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Dr. Andrzej S Nowak

Professor, Robert W. Brightfelt Professor of Engineering and Interim Chair
Structural Engineering
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
362N WHIT
Lincoln, NE 68583-0856
Phone: 402-472-1376
Email: anowak2@unlnotes.unl.edu
Education
1975 Ph.D., Civil Engineering Warsaw University of Technology
1970 M.Sc., Civil Engineering Warsaw University of Technology

Experience

  • Distinguished Professor, Department of Civil Engineering The University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Visiting Professor, Kansai University, Osaka, Japan
  • Visiting Professor, Technical University of Delft, The Netherlands
  • Visiting Professor, Technische Universitat Berlin, Germany
  • Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Visiting Professor, Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany
  • Visiting Professor, Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany
  • Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering State University of New York at Buffalo, N.Y.
  • Research Associate, Department of Civil Engineering University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
  • Teaching Assistant Politechnika Warszawska, Warsaw, Poland

Selected Publications
2012 Revised Statistical Resistance Models for R/C Structural Components
published in American Concrete Institute, ACI SP-284-6, Vol. 284, pp. 1-16
2011 American Codes, Standards and Specifications
published in Scientific Publications, Rzeszow University of Technology, Vol. 58, No. 3, pp. 187-202
2011 WIM-Based Live Load for Bridges
published in Transportation Research Board
2011 Dead Load and Live Load Combination Factors for Bridges
published in Bridge Structures Journal
2011 Fatigue Truck Loading (in Polish)
published in Mosty - Journal
2011 Live Load Model for Pedestrian Bridges
published in 4th International Conference Proceedings
2011 Reliability Model for Shear Strength of Lightweight Concrete Beams
published in AMCM Conference Proceedings
2011 Target Reliability for New, Existing and Historical Structures
published in IX Conference on Renewal of Historical Structures, Proceedings
2011 Critical Truck Load for Fatigue Failures
published in Proceedings of the Conference on Structural Failures
2010 The Development of Live Load for Long Span Bridges
published in Bridge Structures Journa
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Projects
Development of a Guide for Prioritization of Railway Bridges for Repair and Replacement
ARRA: IRES Poland: Experience in Civil Infrastructure Systems
SHRP2 R19 Bridges for Service Life beyond 100 years: Service Limit States
New Specifications for Structural Supports for Highway Signs, Luminaires and Traffic Signals
Reliability-Based Bridge Evaluation Criteria for Railway Bridges
NCHRP 12-83 Calibration of LRFD Concrete Bridge Design Specifications for Serviceability
Risk Mitigation for Highway and Railway Bridges

Selected Awards
2009 College of Engineering Service Award, University of Nebraska
2007 Medal of the Szczecin University of Technology
2005 Honorary Member of Polonia Technica, New York
2005 Bene Merentibus Medal, Politechnika Warszawska, Warsaw, Poland
2003 Fellow of the American Concrete Institute (ACI)
2003 Polish-American Engineers Association Award
2002 Honorary Professor of Politechnika Krakowska, Krakow, Poland
2002 IFIP WG 7.5 Award, Osaka, Japan
1997 ASCE Moisseiff Award for the paper on Calibration of LRFD Bridge Code
1996 Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
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Leadership Activities
2006 NCHRP Project Panel NCHRP
2004 Foundations of Bridges and Other structures Transportation Research Board
2003 General Structures Transportation Research Board
2000 Prestressed/Precast Concrete Institute Prestressed/Precast Concrete Institute
1999 IABMAS Executive Board International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering
1987 International Association for Civil Engineering Reliability and Risk Analysis CERRA
1985 International Assiciation for Structural Safety and Reliability IASSAR
Long-Term Bridge Performance (LTBP) Committee Transportation Research Board
Foundations of Bridges and Other Structures Transportation Research Board
General Structures Transportation Research Board
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Selected Presentations
2011 Risk Analysis for Bridges
2011 Security of Bridges and Tunnels
2011 Safety of Bridge Structures
2011 Reliability Model for Railway Bridges
2010 Target Reliability for Serviceability Limit States
2010 Security of Bridges and Tunnels
2010 Security of Bridges and Tunnels
2010 Target Risk for Bridges
2009 Reliability-Based Calibration of ACI 318 Code
2009 Security of Bridges and Tunnels
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