Congratulations to all the 2017-2018 CISC Research Grant recipients.  The 2017 H.A. Krentz Research Award winner is Dr. Ali Imanpour, University of Alberta, for his project on Simplified Design Methods for Steel Multi-Tiered Braced Frames in Regions of Low and Moderate Seismicity.

 

CISC congratulates the research grant recipients for the 2017-2018 academic year: Ali Imanpour (University of Alberta), Nicolas Boissonnade (Université Laval), Nathalie Roy (Université de Sherbrooke), and Shahria Alam (University of British Columbia) & Robert Tremblay (École Polytechnique de Montréal).  The total value of research grants awarded is $95,950.  The 2017 H.A. Krentz Research Award goes to Ali Imanpour for having the top-ranked research proposal on “Simplified Design Methods for Steel Multi-Tiered Braced Frames in Regions of Low and Moderate Seismicity”.

Researcher Research Project Title
Dr. Ali Imanpour
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Alberta
Simplified Design Methods for Steel Multi-Tiered Braced Frames in Regions of Low and Moderate Seismicity
Dr. Nicolas Boissonnade
Department of Civil and Water Engineering
Université Laval
Design of Beams with Overhanging Segments Against Lateral Torsional Buckling
Dr. Nathalie Roy (In collaboration with Dr. P. Labossière and Dr. S. Parent)
Department of Civil and Water Engineering
Université de Sherbrooke
Analysis of Concentrically Loaded Braced Frame Using Continuous End Plate
Dr. Shahria Alam
Department of Civil Engineering
University of British Columbia&

Dr. Robert Tremblay
Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering
École Polytechnique de Montréal

Performance-Based Seismic Design of Innovative Damage Free Rocking Steel Bridge Piers

For more information on the CISC Research Grant program and supported research projects, please visit the Steel Research section of the CISC website.