Judy Liu

Associate Professor of Civil Engineering and Associate Director of Bowen Laboratory

Purdue University
School of Civil Engineering
550 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051
Phone (765) 494-2254
Fax (765) 494-0395
Office HAMP 4121 / BOWN 1030
Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 2000
MS., University of California at Berkeley, 1996
BAE., Pennsylvania State University, 1995
Specialty Group(s)
Research Interests
Steel structures, cyclic behavior of beam-to-column connections, earthquake engineering, performance-based design.
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Selected Research Projects
  • 2006-2009, NCHRP: Bridge Deck Design Criteria and Testing Procedures, Liu w/ R. Connor; collaboration with Oregon State.
  • 2006-2007, Purdue Research Foundation: Development of Steel Slit Panels for Lateral Resistance of Steel Frame Buildings, Liu.
  • 2005-2006, Purdue Research Foundation: Characterization of Non-Structural Elements for Health Monitoring of Steel Moment Frame Buildings II, Liu.
  • 2005-2007 + extension, JTRP/INDOT: Evaluation of Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Bridge Deck Panels, Liu.
  • 2004-2008 + time extension, National Science Foundation (NSF): NEESR-SG: Self-Centering Damage-Free Seismic-Resistant Steel Frame Systems, Liu.
  • 2004-2008 + time extension, American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC): Steel Panel - Dual Systems for Lateral Resistance of Steel Frame Buildings, Liu.