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Keynotes and Invited Presentations

[26] Air-blast, Projectile Impact and Underwater Explosion Effects on Concrete Structures, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, April 2024.

[25] Blast-loaded Structures: Experimental and Numerical Findings, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, April 2024.

[24] Concrete Structures Subjected to Explosions and Projectile Impact, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, November 2023.

[23] Weapons Systems Keynote Speech: Differences and Similarities between Air Blast and Underwater Explosions, The 25th Defense Operational Applications Symposium, Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil, September 2023.

[22] Research on Blast and Impact Response of Structures, ASCE SEI National Capital Section Meeting, Washington, D.C., July 2023.

[21] Protective Design of Structures for Explosions and Projectile Impact, Addis Ababa Institute of Technology, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, May 2023.

[20] Response of Reinforced Concrete Columns Subjected to Underwater Explosions,” The 2023 Structures Congress, American Society of Civil Engineers, New Orleans, LA, May 2023.

[19] Towards Blast and Impact Resilient Structures, University of Miami-College of Engineering, Coral Gables, FL, April 2023.

[18] Structures Subjected to Explosions and Projectile Impacts, Aeronautics Institute of Technology, Brazil, October 2022, online.

[17] Numerical Simulation of Functionally-Graded Material Pipes under Blast Loading, Advances in Structural Mechanics and Applications, India, Oct. 2021 (with E. Ali), online.

[16] Analysis of the State of Tenure-line Black Engineering Faculty in Research-Intensive (R1) Institutions, The 127th American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, June 2020, online.

[15] Finite Element Analyses of the Penetration Depth of Ogive-nosed Projectiles into Conventional and Very-High Strength Concrete Targets, The 6th International Conference on Civil and Urban Engineering, Leuven, Belgium, Mar. 2019.

[14] Polymer Coatings Used for Blast Strengthening of Reinforced Concrete and Masonry Structures, The 18th International Congress on Polymers in Concrete, Washington, D.C., April 2018.

[13] Structures Subjected to Short-duration Dynamic Loads, Howard University, Washington, D.C., April 2018.

[12] Command and Control Keynote Speech: Blast/Impact Response of Structures, The 19th Symposium of Operational Applications in Areas of Defense (SIGE), Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil, September 2017.

[11] Numerical Investigation on the Blast Response of Functionally Graded Pipes under Localized Blast and Explosion, American Society of Civil Engineers: Engineering Mechanics Institute, San Diego, CA, June 2017 (with E. Ali).

[10] Concrete Material Flow during Projectile Presentation, The National Capital Chapter of the American Concrete Institute, Tysons Corner, VA, April 2014.

[9] Rebar Cage Stability Research: Accident Trends, Needs Assessment and Goals, American Society of Civil Engineers: Construction Institute Round Table Meetings, Los Angeles, CA, January 2011 (with M. Casey).

[8] Finite Element Analysis of Two-dimensional Strain Consolidation under Foundation Loads, The 16th US National Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, State College, PA, July 2010.

[7] Blast Strengthening using FRP Composites, Academic Challenges and Enrichment, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, Oct. 2010.

[6] Structural Behavior of Steel Frame Connections Subjected to Blast, The 5th International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference, Las Vegas, NV, September 2009.

[5] Dynamic Behavior of Structures, Academic Challenges and Enrichment, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, Mar. 2009.

[4] Blast Response of Carbon-Fiber Reinforced Masonry Walls, WAI Applied Science Division, Mountain View, CA, June 2006.

[3] Significance of Stress-Block Parameters on the Moment Capacity of Sections Under-reinforced with FRP, The 7th International Symposium of the Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement for Reinforced Concrete Structures, Kansas City, MO, Oct. 2005 (poster presentation).

[2] Analysis and Testing of Blast Effects on Walls Strengthened with GFRP and Shotcrete, The 50th International Society for the Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering Symposium and Exhibition, Long Beach, CA, May 2005.

[1] RAMConcept for Analysis and Design of Elevated Concrete Floor Systems and Mat Foundations, Dekker/Perich/Sabatini Ltd., Albuquerque, NM, Dec. 2003.

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