Dorado Passes Prelim

Congratulations to Ricardo Dorado on passing the Ph.D. preliminary exam!  Ricardo is co-advised by Professors Fahnestock and LaFave and is studying the influence of skew and integral construction on load distribution in steel I-girder bridges as part of a project sponsored by the Illinois Center for Transportation.

Ricardo Dorado presents Ph.D. research proposal.

Schissler Passes QE

Congratulations to Lauren Schissler for passing the Structures Ph.D. Qualifying Exam! Lauren is an M.S. candidate and Lewis Graduate Fellow working on a collaborative research project (“Strength and Serviceability of Damaged Steel Girders,” sponsored by the Illinois Center for Transportation) with Professors Elbanna, Fahnestock and LaFave. After completing the M.S. this spring, Lauren will be admitted into candidacy as a Ph.D. student.