Issam Elias Harik, Ph.D.

Raymond-Blythe Professor

Research Areas: Bridges, Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites, Hazard Mitigation, Impact Forces on Bridges, Mitigation, Plates and Shells, Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete Structures, Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit, Structural Analysis and Design

University of Kentucky, College of Engineering
Kentucky Transportation Center - KTC
371 OHR
Lexington, KY 40506-0281
Phone: 859-257-3116
Fax: 859-257-1815
Email: iharik@engr.uky.edu

Professional Preparation

Ph.D., Civil Engineering (Structures), Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, 12/82

M.S., Civil Engineering (Structures), Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, 12/78

B.S., Civil Engineering, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, 6/77

Experience

July 2000 – Present: Raymond-Blythe Professor, Department of Civil Engineering

March 1993 – 2004: Program Manager, Structures and Coatings Section, Kentucky Transportation Center, University of Kentucky (Head, Structures Section:  March 1993 – July 2004)

July 2001 – June 2006: Chair, Department of Civil Engineering (Interim Chair: July 2000-June 2001)

July 1994-June 2000: Professor of Structures; Department of Civil Engineering, University of Kentucky

July 1987 – June 1994: Associate Professor of Structures, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Kentucky

August 1982 – June 1987: Assistant Professor of Structures, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Kentucky