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Nadim Wehbe

Nadim Wehbe

Title

Department Head/Professor/MPC Program Director

Office Building

Crothers Engineering Hall

Office

120

Mailing Address

Crothers Engineering Hall 120
Civil & Environ Engineering-Box 2219
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007

Education

Ph.D. in Civil Engineering. University of Nevada, Reno
M.S. in Civil Engineering. University of Nevada, Reno
Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) with Major in Civil Engineering. The American University of Beirut, Lebanon

Academic Interests/Expertise

Structural Engineering

Academic Responsibilities

John M. Hanson Professor of Structural and Construction Engineering
Department Head
Program Director - The MPC Program at SDSU

Awards and Honors

John M. Hanson Professorship of Structural and Construction Engineering
Fellow of the American Concrete Institute (F.ACI)
Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (F.ASCE)
Fellow of the Structural Engineering Institute (F.SEI)
College of Engineering Grantswinship Award (2011-2018)
College of Engineering Researcher of the Year (2010, 2016)
Governor’s Award for Teaching with Technology (2002)
Best Student Paper Award, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (1997)
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
Chi Epsilon Honor Society

Grants

Research Grants (2010 - 2018):
Co-PI: Quantifying the Range of Variability in the Flexural Strength of Fiber Reinforced Concrete using Monte Carlo Simulation. Funded by MPC.
Co-PI: Methodology for Load Rating Double-Tee Bridges. Funded by South Dakota Department of Transportation and MPC.
PI: Rehabilitation of Longitudinal Joints in Double-Tee Bridge Girders. Funded by South Dakota Department of Transportation and MPC.
PI: Development of an Alternative to the Double-Tee Bridge System. Funded by South Dakota Department of Transportation and MPC.
PI: Tolerances for Placement of Tie Bars in Portland Cement Concrete Pavements. Funded by South Dakota Department of Transportation and MPC.
PI: Precast Bridge Girder Details for Improved Performance. Funded by South Dakota Department of Transportation and MPC.
PI: Fiber Reinforced Concrete for Structure Components. Funded by South Dakota Department of Transportation and MPC.
PI: Evaluation and Mitigation of Vehicle Impact Hazards for Overpasses. Funded by South Dakota Department of Transportation and MPC.
Co-PI: Implementation Guidance for Accelerated Bridge Construction in South Dakota. Funded by South Dakota Department of Transportation and MPC.
Co-PI: Evaluation of Ice Loads on Bridge Structures in South Dakota. Funded by South Dakota Department of Transportation and MPC.
PI: Load testing of steel box trusses. Funded by NUCOR R&D.
Co-PI: Evaluation of Cost Effectiveness, Performance, and Selection Criteria for Concrete Structures. Funded by South Dakota Department of Transportation and MPC.

Professional Memberships

American Concrete Institute (ACI)
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Transportation Research Board (TRB) Committee AFF50
Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI)
Registered professional engineer, South Dakota

Area(s) of Research

Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete Structures
Bridge Engineering
Advanced Composites Structures
Light Gauge Steel Structures

Department(s)