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Structural Engineering Research with a Focus on Steel Structures


SSIRL conducts research in the broad areas of Infrastructure Resilience to Changing Climates, Advanced Visualization and Extended Reality in Structural Engineering, and Next Generation Structural Design. Our research portfolio encompasses both conventional structural engineering research and collaborative, multi-disciplinary projects.

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  • Hot-rolled steel members and systems
  • Cold-formed steel members and systems
  • Stainless-steel members and systems
  • Extended reality technology integration into structural engineering
  • Data-driven structural design


  • Large-scale experimentation
  • Component-level experimentation
  • Advanced modeling of structural systems and components
  • Integrating advanced visualization technology into practical applications and teaching formats
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