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Professor Hani Nassif

Rutgers Infrastructure Monitoring and Evaluation (RIME) Group
Intelligent Bridge Engineering and Advanced Materials (i-BEAM) Laboratory

Hani Nassif, P.E., PhD (Director)

B.S. University of Detroit, 1981
M.E. University of Detroit, 1983
ITS Graduate Certificate, Elec. Eng. & Computer Sci. Dept.,
           Univ. of Michigan, 1993
Ph.D. (Structural) University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1993

School of Engineering,
CoRE Building, Room #738

Dept. Office Tel: (848) 445-4414
RIME Tel: (848) 445-5858
RIME Fax: (732) 445-8268
E-mail: nassif at

Research Interests

• Non-Destructive testing and structural health monitoring of bridges
• Structural safety and reliability-based design of buildings and bridges
• Finite element modeling and dynamic analysis of bridges
• Use of advanced cementitious composites in infrastructure applications
• Analysis of Structural concrete members with emphasis on the use of unbonded (metallic and non-metallic) tendons
• Self-Consolidating and High-performance Concrete

Professional Membership

• Registered Professional Engineer, State of Missouri, 1996-2004 (Inactive)
• Listed in Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, 1998-1999, Marquis, 4th edition, NJ.
• American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 1991-Present
• American Concrete Institute (ACI), 1992-Present
• Transportation Research Board (TRB), 1993-
• International Association of Bridge Management And Safety (IABMAS), 1999-Present

Technical Committee Membership

• ASCE Committee on LRFD, Member, 2003-2006.
• ASCE Committee on Safety of Buildings, Member, 1994-1998, 2003-2006.
• ASCE Committee on Safety of Bridges, Member 1994-1996, Chairman, 2003-2006.
• ACI Convention Committee, Member, 2012-Present
• ACI Committee 444 Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) of Concrete Structures, Chair, 2012-Present
• ACI Technical Activities Committee (TAC) – Member, 2006-2011
• ACI Committee 348 – Structural Safety, Chairman, 1997-2003; Member, 1995-Present
• ACI Committee 209, Creep and Shrinkage, Secretary, 1995-1999, Member, 1995-Present.
• ACI Committee 435, Deflection of Concrete Building Structures, Secretary, 2003-2006, Member, 1995-Present.
• Joint ASCE-ACI Committee 343, Concrete Bridges, Member and Chairman of its Bridge Design Sub-Committee., Member 1995-present.
• TRB, Committee on Dynamic and Field Testing of Bridges, A2C05, and the Chair of its Sub-Committee. A- Ongoing Research Projects, Member 1995-2006, Secretary 2003-2006.
• TRB Committee on Seismic Analysis and Design of Bridges, Founding Member, 1996-2006.
• TRB Committee on Mechanical Properties of Concrete, Member, 1998-2008.
• International Ferrocement Society (IFS), Code Committee for the International Ferrocement Society, Member, 1998- 2002, IFS Board Member, 2012-present

Honors and Awards

• 2015 Project Award for Rutgers University, Dewberry, and NJTA received for bridge monitoring and research on the “Lewandowski Memorial Hackensack River Bridge,” The 52nd Annual NJ Concrete Award, NJ
• 2015 keynote speaker, 2nd JCI & ACI Joint Seminar, July, Tokyo, Japan
• 2014 keynote speaker, IBRACON 56th Brazilian Congress of Concrete, Oct, Natal, Brazil
• 2014 keynote speaker, 3rd Annual Transportation Infrastructure Conference, Oct, Rolla, MO
• 2013 Research Showcase Implementation Award selected by the AASHTO Research Advisory Committee (RAC) Meeting in Baton Rouge, LA, on Tuesday, July 16, 2013. Project titled: Elimination of Weight Restriction on Amtrak, NJ Transit, and Conrail Line, funded by the New Jersey Department of Transportation was one of the sixteen projects out of more than 100 that were selected for the 2013 High Value Research Award by the AASHTO RAC. Professor Nassif and NJDOT Research Bureau Project Manager, Ed Kondrath, were formally invited to present this "Sweet Sixteen" project at the 2014 Annual TRB meeting, in Washington, D.C.
• Educator of the Year Award, American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), NJ, 2006.
• Project Award for Rutgers, Parsons Brinkerhoff, and NJDOT received for role as PI on smart bridge construction and research on the “Doremus Avenue Bridge Project,” American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), NJ, 2005.
• Fellow of the American Concrete Institute, Elected by the Board of Direction of the American Concrete Institute International, 2005.
• Medallion of Appreciation, presented by the FHWA and NJDOT for organizing the 2nd Prefabricated Bridge Elements and Systems Workshop, New Brunswick, Sept. 8-10, 2004.
• Educator of the Year Award, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) - Central New Jersey Branch, 2003
• Sigma XI, Member of the National Scientific Research Society, 1996-Present
• Student of the Year (1991) Award, Region-V Great Lakes University Transportation Center, U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Transportation Research Board (TRB), Jan. 1992
• CHI EPSILON, National Civil Engineering Honor Society, University of Michigan, 1990-
• TAU BETA PI, National Engineering Honor Society, University of Detroit, 1982-