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Dr. Ahsan Kareem
Robert M. Moran Professor
Department of Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences
University of Notre Dame

Phone: (574)631-5380
Fax: (574)631-9236


 Curriculum Vitae


 Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Colorado State University, December 1978
 M.S., Civil Engineering, University of Hawaii with joint program at MIT, June 1975
 B.S., Civil Engineering, W. Pakistan University of Engineering and Technology, May 1968

 Research Interests

 Structural Engineering
 Structural Dynamics
 Damping Systems
 Wind Engineering
 Offshore Mechanics
 Probabilistic Methods
 Natural Hazards
 System Identification
 Full-Scale Monitoring
 Codes & Standards

 Honors, Affiliations and Appointments

 2002 Jack E. Cermak Medal, ASCE for outstanding contributions to wind engineering
 1999 Munro Prize for the best paper in Engineering Structures, Elsevier
 1997 Engineering Award, National Hurricane Conference
 Research Fellow and Visiting Professor, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, 1990
 Presidential Young Investigator Award, 1984
 Halliburton Young Faculty Research Excellence Award, Cullen College of Engineering,     University of Houston, 1983
 Chair, ExCom-Engineering Mechanics Division, ASCE, 2002-2003
 Regional Chair for North & South America, International Association for Wind Engineering
 Editor-in-Chief, North & South America, Wind & Structures, (An International Journal), 1998-current
 President, American Association for Wind Engineers, 1994-1998
 Conference Chair
   - The Sixth U.S. Nat'l Conf. on Wind Engrg., Houston, TX, 1989
   - ASCE Specialty Conference, "Hurricane Alicia: One Year Later", Galveston, Texas, 1984    - 8th ASCE Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability (co-chair),      Notre Dame, IN, 2000
 Associate Editor
   - Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE 1998-2000
   - Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 1987-1997
 Guest Editor
   - Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, Vol. 36, 1990
   - Structural Safety, Vol. 23, 2002
 Member Editorial Boards(past)
   - Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics
   - Structural Safety, Applied Ocean research
   - Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics
   - Engineering Structures
   - Natural Disaster Studies


 List of Journal Publications, May 21, 2003 [PDF]
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