M. Asghar Bhatti

Researcher, Transportation Research Public Policy Center

(319) 335-5656
4116 Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences
Joined the College of Engineering: 
1980
Education: 
Ph.D., Structural Engineering and Structural Mechanics, University of California-Berkeley, 1980
M.S., Structural Engineering and Structural Mechanics, University of California-Berkeley, 1975
B.E., Civil Engineering, University of Karachi, 1972
Special Fields of Knowledge: 
Structural design and optimization; Computational Mechanics; Structural dynamics and earthquake engineering; Modeling, artificial intelligence and simulation.
Present Research Interests: 
Performance-based optimum design of semi-rigid frames; Simulation of wind loading of highway signs; Modeling forces in human muscles including fatigue; Productivity loss in civil construction projects.
Active Scientific and Professional Society Memberships: 
Fellow, American Society of Civil Engineers; Associate Editor, ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, June 2005-Present; Member Structural Engineering Institute committees on Methods of Analysis and Optimum Structural Design; Member American Society of Engineering Education; Treasurer/Secretary, American Society of Engineering Education, Civil Engineer