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Dr. Weichiang Pang

Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering

Areas of Interest:
Structural Reliability
Performance-based Engineering
Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering
Displacement-based Design
Performance of Low and Mid-rise Wood Structures subject to Natural Hazards
Nonlinear Numerical Models for Structures

Education:
B.S., Civil Engineering, 1999, Michigan Tech
M.S., Civil Engineering, 2001, Michigan Tech
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, 2005, Michigan Tech

Classes typically taught:
CE 4020 Reinforced Concrete Design

Professional Society Membership:
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Structural Engineering Institute (SEI)

Professional Registration:
Fundamentals of Engineering (FE/EIT), Michigan, 2000.

Sample Publications:
Pang, W.C., and Rosowsky, D.V. (2008), "Performance-based Seismic Design of six-story Woodframe Structure," Structural Engineering International, SEI(18), 179-185.

Ellingwood, B.R., Rosowsky, D.V., and Pang, W.C. (2008), "Performance of Light-frame Wood Residential Construction subjected to Earthquake in Regions of Moderate Seismicity," ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, 134(8), 1353-1363.

Pang, W.C., Pei, S., Liu, H., van de Lindt, J.W., and Rosowsky, D.V. (2008). "Tiered Approach to Performance-based Seismic Design of Wood Frame Buildings," Structures Congress 2008, Vancouver BC, Canada, April 2008 (on CD-ROM).

Pang, W.C., Rosowsky, D.V., Pei, S., and van de Lindt, J.W. (2007), "Evolutionary Parameter Hysteretic Model for Wood Shearwalls," ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, 133(8): 1118-1129.

Pang, W.C., and Rosowsky, D.V. (2007), Direct Displacement Procedure for Performance-based Seismic Design of Multistory Woodframe Structures, NEESWood Report NW-02, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX. Read report online.

Pang, W.C., and Rosowsky, D.V. (2007). "Direct Displacement Procedure for Performance-based Seismic Design of Multistory Woodframe Structures," 9th Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Ottawa ON, Canada, June 2007 (on CD-ROM).

Pang, W.C., Sandberg, L.B., Laks, P., and Forsman, J. W. (2006), "Corrugated Strandboard Structural Panels," Forest Products Journal, 57(3): 48-53.

Pang, W.C., Pei, S.L., van de Lindt, J.W., and Rosowsky, D.V. (2006), "Formulation of Evolutionary Parameter Hysteretic Models for Woodframe Shearwalls," 9th World Conference on Timber Engineering, Portland, OR, August 2006 (on CD-ROM).

Bulleit, W. M., Pang, W.C., and Rosowsky, D. V. (2005), "Modeling Wood Walls Under Combined Axial and Transverse Loads," ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, 131(5): 781-793.

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Contact Information:
Office: 312 Lowry Hall
Phone: (864) 656-0114
FAX: (864) 656-2670
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