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Dr. Genda Chen

Professor - Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Missouri University of Science & Technology
328 Butler-Carlton Hall
Rolla, MO 65409-0030
Phone: 573-341-4462
Fax: 573-341-4729
Email: gchen@mst.edu
Education
1992 Ph.D. Civil Engineering State University of New York, Buffalo, NY
1985 M.S. Civil Engineering Dalian Institute of Technology, Dalian, China
1982 B.S. Civil Engineering Dalian Institute of Technology, Dalian, China


Selected Publications
2011 Effect of Chemically Reactive Enamel Coating on Bonding Strength at Steel/Mortar Interface
published in .” Construction and Building Materials
2011 An Optical Fiber Bragg Grating Sensing System for Scour Monitoring
published in Journal of Advances in Structural Engineering
2011 Corrosion Performance of Reactive-Enamel Coated Reinforcing Steel.
published in ACI Materials Journal, 2011
2011 Dynamic Response Reduction of Cantilevered Columns by Anchored Constrained Viscoelastic Layer Treatments.
published in ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics
2011 A Signal Decomposition Theorem and its Application to Narrowband Time Series with Closely-Spaced Frequency Components
published in Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing,
2011 A Rapid-Acquisition Electronic Time-Domain Reflectometer for Dynamic Structure Analysis
published in IEEE Transaction on Instrumentation and Measurement
2011 An Optical Fiber Bragg Grating Sensing System for Scour Monitoring
published in Journal of Advances in Structural Engineering
2010 A Temperature Self-Compensated LPFG Sensor for Large Strain Measurements at High Temperature
published in IEEE Transaction on Instrumentation and Measurement
2010 Bridge Lessons Learned from the Wenchuan, China Earthquake
published in Transportation Research Records, Journal of the Transportation Research Board
2010 Design and Load Testing of the Bridge on Arnault Branck, Washington County, Missouri, Using Innovative Technologies
published in CIES-10-001 Report
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Projects
Splice Performance Evaluation of Enamel-Coated Rebar for Structural Safety
Nondestructive Evaluation of Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls with Frequency-Modulated Continuous-Wave (FM-CW) Radar
Concrete Surface with Nano-Particle Additives for Improved Wearing Resistance to Increasing Truck Traffic
Pilot Study on Rugged Fiber Optic Brillouin Sensors for Large Strain Measurements to Ensure the Safety of Transportation Structures
Pilot Study on Rugged Fiber Optic Brillouin Sensors for Large Strain Measurements to Ensure the Safety of Transportation Structures- TASK 5
Initial Study and Verification of a Distributed Fiber Optic Corrosion Monitoring System for Transportation Structures
Strain Distribution and Crack Detection in Concrete Overlays with Pulse Pre-Pump Brillouin Optical Time Domain Analysis
MATC Education and Technology Transfer at Missouri S&T Year 5: Structural Health Monitoring Workshop Webinar

Awards
2009 Missouri S&T Inaugural Faculty Research Award
2004 Joseph H. Senne, Jr. Academy of Civil Engineers Faculty Achievement Award
2003 America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals
2000 Who’s Who in America
1998 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award

Leadership Activities
Seismic Design and Performance of Bridges Transportation Research Board

Presentations
2011 Pilot Study on Rugged Fiber Optic Brillouin Sensors for Large Strain Measurements to Ensure the Safety of Transportation Structures
2010 Simultaneous strain and temperature measurement using long-period fiber grating sensors
2010 Crack Detectability and Durability of Coaxial Cable Sensors in RC Bridge Applications
2010 Strengthening Rolla Bridge with FRP Laminates
2009 Why Do We Need Structural Behavior Monitoring
2009 A Novel Long Period Fiber Grating Sensor for Large Strain Measurement in High Temperature Environments
2009 Concrete Crack and Steel Corrosion Detection with Miniaturized Coaxial Cable Sensors
2009 A Novel Long Period Fiber Grating Sensor for Large Strain Measurement
2008 Seismic Performance Normalization of Bridges Using a Damping-enhanced Strengthening Methodology
2008 Damping-enhanced Strengthening: a Unique Way to Normalize the Seismic Performance of RC Bridges for Multiple Objectives
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