RESEARCH

Research Area and Interest Includes:

Computational Mechanics with emphasis in Materials Behavior and Constitutive modeling, Earthquake Engineering of Steel And Steel-Concrete Buildings and Bridges, Failure Analysis of Concrete Buildings and Steel Structures, Linear and Non-linear Finite Element Application In Structural Engineering, Vibration Control of Structural Systems, Protection of Structures, Buildings, Bridges, and other Structures Against Hazards and Attacks, and Geotechnical And Transportation Engineering.

 

Published, Accepted and Submitted Journal Articles

  • ​Efe, Steve, Shokouhian, M., and Head, M. (2017). "Performance Evaluation of the Computer Adaptive Version of the Fundamental of Engineering Examination at Morgan State University." (http://www.ijert.org/view-pdf/16556/performance-evaluation-in-the-computer-adaptive-version-of-the-enginer-in-training-eit-examination-at-morgan-state-university).

  • Emmanuel Chinaka, Mehdi Shokouhian, Steve Efe, and Monique Head. "Evaluation of Bond Strength for AFRP Reinforcing Bars in Columns with Self-Consolidating Concrete" -http://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/9780784480403.001#sthash.RJ6nIWsP.dpuf

  • Efe, Steve, Shokouhian, M., and Head, M. (2017). "Enhanced Performance of an Aramid Fiber Reinforced Polymer Reinforced (AFRP) Column with Plug and Play (PnP) Dissipater."

  • Efe, S. Shokouhian, M. Head, M. and Chinaka, E. (Submitted Article), 2016, “Cyclic Response of AFR PReinforced Column with Externally Unbonded Energy Dissipaters”, Taylor & Francis, Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, April 2016.

  • Chinaka, E. Head, M. Shokouhian, M. McLennan, W. Efe, S. (Submitted Article), "An experimental investigation of bond strength of AFRP bars with self-consolidating concrete", Springer, International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials, March 2016.

  • Efe, Steve, and Head, M. (2017). "Experimental Test to Investigate the Mechanical Properties of Steel and Nylon Fibre-Reinforced Concrete (yet to be submitted).

  • Efe, Steve, and Head, M. (2017). "Plastic Analysis of Deep Beams with Varying Shapes and Position of Web Openings (submitted).

Conference Proceeding​

  • ​Efe, Steve, Shokouhian, M., and Head, M. (2017). "Performance Evaluation of the Computer Adaptive Version of the Fundamental of Engineering Examination at Morgan State University (American Society for Engineering Education Northeast Section Conference, MA).

  • Emmanuel Chinaka, Mehdi Shokouhian, Steve Efe, and Monique Head. "Evaluation of Bond Strength for AFRP Reinforcing Bars in Columns with Self-Consolidating Concrete" -http://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/9780784480403.001#sthash.RJ6nIWsP.dpuf

  • *Efe, Steve, **Shokouhian, M., Head, M., and *Chinaka, E. (2016). "Cyclic Response of AFRP Reinforced Column with Externally Unbonded Energy Dissipaters," Composite Structures.

  • *Chinaka, E., Head, M., **Shokouhian, M., McLennan, W. and *Efe, S. (2016). "An experimental investigation of bond strength of AFRP bars with self-consolidating concrete," Construction and Building Materials.

  • *Efe, S. and Head, M. (2015).  "Response of a Controlled-Rocking AFRP Column with Replaceable Fuses Subjected to Cyclic Loading," ASCE Structures Congress 2015, Portland, Oregon, April 23-25, 2015.

  • *Efe, S. and Head, M. (2014).  "Structural response of concrete bridge columns pretensioned with Aramid Fiber Reinforced Polymer bars and subjected to combined loading," 7th International Conference on Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites, Vancouver, British Columbia, August 2014 (https://www.iifc.org/proceedings/CICE_2014/CICE2014.pdf).

  • *Efe, S. and Head, M. (2014). "Structural Behavior and Response Analysis of Aramid Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Reinforced Bridge Column under Combined Loading," Proceedings, 2014 10th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Anchorage, Alaska, July 21-25, 2013 (https://nees.org/resources/browse?tag=10ncee,bridgestructures).

  • *Efe, S. and Head, M. (2014).  "Structural Behavior and Response Analysis of Aramid Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Reinforced Bridge Column under Combined Loading," ASCE Structures Congress 2014, Boston, Massachusetts, April 2014.

Technical Reports

  1. Head, M., *Efe, S., *Grose, S., *Drumgoole, J., *Lajubutu, O., *Wright, R., and *Hansboro, Jr., T., Structural Health Monitoring to Determine Long-term Behavior of AFRP Composite Bars in Prestressed Concrete Panels for Field Deployment (US Department of Transportation), December 2015, http://www.morgan.edu/Documents/ACADEMICS/CENTERS/NTC/MAUTC-MSU-UVA-Final%20Report-12-31-15.pdf.

  2. Head, M., *Efe, S., *Grose, S., *Drumgoole, J., *Lajubutu, O., *Wright, R., and *Hansboro, Jr., T., Durability Assessment of Prefabricated Bridge Elements and Systems, Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA), Report No. MD-13-SP309B4E, August 2015, http://www.mautc.psu.edu/docs/MSU-2013-01.pdf.

  3. Head, M., , *Efe, S. *Ashby-Bey, E., *Edmonds, K., *Grose, S., and *Mason, I., Stainless Steel Prestressing Strands and Bars for Use in Prestressed Concrete Girders and Slabs, Maryland State Highway (SHA), Report No. MD-13-SP309B4G, August 2015, http://www.roads.maryland.gov/OPR_Research/MD-13_SP309B4G_Stainless-Steel-Prestressing-Strands_Report.pdf.

Poster Presentations

  1. *Efe, S. and Head, M. (2014).  "Structural Behavior and Response Analysis of Aramid Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Reinforced Bridge Column under Combined Loading," 10th US National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Anchorage, Alaska, July 2014.

  2. *Efe, S. and Head, M. (2014).  "Performance of Aramid Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Reinforced Bridge Column under Combined Loading," ASCE Structures Congress 2014, Boston, Massachusetts, April 2014

  3. *Efe, S. and Head, M. (2014).  "PBES Beyond Design: A Case Study of Quality Assurance and Quality Control for Bridge Construction," Maryland Quality Initiative Annual Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, February 2014.

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