Mohsen A. Issa, Ph.D., PE, SE,

Professor of Structural and Materials Engineering

Mohsen A. Issa, Ph.D., PE, SE,

Ph. D. Civil Engineering (1986)
University of Texas at Arlington

M.S. Civil Engineering (1982)
University of Texas at Arlington

B.S. Civil Engineering (1981)
University of Texas at Arlington

Contact Information

Office: 2079 ERF
Phone: 312-996-3432 office 312 375-8186 mobile
Fax: 312-996-2426
E-mail: missa@uic.edu
Lab: 1050 SEL, 1059 SEL, 1295 SEL
Lab Phone: 312-996-4049, 312-996-8589
Research Laboratory
Faculty Profile
Publications

Research Interests

(1) analysis, design, and testing of structural models and prototypes subjected to static, fatigue and simulated seismic loading, (2) development of experimental and analytical techniques for monitoring and rating existing highway bridges to assess and evaluate their physical condition, vulnerability and reliability, (3) development of an optimum structural bridge deck system for rehabilitation (Rapid Replacement of Bridge Decks) and new bridge construction, (4) size effects, and fractal surface characterization in fracture of cementitious materials, (5) development of High Performance Concrete: mechanical and durability properties, (6) failure mechanisms and damage assessment of materials and structures, (7) strength and durability assessment of advanced composite materials, such as Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymers (CFRP) for rehabilitation of bridges, and (8) finite element modeling of structures.

Research Laboratory

The Structural and Concrete Materials Research Laboratory is committed to conducting state-of-the-research on civil engineering structures and concrete materials. Research includes: design and testing of structural models and prototypes; development of experimental and analytical techniques for monitoring and rating existing highway bridges; design of optimum structural slab system for rehabilitation and new bridge construction; scale effects and surface characterization in fracture of cementitious materials; high-performance concrete (HPC) materials; conduct most ASTM testing on concrete and concrete materials; application of advanced composite materials for rehabilitation of civil engineering structures (bridges and buildings); and inspection and evaluation of building and bridge structures.

Faculty Profile

Editorial Activities
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES:

Board Member, ACI-Illinois Chapter, 02-03
Member, American Society of Civil Engineers
Member, American Concrete Institute International
Member, Prestressed Concrete Institute
Affiliate Member of Transportation Research Board
Member of TRB Task Force Committee on Seismic Design of Bridges, Group 2,
Section C, A2C52 , 95 - 99
Member of TRB Committee-AFN20, Properties of Concrete, 01-present
Member of PCI committee, High Performance Concrete/Durability
Member of PCI committee, Bridge Deck Panel Task Force
Chairman, ACI Committee 444, Experimental Analysis of Concrete Structures, 02-08
Chairman, ACI Committee 340, Design Aids for Building Codes, 92-97
Member, ACI Committee 340, Design Aids for Building Codes, 92-98
Member, ACI-ASCE Committee 343, Concrete Bridge Design
Secretary, ACI Committee 444, Experimental Analysis of Concrete Structures, 01-02
Member, ACI Committee 209, Creep and Shrinkage of Concrete
Professional Engineer, State of Florida, # 41945
Registered Structural Engineer, State of Illinois, # 081-005798

Awards
Fellow, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), since 2007
Fellow, American Concrete Institute International (ACI), since 1999
University of Illinois at Chicago Award for Excellence in Teaching, year 2000
Teaching Recognition Program Award, Council for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
(CETL), UIC, Year 2000
Faculty Research Award, College of Engineering, Year1999
Harold A. Simon Award for Excellence in Teaching, College of Engineering, Year 1994
Best Advisors Awards for the 93-94 and 96-97 Academic Years
CHI EPSILON, Civil Engineering Honor Society, since 1981
TAU BETA PI, Engineering Honor Society, since 1981

Publications

Recent Books

"Large-Scale Structural Testing", Mohsen A. Issa and Y. L. Mo, Editors, ACI SP-211, 2003.

ACI Design Handbook, Design Aids for Building Codes, Chairman of development committee, ACI SP-17, 1997.

"New Experimental Techniques for Evaluating Concrete Material and Structural Performance", David J. Stevens and Mohsen A. Issa, Editors, ACI SP-143, 1994.

Selected Publications

A. Refereed Journals

Mohsen A. Issa, Mohammad Alhassan, and Hameed Shabila, "High Performance Plain and Fibrous Latex-Modified and Micro-Silica Concrete Overlays", ASCE Journal of Materials Engineering, vol. 20, No. 12, Dec. 2008, 13 pp.

Mohsen A. Issa, Atef A. Khalil, Shahidul Islam, and Paul D. Krauss, "Mechanical Properties and Durability of High Performance Concrete for Bridge Decks," Precast/Prestress Concrete Institute Journal, July-August 2008, vol. 53, no. 4, pp.108-130.

Mohsen A. Issa and Mark J. Saccomonto, "Strength Correlation of High Performance Concrete Using Different Sized Specimens, "Journal of ASTM International (JAI), Volume 4, Issue 7, July/August 2007, 12 pp.

Mohsen A. Issa, Mohammad A. Alhassan, and Hameed I. Shabila, "Low Cycle Fatigue Testing of High-Performance Bonded Overlay-Bridge Deck Slab Systems, " ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, Vol. 12, No. 4, July/August 2007, pp. 419-428.

Mohsen A. Issa, Ralph Anderson, Thomas Domagalski, Shaker Asfour, and M.S. Islam, "Full-Depth, Precast Post-tensioned Concrete Bridge Deck Slab System: Experimental Evaluation, Observations, and Recommendations," American Concrete Institute International, ACI Structural Journal, Vol. 104, No. 3, May-June 2007, pp. 322-330.

Mohsen A. Issa and Hiba Abdalla, "Structural Behavior of Single Key Joints in Precast Concrete Segmental Bridges," ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, Vol. 12, No. 3, May/June 2007, pp. 315-324.

Mohsen A. Issa, Mohammad Alhassan, and Gill Ramos, "Glass Fiber Reinforced Latex Modified Concrete Using a volumetric mixer for production of Overlays," American Concrete Institute International, Concrete International, March 2007, pp. 60-64.

Mohsen A. Issa, Jasha S. Salas, Hameed I. Shabila, and Rajai Alrousan, ¡§Composite Behavior of Full-Depth Precast Slabs Installed on Precast Prestressed Girders,¡¨ Precast/Prestress Concrete Institute Journal, September-October 2006, vol. 51, no. 5, pp.132-145.

Mohsen A. Issa, Thomas Patton, Hiba Abdalla, Alfred Yousif, and Mahmoud A. Issa, "Composite Behavior of Shear Connections in Full-Depth Precast Concrete Bridge Deck Panels on Steel Stringers," Precast/Prestress Concrete Institute Journal, September/October 2003, vol. 48, no. 5, pp. 76-89.

Mohsen A. Issa and Atef M. Khalil,"Effect of Curing on the Strength and Durability of High Performance Concrete for Bridge Structures", Journal of International Association for Concrete Technology, vol. 1, no. 1, September 2003, pp. 11-21.

Mohsen A. Issa, Cyro do Valle, Hiba Abdalla, Shahid Islam, and Mahmoud Issa,"Performance of Transverse Joint Grout Materials in Full-Depth Precast Concrete Bridge Deck Systems", Precast/Prestress Concrete Institute Journal, July/August 2003, vol. 48, no. 4, pp. 92-103.

Ghassan Al-Chaar, Gregory E. Lamb, and Mohsen A. Issa, ¡§Effect of Openings on Structural Performance of Unreinforced Masonry Infilled Frames,¡¨ ACI SP-211, "Large-Scale Structural Testing," Editors, Mohsen A. Issa and Y.L. Mo, 2003, pp. 247-261.

J. Pearson, G. Klein, M. A. Issa, and S. Kaderbeck, ¡§Full-Scale Testing of Wacker Drive Viaduct Prototype, " ACI SP-211, "Large-Scale Structural Testing," Editors, Mohsen A. Issa and Y.L. Mo, 2003, pp. 17-45.

Mohsen A. Issa, Mahmoud Issa, Hiba Abdalla, Md. S. Islam, and A. Chudnovsky, "Reliability and Scale Effect in Toughness of Concrete Structures", Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, Volume 17 (2002), issue 2, pp. 191-200.

Ghassan Al-Chaar, Mohsen A. Issa, and Steve Sweeney, "Behavior of Masonry-Infilled Nonductile Reinforced Concrete Frames," ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, Volume 128, Number 8, August 2002, pp. 1055-1063.

Mohsen Issa and S. Islam, "Short and Sweet: Precast Units Cut Closures", Bridges, design and engineering, Issue No. 27, Second Quarter 2002, pp. 44.

Mohsen A. Issa, Mahmoud Issa, Md. S. Islam, and A. Chudnovsky,"Fractal Dimension ¢w A Measure of Fracture Roughness and Toughness of Concrete", ƒnEngineering Fracture Mechanics, Volume 70 (2002), issue 1, pp. 125-137.

Mohsen A. Issa, Alfred A. Yousif, and Mahmoud Issa "Experimental Behavior of Full-Depth Precast Concrete Deck Panels for Bridge Rehabilitation," Discussion by Baidar Bakht and Aftab A. Mufti, ACI Structural Journal, Vol. 98, No. 2, March-April 2001, pp. 246-247.

Sleiman A. Issa, Md.S. Islam, Mahmoud A. Issa, Alfred A. Yousif, and Mohsen A. Issa, "Specimen size and Aggregate size Effect on Concrete Compressive Strength," Cement, Concrete, and Aggregate, ASTM, Vol. 22, No. 2, December 2000, pp. 103 115.

Mohsen A. Issa, Mahmoud A. Issa, and Mark Bendok, "Modified Washington Hydraulic Fracture Test to Determine D-Cracking Susceptible Aggregate," Cement, Concrete, and Aggregate, ASTM, Vol. 22, No. 2, December 2000, pp. 116 127.

Mahmoud A. Issa, Alfred A. Yousif, and Mohsen A. Issa, "Effect of Construction Loads and Vibrations on New Concrete Bridge Decks," ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 3, August 2000, pp. 249-258.

Mohsen A. Issa, Alfred A. Yousif, and Mahmoud Issa "Experimental Behavior of Full-Depth Precast Concrete Deck Panels for Bridge Rehabilitation," ACI Structural Journal, Vol. 97, No. 3, May-June 2000, pp. 397-407.

Mohsen A. Issa, Mahmoud A. Issa, Md.S. Islam, and A. Chudnovsky, "Size Effects in Concrete Fracture: Part I, Experimental Setup and Observations", International Journal of Fracture, Vol. 102, No. 1, pp. 1 14, March 2000.

Mohsen A. Issa, Mahmoud A. Issa, Md.S. Islam, and A. Chudnovsky, "Size Effects in Concrete Fracture: Part II, Analysis of Test Results," International Journal of Fracture, Vol. 102, No. 1, pp. 25 42, March 2000.

Mohsen A. Issa, "Investigation of Cracking in Concrete Bridge Decks at Early Ages," ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 2, May 1999, pp. 116-124.

Mohsen A. Issa and A. B. Shafiq, "Fatigue Characteristics of Aligned Fiber Reinforced Mortar," ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 125, No. 2, Feb. 1999, pp. 56-164.

Mohsen A. Issa, Alfred A. Yousif, Mahmoud A. Issa, Iraj I. Kaspar, and Salah Y. Khayyat, "Analysis of Full Depth Precast Concrete Bridge Deck Panels, "Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Journal, Vol. 43, No. 1, January/February 1998, pp. 74-85.

Mohsen A. Issa, A.B. Shafiq, and Ahmad M. Hammad, "Crack Arrest in Mortar Matrix Reinforced with Unidirectional Aligned Fibers," Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 26, No. 8, 1996, pp. 1245-1256.

Mohsen A. Issa, Alfred A. Yousif, Mahmoud A. Issa, Iraj I. Kaspar, and Salah Y. Khayyat, "Field Performance of Full Depth Precast Panels for Bridge Deck Reconstruction," Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Journal, Vol. 40, No. 3, May-June 1995, pp. 82-108.

Mohsen Issa and A. Amer, "Prestress Losses in Fiberglass Prestressed Concrete Compression Members," Materials and Structures Journal, RILEM, Vol. 28, pp. 330-339, 1995.

Mohsen Issa, Shumin Tsui, and Alfred Yousif, "Application of Knowledge-Based Expert Systems for Rating Highway Bridges," International Journal of Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Vol. 50, No. 5/6, March/April 1995, pp. 923-934.

Mohsen A. Issa, Ahmad-Talal Idriss, Iraj I. Kaspar, and Salah Y. Khayyat, "Full Depth Precast and Precast, Prestressed Concrete Bridge Deck Panels," Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Journal, Vol. 40, No. 1, January/February 1995, pp. 59-80.

Mohsen A. Issa, Alfred A. Yousif, and Mahmoud A. Issa, "Construction Procedures for Rapid Replacement of Deteriorated Bridge Decks," Concrete International, Vol. 17, No. 2, February 1995, pp. 49-52.

Mohsen Issa and Hussein Tobaa, "Strength and Ductility Enhancement in High Strength Confined Concrete," Magazine of Concrete Research, Vol. 46, No. 168, September 1994, pp. 177-189.

Mohsen Issa, Rajan Sen, Daniel Mariscal, and Mohsen Shahawy, "Static Response of Fiberglass Pretensioned Columns," Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 120, No. 12, December 1994, pp. 3634-3648.

Mohsen A. Issa, Mahmoud A. Issa, and Ahmad M. Hammad, "Investigation of Popout and Scaling in Concrete Driveways, "Concrete International, Vol. 16, No. 8, Aug. 94, pp. 63-66.

Ahmad Hammad and Mohsen Issa, "Fractal Dimension as a Measure of Roughness of Concrete Fracture Trajectories," Advanced Cement Based Materials Journal, Vol. 1, 1994, pp. 169-177.

Mohsen Issa and Ahmad Hammad, "Assessment and Evaluation of Fractal Dimension of Concrete Fracture Surface Digitized Images," Cement and Concrete Research Journal, Vol. 24, No. 2, Mar-Apr 1994, pp. 325-334.

Mohsen Issa and Rajan Sen, "Service, Post-cracking and Ultimate Response of Continuous, Post-tensioned Voided Slab Bridges," American Concrete Institute, Structural Journal, Vol. 91, No. 1, Jan-Feb 1994, pp. 42-48.

Mohsen Issa, Rajan Sen, and Ahmed Amer, "Comparative Study of Transfer Length in Fiberglass and Steel Pretensioned Concrete Members," Precast/Prestress Concrete Institute Journal, Vol. 38, No. 6, Nov-Dec 1993, pp. 52-63.

Ahmad Hammad and Mohsen Issa, "A New Nondestructive Technique to Investigate Concrete Surface Topography," ACI special publication, SP-143, "New Experimental Techniques for Evaluating Concrete Material and Structural Performance," Detroit, Mich., 1994, pp. 191-205.

Rajan Sen, Mohsen Issa, Patricia Wadsack, and Mohsen Shahawy, "Driving Stresses in Fiberglass Pretensioned Piles," American Concrete Institute, Structural Journal, Vol. 90, No. 6, Nov-Dec 1993, pp. 666-674.

Rajan Sen, Mohsen Issa, Zeying Sun, and Mohsen Shahawy, "Static Response of Fiberglass Beams," American Society of Civil Engineers, Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 120, No. 1, January 1994, pp. 252-268.

Rajan Sen, Mohsen Issa, Xianghong Sun, and Antoine Gergess, "Finite Element Modeling of Continuous Post-tensioned Voided Slab Bridges," American Society of Civil Engineers, Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 120, No. 2, February 1994, pp. 651-667.

Mohsen Issa, Ahmad Hammad, and A. Chudnovsky, "Correlation between Crack Tortuosity and Fracture Toughness in Cementitious materials," International Journal of Fracture, Vol. 60, pp. 97-105, 1993.

M.A. Issa, A.M. Hammad, and A. Chudnovsky, RESPONSE: Discussion of "Correlation Between Crack Tortuosity and Fracture Toughness in Cementitious materials," by Weisheng Lei and Bingsen Chen, International Journal of Fracture, Vol. 65, pp. R37-R39, 1994.

Mohsen Issa and Ahmad Hammad, "Fractal Characterization of Fracture Surfaces in Mortar," Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 7-12, 1993.

Rajan Sen, Mohsen Issa, Antoine Gergess, and Xianghong Sun, "Collapse Load Analysis of Continuous, Post-tensioned Voided Slab Bridges," Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 119, No. 6, pp. 1825-1843, 1993.

Mohsen Issa and Robert Yuan, "Prestressed Concrete Column Behavior," Precast/Prestress Concrete Institute Journal, Vol. 34, No. 6, pp. 51-67, 1989.

Robert Yuan and Mohsen Issa, "Production of Prestressed Concrete in North America," Precast/Prestress Concrete Institute Journal, Vol. 34, No. 6, pp. 46-50, 1989.

Robert Yuan Ran Huang, and Mohsen Issa, "Prestressed Concrete Wall Behavior," Precast/Prestress Concrete Institute Journal, Vol. 34, No. 6, pp. 68-78, 1989.

B. Refereed Proceedings:

Mohammad A. Alhassan and Mohsen A. Issa, "Long Term Protection of Bridge Deck System with Constructible Fibrous Bonded Latex-Modified Concrete Overlay Having Structural Benefits”, PCI National Bridge Conference, 2008 PCI 54th Annual Convention, Hosted by PCI, October 4-7, Orlando, Florida, 20 pp..

Mohammad A. Alhassan and Mohsen A. Issa, "Simplified shrinkage-prediction model applicable to high performance concrete”, 8th International Conference on Creep, Shrinkage and Durability of Concrete and Concrete Structures (CONCREEP8), Ise-Shima, Japan, September 30 - October 2, 2008.

Mohsen A. Issa and Rajai Alrousan, “High Performance Bonded Concrete Overlays”, International Conference on Construction and Building Technology, Recent Developments in Building Technology, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, ICCBT 2008 – B - (01) - pp. 1-20.

Mohsen A. Issa and Rajai Alrousan, “Shear Strengthening of Reinforced Concrete Beams Using CFRP Composites”, Structural Faults & Repair-2008, 12th International Conference and Exhibition, Edinburgh, UK, June 10, 2008, 13 pp.

Mohsen A. Issa and Mohammad Alhassan, and Rajai Alrousan, "Response of Reinforced Concrete Slabs Strengthened with Different Types and Configurations of CFRP," Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Fiber Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement for Concrete Structures, FRPRCS-8, University of Patras, Patras, Greece, July 2007, 8 pp.

M. A. Issa and A. Chudnovsky, “Effects of the Aggregate Size and Specimen Dimensions on the Brittle Fracture of Concrete,” Proceedings of the Fracture Mechanics of Concrete and Concrete Structures ─ Vol. I: New Trends in Fracture Mechanics of Concrete, Editor Carpinteri, et al., Catania, Italy, June 2007, pp. 219-224.

Mohsen A. Issa, Mohammad Alhassan, and Rajai Alrousan, "Durability of CFRP Repairs under Severe Environmental Exposures and Fatigue Loading," Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Durability & Field Applications of Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites for Construction, CDCC 2007, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, May 2007, 6 pp.

Mohsen A. Issa, Rajai Alrousan, and Mohammad Alhassan, “Non-Linear Finite Element Modeling of RC Beams Strengthened with Different CFRP Schemes,” Proceedings of the Composites in Civil Engineering, CICE 2006, International Institute for FRP in Construction (IIFC), Miami, Florida, December 2006. pp. 429-432.

Mohsen A. Issa, Mohammad A. Alhassan, and Rajai Alrousan, “High Performance Bonded Concrete Overlays for Full-Depth and Segmental Bridge Deck Construction,” National Bridge Conference, NBC 2006, Hosted by PCI, October 22-25, 2006, 20 pp.

Mohsen A. Issa, Mohammad Alhassan, Hameed Shabila, and Jeff Krozel, “Laboratory Performance Evaluation of Self Consolidated Concrete,” Proceeding of the 2nd North American Conference on the Design and Use of Self-Consolidating Concrete (SCC), Chicago, Illinois, November 1, 2005, pp. 857-862.

M. Alhassan, H. Shabila, and Mohsen A. Issa, “Successful Development of Crack-Resistant Durable HPC Based on Target Performance Criteria”, Structural Systems, Civil Engineering Infrastructure Systems, CEIS 2006, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon, June 2006. 10 pp.

H. Shabila, Mohsen Issa, and Moussa Issa, “Durability and Strength Evaluation of Reinforced Concrete Members Strengthened with CFRP”, Structural Systems, Civil Engineering Infrastructure Systems, CEIS 2006, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon, June 2006. 12 pp.

Mohsen A. Issa, Hameed Shabila, and M. A. Alhassan, “Structural Health Monitoring Systems for Bridge Decks and Rehabilitated Precast-Prestressed Concrete Beams”, Sensing Issues in Civil Structural Health Monitoring, Edited by Farhad Ansari, Session VI, Sensors and Instrumentation Performance and Reliability, November 2004, pp. 363-372.

Mohsen A. Issa, Hameed Shabila, and M. A. Alhassan, “High Performance Concrete For Bridge Decks and Overlays: Laboratory and Field Investigations”, Innovations and Emerging Technology in Concrete Technology, The 7th International Conference on Concrete Technology in Developing Countries, October 7, 2004, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pp. 1-12.

Mohsen A. Issa, Ralph Anderson, and Thomas Domagalski, “Full-Depth, Prefabricated Concrete Bridge Deck Slab System: Design and Specifications“, 2nd Prefabricated Bridge Elements and Systems Workshop, Newsbrunswick, New Jersey, September, 2004, 20 pp.

Moussa A. Issa and Mohsen A. Issa, “Dynamic and static tests of prestressed concrete girder bridges in Florida,” Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, Technical Session: Dynamic and Field Testing of Bridges, October, 2004, Koyoto, Japan, pp. 301-303, 8 pp.

Issa M A, Issa M A, Islam Md S, and Chudnovsky A, “Effect of Notch/Depth Ratio on Fracture Behavior of Plain Concrete,” Theme: Mechanical Properties of Concrete, Proceedings of the International Symposia, Role of Concrete in Sustainable Development, Celebrating Concrete: People and Practice, Dundee, September, 2003, 12 pp.

Mohsen A. Issa, Hameed Shabila, and Moussa A. Issa, “Monitoring of Bridge Girders Retrofitted with CFRP Sheets,” Repairs-Application, Concrete Solutions, Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Concrete Repair, St-Malo, France, July, 2003, 7 pp.

Mohsen A. Issa, Hameed Shabila, and Moussa Issa, “Structural Behavioral of Reinforced Concrete Beams Strengthened with CFRP Subjected to Static and Fatigue Loading,” Advanced Composites for Concrete Repair-1, Proceedings of the Structural Faults and Repair Conference, Commonwealth Institute, Kensington, London, UK, July, 2003, 15 pp.

Mohsen A. Issa and Atef M. Khalil, “Effect of Curing on the Strength and Durability of High Performance Concrete for Bridge Structures, “Proceedings of the 6th International Conference for Concrete Technology, October 21-24, 2002, Amman, Jordan, pp 735-744.

Mohsen A. Issa, “Trends in Bridge Research: Materials and Structural Behavior, “Proceedings of the 6th International Conference for Concrete Technology, October 21-24, 2002, Amman, Jordan, pp. 985-1000.

Mohsen A. Issa, Ralph Anderson, Thomas Domagalski, and Salah Khayyat, “Design Considerations of Full Depth Precast/Prestressed Concrete Bridge Deck Panels,” Proceedings of the 1st annual Concrete Bridge Conference sponsored by FHWA and NCBC, and organized by PCI, Nashville, Tennessee, October 8, 2002, 20 pp.

Mohsen A. Issa, M. El-Metwally, and G. Monroy, “Evaluation of CFRP Composites for Seismic Retrofit of Beam-Column Joints,” International Congress, Challenges of Concrete Construction, Composite Materials in Concrete Construction, Dundee, Scotland, UK, September 3-4, 2003, pp 277-287.

Thomas Domagalski, Ralph Anderson, Salah Khayyat, Mohsen A. Issa, Mahmoud Issa, Alfred Yousif, Adugna Fanuel, M.D. Islam, and M. Metwally, “Experimental evaluation of full depth, full width, precast Posttensioned concrete deck panels,” Proceedings of the Fifth National Workshop on Bridge Research in Progress, October 8-10, 2001, Minneapolis, Minnesota, pp. 349-354.

Mohsen A. Issa, Md. S. Islam, Mahmoud A. Issa, and A. Chudnovsky, "Influence of Specimen and Maximum Aggregate Size on Concrete Brittle Fracture," Proceedings, Structural Failure and Plasticity (IMPLAST 2000), October 4 6, 2000, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 729 734.

Mahmoud A. Issa, Mohsen A. Issa, and A. Robert H. Bryant, "Failure Mechanism and Behavior of Thin walled Reinforced Concrete Barrels under Lateral Loading," Proceedings, Structural Failure and Plasticity (IMPLAST 000), October 4 6, 2000, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 407 412.

Mohsen A. Issa, Md. S. Islam, Michael Leslie, Hiba Abdalla, and C. Do Valle, "Seismic Retrofit of Reinforced Concrete Members with CFRP Composites, "Innovative Systems for Seismic Repair and Rehabilitation of Structures Design and Applications, Proceedings of the Second Conference on Seismic Repair and Rehabilitation of Structures (SRRS2), March 21 22, 2000, Fullerton, CA, pp. 73 81.

Mohsen A. Issa, David T. Johnson, Mahmoud A. Issa, Mohamad Faraj, and Robert L. Bickers, "Mechanical Properties and Durability of High Performance Protecrete Concrete," Symposium Proceedings on Performance of Concrete Structures in the Arabian Gulf Environment, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, November 1998, pp. 37-49.

Mohsen A. Issa, Mahmoud A. Issa, Md. S. Islam, Y. Shulkin, A. Chudnovsky, J. Shlyapobersky, and J. W. Dudley, "Scale Effects on Fracture Resistance of Brittle Materials in the Presence of Compression Along the Fracture Plane," Proceedings of the Sixth Pan-American Congress of Applied Mechanics, PACAM VI, Brazil, Jan.1999, pp. 1059-1062.

Jacob Shlyapobersky, Mohsen A. Issa, Mahmoud A. Issa, Md. S. Islam, John W. Dudley, Yuri Shulkin, and Alexander Chudnovsky, "Scale Effects on Fracture Growth Resistance in Poroelastic Materials," Society of Petroleum Engineers, SPE 48929, 1998, pp. 1-10.

Mohsen A. Issa, Alfred A. Yousif, Mahmoud A. Issa, and Ahmad M. Hammad, "Effect of Construction Loads and Vibrations on Concrete Bridge Decks," International Conference on Rehabilitation and Development of Civil Engineering Infrastructure Systems, Beirut, Lebanon, June 1997, pp. 423-432.

Mohsen A. Issa and A.B. Shafiq, "Crack Growth in Uniaxially Aligned Fiber Reinforced Mortar," Proceedings of the 11th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, May 1996, Vol. 1, pp. 624-627.

Mohsen A. Issa, A.B. Shafiq, and Alexander Chudnovsky, "Effect of Inclusion Strength and Geometry on Mortar Fracture," Proceedings of the 11th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, May 1996, Vol. 2, pp. 1038-1041.

Mohsen A. Issa and Ahmed Amer, "Development Length and Ultimate Strength of Fiberglass Pretensioned Beams," Infrastructure: New Materials and Methods for Repair, Proceedings of the Third ASCE Materials Engineering Conference, San Diego, California, November 1994, pp. 408-416.

Mohsen A. Issa and Alfred Yousif, "Knowledge-Based Expert Systems for Bridge Rating," Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, Artificial Intelligence and Object Oriented Approaches for Structural Engineering, Athens, Greece, August/September, 1994, pp. 23-32.

Mohsen Issa and Husam Omar, "Feasibility of Dual Technology in Manufacturing Lunar Concrete," Space 94, 4th International Conference on Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Space, ASCE, Vol. 2, 1994, pp. 933-941.

Husam Omar and Mohsen Issa, "Production of Lunar Concrete Using Different Bonding Materials," Space 94, 4th International Conference on Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Space, ASCE, Vol. 2, 1994.

Husam Omar and Mohsen Issa, "Cost Effectiveness of Lunar Concrete for Lunar Structures," Pacific International Conference on Aerospace Science and Technology, Taiwan, Republic of China, December 6-9, 1993.

Rajan Sen, Daniel Mariscal, Mohsen Issa, and Mohsen Shahawy, "Durability and Ductility of Advanced Composites," Proceedings of American Society of Civil Engineers, Structures Congress, Irvine, California, April 1993, pp. 1373-1378.

Mohsen Issa, M. Gorelik, and Ahmad Hammad, "A New Probabilistic Model for the Fracture Toughness of Concrete," Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural and Geotechnical Reliability. Proceedings of the Sixth Specialty Conference, ASCE, NY, N.Y., July 1992, pp. 467-470.

Mohsen Issa, Huiming Li, M. Arockiasamy, Mohsen Shahawy, and Moussa Issa, "Refined Analysis of Load Distribution Factors for Bridges," Proceedings of the Ninth Conference, Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, NY, N.Y., May 1992, pp. 260-263.

Rajan Sen, Mohsen Issa, and Mohsen Shahawy, "Feasibility of Fiberglass Pretensioned Piles," Proceedings of Third NSF Workshop on Bridge Engineering Research in Progress, November 1992, pp. 27-30.

Mohsen Issa, Ahmad Hammad, and A. Chudnovsky, "Fracture Surface Characterization of Concrete," Proceedings of the Ninth Conference, Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, NY, N.Y., May 1992, pp. 127-130.

Rajan Sen, S. Iyer, Mohsen Issa, and Mohsen Shahawy, "Fiberglass Pretensioned Piles in Marine Environment," Advanced Composite Materials in Civil Engineering, Proceedings of the Specialty Conference, ASCE, NY, N.Y., January 1991, pp. 348-359.

Abbas Fawaz, Mohsen Issa, and Moussa Issa, "Prestress Loss in Prestressed Concrete Compression Members," Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Concrete Technology for Developing Countries, Tripoli, Libya, October 1986. pp. 6.15-6.30.

 
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