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Issam Harik, Ph.D.

Raymond-Blythe Professor

Contact

859-257-3116
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Appointments

July 2000 – Present: Raymond-Blythe Professor, Department of Civil Engineering

March 1993 – 2004: Program Manager, Structures and Coatings Section, Kentucky Transportation Center, University of Kentucky (Head, Structures Section:  March 1993 – July 2004)

July 2001 – June 2006: Chair, Department of Civil Engineering (Interim Chair: July 2000-June 2001)

July 1994-June 2000: Professor of Structures; Department of Civil Engineering, University of Kentucky

July 1987 – June 1994: Associate Professor of Structures, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Kentucky

August 1982 – June 1987: Assistant Professor of Structures, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Kentucky


Education

Ph.D., Civil Engineering (Structures), Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, 12/82

M.S., Civil Engineering (Structures), Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, 12/78

B.S., Civil Engineering, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, 6/77


Research Interests:

My research encompasses analytical and experimental evaluation, analysis, design, and retrofit of concrete and steel structures using high performance materials. Field deployments on more than 40 bridges highlight the cost savings of using the new materials relative to traditional alternatives