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Dr. Brandon Ross

Associate Professor of Civil Engineering
J. Richard Cottingham Distinguished Professor

Areas of Interest:
Building Adaptation and Design for Adaptability
Experimental evaluation of prestressed and reinforced concrete
Low-cost systems for housing in developing communities

Website: https://www.learningbuildings.com/

 Education:

BS, Architectural Engineering, 2001, University of Wyoming
MS, Civil Engineering, 2002, University of Wyoming
PhD, Civil Engineering, 2012, University of Florida

Classes typically taught:
Reinforced Concrete Design
Prestressed Concrete Design

Professional Registration:
Professional Engineer (Idaho)

Professional Society Memberships:
American Concrete Institute (ACI)
Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI)

Sample Publications:

Ross B., “The Learning Buildings Framework for Quantifying Building Adaptability,” AEI Conference, ASCE Architectural Engineering Institute, Oklahoma City, OK (Apr 2017).

Soltani M., Ross B., “Database Evaluation of Interface Shear Transfer in Concrete Members,” ACI Structural Journal, 114(2), 383-394, 2017.

Jonnalagadda S., Ross B., Khademi A., “A Modelling Approach for Evaluating the Effects of Design Variables on Bridge Condition Ratings,” Journal of Structural Integrity and Maintenance 1(4), 167-176, 2016.

Chen D., Ross B., Klotz L., “Lessons from a Coral Reef: Biomimmicry for Structural Engineers,” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering 141(4), 2015.

Ross B., Willis M., Datin P., Scott R.  “Wind Load Test of Earthbag Wall,” Buildings 3(3), 532-544, 2013.

 

Ross
Contact Information:
Office: 310A Lowry Hall
Phone: (864) 656-3401
FAX: (864) 656-2670
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