction for "Cross-section Stability of Structural Steel."
  • 2005:  NSF Career Award - National Science Foundation for "Structural Stability and Thin-walled Structures"
  • 2003:  Best Presentation - ASCE-SEI Structures Congress (2003) - tie for 1st Place - for Schafer - B.W. (2003). "Coming Soon: A Simpler - Faster - Cold-Formed Steel Design." ASCE - Structures Congress - Seattle - WA.
  • 2003:  Collingwood Prize - ASCE Society wide - for Schafer - B.W. (2002). "Local - Distortional - and Euler Buckling of Thin-walled Columns." ASCE - Journal of Structural Engineering - 128 (3) 289-299.
  • 2003:  Dunn Family Award - From the JHU student council
  • 2003:  Robert S. Pond - Sr. Excellence in Teaching Award
Presentations
  • "Advancing Seismic Engineering of Cold-Formed Steel Framed Buildings", UMn Departmental Seminar Series.  Minneapolis Minnesota, United States of America (the).  December 7, 2017
  • "Birth of the Steel Skyscraper", Dexter Memorial Lecture.  Minneapolis Minnesota, United States of America (the).  December 7, 2017
  • "Seismic Engineering of Cold-Formed Steel Framed Buildings and the CFS-NEES Effort", Departmental Seminar.  University of Massachusetts - Amherst.  January 1, 2016
  • "17 Conference Talks from my Group (1 from me personally)".  January 1, 2016
  • 14 Talks at Conferences with Full Papers completed with Schafer's students.  January 1, 2015
  • 7 Talks at Conferences with Abstracts Only completed with Schafer's students.  January 1, 2015
  • 1 Academic Seminar at University of Sydney.  January 1, 2015
  • 1 Keynote Lecture (ICASS 2015).  January 1, 2015
  • "Recent Advances and Future Trends in Thin-Walled Building Structures", International Conference on Thin-walled Structures.  Busan, Korea.  September 1, 2014
  • "The CFS-NEES Effort: Advancing Cold-Formed Steel Earthquake Engineering", 10th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering.  Anchorage, AK.  July 1, 2014
  • "CFS-NEES: Exploring Cold-Formed Steel Seismic Performance in Full Buildings", Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute Expo.  Memphis, TN.  May 1, 2014
  • "AISI Torsion Provisions and Torsional Analysis of Cold-Formed Steel Member", Structures Congress.  Boston.  April 1, 2014
  • "CFS-NEES: Cold-formed Steel Earthquake Engineering Research", Structures Congress.  Boston.  April 1, 2014
  • "Life in Academia, Life in the Profession", Structures Congress.  Boston.  April 1, 2014
  • "Translating Knowledge to Action: Session on Life-Cycle Performance for High-Performance Building", Building Innovation Conference.  Washington, DC.  January 1, 2014
  • 17 Other Talks, with conference papers, by Schafer Students at conferences in 2014...  January 1, 2014

Publications

Journal Articles
  • Torabian S, Schafer BW (2018).  Development and Experimental Validation of the Direct Strength Method for Cold-Formed Steel Beam-Columns.  Journal of Structural Engineering (United States).  144(10).
  • Smith BH, Chatterjee A, Arwade SR, Moen CD, Schafer BW (2018).  System Reliability Benefits of Repetitive Framing in Cold-Formed Steel Floor Systems.  Journal of Structural Engineering (United States).  144(6).
  • Fratamico DC, Torabian S, Zhao X, Rasmussen KJR, Schafer BW (2018).  Experimental study on the composite action in sheathed and bare built-up cold-formed steel columns.  Thin-Walled Structures.  127.
  • Fratamico DC, Torabian S, Zhao X, Rasmussen KJR, Schafer BW (2018).  Experiments on the global buckling and collapse of built-up cold-formed steel columns.  Journal of Constructional Steel Research.  144.
  • Abbasi M, Khezri M, Rasmussen KJR, Schafer BW (2018).  Elastic buckling analysis of cold-formed steel built-up sections with discrete fasteners using the compound strip method.  Thin-Walled Structures.  124.
  • Torabian S, Xiao F, Haws RB, Schafer BW (2018).  Design of Transverse Fillet Welds in the Lapped Joints of Thin Steel Plates.  International Journal of Steel Structures.  18(1).
  • Mahmoud A, Torabian S, Jay A, Mirzaie F, Myers AT, Smith E, Schafer BW (2018).  Modeling the Flexural Collapse of Thin-Walled Spirally Welded Tapered Tubes.  Journal of Structural Engineering (United States).  144(2).
  • Mirzaie F, Myers AT, Jay A, Mahmoud A, Torabian S, Smith E, Schafer BW (2018).  Imperfection measurements to predict buckling behavior of slender steel tubes.  Thin-Walled Structures.  123.
  • Farzanian S, Louhghalam A, Schafer BW, Tootkaboni M (2018).  Geometric imperfections in shell finite element models of CFS Members - A review of current state of practice.  Proceedings of the Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2018.
  • Foroughi H, Ji C, Schafer BW, Moen CD (2018).  Local buckling limit states in rod-braced metal building frames.  Proceedings of the Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2018.
  • Castaneda H, Ayhan D, Schafer BW, Peterman KD (2018).  Stability of wall-diaphragm connections in cold-formed steel framed buildings.  Proceedings of the Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2018.
  • Fischer AW, Bian G, Schafer BW (2018).  Warping and deformations in profiled steel deck under shear.  Proceedings of the Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2018.
  • Leng J, Peterman KD, Bian G, Buonopane SG, Schafer BW (2017).  Modeling seismic response of a full-scale cold-formed steel-framed building.  Engineering Structures.  153.
  • Kim JK, Louhghalam A, Lee G, Schafer BW, Wirtz D, Kim DH (2017).  Nuclear lamin A/C harnesses the perinuclear apical actin cables to protect nuclear morphology.  Nature Communications.  8(1).
  • Zhao X, Tootkaboni M, Schafer BW (2017).  Laser-based cross-section measurement of cold-formed steel members: Model reconstruction and application.  Thin-Walled Structures.  120.
  • Schafer B (2017).  Developments in research and assessment of steel structures.  ce/papers.
  • Wang Y, Gong J, Wirtz D, Schafer BW (2017).  Affine and non-affine deformations quantified in cytoskeletal networks through three-dimensional form-finding model.  Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials.  72.
  • Bian G, Chatterjee A, Buonopane SG, Arwade SR, Moen CD, Schafer BW (2017).  Reliability of cold-formed steel framed shear walls as impacted by variability in fastener response.  Engineering Structures.  142.
  • Ayhan D, Schafer BW (2017).  Characterization of in-plane backbone response of cold-formed steel beams.  Journal of Constructional Steel Research.  132.
  • Zhao X, Schafer BW (2017).  Characterization of cold-formed steel member dimensions and geometric imperfections based on 3D laser scanning.  Proceedings of the Annual Stability Conference Structural Stability Research Council 2017.
  • Fratamico DC, Torabian S, Rasmussen KJR, Schafer BW (2017).  Buckling and collapse behavior of screw-fastened, built-up cold-formed steel columns of varying cross-section size: Experimental investigation.  Proceedings of the Annual Stability Conference Structural Stability Research Council 2017.
  • Torabian S, Schafer BW (2017).  Cold-formed steel beam-columns: Experimental program, numerical analyses, design code development, and design tools.  Proceedings of the Annual Stability Conference Structural Stability Research Council 2017.
  • Foroughi H, Schafer BW (2017).  Simulation of conventional cold-formed steel sections formed from advanced high strength steel (AHSS).  Proceedings of the Annual Stability Conference Structural Stability Research Council 2017.
  • Kechidi S, Fratamico DC, Castro JM, Bourahla N, Schafer BW (2017).  Numerical study on the behavior and design of screw connected built-up CFS chord studs.  Proceedings of the Annual Stability Conference Structural Stability Research Council 2017.
  • Cai J, Schafer BW, Moen CD (2017).  CUFSM elastic buckling analysis software module for quantifying hole effects in thin-walled structural members.  Proceedings of the Annual Stability Conference Structural Stability Research Council 2017.
  • Jay A, Myers AT, Mirzaie F, Mahmoud A, Torabian S, Smith E, Schafer BW (2016).  Large-Scale Bending Tests of Slender Tapered Spirally Welded Steel Tubes.  Journal of Structural Engineering (United States).  142(12).
  • Peterman KD, Stehman MJJ, Madsen RL, Buonopane SG, Nakata N, Schafer BW (2016).  Experimental Seismic Response of a Full-Scale Cold-Formed Steel-Framed Building. I: System-Level Response.  Journal of Structural Engineering (United States).  142(12).
  • Peterman KD, Stehman MJJ, Madsen RL, Buonopane SG, Nakata N, Schafer BW (2016).  Experimental Seismic Response of a Full-Scale Cold-Formed Steel-Framed Building. II: Subsystem-Level Response.  Journal of Structural Engineering (United States).  142(12).
  • Smith BH, Arwade SR, Schafer BW, Moen CD (2016).  Design component and system reliability in a low-rise cold formed steel framed commercial building.  Engineering Structures.  127.
  • Li Z, Leng J, Guest JK, Schafer BW (2016).  Two-level optimization for a new family of cold-formed steel lipped channel sections against local and distortional buckling.  Thin-Walled Structures.  108.
  • Schafer BW, Ayhan D, Leng J, Liu P, Padilla-Llano D, Peterman KD, Stehman M, Buonopane SG, Eatherton M, Madsen R, Manley B, Moen CD, Nakata N, Rogers C, Yu C (2016).  Seismic Response and Engineering of Cold-formed Steel Framed Buildings.  Structures.  8.
  • Jay A, Myers AT, Torabian S, Mahmoud A, Smith E, Agbayani N, Schafer BW (2016).  Spirally welded steel wind towers: Buckling experiments, analyses, and research needs.  Journal of Constructional Steel Research.  125.
  • Amouzegar H, Schafer BW, Tootkaboni M (2016).  An incremental numerical method for calculation of residual stresses and strains in cold-formed steel members.  Thin-Walled Structures.  106.
  • Maia WF, Vieira LCM, Schafer BW, Malite M (2016).  Experimental and numerical investigation of cold-formed steel double angle members under compression.  Journal of Constructional Steel Research.  121.
  • Liu Z, Jacques CC, Szyniszewski S, Guest JK, Schafer BW, Igusa T, Mitrani-Reiser J (2016).  Agent-Based Simulation of Building Evacuation after an Earthquake: Coupling Human Behavior with Structural Response.  Natural Hazards Review.  17(1).
  • Bian G, Torabian S, Schafer BW (2016).  Reduced order models for profiled steel diaphragm panels.  Wei-Wen Yu International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures 2016 - Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Ayhan D, Schafer BW (2016).  Stiffness, stability, and strength of floor-to-wall connections in ledger-framed cold-formed steel construction.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2016, SSRC 2016.
  • Vieira LCM, Schafer BW (2016).  Fastener demands for sheathing-braced cold-formed steel stud gravity walls.  Latin American Journal of Solids and Structures.  13(6).
  • Jay A, Mirzaie F, Myers A, Torabian S, Mahmoud A, Smith E, Schafer B (2016).  The effect of geometric imperfections on the flexural buckling strength of tapered spirally welded steel tubes.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2016, SSRC 2016.
  • Lama Salomon A, Fratamico D, Schafer BW, Moen CD (2016).  Full field cold-formed steel column buckling measurements with high resolution image-based reconstruction.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2016, SSRC 2016.
  • Ayhan D, Schafer BW (2016).  The effect of m/v ratio on ledger-framing performance of cold-formed steel buildings.  Proceedings of the International Colloquium on Stability and Ductility of Steel Structures, SDSS 2016.
  • Smith BH, Chatterjee A, Arwade SR, Moen CD, Schafer BW (2016).  Benefits of load redistribution to the reliability of a cold-formed steel joist-supported floor system.  Proceedings of the International Colloquium on Stability and Ductility of Steel Structures, SDSS 2016.
  • Mahmoud A, Torabian S, Jay A, Mirzaie F, Myers AT, Smith E, Schafer BW (2016).  Collapse analyses on spirally welded tapered tubes using EC3 generated imperfections.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2016, SSRC 2016.
  • Bian G, Peterman KD, Torabian S, Schafer BW (2016).  Torsion of cold-formed steel lipped channels dominated by warping response.  Thin-Walled Structures.  98.
  • Torabian S, Amouzegar H, Tootkaboni M, Schafer BW (2016).  Finite element modeling protocols and parametric analyses for short cold-formed steel zee-section beam-columns.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2016, SSRC 2016.
  • Fratamico DC, Torabian S, Rasmussen KJR, Schafer BW (2016).  Experimental studies on the composite action in wood-sheathed and screw-fastened built-up cold-formed steel columns.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2016, SSRC 2016.
  • Fischer AW, Schafer BW (2016).  Impact of fabrication tolerances on cold-formed steel section properties, stability, and strength.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2016, SSRC 2016.
  • Torabian S, Fratamico DC, Schafer BW (2016).  Experimental response of cold-formed steel Zee-section beam-columns.  Thin-Walled Structures.  98.
  • Zhao X, Schafer BW (2016).  Measured geometric imperfections for Cee, Zee, and Built-up cold-formed steel members.  Wei-Wen Yu International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures 2016 - Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Abreu JCB, Punati N, Prasad KR, Schafer BW (2016).  Advanced modeling of cold-formed steel walls under fire.  Wei-Wen Yu International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures 2016 - Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Fratamico DC, Torabian S, Rasmussen KJR, Schafer BW (2016).  Experimental investigation of the effect of screw fastener spacing on the local and distortional buckling behavior of built-up cold-formed steel columns.  Wei-Wen Yu International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures 2016 - Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Li Z, Leng J, Guest J, Schafer B (2016).  Two-level optimization for a new family of cold-formed steel lipped channel sections against local and distortional buckling.  Thin-Walled Structures.  108.  64-74.
  • Smith B, Arwade S, Schafer B, Moen C (2016).  Design component and system reliability in a low-rise cold formed steel framed commercial building.  Engineering Structures.  127.  434-446.
  • Maia W, Vieira L, Schafer B, Malite M (2016).  Experimental and numerical investigation of cold-formed steel double angle members under compression.  Journal of Constructional Steel Research.  121.  398-412.
  • Leng J, Buonopane SG, Schafer BW (2016).  Seismic modeling and incremental dynamic analysis of the cold-formed steel framed CFS-NEES building.  Wei-Wen Yu International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures 2016 - Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Liu Z, Jacques C, Szyniszewski S, Guest J, Schafer B, Igusa T, Mitrani-Reiser J (2016).  Agent-Based Simulation of Building Evacuation after an Earthquake: Coupling Human Behavior with Structural Response.  Natural Hazards Review.  17(1).
  • Vieira L, Schafer B (2016).  Fastener demands for sheathing-braced cold-formed steel stud gravity walls.  Latin American Journal of Solids and Structures.  13(6).  1167-1185.
  • Schafer B, Ayhan D, Leng J, Liu P, Padilla-Llano D, Peterman K, Stehman M, Buonopane S, Eatherton M, Madsen R, Manley B, Moen C, Nakata N, Rogers C, Yu C (2016).  Seismic Response and Engineering of Cold-formed Steel Framed Buildings.  Structures.  8.  197-212.
  • Torabian S, Fratamico D, Schafer B (2016).  Experimental response of cold-formed steel Zee-section beam-columns.  Thin-Walled Structures.  98.  496-517.
  • Ayhan D, Madsen RL, Schafer BW (2016).  Progress in the development of ASCE 41 for cold-formed steel.  Wei-Wen Yu International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures 2016 - Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Amouzegar H, Schafer B, Tootkaboni M (2016).  An incremental numerical method for calculation of residual stresses and strains in cold-formed steel members.  Thin-Walled Structures.  106.  61-74.
  • Jay A, Myers A, Mirzaie F, Mahmoud A, Torabian S, Smith E, Schafer B (2016).  Large-Scale Bending Tests of Slender Tapered Spirally Welded Steel Tubes.  Journal of Structural Engineering (United States).  142(12).
  • Jay A, Myers A, Torabian S, Mahmoud A, Smith E, Agbayani N, Schafer B (2016).  Spirally welded steel wind towers: Buckling experiments, analyses, and research needs.  Journal of Constructional Steel Research.  125.  218-226.
  • Peterman K, Stehman M, Madsen R, Buonopane S, Nakata N, Schafer B (2016).  Experimental Seismic Response of a Full-Scale Cold-Formed Steel-Framed Building. I: System-Level Response.  Journal of Structural Engineering (United States).  142(12).
  • Torabian S, Nia ZS, Schafer BW (2016).  An archetype mid-rise building for novel complete coldformed steel buildings.  Wei-Wen Yu International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures 2016 - Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Bian G, Peterman K, Torabian S, Schafer B (2016).  Torsion of cold-formed steel lipped channels dominated by warping response.  Thin-Walled Structures.  98.  565-577.
  • Ayhan D, Schafer BW (2015).  Cold-formed steel member bending stiffness prediction.  Journal of Constructional Steel Research.  115.
  • Mirzaei A, Sangree RH, Velchev K, Comeau G, Balh N, Rogers CA, Schafer BW (2015).  Seismic capacity-based design of narrow strap-braced cold-formed steel walls.  Journal of Constructional Steel Research.  115.
  • Zhao X, Tootkaboni M, Schafer BW (2015).  Development of a Laser-Based Geometric Imperfection Measurement Platform with Application to Cold-Formed Steel Construction.  Experimental Mechanics.  55(9).
  • Buonopane SG, Bian G, Tun TH, Schafer BW (2015).  Computationally efficient fastener-based models of cold-formed steel shear walls with wood sheathing.  Journal of Constructional Steel Research.  110.
  • Buonopane S, Bian G, Tun T, Schafer B (2015).  Computationally efficient fastener-based models of cold-formed steel shear walls with wood sheathing.  Journal of Constructional Steel Research.  110.  137-148.
  • Fratamico DC, Torabian S, Schafer BW (2015).  Composite action in global buckling of built-up columns using semi-Analytical fastener elements.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2015, SSRC 2015.
  • Torabian S, Fratamico DC, Schafer BW (2015).  Experiments on cold-formed steel Zee-shaped stub beam-columns.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2015, SSRC 2015.
  • Ayhan D, Schafer B (2015).  Cold-formed steel member bending stiffness prediction.  Journal of Constructional Steel Research.  115.  148-159.
  • Mirzaei A, Sangree R, Velchev K, Comeau G, Balh N, Rogers C, Schafer B (2015).  Seismic capacity-based design of narrow strap-braced cold-formed steel walls.  Journal of Constructional Steel Research.  115.  81-91.
  • Hanna MT, Batista Abreu JC, Schafer BW, Abu-Hamd M (2015).  Post-fire buckling strength of CFS walls sheathed with magnesium oxide or ferrocement boards.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2015, SSRC 2015.
  • Arwade SR, Schafer BW, Schafer DF, Schafer ST (2015).  Modern examples of structural art in metals.  Structures Congress 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 Structures Congress.
  • Abreu JCB, Vieira LCM, Schafer BW (2015).  Experiments on cold-formed steel sheathed studs at elevated temperatures.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2015, SSRC 2015.
  • Schafer BW, Chen H, Manley BE, Larson JW (2015).  Enabling cold-formed steel system design through new AISI standards.  Structures Congress 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 Structures Congress.
  • Amouzegar H, Amirzadeh B, Zhao X, Schafer BW, Tootkaboni MP (2015).  Statistical analysis of the impact of imperfection modes on collapse behavior of cold-formed steel members.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2015, SSRC 2015.
  • Bian G, Padilla-Llano DA, Buonopane SG, Moen CD, Schafer BW (2015).  OpenSees modeling of wood sheathed cold-formed steel framed shear walls.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2015, SSRC 2015.
  • Blum HB, Meimand VZ, Schafer BW (2015).  Flexural bracing requirements in axially loaded cold-formed steel-framed walls.  Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction.  20(4).
  • Jay A, Myers A, Torabian S, Mahmoud A, Schafer B, Smith E (2015).  Static flexural local buckling tests on large scale spirally welded tubes for use as wind turbine towers.  Structures Congress 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 Structures Congress.
  • Zhao X, Tootkaboni M, Schafer B (2015).  Development of a Laser-Based Geometric Imperfection Measurement Platform with Application to Cold-Formed Steel Construction.  Experimental Mechanics.  55(9).  1779-1790.
  • Torabian S, Zheng B, Schafer B (2015).  Experimental response of cold-formed steel lipped channel beam-columns.  Thin-Walled Structures.  89.  152-168.
  • Torabian S, Zheng B, Schafer BW (2015).  Experimental response of cold-formed steel lipped channel beam-columns.  Thin-Walled Structures.  89.
  • Blum H, Meimand V, Schafer B (2015).  Flexural bracing requirements in axially loaded cold-formed steel-framed walls.  Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction.  20(4).
  • Mahmoud A, Torabian S, Jay A, Myers A, Smith E, Schafer BW (2015).  Modeling protocols for elastic buckling and collapse analysis of spirally welded circular hollow thin-walled sections.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2015, SSRC 2015.
  • Peterman KD, Schafer B (2014).  Sheathed Cold-Formed Steel Studs Under Axial and Lateral Load.  ASCE, Journal of Structural Engineering.  140(10).  04014074.
  • Peterman KD, Schafer B (2014).  Sheathed Cold-Formed Steel Studs Under Axial and Lateral Load.  ASCE, Journal of Structural Engineering.  140(10).  04014074.
  • Blum HB, Zeinoddini VM, Schafer B (2014).  Flexural Bracing Requirements in Cold-Formed Steel Framed Walls.  ASCE, Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction.  04014043.
  • Blum HB, Zeinoddini VM, Schafer B (2014).  Flexural Bracing Requirements in Cold-Formed Steel Framed Walls.  ASCE, Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction.  04014043.
  • Meimand VZ, Schafer BW (2014).  Impact of load combinations on structural reliability determined from testing cold-formed steel components.  Structural Safety.  48.
  • Torabian S, Schafer BW (2014).  Role of local slenderness in the rotation capacity of structural steel members.  Journal of Constructional Steel Research.  95.
  • Seif M, Schafer B (2014).  Design of locally slender structural steel columns.  Journal of Structural Engineering (United States).  140(4).
  • Peterman KD, Madsen RL, Schafer BW (2014).  Experimental seismic behavior of the CFS-NEES building: System- level performance of a full-scale two-story light steel framed building.  22nd International Specialty Conference on Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Torabian S, Zheng B, Schafer BW (2014).  Development of a new beam-column design method for cold formed steel lipped channe members.  22nd International Specialty Conference on Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Ádány S, Schafer BW (2014).  Generalized constrained finite strip method for thin-walled members with arbitrary cross-section: Primary modes.  Thin-Walled Structures.  84.
  • Szyniszewski ST, Smith BH, Hajjar JF, Schafer BW, Arwade SR (2014).  The mechanical properties and modeling of a sintered hollow sphere steel foam.  Materials and Design.  54.
  • Schafer BW, Ayhan D, Leng J, Liu P, Padilla-Llano D, Peterman KD, Stehman M, Buonopane SG, Eatherton M, Madsen R, Manley B, Moen CD, Nakata N, Rogers C, Yu C (2014).  The CFS-NEES effort: Advancing cold-formed steel earthquake engineering.  NCEE 2014 - 10th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering: Frontiers of Earthquake Engineering.
  • Peterman KD, Stehman MJJ, Buonopane SG, Nakata N, Madsen RL, Schafer BW (2014).  Seismic performance of full-scale cold-formed steel buildings.  NCEE 2014 - 10th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering: Frontiers of Earthquake Engineering.
  • Zhao X, Schafer BW (2014).  Laser scanning to develop three-dimensional fields for the precise geometry of cold-formed steel members.  22nd International Specialty Conference on Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Leng J, Li Z, Guest JK, Schafer BW (2014).  Shape optimization of cold-formed steel columns with fabrication and geometric end-use constraints.  Thin-Walled Structures.  85.
  • Leng J, Li Z, Guest J, Schafer B (2014).  Shape optimization of cold-formed steel columns with fabrication and geometric end-use constraints.  Thin-Walled Structures.  85.  271-290.
  • Bian G, Buonopane SG, Ngo HH, Schafer BW (2014).  Fastener-based computational models with application to cold-formed steel shear walls.  22nd International Specialty Conference on Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Peterman KD, Schafer BW (2014).  Sheathed cold-formed steel studs under axial and lateral load.  Journal of Structural Engineering (United States).  140(10).
  • Seif M, Schafer B (2014).  Design of locally slender structural steel columns.  Journal of Structural Engineering (United States).  140(4).
  • Ádány S, Schafer BW (2014).  Constrained finite strip method stability analysis of thin-walled members with arbitrary cross-section.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2014, SSRC 2014.
  • Comini R, Schafer BW (2014).  Stability of energy-dissipating steel fuses in an innovative seismic system for cold-formed steel structures.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2014, SSRC 2014.
  • McAnallen LE, Padilla-Llano DA, Zhao X, Moen CD, Schafer BW, Eatherton MR (2014).  Initial geometric imperfection measurement and characterization of cold-formed steel C-section structural members with 3D non-contact measurement techniques.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2014, SSRC 2014.
  • Li Z, Batista Abreu JC, Leng J, Ádány S, Schafer BW (2014).  Review: Constrained finite strip method developments and applications in cold-formed steel design.  Thin-Walled Structures.  81.
  • Torabian S, Zheng B, Schafer BW (2014).  Experimental study and modeling of cold-formed steel lipped channel stub beam-columns.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2014, SSRC 2014.
  • Shifferaw Y, Schafer BW (2014).  Cold-formed steel lipped and plain angle columns with fixed ends.  Thin-Walled Structures.  80.
  • Peterman KD, Bian G, Schafer BW (2014).  Experimental and computational analysis of direct torsion in cold-formed steel lipped channels.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2014, SSRC 2014.
  • Ádány S, Schafer BW (2014).  Generalized constrained finite strip method for thin-walled members with arbitrary cross-section: Secondary modes, orthogonality, examples.  Thin-Walled Structures.  84.
  • Peterman KD, Stehman MJJ, Buonopane SG, Nakata N, Madsen RL, Schafer BW (2014).  Stability behavior of full-scale cold-formed steel buildings under seismic excitations.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2014, SSRC 2014.
  • Peterman KD, Nakata N, Schafer BW (2014).  Hysteretic characterization of cold-formed steel stud-to-sheathing connections.  Journal of Constructional Steel Research.  101.
  • Batista Abreu JC, Schafer BW (2014).  Stability and load-carrying capacity of cold-formed steel compression members at elevated temperatures.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2014, SSRC 2014.
  • Schafer BW (2014).  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2014, SSRC 2014: Foreword.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2014, SSRC 2014.
  • Buonopane SG, Tun TH, Schafer BW (2014).  Fastener-based computational models for prediction of seismic behavior of CFS shear walls.  NCEE 2014 - 10th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering: Frontiers of Earthquake Engineering.
  • Buonopane SG, Burkhart K, Puleo J, Li X, Earley T, Schafer BW (2014).  Educational shake table models of CFS shear walls.  NCEE 2014 - 10th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering: Frontiers of Earthquake Engineering.
  • Foroughi H, Moen CD, Myers A, Tootkaboni M, Vieira L, Schafer BW (2014).  Analysis and design of thin metallic shell structural members - Current practice and future research needs.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2014, SSRC 2014.
  • Chatteijee A, Xiang Y, Moen CD, Arwade SR, Schafer BW (2014).  Towards quantifying beneficial system effects in cold-formed steel wood-sheathed floor diaphragms.  22nd International Specialty Conference on Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Liu P, Peterman KD, Schafer BW (2014).  Impact of construction details on OSB-sheathed cold-formed steel framed shear walls.  Journal of Constructional Steel Research.  101.
  • Fratamico DC, Schafer BW (2014).  Numerical studies on the composite action and buckling behavior of built-up cold-formed steel columns.  22nd International Specialty Conference on Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Li Z, Schafer BW (2013).  Constrained finite strip method for thin-walled members with general end boundary conditions.  Journal of Engineering Mechanics.  139(11).
  • Blum HB, Zeinoddini VM, Schafer BW (2013).  Bracing for flexural buckling in cold-formed steel framed walls.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2013, SSRC 2013.
  • Leng J, Li Z, Guest JK, Schafer BW (2013).  Shape optimization of cold-formed steel columns with manufacturing constraints and limited number of rollers.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2013, SSRC 2013.
  • Batista Abreu JC, Schafer BW (2013).  Stability of cold-formed steel compression members under thermal gradients.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2013, SSRC 2013.
  • Torabian S, Schafer BW (2013).  Strain capacity of cross-section elements and the role of local slenderness in the rotation capacity of structural steel.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2013, SSRC 2013.
  • Leng J, Schafer BW, Buonopane SG (2013).  Modeling the seismic response of cold-formed steel framed buildings: Model development for the CFS-NEES building.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2013, SSRC 2013.
  • Schafer BW, Camotim D (2013).  Special issue on cold-formed steel structures.  Journal of Structural Engineering (United States).  139(5).
  • Vieira LCM, Schafer BW (2013).  Behavior and design of sheathed cold-formed steel stud walls under compression.  Journal of Structural Engineering (United States).  139(5).
  • Meimand VZ, Graham-Brady L, Schafer BW (2013).  Imperfection sensitivity and reliability using simple bar-spring models for stability.  International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics.  13(3).
  • Li Z, Ádány S, Schafer BW (2013).  Modal identification for shell finite element models of thin-walled members in nonlinear collapse analysis.  Thin-Walled Structures.  67.
  • Trautner C, Ojdrovic R, Schafer BW, Jones NP (2013).  An investigation of the collapse of the dallas cowboys practice facility.  Forensic Engineering 2012: Gateway to a Better Tomorrow - Proceedings of the 6th Congress on Forensic Engineering.
  • Moradi M, Arwade SR, Schafer BW (2013).  Computational evaluation of limit states of thin-walled channels made from steel foam.  Thin-Walled Structures.  62.
  • Trautner C, Ojdrovic R, Schafer BW, Jones NP (2013).  Anatomy of a collapse.  Civil Engineering.  83(4).
  • Gong J, Zhang D, Tseng Y, Li B, Wirtz D, Schafer BW (2013).  Form-finding model shows how cytoskeleton network stiffness is realized..  PloS one.  8(10).
  • Li Z, Ádány S, Schafer BW (2012).  Modal identification of cold-formed steel members in shell finite element models.  21st International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures - Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Zeinoddini VM, Schafer BW (2012).  Improved reliability determination when testing cold-formed steel components.  21st International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures - Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Maia WF, Vieira LCM, Schafer BW, Malite M (2012).  Numerical and experimental investigation of cold-formed steel double angle members under compression.  21st International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures - Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Leng J, Li Z, Guest JK, Schafer BW (2012).  Constrained shape optimization of cold-formed steel columns.  21st International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures - Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Liu P, Peterman KD, Yu C, Schafer BW (2012).  Characterization of cold-formed steel shear wall behavior under cyclic loading for the CFS-NEES building.  21st International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures - Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Szyniszewski S, Smith BH, Zeinoddini VM, Hajjar JF, Arwade SR, Schafer BW (2012).  Towards the design of cold-formed steel foam sandwich columns.  21st International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures - Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Leng J, Schafer BW, Buonopane SG (2012).  Seismic computational analysis of CFS-NEES building.  21st International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures - Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Zeinoddini VM, Schafer BW (2012).  Simulation of geometric imperfections in cold-formed steel members using spectral representation approach.  Thin-Walled Structures.  60.
  • Smith BH, Szyniszewski S, Hajjar JF, Schafer BW, Arwade SR (2012).  Characterization of steel foams for structural components.  Metals.  2(4).
  • Szyniszewski S, Smith BH, Hajjar JF, Arwade SR, Schafer BW (2012).  Local buckling strength of steel foam sandwich panels.  Thin-Walled Structures.  59.
  • Nakata N, Schafer BW, Madsen RL (2012).  Seismic design of multi-story cold-formed steel buildings: The CFS-NEES archetype building.  Structures Congress 2012 - Proceedings of the 2012 Structures Congress.
  • Ayhan D, Schafer BW (2012).  Characterization of moment-rotation response of cold-formed steel beams.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2012.
  • Zeinoddini VM, Schafer BW (2012).  Simulation of geometric imperfections in cold-formed steel members.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2012.
  • Liu P, Peterman KD, Yu C, Schafer BW (2012).  Cold-formed steel shear walls in ledger-framed buildings.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2012.
  • Smith BH, Szyniszewski S, Hajjar JF, Schafer BW, Arwade SR (2012).  Material characterization and microstructural simulation of hollow spheres and PCM steel foams.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2012.
  • Peterman KD, Schafer BW (2012).  Stability of sheathed cold-formed steel studs under axial load and bending.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2012.
  • Szyniszewski S, Smith BH, Hajjar JF, Arwade SR, Schafer BW (2012).  Local buckling strength of steel foam sandwich panels.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2012.
  • Lee T, Rammohan AV, Chan A, Beng Chye Tan V, Das De S, Link TM, Eckstein F, Schafer BW (2012).  The susceptibility of the femoral neck to fracture: An assessment incorporating the effects of age-remodeling and stress reduction.  Journal of Biomechanics.  45(6).
  • Shifferaw Y, Schafer BW (2012).  Inelastic bending capacity of cold-formed steel members.  Journal of Structural Engineering.  138(4).
  • Smith BH, Szyniszewski S, Hajjar JF, Schafer BW, Arwade SR (2012).  Steel foam for structures: A review of applications, manufacturing and material properties.  Journal of Constructional Steel Research.  71.
  • Vieira LCM, Schafer BW (2012).  Lateral stiffness and strength of sheathing braced cold-formed steel stud walls.  Engineering Structures.  37.
  • Leng J, Guest JK, Schafer BW (2011).  Shape optimization of cold-formed steel columns.  Thin-Walled Structures.  49(12).
  • Seif MS, Schafer BW (2011).  Towards a strain energy based strength prediction for locally slender structural steel columns.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2011, ASC.
  • Li Z, Joó AL, Ádány S, Schafer BW (2011).  Modal identification in nonlinear collapse analysis of thin-walled members.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2011, ASC.
  • Shifferaw Y, Schafer BW (2011).  Behavior and design of cold-formed steel lipped and plain angles.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2011, ASC.
  • Ayhan D, Schafer BW (2011).  Impact of cross-section stability on cold-formed steel member stiffness and ductility.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2011, ASC.
  • Zeinoddini V, Schafer BW (2011).  Global imperfections and dimensional variations in cold-formed steel members.  International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics.  11(5).
  • Vieira LCM, Shifferaw Y, Schafer BW (2011).  Experiments on sheathed cold-formed steel studs in compression.  Journal of Constructional Steel Research.  67(10).
  • Li Z, Hanna MT, Ádány S, Schafer BW (2011).  Impact of basis, orthogonalization, and normalization on the constrained Finite Strip Method for stability solutions of open thin-walled members.  Thin-Walled Structures.  49(9).
  • Moen CD, Schafer BW (2011).  Direct strength method for design of cold-formed steel columns with holes.  Journal of Structural Engineering.  137(5).
  • Leng J, Guest J, Schafer B (2011).  Shape optimization of cold-formed steel columns.  Thin-Walled Structures.  49(12).  1492-1503.
  • Moen CD, Schafer BW (2010).  Extending direct strength design to cold-formed steel beams with holes.  20th International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures - Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Zeinoddini V, Schafer BW (2010).  Impact of corner radius on cold-formed steel member strength.  20th International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures - Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Vieira LCM, Schafer BW (2010).  Bracing stiffness and strength in sheathed cold-formed steel stud walls.  Proceedings of SDSS' Rio 2010: International Colloquium Stability and Ductility of Steel Structures.  2.
  • Li Z, Schafer BW (2010).  Buckling analysis of cold-formed steel members with general boundary conditions using CUFSM: Conventional and constrained finite strip methods.  20th International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures - Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Seif MS, Schafer BW (2010).  Cross-sectional stability of structural steel.  Proceedings of SDSS' Rio 2010: International Colloquium Stability and Ductility of Steel Structures.  2.
  • Vieira LCM, Schafer BW (2010).  Behavior and design of axially compressed sheathed wall studs.  20th International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures - Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Misra S, Reed KB, Schafer BW, Ramesh KT, Okamura AM (2010).  Mechanics of flexible needles robotically steered through soft tissue.  International Journal of Robotics Research.  29(13).
  • Schafer BW, Li Z, Moen CD (2010).  Computational modeling of cold-formed steel.  Thin-Walled Structures.  48(10-11).
  • Ádány S, Joó AL, Schafer BW (2010).  Buckling mode identification of thin-walled members by using cFSM base functions.  Thin-Walled Structures.  48(10-11).
  • Vieira LCM, Schafer BW (2010).  Full-scale testing of sheathed cold-formed steel wall stud systems in axial compression.  Structural Stability Research Council - Annual Stability Conference, SSRC 2010 - Proceedings.
  • Shifferaw Y, Vieira LCM, Schafer BW (2010).  Compression testing of cold-formed steel columns with different sheathing configurations.  Structural Stability Research Council - Annual Stability Conference, SSRC 2010 - Proceedings.
  • Shifferaw Y, Schafer BW (2010).  Towards a direct strength method for cold-formed steel beam-columns.  Structural Stability Research Council - Annual Stability Conference, SSRC 2010 - Proceedings.
  • Seif M, Schafer BW (2010).  Design methods for local-global interaction of locally slender steel members.  Structural Stability Research Council - Annual Stability Conference, SSRC 2010 - Proceedings.
  • Moen CD, Schafer BW (2010).  Extending direct strength design to cold-formed steel columns with holes.  Structural Stability Research Council - Annual Stability Conference, SSRC 2010 - Proceedings.
  • Li Z, Schafer BW (2010).  The constrained finite strip method for general end boundary conditions.  Structural Stability Research Council - Annual Stability Conference, SSRC 2010 - Proceedings.
  • ZEINNODINI V, GRAHAM-BRADY L, Schafer B (2010).  Imperfection sensitivity and reliability using simple bar-spring models for stability.  International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics.
  • Vieira LCM, Malite M, Schafer BW (2010).  Simplified models for cross-section stress demands on C-section purlins in uplift.  Thin-Walled Structures.  48(1).
  • Schafer BW, Moen CD, Smith JR (2010).  Workshop on direct strength method design of cold-formed steel members.  Structures Congress 2010.
  • Seif M, Schafer BW (2010).  Local buckling of structural steel shapes.  Journal of Constructional Steel Research.  66(10).
  • Li Z, Schafer BW (2010).  Application of the finite strip method in cold-formed steel member design.  Journal of Constructional Steel Research.  66(8-9).
  • Moen CD, Schafer BW (2009).  Elastic buckling of thin plates with holes in compression or bending.  Thin-Walled Structures.  47(12).
  • Xi H, Schafer BW, Segars WP, Eckstein F, Kuhn V, Beck TJ, Lee T (2009).  Assessing the Susceptibility to Local Buckling at the Femoral Neck Cortex to Age-Related Bone Loss.  IFMBE Proceedings.  23.
  • Moen CD, Schafer BW (2009).  Elastic buckling of cold-formed steel columns and beams with holes.  Engineering Structures.  31(12).
  • Misra S, Reed KB, Schafer BW, Ramesh KT, Okamura AM (2009).  Observations and models for needle-tissue interactions.  Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation.
  • Seif M, Schafer B (2009).  Elastic buckling finite strip analysis of the AISC sections database and proposed local plate buckling coefficients.  Proceedings of the 2009 Structures Congress - Don't Mess with Structural Engineers: Expanding Our Role.
  • Lee T, Choi JB, Schafer BW, Segars WP, Eckstein F, Kuhn V, Beck TJ (2009).  Assessing the susceptibility to local buckling at the femoral neck cortex to age-related bone loss.  Annals of Biomedical Engineering.  37(9).
  • Tootkaboni M, Graham-Brady L, Schafer BW (2009).  Geometrically non-linear behavior of structural systems with random material property: An asymptotic spectral stochastic approach.  Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering.  198(37-40).
  • Ádány S, Silvestre N, Schafer BW, Camotim D (2009).  GBT and cFSM: Two modal approaches to the buckling analysis of unbranched thin-walled members.  Advanced Steel Construction.  5(2).
  • Sangree RH, Schafer BW (2009).  Experimental and numerical analysis of a halved and tabled traditional timber scarf joint.  Construction and Building Materials.  23(2).
  • TOOTKABONI M, GRAHAM-BRADY L, Schafer B (2009).  Geometrically nonlinear behavior of structural systems with random material property: an asymptotic spectral stochastic approach.  Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering.
  • Sangree RH, Schafer BW (2009).  Experimental and numerical analysis of a stop-splayed traditional timber scarf joint with key.  Construction and Building Materials.  23(1).
  • Schafer BW, Zeinoddini VM (2008).  Impact of global flexural imperfections on the cold-formed steel column curve.  19th International Specialty Conference on Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Caracoglia L, Sangree RH, Jones NP, Schafer BW (2008).  Interpretation of full-scale strain data from wind pressures on a low-rise structure.  Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics.  96(12).
  • Vieira LCM, Malite M, Schafer BW (2008).  Simplified models for cross-section stress demands on C-section purlins in uplift.  19th International Specialty Conference on Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Moen CD, Schafer BW (2008).  Simplified methods for predicting elastic buckling of cold-formed steel structural members with holes.  19th International Specialty Conference on Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Schafer BW, Sangree RH, Guan Y (2008).  Floor system design for distortional buckling including sheathing restraint.  19th International Specialty Conference on Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Moen CD, Igusa T, Schafer BW (2008).  Prediction of residual stresses and strains in cold-formed steel members.  Thin-Walled Structures.  46(11).
  • Sangree RH, Schafer BW (2008).  Field experiments and numerical models for the condition assessment of historic timber bridges: Case study.  Journal of Bridge Engineering.  13(6).
  • Moen CD, Schafer BW (2008).  Experiments on cold-formed steel columns with holes.  Thin-Walled Structures.  46(10).
  • Schafer BW, Seif M (2008).  Comparison of design methods for locally slender steel columns.  Structural Stability Research Council - Proceedings of the 2008 Annual Stability Conference.
  • Zeinoddini VM, Graham-Brady LL, Schafer BW (2008).  Imperfection sensitivity and reliability using simple bar-spring models for stability.  Structural Stability Research Council - Proceedings of the 2008 Annual Stability Conference.
  • Schafer BW (2008).  Review: The Direct Strength Method of cold-formed steel member design.  Journal of Constructional Steel Research.  64(7-8).
  • Ádány S, Schafer BW (2008).  A full modal decomposition of thin-walled, single-branched open cross-section members via the constrained finite strip method.  Journal of Constructional Steel Research.  64(1).
  • Shifferaw Y, Schafer BW (2007).  Inelastic bending capacity in cold-formed steel members.  Structural Stability Research Council - Proceedings of the 2007 Annual Stability Conference.
  • Yu C, Schafer BW (2007).  Simulation of cold-formed steel beams in local and distortional buckling with applications to the direct strength method.  Journal of Constructional Steel Research.  63(5).
  • Yu C, Schafer BW (2007).  Effect of longitudinal stress gradients on elastic buckling of thin plates.  Journal of Engineering Mechanics.  133(4).
  • De Barros Chodraui GM, Shifferaw Y, Malite M, Schafer BW (2007).  On the stability of cold-formed steel angles under compression.  Revista Escola de Minas.  60(2).
  • Sangree RH, Schafer BW (2006).  Covered wooden bridges: A modern analysis at the system and component levels.  Proceedings of the Structures Congress and Exposition.  2006.
  • Moen CD, Schafer BW (2006).  Impact of holes on the elastic buckling of cold-formed steel columns with application to the direct strength method.  Eighteenth International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures: Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.  2006.
  • Yu C, Schafer BW (2006).  Finite element modeling of cold-formed steel beams: Validation and application.  Eighteenth International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures: Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.  2006.
  • Schafer BW, Ádány S (2006).  Buckling analysis of cold-formed steel members using CUFSM: Conventional and constrained finite strip methods.  Eighteenth International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures: Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.  2006.
  • Schafer BW (2006).  Designing cold-formed steel using the direct strength method.  Eighteenth International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures: Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.  2006.
  • Chodraui GMB, Munaiar Neto J, Malitez M, Schafer BW (2006).  On the stability of cold-formed steel members under axial compression.  Proceedings of the International Colloquium on Stability and Ductility of Steel Structures, SDSS 2006.
  • Chodraui GMB, Shifferaw Y, Malite M, Schafer BW (2006).  Cold-formed steel angles under axial compression.  Eighteenth International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures: Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.  2006.
  • Schafer BW, Ádány S (2006).  Modal decomposition for thin-walled member stability using the finite strip method.  Solid Mechanics and its Applications.  140.
  • Ádány S, Silvestre N, Schafer BW, Camotim D (2006).  Buckling analysis of unbranched thin-walled members using cFSM and GBT: A comparative study.  Proceedings of the International Colloquium on Stability and Ductility of Steel Structures, SDSS 2006.
  • Moen CD, Schafer BW (2006).  Stability of cold-formed steel columns with holes.  Proceedings of the International Colloquium on Stability and Ductility of Steel Structures, SDSS 2006.
  • Ádány S, Joó AL, Schafer BW (2006).  Approximate identification of the buckling modes of thin-walled columns by using the cFSM modal base functions.  Proceedings of the International Colloquium on Stability and Ductility of Steel Structures, SDSS 2006.
  • Schafer BW, Graham-Brady L (2006).  Stochastic post-buckling of frames using Koiter's method.  International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics.  6(3).
  • Yu C, Schafer BW (2006).  Effect of longitudinal stress gradient on the ultimate strength of thin plates.  Thin-Walled Structures.  44(7).
  • Ádány S, Schafer BW (2006).  Buckling mode decomposition of single-branched open cross-section members via finite strip method: Derivation.  Thin-Walled Structures.  44(5).
  • Ádány S, Schafer BW (2006).  Buckling mode decomposition of single-branched open cross-section members via finite strip method: Application and examples.  Thin-Walled Structures.  44(5).
  • Schafer BW (2006).  Cold-formed steel structures: Special issue.  Journal of Structural Engineering.  132(4).
  • Yu C, Schafer BW (2006).  Distortional buckling tests on cold-formed steel beams.  Journal of Structural Engineering.  132(4).
  • Buonopane SG, Schafer BW (2006).  Reliability of steel frames designed with advanced analysis.  Journal of Structural Engineering.  132(2).
  • Schafer BW, Sarawit A, Peköz T (2006).  Complex edge stiffeners for thin-walled members.  Journal of Structural Engineering.  132(2).
  • Schafer B, GRAHAM-BRADY L (2006).  Stochastic postbuckling of frames using Koiter.  International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics.  6(3).  333-358.
  • Yu C, Schafer BW (2005).  Stress gradient effect on the buckling of thin plates.  Seventeenth International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures: Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Yu C, Schafer BW (2005).  Distortional buckling tests on cold-formed steel beams.  Seventeenth International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures: Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Arwade SR, Schafer BW (2005).  Perspectives on the Evolution of Structures: Teaching civil engineering history at Johns Hopkins.  Baltimore Civil Engineering History.
  • Schafer BW, Ádány S (2005).  Understanding and classifying local, distortional and global buckling in open thin-walled members.  Structural Stability Research Council - Proceedings 2005 Annual Stability Conference.
  • Schafer BW, Bajpai P (2005).  Stability degradation and redundancy in damaged structures.  Engineering Structures.  27(11).
  • Tseng Y, Kole TP, Lee JSH, Fedorov E, Almo SC, Schafer BW, Wirtz D (2005).  How actin crosslinking and bundling proteins cooperate to generate an enhanced cell mechanical response.  Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications.  334(1).
  • Ojdrovic RP, Schafer BW, Zarghamee MS (2004).  Fracture and the role of triaxiality for steel structures.  Structures Congress 2000: Advanced Technology in Structural Engineering.  103.
  • Lamar DM, Schafer BW (2004).  Structural analyses of two historic covered wooden bridges.  Journal of Bridge Engineering.  9(6).
  • Panorchan P, Schafer BW, Wirtz D, Tseng Y (2004).  Nuclear envelope breakdown requires overcoming the mechanical integrity of the nuclear lamina.  Journal of Biological Chemistry.  279(42).
  • Liu H, Schafer BW, Igusa T (2004).  Cold-formed steel member cross-section shape optimization by Knowledge-Based Global Optimization method.  Proceedings of the 2004 Structures Congress - Building on the Past: Securing the Future.
  • Schafer BW, Bajpai P (2004).  Stability degradaton and redundancy indamaged structures.  Proceedings - Annual Stability Conference, Structural Stability Research Council.
  • Liu H, Igusa T, Schafer BW (2004).  Knowledge-based global optimization of cold-formed steel columns.  Thin-Walled Structures.  42(6).
  • Schafer BW (2003).  Cold-formed steel design by the direct strength method: Bye-bye effective width.  Proceedings - Annual Technical Session, Structural Stability Research Council.
  • Schafer BW (2003).  Coming soon: A simpler, faster, cold-formed steel design.  Proceedings of the Structures Congress and Exposition.
  • Buonopane SG, Schafer BW, Igusa T (2003).  Reliability considerations for steel frames designed with advanced analysis.  Proceedings - Annual Technical Session, Structural Stability Research Council.
  • Yu C, Schafer BW (2003).  Local buckling tests on cold-formed steel beams.  Journal of Structural Engineering.  129(12).
  • Schafer BW, McGrath TJ (2003).  Buried Corrugated Thermoplastic Pipe: Simulation and Design.  Transportation Research Record.  (1849).
  • Shama AA, Zarghamee MS, Ojdrovic RP, Schafer BW (2003).  Seismic damage evaluation of a steel building using stress triaxiality.  Engineering Structures.  25(3).
  • Schafer BW, Trestain TWJ (2002).  Interim design rules for flexure in cold-formed steel webs.  International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures: Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Schafer BW, Hiriyur B (2002).  Analysis of sheathed cold-formed steel wall studs.  International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures: Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Schafer BW (2002).  Progress on the Direct Strength method.  International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures: Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Schafer BW (2002).  Stiffened elements with multiple intermediate stiffeners and edge stiffened elements with intermediate stiffeners.  International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures: Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Yu C, Schafer BW (2002).  Local buckling tests on cold-formed steel beams.  International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures: Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Tseng Y, Schafer BW, Almo SC, Wirtz D (2002).  Functional synergy of actin filament cross-linking proteins.  Journal of Biological Chemistry.  277(28).
  • Schafer BW (2002).  Local, distortional, and Euler buckling of thin-walled columns.  Journal of Structural Engineering.  128(3).
  • Ye Zm, Kettle RJ, Li Ly, Schafer BW (2002).  Buckling behavior of cold-formed zed-purlins partially restrained by steel sheeting.  Thin-Walled Structures.  40(10).
  • Schafer BW (2001).  Thin-walled column design considering local, distortional and Euler buckling.  Proceedings - Annual Technical Session, Structural Stability Research Council.
  • Gotluru BP, Schafer BW, Peköz T (2000).  Torsion in thin-walled cold-formed steel beams.  Thin-Walled Structures.  37(2).
  • Schafer BW, Ojdrovic RP, Zarghamee MS (2000).  Triaxiality and fracture of steel moment connections.  Journal of structural engineering New York, N.Y..  126(10).
  • Schafer BW, Peköz T (1999).  Laterally braced cold-formed steel flexural members with edge stiffened flanges.  Journal of Structural Engineering.  125(2).
  • Schafer BW, Peköz T (1998).  Laterally braced cold-formed steel flexural members with edge stiffened flanges.  International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures: Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Schafer BW, Peköz T (1998).  Direct strength prediction of cold-formed steel members using numerical elastic buckling solutions.  International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures: Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Schafer BW, Grigoriu M, Peköz T (1998).  A probabilistic examination of the ultimate strength of cold-formed steel elements.  Thin-Walled Structures.  31(4).
  • Schafer BW, Peköz T (1998).  Computational modeling of cold-formed steel: Characterizing geometric imperfections and residual stresses.  Journal of Constructional Steel Research.  47(3).
  • Schafer BW, Peköz T (1998).  Cold-formed Steel Members with Multiple Longitudinal Intermediate Stiffeners.  Journal of Structural Engineering.  124(10).
  • Schafer BW, Peköz T (1997).  The behavior and design of longitudinally stiffened thin-walled compression elements.  Thin-Walled Structures.  27(1).
  • Schafer B, Peköz T (1996).  Design of cold-formed steel stiffened elements with multiple longitudinal intermediate stiffeners.  International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures: Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Schafer B, Peköz T (1996).  Geometric imperfections and residual stresses for use in the analytical modeling of cold-formed steel members.  International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures: Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Schafer B, Grigoriu M, Peköz T (1996).  A probabilistic examination of the ultimate strength of cold-formed steel elements.  International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures: Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction.
  • Schafer B (1983).  DIAGNOSTIC JOURNEY: HIGH-VOLTAGE INSULATION SYSTEMS..  Proceedings of the Electrical/Electronics Insulation Conference.
Conference Proceedings
  • Schafer B, Kechidi S, Fratamico, Davide, Bourahla N, Castro JM (2017).  Numerical study of screw fasteners in built-up CFS chord studs.  Eurosteel.
  • Jay A, Mirzaie F, Myers A, Torabian S, Mahmoud A, Smith E, Schafer B (2016).  The effect of geometric imperfections on the flexural buckling strength of tapered spirally welded steel tubes.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2016, SSRC 2016.  513-523.
  • Fratamico D, Torabian S, Rasmussen K, Schafer B (2016).  Experimental studies on the composite action in wood-sheathed and screw-fastened built-up cold-formed steel columns.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2016, SSRC 2016.  63-87.
  • Lama Salomon A, Fratamico D, Schafer B, Moen C (2016).  Full field cold-formed steel column buckling measurements with high resolution image-based reconstruction.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2016, SSRC 2016.  104-119.
  • Ayhan D, Schafer B (2016).  Stiffness, stability, and strength of floor-to-wall connections in ledger-framed cold-formed steel construction.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2016, SSRC 2016.  803-817.
  • Fischer A, Schafer B (2016).  Impact of fabrication tolerances on cold-formed steel section properties, stability, and strength.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2016, SSRC 2016.  729-744.
  • Mahmoud A, Torabian S, Jay A, Mirzaie F, Myers A, Smith E, Schafer B (2016).  Collapse analyses on spirally welded tapered tubes using EC3 generated imperfections.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2016, SSRC 2016.  745-755.
  • Torabian S, Amouzegar H, Tootkaboni M, Schafer B (2016).  Finite element modeling protocols and parametric analyses for short cold-formed steel zee-section beam-columns.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2016, SSRC 2016.  305-316.
  • Bian G, Padilla-Llano D, Leng J, Buonopane S, Moen C, Schafer B (2015).  OpenSees modeling of cold formed steel framed wall system.  Proc. of the 8th International Conference on Behavior of Steel Structures in Seismic Areas - STESSA 2015.
  • Peterman K, Schafer B (2015).  Experimental Determination of Base Shear from Full-Scale Shake Table Testing of Two Cold-Formed Steel Framed Buildings.  Proc. of the 8th International Conference on Behavior of Steel Structures in Seismic Areas - STESSA 2015.
  • Arwade S, Schafer B, Schafer D, Schafer S (2015).  Modern examples of structural art in metals.  Structures Congress 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 Structures Congress.  714-729.
  • Schafer B, Chen H, Manley B, Larson J (2015).  Enabling cold-formed steel system design through new AISI standards.  Structures Congress 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 Structures Congress.  995-1007.
  • Hanna M, Batista Abreu J, Schafer B, Abu-Hamd M (2015).  Post-fire buckling strength of CFS walls sheathed with magnesium oxide or ferrocement boards.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2015, SSRC 2015.  340-354.
  • Mahmoud A, Torabian S, Jay A, Myers A, Smith E, Schafer B (2015).  Modeling protocols for elastic buckling and collapse analysis of spirally welded circular hollow thin-walled sections.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2015, SSRC 2015.  611-626.
  • Jay A, Myers A, Torabian S, Mahmoud A, Schafer B, Smith E (2015).  Static flexural local buckling tests on large scale spirally welded tubes for use as wind turbine towers.  Structures Congress 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 Structures Congress.  1854-1867.
  • Amouzegar H, Amirzadeh B, Zhao X, Schafer B, Tootkaboni M (2015).  Statistical analysis of the impact of imperfection modes on collapse behavior of cold-formed steel members.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2015, SSRC 2015.  115-129.
  • Abreu J, Vieira L, Schafer B (2015).  Experiments on cold-formed steel sheathed studs at elevated temperatures.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2015, SSRC 2015.  355-364.
  • Fratamico D, Torabian S, Schafer B (2015).  Composite action in global buckling of built-up columns using semi-Analytical fastener elements.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2015, SSRC 2015.  138-154.
  • Torabian S, Fratamico D, Schafer B (2015).  Experiments on cold-formed steel Zee-shaped stub beam-columns.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2015, SSRC 2015.  571-588.
  • Bian G, Padilla-Llano D, Buonopane S, Moen C, Schafer B (2015).  OpenSees modeling of wood sheathed cold-formed steel framed shear walls.  Structural Stability Research Council Annual Stability Conference 2015, SSRC 2015.  219-232.
  • Schafer B (2014).  Note - Schafer authored 17 conference papers in 2014, email schafer@jhu.edu for complete CV, only published journal articles are included in this database.
  • TOOTKABONI M, Brady L, Schafer B (2007).  Evaluation of post-bifurcation behavior of structural systems with random material property using Koiters method: a spectral stochastic approach.  Proceedings of the 18th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Division Conference.
  • Brady L, Schafer B, LI J (2005).  Analysis of post-buckling behavior of beam-column structures via stochastic finite elements.  16th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference.
  • Schafer B, Brady L (2004).  FEM Implementation of Koiters Asymptotic Post-Buckling Prediction with Application to Stochastic Post-Buckling Analysis.  15th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference.
  • Schafer B  Seismic Response and Engineering of Cold-Formed Steel Framed Buildings.  Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Advances in Steel Structures.  22p..
  • Ayhan D, Qin Y, Torabian S, Schafer B  Characterizing Joist-Ledger Performance for Cold-Formed Steel Light Frame Construction.  Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Advances in Steel Structures.  15p..
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