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Julio A. Ramirez

Professor of Civil Engineering and NEEScomm Center Director

Purdue University
Lyles School of Civil Engineering
550 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051

Office: HAMP 4125 / BOWN 1036
Phone: (765) 430-7853
Email: ramirez@purdue.edu

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Personal Web Site
http://eng.purdue.edu/CE/Ramirez

Research Summary
Structural analysis and design, reinforced concrete structures, structural models and experimental methods, prestressed concrete structures, and design codes for structural concrete.

Education
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1983
M.S., University of Texas at El Paso, 1978
B.S., Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 1977

Honors & Awards
2005- Joe W. Kelley Award, American Concrete Institute

2005- Elected to the Board of Directors of the American Concrete Institute.

2000- Delmar Bloem Award, American Concrete Institute.

1998- Fellow of the American Concrete Institute.

1998- Associate Editor ASCE Structural Journal.

1996 - Fellowship from the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science.

1990-1991 - Harold Munson Award, for Best Teacher in the School of Civil Engineering.

1989 - Ross Judson Buck'07 Memorial Award, for Outstanding Counselor in the School of Civil Engineering.

1987 - Ross Judson Buck'07 Memorial Award, for Outstanding Counselor in the School of Civil Engineering.

Publications


  • Huo, H., Bobet, A., Fernandez, G., and Ramirez, J.A., (in press-accepted for publication) "Load Transfer Mechanisms between Underground Structure and Surrounding Ground: Evaluation of the Failure of the Daikai Station," ASCE Journal of Geotechnical Engineering.

  • Smith, J.P., Ramirez, J.A., and Poston, R.W., (in press-accepted for publication)"Distribution of Compressive Stresses in Transversely Post-tensioned Concrete Bridge Decks," ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering.

  • Pujol, S., Sozen, M. A., and Ramirez. J. A., (2006) "On the Effects of the Quindio Earthquake," EERI Spectra, (in press-accepted for publication).

  • Pujol, S., Sozen, M. A., and Ramirez. J. A., (2006) "Displacement History Effects on Drift Capacity of Reinforced Concrete Columns," ACI Structural Journal, 103(2), 253-262.

  • Bobet, A., Ramirez, J.A., and Parra-Montesinos, G., (2006) "Performance of the Daikai Subway Station during the Great Hanshin Earthquake," ACI Structural Journal, 103(1), 113-122.

  • Ramirez, J.A., Olek, J. and Malone, B., (2004) "Shear Strength of Lightweight Reinforced Concrete Beams," American Concrete Institute, Special Publication: High-Performance Structural Lightweight Concrete, SP-218,69-90.