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, S., & Shokouhian, M., 2020. Proposal on Implementing Machine Learning with Highway Datasets, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology Volume 09, Issue 05 (May 2020). http://dx.doi.org/10.17577/IJERTV9IS050101

  • Efe, S. & Oluwoye, J., 2020, Multi-Criteria Decision Making for Underwater Concrete Bridge Piles Inspection, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology Volume 09, Issue 02 (February 2020). http://dx.doi.org/10.17577/IJERTV9IS020385.

  • Efe, S., & Shokouhian, M., 2020, Performance Evaluation in the Computer-Adaptive Version of the Enginer-in-Training (EIT) Examination at Morgan State University, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology Volume 06, Issue 04 (April 2020), http://dx.doi.org/10.17577/IJERTV6IS040438

  • Efe, S., Oluwoye, J., 2020, Flexural Performance of RC Beams Strengthened by Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) Laminates, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology Volume 09, Issue 04 (April 2020). http://dx.doi.org/10.17577/IJERTV9IS040207.

  • Chinaka, E., Shokouhian, M., Head, M., & Efe, S. (2019). An experimental investigation of bond strength of AFRP bars with self‐consolidating concrete. Civil Engineering Design. https://doi.org/10.1002/cend.201900013

  • Efe, S., Shokouhian, M., Head, M., & Chinaka, E. (2017). Numerical study on the cyclic response of AFRP reinforced columns with externally unbonded energy dissipaters. Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, 14(2), 218-231. https://doi.org/10.1080/15732479.2017.1345955

  • Efe, S., Shokouhian, M., & Head, M. (2018). Numerical Analysis of AFRP Reinforced Concrete Columns with Replaceable Structural Fuses as Energy Dissipaters under Cyclic Loading. Journal of Structural Engineering. https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784481332.029

  • Emmanuel Chinaka, Mehdi Shokouhian, Steve Efe, and Monique Head. Evaluation of Bond Strength for AFRP Reinforcing Bars in Columns with Self-Consolidating Concrete. https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784480403.001

  • Efe, S., & Head, M.H. (2017). Enhanced Performance of an Aramid Fiber Reinforced Polymer Reinforced (AFRP) Column with Plug and Play (PnP) Dissipater. International journal of engineering research and technology, 6.

Conference Proceeding​

  • Ladeji-Osias, K., S. Efe,..... Initial impact of an experiment-centric teaching approach in several STEM disciplines. 2020 ASEE Virtual Conference. 22-26 June 2020. pdf link

  • S. Efe, J. Oluwoye and M.Adegoke. Flexural Performance of RC Beams Strengthened by Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) Laminates. International Conference on Fatigue Damage of Structural Materials XIII Conference. Hyannis, MA, USA, 13-18 September 2020.

  • Efe, Steve & Oluwoye, J.(2020). 8th International Conference on Advanced Composite Materials in Bridges and Structures (ACMBS VIII).  Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada, 18 – 20 August 2020.

  • Engineering Sustainability 2019. A climate for change. University of Pittsburg (Attended)

  • Engineering For US ALL (E4USA). NSF EEC Grantees Conference October 2019. https://docs.asee.org/public/EEC/Slides/Pines_E4USA.pdf

  • Efe, Steve & Oluwoye, J.(2019). Flexural and shear Performance of RC Beams Strengthened by Carbon and Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer (CFRP). 5th International Conference on Transportation on Sustainable Infrastructure and Smart Innovations for Urban Development., MD.

  • Efe, Steve & Shokouhian, M., and Yahyai, M. (2019). Fuzzy AHP for Underwater Concrete Bridge Piles Inspection. 5th International Conference on Transportation on Sustainable Infrastructure and Smart Innovations for Urban Development., MD.  pdf link

  • ​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). pdf link

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

  • *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. Owolabi, Oludare & Shokouhian, Mehdi & Efe, Steve & Ikiriko, Sotonye. (2019). HIGHWAY GEOMETRICS AND NOISE ABATEMENT DECISION. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/338412563_HIGHWAY_GEOMETRICS_AND_NOISE_ABATEMENT_DECISION 

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

Proposals (Funded or Submitted)

  1. Rapid Transformation of Effective, Sustainable Teacher Professional Learning in Response to COVID-19: A Fusion of Online Video-based Experience with Hands-on Active Learning (Submitted to NSF - April 2020; PI: Ettan James; Role: Senior Personnel)

  2. Improving Outcomes for Engineering Students (Submitted to NSF - April 2020; PI: Dr. Kemi Ladeji-Osias; Role: Senior Personnel

  3. MSU Outreach Activities. Center for Integrated Asset Management for Multi-modal. Transportation Infrastructure Systems (CIAMTIS): Region 3 University Transportation Center. Funded. PI: Dr. Steve Efe

  4. Preparing Undergraduate and Graduate Students in Autonomous Robotics in Damage Detection. Center for Integrated Asset Management for Multi-modal. Transportation Infrastructure Systems (CIAMTIS): Region 3 University Transportation Center. Funded. PI: Dr. Steve Efe

  5. Highway Geometrics and Noise Abatement Decision. Maryland State Highway Administration (2019)- Funded. Co-PI's: Dr. Steve Efe and Dr. Mehdi Shokouhian.

  6. Adoption of High Impact Pedagogical Techniques to Promote Motivation and Achievement in STEM Fields at a Historical Black College and University (HBCU). Funded. PI: Dr. Kemi Ladeji-Osias; Role: Senior Personnel

Proposals (Not Funded)

  1. Assessment of Cracks in Hollow Prestressed Concrete Bridge Cylinder Piles. Maryland State Highway Administration (2019)- PI: Dr. Steve Efe; Co-PI's: Dr. Mehdi Shokouhian and Dr. Oludare Owolabi

  2. Multi-criteria Decision Making for Highway Datasets. Maryland State Highway Administration (2019) - PI: Dr. Steve Efe; Co-PI's: Dr. Mehdi Shokouhian and Dr. Oludare Owolabi

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