PHD theses of Structural Engineering Lab

Running PhD Theses Structural Engineering Laboratory

Wireless Sensor Network Planning for Structural Health Monitoring
Khash-Erdene Jalsan
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr. Glauco Feltrin
EPF Lausanne, ENAC, Civil and Environmental Engineering: Prof. Dr. A. Martinoli

Long-term Resistance of Gradient Anchorage for Prestressed CFRP Strips in Structural Concrete Retrofitting
Yunus Emre Harmanci
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr. Julien Michels
ETH Zürich, Institut für Baustatik und Konstruktion: Prof. Dr. Eleni Chatzi

Mixed-mode fatigue strengthening of metallic members using CFRP plates
Ardalan Hosseini
Co-Supervisor Empa; Prof. Dr. Masoud Motavalli / Dr. Elyas Ghafoori
EPF Lausanne, ENAC School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering: Prof. Alain Nussbaumer

Homogenes und kombiniertes Buchen-BSH - technische Grundlagen zur Marktimplementierung als Bauprodukt
Thomas Ehrhart
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr. René Steiger
ETH Zürich, Institut für Baustatik und Konstruktion: Prof. Dr. Andrea Frangi

A combined experimental and numerical approach to spalling of concrete in high temperature
Dorian Dauti (Guest PhD)
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr. Benedikt Weber
Université Grenoble Alpes: Prof. Dr. Stefano Dal Pont

Retrofitting Fatigue prone connections in steel bridges using pre-stressed advanced materials
Mohammadreza Izadi (Guest PhD)
Co-Supervisor Empa and University of Tehran: Prof. Dr. Masoud Motavalli / Dr. Elyas Ghafoori
University of Tehran, School of Engineering: Prof. Dr. Maalek

Fatigue strengthening of metallic bridges connections using pre-stressed CRP laminates
Hossein Heydarinouri
Co-Supervisor Empa: Prof. Dr. Masoud Motavalli / Dr. Elyas Ghafoori
EPFL, RESSLab, Prof. Dr. Alain Nussbaumer

Modeling of RC members strengthened and prestressed by a novel iron-based shape memory alloy reinforcement
Bernhard Schranz
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr. Christoph Czaderski, Dr. Moslem Shahverdi
ETH Zürich, IBK, Prof. Dr. Thomas Vogel

Study on the tensile behaviour of CFRP steel composite system
Weijie Li (Guest PhD)
Co-Supervisor Empa: Prof. Dr. Masoud Motavalli / Dr. Elyas Ghafoori
Wuhan University China / Prof. Yiyan Li

Bond behavior of prestressed CFRP to concrete using externally bonded reinforcement on groove (EBROG) method
Niloufar Moshiri (Guest PhD)
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr. Christoph Czaderski
Isfahan University of Technologiy (IUT) / Prof. Dr. Davood

Dynamic effect of transition zone and rail corrugation on the bridge response
Yashar Doroudi (Guest PhD)
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr. Elyas Ghafoori
The University of Queensland,  Prof. Dr. Dilum Fernando

 


 

Concluded PhD Theses Structural Engineering Laboratory

Earthquake-Resistant Timber Systems for Multi-Storey Building
Co-Supervisor Empa, Dr. René Steiger
EPF Lausanne, ENAC School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering: Prof. Dr. Katrin Beyer

Updated braking forces for the assessment of road bridges (EPFL 2016)
João Alves Martins
Co-Supervisor Empa:  Dr. Glauco Feltrin
EPF Lausanne, ENAC School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering: Prof. Dr. Katrin Beyer

Mitigation of Wind-Induced Vibrations in Long-Span Bridges using a Distributed Flap System (EPFL No. 7069 / 2016)
Maria Boberg
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr. Glauco Feltrin
EPF Lausanne, ENAC School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Prof. Dr. A. Martinoli

Seismic in-plane behavior of post-tensioned existing clay brick masonry walls (ETHZ No. 22824 / 2015)
Abdola Sadeghi Marzaleh
Supervisor Empa: Prof. Dr. Masoud Motavalli
ETH Zürich, Institut für Baustatik und Konstruktion IBK, Prof. Dr. Peter Marti

Material Development for Friction Based Vibration Control (ETHZ No. 22825 / 2015)
Rebekka Ginés
Co-Supervisor Empa: Prof. Dr. Masoud Motavalli
ETH Zürich, Science de Base, Prof. Dr. Ermanni

Fatigue Strengthening of Metallic Members using Un-bonded and Bonded CFRP Laminates (ETHZ No. 22645 / 2015)
Elyas Ghafoori
ETH Zürich, Prof. Dr. Fontana
Co-Supervisor Empa: Prof. Dr. Masoud Motavalli

Semiactive Control of Magneto-heological (MR) dampers using Sliding Mode Control (SMC) & System (SI) Methodes (2015)
Mohammad Miah
ETHZ, Departement Bau, Umwelt und Geomatic / Prof. Eleni Chatzi
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr. Felix Weber

Structural behavior of glued-laminated timber members subjected to axial compression or combined compression and bending
Matthias Theiler
Co-Supervisor Empa, Dr. René Steiger
ETH Zürich, Institut für Baustatik und Konstruktion IBK, Prof. Dr. Mario Fontana, Prof. Dr. Andrea Frangi

Restfestigkeit vorgespannt umschnürter Betondruckglieder unter besonderer Berücksichtigung von Formgedächtnislegierungen als umschnürendem Material (2014)
Lars Janke
Bauhaus Universität Weimar Prof. J. Ruth,
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr. Christoph Czaderski

Structural behaviour of glued laminated timber beams with unreinforced and reinforced notches (ETHZ No. 21825 / 2014)
Robert Jockwer
ETHZ, IBK, Prof. Dr. Frangi
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr. René Steiger

Strengthening of reinforced concrete members by prestressed externally bonded reinforcement with gradient anchorage (ETHZ 20504) 2013
Christoph Czaderski
ETHZ, Prof. Dr. Peter Marti
Co-Supervisor Empa: Prof. Dr. Masoud Motavalli

Active Vibration Control using low-cost Actuators (2010)
Charles Boston
Profs. L. Guzzella and E. Mazza
Co-Supervision: Dr. Felix Weber