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Department of Civil Engineering

Wassim M. Ghannoum

Research interests

Selected publications

  1. Garcia, J., Satrom, C.N., Jirsa, J.O., Ghannoum, W.M., “Shear  Strengthening  of  Concrete  Girders  Using  Carbon  Fiber-Reinforced  Polymer  Sheets  and  Anchors,” ACI Structural Journal, V. 115, No. 4, pp. 1165-74, July-August 2018.
  2. Shekarchi, W., Ghannoum, W.M., Jirsa, J.O., “Use of Anchored CFRP Strips for Shear Strengthening of Large Girders,” ACI Structural Journal, V. 115, No. 1, pp. 281-91, January-February 2018.
  3. Moore, A., Williams, C., Massey, J., Bayrak, O., Ghannoum, W.M., Jirsa, J.O., “Shear Behavior of Post-Tensioned Girders,” ACI Structural Journal, ACI Structural Journal, V. 114, No. 6, pp. 1615-25, November-December 2017.
  4. Yenidogan, C., Yokoyama, R., Nagae, T., Tahara, K., Tosauchi, Y., Kajiwara, K., Ghannoum, W.M., “Shake table test of a full-scale four-story reinforced concrete structure and numerical representation of overall response with modified IMK model,” Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 10.1007/s10518-017-0261-0, pp. 1-32, November 2017.
  5. Kim, Y., Ghannoum, W.M., Jirsa, J.O., “Shear Design Considering Interaction between Steel Stirrups and Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Strips,” ACI Structural Journal, V. 114, No. 04, pp. 803-14, July-August 2017.
  6. Ghannoum, W.M., Slavin, C.M., “Low-Cycle Fatigue Performance of High-Strength Steel Reinforcing Bars,” ACI Materials Journal, V. 113, No. 6, pp. 803-14, November-December 2016.
  7. Kim, C., Jirsa, J.O., Ghannoum, W.M., “Performance of Concrete Panels Reinforced with Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) Materials,” ASCE Journal of Composites for Construction, No. 04016100, pp. 1-8, 2016.
  8. Kwon, J., Ghannoum, W.M., “Assessment of international standard provisions on stiffness of reinforced concrete moment frame and shear wall buildings,” Engineering Structures, V. 128, pp. 149-60, September 2016.
  9. Kim, C., Ghannoum, W.M., Jirsa, J.O., “Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Panels Strengthened with Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Polymers,” ACI Structural Journal, V. 113, No. 5, pp. 1077-84, September-October 2016.
  10. Sokoli, D., Ghannoum, W.M., “High-Strength Reinforcement in Columns under High Shear Stresses,” ACI Structural Journal, V. 113, No. 3, pp. 605-14, May-June 2016.
  11. Sun, W., Jirsa, J.O., Ghannoum, W.M., “Behavior of Anchored CFRP Strips Used for Strengthening Concrete Structures,” ACI Materials Journal, V. 113, No. 02, pp. 163-72, March-April 2016.
  12. Kim, Y., Ghannoum, W.M., Jirsa, J.O., “Shear Behavior of Full-Scale Reinforced Concrete T-Beams using CFRP Strips and Anchors,” Construction and Building Materials, V. 94, pp. 1-9, June 2015.
  13. Winkler, J., Georgakis, C.T., Fischer, G., Wood, S., Ghannoum, W.M., “Structural Response of a Multi-Strand Stay Cable to Cyclic Bending Load,” Structural Engineering International, V. 25, No. 2, pp. 141-50, May 2015.
  14. Larson Varney, N., Fernandez Gomez, E., Garber, D., Ghannoum, W.M., Bayrak, O., “Inverted-T Beams: Experiments and Strut-and-Tie Modeling,” ACI Structural Journal, V. 112, No. 2, pp. 147-56, March-April 2015.
  15. Nagae, T., Ghannoum, W.M., Kwon, J.*, Tahara, K., Fukuyama, K., Matsumori, T., Shiohara, H., Kabeyasawa, T., Kono, S., Nishiyama, M., Sause, R., Wallace, J.W., Moehle, J.P., “Design Implications of a Large-Scale Shaking Table Tests on a Four-Story Reinforced Concrete Building,” ACI Structural Journal, V. 112, No. 2, pp. 135-46, March-April 2015. *My PhD student is the only student on the author list and did most of the work for this publication
  16. Sun, W., Ghannoum, W.M., “Modeling of anchored CFRP strips bonded to concrete,” Construction and Building Materials, V. 85, pp. 144-56, March 2015.
  17. LeBorgne, M.R., Ghannoum, W.M., “Calibrated analytical element for lateral-strength degradation of reinforced concrete columns,” Engineering Structures, V. 81, pp. 35-48, December 2014.
  18. Sokoli, D., Shekarchi, W., Buenrostro, E., Ghannoum, W.M., ” Advancing behavioral  understanding and damage evaluation of concrete members using high-resolution digital image correlation data,” Earthquakes and Structures, V. 7, No. 5, pp. 609-26, November 2014.
  19. Kim, Y., Quinn, K., Ghannoum, W.M., Jirsa, J.O., “Strengthening of Reinforced Concrete T-Beams Using Anchored CFRP Materials,” ACI Structural Journal, V. 111, No. 5, pp. 1027-36, September 2014.
  20. LeBorgne, M.R., Ghannoum, W.M., “Analytical Element for Simulating Lateral-Strength Degradation in Reinforced Concrete Columns and Other Frame Members,” Journal of Structural Engineering, V. 140, No. 7, pp. 04014038 1-12, July 2014.
  21. Ghannoum, W.M., Matamoros, A.B., “Nonlinear Modeling Parameters and Acceptance Criteria for Concrete Columns,” ACI Special Publication, SP-297, No. 1, pp. 1.1-1.24, March 2014.
  22. Saouma, V., Haussmann, G., Kang, D., Ghannoum, W.M., “Real-Time Hybrid Simulation of a Nonductile Reinforced Concrete Frame,” Journal of Structural Engineering, V. 140, No. 2, pp. 04013059-1,12, February 2014.
  23. Ghannoum, W.M., Moehle, J.P., “Rotation-Based Shear Failure Model for Lightly Confined RC Columns,” Journal of Structural Engineering, V. 138, No. 10, pp. 1267-78, October 2012.
  24. Ghannoum, W.M., Saouma, V., Haussmann, G., Polkinghorne, K., Eck, M., Kang, D.H., “Experimental Investigations of Loading Rate Effects in Reinforced Concrete Columns,” Journal of Structural Engineering, V. 138, No. 8, pp. 1032-41, August 2012.
  25. Ghannoum, W.M., Moehle, J.P., “Dynamic Collapse Analysis of a Concrete Frame Sustaining Column Axial Failures,” ACI Structural Journal, V. 109, No. 3, pp. 403-12, May-June 2012.
  26. Ghannoum, W.M., Moehle, J.P., “Shake-Table Tests of a Concrete Frame Sustaining Column Axial Failures,” ACI Structural Journal, V. 109, No. 3, pp. 393-402, May-June 2012.
  27. Kim, Y., Quinn, K.T., Satrom, C.N., Ghannoum, W.M., Jirsa, J.O., “Shear Strengthening RC T-beams Using CFRP Laminates and Anchors,” ACI Special Publication, SP-275, No. 36, pp. 36-1 to 36-18, March 2011.
  28. Ghannoum, W.M., Moehle, J.P., Bozorgnia, Y., “Analytical Collapse Study of Lightly Confined Reinforced Concrete Frames Subjected to Northridge Earthquake Ground Motions,” Journal of Earthquake Engineering, V. 12, No. 7, pp. 1105-19, October 2008.
  29. Moehle, J.P., Ghannoum, W.M., Bozorgnia, Y., “Collapse of Lightly Confined Reinforced Concrete Frames During Earthquakes,” Advances in Earthquake Engineering for Urban Risk Reduction, Nato Science Series: IV: Earth and Environmental Sciences, V. 66, pp. 317-32, January 2006.

Academic degrees

PhD. Structural Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, USA, 2008
M.E. Structural Engineering, McGill University, Canada, 1999
B.E. Civil Engineering, McGill University, Canada, 1997

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