Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering


The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of Illinois is a top-ranked department recognized for excellence in education, research and service to society. Selected publications, presentations, and research from faculty, researchers, and graduate students of the CEE Department including in Structural Engineering can be found here.

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  • Stark, Timothy D., Long, James H., Osouli, Abdolrzea. Baghdady, Ahmed K. (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2017-12)
    In this project, Illinois-specific design procedures were developed for drilled shafts founded in weak shale or rock. In particular, a modified standard penetration test was developed and verified to characterize the in ...


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  • Issa, Mohsen A. (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2017-12)
    The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is revising current specifications for opening new PCC (Portland cement concrete) pavements to traffic. These revisions will help keep closure times at a minimum by specifying ...


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  • Kozak, Derek L.; Luo, Jie; Olson, Scott M.; LaFave, James M.; Fahnestock, Larry A. (Newmark Structural Engineering Laboratory. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2017-09)
    The lack of ground motion time history records with a 1000-year return period hazard for Central North America (CNA) often requires earthquake engineering researchers in the area to develop ground motions of their own. ...


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  • Qi, Yan; Fries, Ryan, N.; Zhou, Huaguo; Rab, Abdur; Baireddy, Raghunandan (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2017-08)
    Pedestrians are the most vulnerable road users. The risks to pedestrians crossing at uncontrolled locations are much higher than at signalized intersections. There has been an increasing trend in pedestrian deaths during ...


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  • LaFave, James, M.; Fahnestock, Larry, A.; Brambila, Gabriela; Riddle, Joseph, K.; Jarrett, Matthew, W.; Svatora, Jeffrey, S.; Wright, Beth, A.; An, Huayu (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2017-08)
    Integral abutment bridges (IABs) have gained popularity throughout the United States due to their low construction and maintenance costs. Previous research on IABs has been heavily focused on substructure performance, ...


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