Issam Elias Harik, Ph.D.

Raymond-Blythe Professor

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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.

Selected Publications

  • Sun, L., and Harik, I.E., “ASM Solution to Antisymmetric Laminated Plates,” Journal of Engineering Mechanics, American Society of Civil Engineers.  Vol. 136, No. 10, October 2010, pp.  1293-1298.
  • Yuan, P., and Harik, I.E., “Equivalent Barge and Flotilla Impact on Bridge Piers,” Journal of Bridge Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers.  Vol. 15, Issue 5, September/October  2010,  pp. 523-532.
  • Zatar, W.A., Harik, I.E., Sutterer, K., and Dodds, A., “Bridge Embankments: Part I – Seismic Risk Assessment and Ranking,” Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, American Society of Civil Engineers.  Vol. 22, Issue 3, May/June 2008, pp. 171-180.
  • Zatar, W.A., and Harik, I.E., “Bridge Embankments: Part II – Seismic Risk for I-24 in Kentucky,” Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, American Society of Civil Engineers.  Vol. 22, Issue 3, May/June 2008, pp. 181-190.
  • Yuan, P., and Harik, I.E., “One Dimensional Model for Multi-Barge Flotillas Impacting Bridge Piers,” Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, Volume 23, 2008, pp. 437-447.
  • Harik, I.E., and Peiris, A.,  “Applications of High Performance Materials in Bridges,” International Symposium on Life-Cycle Performance of Bridge and Structures (ISLPBS), Changsha, China, June 27-29, 2010.  pp. 366-370.
  • Harik, I.E., and Peiris, A.,  “FRP Composites Applications in Civil Infrastructure,” 14th European Conference on Composite Materials (ECCM14), Budapest, Hungary, June 7-10, 2010.  9 pages.
  • Peiris, A., Harik, I.E., and Steele, D., “Bridge Strengthening With Post Installed Shear Studs”,  Federal Highway Administration Bridge Engineering Conference:  Highways for Life and Accelerated Bridge Construction, Orlando, Florida, April 8-9, 2010, 10 pages.
  • Choo, C.C., Harik, I.E., and Gesund, H., “Concrete Columns Reinforced With FRP Bars: Extending the Life of RC Structures,”  The 34th Conference on Our World in Concrete & Structures, Singapore, 16-18 August 2009, pp. 15-22.
  • Harik, I.E., and Peiris, A.,  “Twelve Years of Field Applications of FRP Materials in Kentucky,” 9th International Symposium on Fiber Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement for Concrete Structures (FRPRCS-9), July 13-15, 2009, Sydney, Australia.  14 pages.
  • Simpson, J. W., II, and Harik, I.E., “Shear Repair of P/C Box Bridge Girders Using CFRP Fabric,” Ninth International Symposium on Ferrocement, May 18-20, 2009, Bali, Indonesia.  Pp. 285-294.