M. Asghar Bhatti

Asghar Bhatti
Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Additional Titles: 
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
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 E
Special Fields of Knowledge: 
Structural design and optimization
Computational Mechanics
Structural dynamics and earthquake engineering
Modeling, artificial intelligence and simulation