Rakesh Gupta

Professor of Wood Engineering and Mechanics
Associate Editor, ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering

Office:
Richardson Hall 114
Phone Number:
541-737-4223; FAX 541 737 3385
Email Address:

Educational Background

  • Doctor of Philosophy.  1990.  Agricultural & Biological Engineering Dept., Minor: Civil (Structural) Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
  • Master of Science.  1984.  Dept. of Agricultural Engineering, Minor:  Mechanical (Applied Mechanics) Engineering, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • Bachelor of Technology.  1982.  Dept. of Agricultural Engineering, G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, UP, India


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Courses


WSE 458:  Design of wood structures (online - scheduled for Summer 2015)



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Areas of Interest

Timber Mechanics; Structural Wood Engineering; Mechanical Behavior and Properties of Wood



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Current/Recent Programs

  1. Performance of wood structures under lateral loads
  2. Load paths and system behavior in wood-framed residential structures
  3. Non-destructive eavluation of timber bridges


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Selected Publications

Refereed Publications

Linton, D. Gupta, R., Cox, D. and van de Lindt  2013  Load Distribution in Light-Frame Wood Buildings under Simulated Tsunami Loads.   JPCF. (in press, Posted online on June 15, 2013. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0000487)

Kirkham, W., Miller, T.H. and Gupta, R.  2013  Strength and Stiffness of Sloped Wood Roof Diaphragms. JPCF (in press, posted online on June 24, 2013. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0000490)

Rodriguez-Nikla, T., Gupta, R.,  Kramer, A.,  and  Sinha, A.  2013  Seismic Laboratory Testing of Energy-Efficient, Staggered-Stud, Wood-Framed Shear Walls.  J. of Structural Engineering (Special Issue on Sustainable Building Structures) (in press, posted online on June 15, 2013. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0000894)

Malone, B., Miller, T.H. and Gupta, R.  2014. Gravity and wind load path analysis of a light-frame and a traditional timber frame building. J. Archit. Eng.,(In press)

86. Malone, B., Gupta, R., Miller, T.H., and Puettmann, M. 2014. Environmental impact assessment of light-frame and timber frame buildings. J. of Green Building, 9(2):102-123.

85. Kirkham, W., Miller, T.H. and Gupta, R.  2014   State of the art – seismic behavior of wood buildings. J of Structural Engineering, 140(4):04013097-1 to 19.

84. Pfretzschner, K., Gupta, R. and Miller, T.H.  2014   Practical Modeling for Load Paths in a Realistic, Light-Frame Wood House.  J. of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 28(3):430-439.

83. Park, S., van de Lindt, J.W., Cox, D. and Gupta, R.  2014   Concept of Community Fragilities for Tsunami Coastal Inundation Studies.  Natural Hazards Review (ASCE), 14(4):220-228.

82. Lucksiri, K., Miller, T.H. and Gupta, R., Pei, S. and van de Lindt, J.W.   2013   Implementation of Plan Irregularity Rapid Visual Screening Tool for Wood-Frame, Single-Family Dwellings.  J. of Earthquake Engineering (Taylor and Francis), 17(4):497-516.

81.  Polocoser, T., Gupta, R. and Miller, T.H.  2013  Evaluation of Remediation Techniques for Circular Holes in the Webs of Wood I-Joists.  J. Materials in Civil Engineering, 25(12):1898-1909.

80. Linton, D., Gupta, R., Cox, D., van de Lindt, J.W., Oshnack, M.E., Clauson, M.  2013  Evaluation of Tsunami Loads on Wood Frame Walls at Full Scale.  Journal of Structural Engineering (NEES Special Issue), 139(8):1318-1325 .

79.  Sinha, A., Gupta, R. and Kutnar, A.  2013   Sustainable development and green buildings.   Drvna Indstrija.  64(1):45-53

78.  van de Lindt, J.W., Pei, S., Dao, T., Graettinger, A., Prevatt, D.O., Gupta, R. and Coulbourne, W.  2013  Dual-Objective-Based Tornado Design Philosophy.  J. Structural Engineering, 139(2):251-263

77.  Sinha, A., Voigt, L., Gupta, R. and Miller, T.H.  2012 Neutral axis of full size lumber with multiple knots.  Advances in Civil Engineering Materials (ASTM), 1(1):15 pages. Page Count: 15, Paper ID: ACEM20120007,
DOI: 10.1520/ACEM20120007

76.  Sinha, A. Nairn, J. and Gupta, R.  2012   The effect of elevated temperature exposures on the fracture toughness of solid wood and structural wood composites. Wood Science and Technology, 46(6):1127-1149.

75.  Prevatt, D., van de Lindt, J., Back, E., Graettinger, A., Pei, S., Coulbourne, W., Gupta, R., James, D., and Agdas, D.   2012.   Making the Case for Improved Structural Design: Tornado Outbreaks of 2011.   Leadership Manage. Eng. (ASCE), 12(4):254–270.

74.    Park, S., van de Lindt, J.W., Gupta, R. and Cox, D.   2012   Method to determine the locations of tsunami vertical evacuation shelters.  Natural Hazards: Journal of the international Society for the Prevention and Mitigation of Natural Hazards, 63(2):891-908.

73. Gupta, R. and Sinha, A.  2012    Effect of Grain Angle on Shear Strength of Wood. Holzfurschung,  66(5): 655-658.

72.  Davis, P., Gupta, R. and Sinha, A.  2012   Revisiting the Neutral Axis in Wood Beams.  Holzfurschung, 66(4): 497-503.

71.  Park, S., van de Lindt, J.W., Cox, D., Gupta, R. and Aguiniga, F.   2012   Successive earthquake-tsunami analysis to develop collapse fragilities.  Journal of Earthquake Engineering, Journal of Earthquake Engineering, 16(6):851-863.

70.  Leijten, A.J.M., Franke. S., Quenneville, P. and Gupta, R.  2012   The Bearing Strength Capacity of Continuous Supported Timber Beams - a unified approach for test methods and structural design codes.  Journal of Structural Engineering, 138(2):266-272.

69.  Basta, C., Gupta, R., Leichti, R.J. and Sinha, A.   2012   Characterizing Perpendicular-to-grain compression in wood Construction Applications.  Wood and Fiber Science, 44(2):155-167.

68. van de Lindt, J.W., Gupta, R., Pei, S., Tachibana, K., Araki, Y. Rammer, D and Isoda, H.  2/2012   Damage Assessment of a Full-Scale, Six-Story, Wood-frame Building Following Tri-Axial Shake Table Tests.  Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 26(1):17-25.

67.  Lucksiri, K., Miller, T.H., Gupta, R., Pei, S. and van de Lindt, J.W. 2/2012   Effect of Plan Configuration on Seismic Performance of Single-Family, Wood-Frame Dwellings. Natural Hazards Review, 13(1):24-33.

66.  Dao, T.N.,  van de Lindt, J.W., Prevatt, D.O. and Gupta, R.  2012  Risk Analysis Procedure for Woodframe Roof Sheathing Panel Debris Impact to Windows in Hurricanes.  Engineering Structures,  35:178-187.

65.  Lucksiri, K., Miller, T.H., Gupta, R., Pei, S. and van de Lindt, J.W. 2012   Rapid Visual Screening for Seismic Safety of Wood-Frame Dwellings with Plan Irregularity.  Engineering Structures, 36:351–359

64. Basta, C., Gupta, R., Leichti, R.J. and Sinha, A.   2011   Characterizing perpendicular-to-grain compression behavior in wood Construction.  Holzforschung, Vol. 65(6):845-853.

63. Martin, K.G., Gupta, R. Prevatt, D.O., Datin, P. and van de Lindt J.  2011  Modeling System Effects and Structural Load Paths in a Wood-Framed Structure.  Journal of Architectural Engineering (Special issue on residential construction), 17(4):1-12

62. Goodall, S. I. and Gupta, R.  2011   Optimizing the performance of gypsum wall board in wood frame shear walls.  Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 25(4):287-298.

61. Sinha, A. Gupta, R. and Nairn, J.  2011  Effect of elevated temperatures on the lateral load capacity of nailed wood connections.  J. of Materials in Civil Engineering, 23(6):812-822.

60. Sinha, A. Nairn, J. and Gupta, R.  2011  Thermal Degradation of Strength of Plywood and Oriented Strand Board: A Kinetics Approach.  Wood Science and Technology, 45(2):315-330.

59. Sinha, A. Gupta, R. and Nairn, J.  2011  Thermal degradation of bending properties of wood and wood-based composites.  Holzforschung, 65(2):221–229.

58.  Mehsah, A.F., Datin, P.L., Prevatt, D.O., Gupta, R. and van de Lindt, J.W.  2010  Predicting wind loads on a light-framed wood structure using database-assisted design methodology.  Engineering Structures, 33(2):674-684.

57. White, K.B.D., Miller, T.H. and Gupta, R. 2010 Effects of Dead Load and Multiple Earthquake Loadings on Seismic Performance of Wood-Frame Shear Walls.  Forest Products Journal, 60(2):150-156.

56. Betts S.C., Miller, T.H. and Gupta, R.  2010  Location of neutral axis in wood beams – a preliminary study.  Wood Materials Science and Engineering, 5(3):173-180

55.  van de Lindt, J., Gupta, R., Cox, D. T.  and Wilson, J.  2009  Wave Impact Study on a Residential Building. Journal of Disaster Research, 4(6):419-426.

54. Oshnack, M.B., Aguiniga, F., Cox, D, Gupta, R., van de Lindt, J. 2009  Effectiveness of Small Onshore Seawalls in
Reducing Tsunami Forces Induced by Tsunami Bore: Large Scale Experimental Study.
  Journal of Disaster Research, 4(6):382-390.

53.  White, K.B.D., Miller, T.H. and Gupta, R. 2009  Seismic performance testing of partially and fully anchored wood-frame shear walls.  Wood and Fiber Science, 41(4):396-413.

52.  Wilson, J., Gupta, R., van de Lindt, J. Clauson, M. and Garcia, R.  2009  Behavior of a one-sixth scale wood-framed residential structure under wave loading.  J. of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 23(5):336-345.

51.  van de Lindt, J., Gupta, R., Garcia, R. and Wilson, J.  2009  Tsunami bore forces on a compliant residential building model.  Engineering Structures, 31(2009):2534-2539.

50.  Seaders, P., Miller, T.H. and Gupta, R.  2009  Performance of partially and fully anchoredwood frame shear walls under monotonic and cyclic loads.  Forest Products Journal, 59(5), 42-52.

49. Lewis, M.C., Gupta, R. and Miller, T.H.  2009  Performance of wood frame wall with ECC shear panel.  Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction, 14(3):123-129.

48.  van de Lindt, J.W., Li, Y., Bulleit, W.M., Gupta, R. amd Morris, P.I.  2009  The Next Step for AF&PA/ASCE 16: Performance-Based Design of Wood Structures.  Journal of Structural Engineering, 135(6):611-618.

47.  Sinha, A. and Gupta, R.  2009  Strain Distribution in OSB and GWB in Wood-Frame Shear Walls.  Journal of Structural Engineering, 135(6):666-675

46.  Jayawickrama, K.J.S., Ye, T.Z., Gupta, R. and Cherry, M.L.  2009. Including Wood Stiffness in Tree Improvement of Coastal Douglas-fir in the US Pacific Northwest: A Literature Review and Synthesis. Research Contribution 50, Forest Research Laboratory, College of Forestry, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

45.  Seaders, P., Gupta, R. and Miller, T.H.  2009  Monotonic and cyclic load testing of partially and fully anchored wood-frame shear walls.  Wood and Fiber Science, 41(2):145-156.

44.  Gupta, R. and Limkatanyoo, P. 2008 Practical Approach to Designing Wood Roof Truss Assemblies. Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction, 13(3):135-146.

43.  Baxter, P., Miller, T.H. and Gupta, R. 2007 Seismic Screening, Evaluation, Rehabilitation and Design Provisions for Wood-Framed Structures. Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction, 12(4):200-209.

42.  van de Lindt, J. W., Graettinger, A.J., Gupta, R., Skaggs, T.D., Pryor, S.E. and Fridley, K.J. 2007 Performance of Wood-Frame Structures during Hurricane Katrina. Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 21(2):108-116.

41.  van de Lindt, J. W. and Gupta, R. 2006 Damage and Damage Prediction for Wood Shearwalls Subjected to Simulated Earthquake Loads. Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 20(2):176-184.

40.  Gupta, R. and Siller, T.  2005c.  Comparison of shear strength of structural composite lumber using torsion and shear block tests.  Forest Products Journal, 55(12):29-34.

39.  Gupta, R.  2005.  System behavior of wood truss assemblies.  Progress in Structural Engineering and Materials, 7(4):183-193.

38.  Gupta, R., Kittel, M.R. and Miller, T.H.  2005.  Small-scale modeling of metal-plate-connected wood truss joints.  Journal of Testing and Evaluation, 33(3):139-149.

37.  Lebeda, D., Gupta, R., Rosowsky, D. and Dolan, J.D.  2005.  The effect of hold-down misplacement on the strength and stiffness of wood shear walls.  Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction, 10(2):79-87.

36.  Gupta, R. and Siller, T.  2005b.   Shear strength of structural composite lumber using torsion tests.  Journal of Testing and Evaluation, 33(2):110-117.

35.  Gupta, R. and Siller T.  2005a.  Stress distribution in structural composite lumber under torsion.  Forest Products Journal, 55(2):51-56.

34.  Gupta, R., Basta, C., and Kent, S.M.  2004.  Effect of knots on longitudinal shear strength of Douglas-fir using shear blocks.  Forest Products Journal, 54(11):77-83.

33.  Gupta, R., Miller, and T.H.  Freilinger, S.M.W.  2004.  Cyclic performance of metal-plate-connected wood truss joints.  Structural Engineering and Mechanics - An International Journal 17(5):627-639.

32.  Gupta, R., Miller, T.H. and Redlinger, M.J.  2004.  Behavior of metal-plate-connected wood truss joints under wind and impact loads.  Forest Products Journal, 54(3):76-84.

31.  Langlois, J., Gupta, R. and Miller, T.H.  2004.  Effects of reference displacement and damage accumulation in wood shear walls.  Journal of Structural Engineering, 130(3):470-479.

30.  Gupta, R., Miller, T.H. and Dung, D.  2004.  Practical solution to wood truss assembly design problems.  Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction, 9(12):54-60.

29.  Gupta, R. and Wagner, B.  2002.  Effect of metal connector plates on the bending strength of solid sawn lumber and LVL:  A pilot study.  Forest Products Journal, 52(10):71-74.

28.  Gupta, R., Heck, L.R. and Miller, T.H.  2002a.   Experimental evaluation of the torsion test for determining shear strength of structural lumber.  Journal of Testing and Evaluation, 30(4):283-290.

27.  Gupta, R., Heck, L.R. and Miller, T.H.  2002b.  Finite-element analysis of the stress distribution in a torsion test of full-size, structural lumber.  Journal of Testing and Evaluation, 30(4):291-302.

26.  Li, Z., Gupta, R. and Miller, T.H.   1998. Practical approach to modeling of wood truss roof assemblies.  Practice periodical on structural design and construction 3(3):119-124..

25.  Morrell, J.J., Gupta, R., Winandy, J.E. and Riyanto, D.S.  1998. Effect of incising and preservative treatment on shear strength of nominal 2-inch lumber.  Wood and Fiber Science 30(4):374-381.

24.  Riyanto, D.S. and Gupta, R.   1998. Comparative test methods for evaluating shear strength of structural lumber.  Forest Products Journal 48(2):83-90.

23.  Kent, S.M., Gupta, R. and Miller, T.H. 1997. Dynamic behavior of metal-plate-connected wood truss joints.  Journal of Structural Engineering 123(8):1037-1045..

22.  Vatovec, M., Gupta, R., Miller, T.H. and Lewis, S. 1997. Modeling of metal-plate-connected wood truss joints:  Part II:  Application to overall truss model.  Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers 40(6):1667-1675.

21.  Ethington, R.L., Gupta, R. and Green, D.W. 1997. Visual stress grades of dahurian larch lumber.  Forest Products Journal 47(1):89-96.

20.  Shen, Y. and Gupta, R. 1997. Evaluation of creep behavior of structural lumber in a natural environment.  Forest Products Journal 46(9):89-93.

19.  Gupta, R. and Vatovec, M. 1996. Evaluation of dahurian larch in mechanical connections.  Forest Products Journal 46(9):89-93.

18.  Gupta, R., Ethington, R.L. and Green, D.W. 1996. Mechanical stress grading of dahurian larch structural lumber.  Forest Products Journal 47(7/8):79-86.

17.  Riyanto, D.S. and Gupta, R. 1996. Effect of ring angle on shear strength parallel to the grain of wood.  Forest Products Journal 46(7/8):87-92.

16.  Vatovec, M., Miller, T.H. and Gupta, R.  1996. Modeling of metal-plate-connected wood truss joints.  Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers 39(3):1101-1111.

15.  Gupta, R., Vatovec, M. and Miller, T.H.  1996. Metal-plate-connected wood truss joints:  A literature review.  Research Contribution 13, Forest Research Laboratory, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.

14.  Vatovec, M., Gupta, R. and Miller, T.H.  1996. Testing and evaluation of metal-plate-connected wood truss joints.  Journal of Testing and Evaluation 24(2):63-72.

13.  Milota, M.R. and Gupta, R.   1996. Moisture meter correction factors for dahurian larch from the Russian Far East.  Forest Products Journal 46(6):91-93.

12.  Gupta, R. and Ethington, R.L.  1996. General physical characteristics of dahurian larch (Larix dahurica) from the Russian far east.  Forest Products Journal 46(4):90-93.

11.  Ethington, R.L., Eskelsen, V. and Gupta, R. 1996. Relationship between compression strength perpendicular to grain and ring orientation.  Forest Products Journal 46(1):84-86.

10.  Gupta, R. 1994. Metal plate connected tension joints under different loading conditions. Wood and Fiber Science 26(2):212-222.

9.  Gupta, R. 1992. Testing apparatus for metal-plate-connected wood-truss joints.  Wood Design Focus 3(2):3-5.

8.  Gupta, R., and Gebremedhin, K.G. 1992. Resistance distributions of a metal-plate-connected wood truss.  Forest Products Journal 42(7/8):11-16.

7.  Gupta, R., Gebremedhin, K.G. and Grigoriu, M.G.  1992. Characterizing the strength of wood truss joints.  Trans. of American Society of Agricultural Engineers 35(4):1286-1290.

6.  Gupta, R., Gebremedhin, K.G. and Cooke, R.J.  1992. Analysis of metal-plate-connected wood trusses with semi-rigid joints.  Transactions of the ASAE 35(3):1011-1018.

5.  Gupta, R. and Gebremedhin, K.G.  1990. Destructive testing of metal-plate-connected wood truss joints.  Journal of Structural Engineering 116(7):1971-1982.  

4.  Gebremedhin, K.G., Jagdale, S.S. and Gupta, R.  1989.  An expert system for optimizing computer aided design of post frame buildings.  American Soc. of Agric. Engineers 5(3):447-452.

3.  Gupta, R. and Reitsma, S.Y.  1989  Cow teat hysteresis as affected by the time of measurement.  Canadian Agricultural Engineering, 31(2): 153-157.

2.  Gupta, R. and Reitsma, S.Y.  1987  Measurement and analysis techniques for hysteresis of the dairy cows' teats.  Canadian Agricultural Engineering, 29(1):51-57

1.  Gupta, R. and Reitsma, S.Y.  1986  Hysteresis of the dairy cows' teat as affected by vacuum level rates of changes.  Canadian Agricultural Engineering, 28(2):149-153

 

Outreach Publications

Gupta, R.   2006   Katrina: Wood-frame damage assessment - Preliminary Observations.  STRUCTURE Magazine, January 2006, pp20.

Gupta, R. and Gopu, V.  2005.  Wood engineering education--Trends and challenges.  Proc. of the Structures Congress (April 20-24, 2005; New York City, New York, SEI/ASCE, Reston, Virginia.

Gupta, R.  2005.  Stop knocking on wood and get real--Become a complete structural engineer.  STRUCTURE Magazine, March 2005, pp. 16-17.

Testa, B.M. and Gupta, R.  2004.  Ivory towers - the status of wood design education in American universities.  Engineered Wood Journal (APA - The Engineered Wood Association), Spring 2004:20-22.

Gupta, R.  and Miller, T.H.   2000.  Up on the roof--researchers study system effects in wood truss assemblies.  Resource--Engineering and Technology for a sustainable World (ASAE Publication), 7 (11):9-10.

 

Student Theses

26.  Sinha, A. 2010  The Effect of Elevated Temperature on Mechanical Behavior of Structural Wood and Wood-based Composites.  Ph.D. Thesis

25.  Goodall, S.I.  2010  Optimizing the Performance of Gypsum Wall Board in Wood Frame Shear Walls.  M.S. Thesis

24.  Martin, G. K.  2010  Evaluation of System Effects and Structural Load Paths in a Wood-Framed Structure.  M.S. Thesis

23.  Rathi, V.M.  2009  Bending property enhancement of wood strand composite using viscoelastic thermal compression.  MS Thesis

22.  Wilson, J. 2008. Behavior of a 1/6th Scale, Two-Story, Wood Framed Residential Structure Under Surge Wave Loading. M.S. Thesis

21.  Lewis, M. 2008. Performance of Wood Frame Wall with Thin Shell ECC Shear Panel. M.S. Thesis

20.  Sinha, A. 2007 Strain Distribution in OSB and GWB in Wood Frame Shear Walls. M.S. Thesis

19.  Basta, C.  2005.  Characterizing Perpendicular-to-Grain Compression in Wood Construction Applications.  M.S. Thesis.

18.  White, K.  2005.  The Performance of Wood-Frame Shear Walls Under Earthquake Loads. M.S. Thesis.

17.  Seaders, P.  2004. Performance of partially and fully anchored wood frame shear walls under monotonic, cyclic, and earthquake loads.  M.S. Thesis.

16.  Limkatanyoo, P.  2003. System behavior of three-dimensional wood truss assemblies. M.S. Thesis.

15.  Baxter, P. 2004. Comparison of screening, evaluation, rehabilitation and design provisions for wood-framed structures.  M.S. Thesis.

14.  Lebeda, D.J.  2002. Behavior of wood shear walls with misplaced holdowns. M.S. Thesis.

13.  Tjahyadi, A.  2002.  Slotted-bolted friction damper as a seismic energy dissipator in a braced timber frame.  M.S. Thesis.

12.  Siller, T.S.  2002.  Evaluation of the torsion test as a method to determine the shear strength of structural composite lumber.  M.S. Thesis.

11.  Langlois, J.D.  2002.  Effects of reference displacement and damage accumulation in wood shear walls subjected to the CUREE protocol.  M.S. Thesis.

10.  Dung, D.  1999. A practical method to analyze the system effects of a metal-plate-connected truss assembly.  M.S. Thesis.

9.  Kittel, M.R. 1997. Small-scale modeling of metal-plate-connected wood joints.  M.S. Thesis.

8.  Freilinger, S.M.  1998.  Short-term duration of load and cyclic performance of metal-plate-connected truss joints.  M.S. Thesis.

7.  Redlinger, M.J.   1998. Behavior of metal-plate-connected wood truss joints under wind and impact loads.  M.S. Thesis. 

6.  Heck, L.R.   1997. Evaluation of the torsion test for determining the shear strength of structural lumber.  M.S. Thesis.

5.  Li, Z.  1996.  A practical approach to model the behavior of a metal-plate-connected wood truss system.  M.S. Thesis.

4.  Riyanto, D.S.  1996.  Comparative test methods for evaluating shear strength of structural lumber.  M.S. Thesis.

3.  Shen, Y.  1995.  Evaluation of creep behavior of structural lumber in a natural environment.  M.S. Thesis.

2.  Kent, S.M.  1995.  Dynamic behavior of metal-plate-connected wood truss joints.  M.S. Thesis.

1.  Vatovec, M.  1995. Analytical and experimental investigation of the behavior of metal-plate-connected wood truss joints.  Ph.D. Thesis.

 

Other

Wood Engineering Challanges in the New Millennium - Critical Research Needs.  Editor: Vijaya K.A. Gopu, Assistant Editors: Rakesh Gupta and John van de Lindt.  Proceedings of the Pre-Congress Workshop Offered in Conjunction with the SEI / ASCE Strucutres Congress 2008, April 23-24, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

 

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Additional Information

Professional Experience

  • Professor (7/2008 to present): Department of Wood Science and Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA.
  • Associate Professor (7/97 to 6/2008):  Department of Wood Science and Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA.
  • Visiting Scientist (1/1999 to 6/1999):  Division of Building, Construction and Engineering, Commonwealth of Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Highett, Victoria, Australia.
  • Research Engineer (9/1998 to 10/1998):  Alpine Engineered Products, Inc., Haines City, Florida, USA
  • Graduate Faculty (8/1992 to present):  School of Civil & Construction Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA
  • Assistant Professor (2/1991 to 6/1997):  Department of Forest Products, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA.
  • Research Associate and Lecturer (9/1990 to 1/1991):  Department of Forest Products, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Forest Products Society
  • Society of Wood Science and Technology

Awards

  • The George G. Marra Award of Excellence, First Place (2010)
  • Truss Plate Institute's "Award for Excellence in Truss Research" 1995
  • Truss Plate Institute's "Award for Excellence in Truss Research"  1994
  • Awarded  G.B. Pant University Vice-Chancellor's Gold Medal for the best graduate student in Agricultural Engineering Department (1982).

Opportunities for Graduate Studies

Graduate Research Assistanships are available for qualified students.  Please contact me by email if you would like more information about my program.  Please visit the Wood Science website for an application packet.



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