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Projects

The following are ongoing or completed projects at SMRL.

  • Title: Self-healing Bio-Concrete for Sustainable and Resilient Civil Infrastructure, Sponsor: Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), Dates: 2019 – Oct. 2022, USC PI: Gencturk.
  • Title: Material Characteristics of Cu-based Superelastic Alloys for Applications in Bridge Columns to Improve Seismic Performance, Sponsor: National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP), Dates: Oct. 2018 – Oct. 2020, USC PI: Gencturk.
  • Title: Cask Mis-Loads Evaluation Techniques, Sponsor: Nuclear Energy University Program (NEUP), Dates: Oct. 2016 – Oct. 2020, USC PIs: Gencturk, Ghanem.
  • Title: Multiple Degradation Mechanisms in Reinforced Concrete Structures, Modeling and Risk Analysis, Sponsor: Nuclear Energy University Program (NEUP), Dates: Oct. 2015 – Oct. 2018, USC PI: Gencturk.
  • Title: CAREER: Increasing Resiliency and Sustainability of Reinforced Concrete against Aging and Seismic Hazards through Novel Materials, Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF), Dates: Sept. 2015 – Sept. 2020, USC PI: Gencturk.
  • Title: Durability and Corrosion Behavior of High-Performance Concrete and Reinforcing Steels for Infrastructure Applications in Qatar, Sponsor: Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), Dates: May 2015 – May 2018, USC PI: Gencturk.
  • Title: Rehabilitation of Deteriorated Concrete Infrastructure in Qatar Using Shape Memory Alloys for Active Confinement, Sponsor: Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), Dates: May 2014 – May 2017, USC PI: Gencturk.
  • Title: BRIGE: Damage Evaluation and Life-Cycle Assessment of Reinforced HPFRC Beam-Column Joints under Multi-Axial Loading, Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF), Dates: Sept. 2013 – Sept. 2017, USC PI: Gencturk.