I-35 W Minneapolis Bridge Collapse
The following faculty members from The George Washington University are available to comment on topics related to the collapse of the bridge on I-35 W in Minneapolis (updated 8/10/07).
W.M. Kim Roddis
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Department Chair, and Professional Engineer
W.M. Kim Roddis, Ph.D. and PE, is an expert on fatigue and fracture in steel bridges; design, fabrication, and construction processes; frame stability; and steel connections.
Office: (202) 994-4901
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (preferred mode of contact)
Associate Professor of Engineering and Applied Science and Professional Engineer
Sameh Badie, Ph.D. and PE, is an expert on bridge structures, the application of pre-stressed concrete in buildings and bridges, advanced concrete materials (HPC), the use of corrosion resistant reinforcement in reinforced concrete structures.
Office: (202) 994-8803
Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Professional Engineer
Pedro Silva, Ph.D., is an expert on the development of performance-based procedures for the seismic design and retrofit of civil structures; blast resistance of structures; and the use of fiber-reinforced polymers for the structural rehabilitation of structures.
Office: (202) 994-0127
Soil Mechanics/Interaction with Structures
Professor of Civil Engineering
Majid Manzari, Ph.D., is an expert on soil mechanics, physical and numerical modeling of soil structures, constitutive modeling, and geotechnical earthquake engineering.
Office: (202) 994-5970
Computer Simulation and Modeling
Cing-Dao (Steve) Kan
Assistant Research Professor of Engineering and Applied Science
Cing-Dao (Steve) Kan, Ph.D., is an expert on solid mechanics, structural analysis, finite element methods, and computer simulation and modeling.
Office: (703) 726-8365