SAFE C.I.T.I.Structures Research LAB


Presentation on nonlinear dynamic effects of offshore hazards at OMAE 2017

June 27, 2017

Professor Heo presented an important issue in evaluating the system-level performance using the finite element analysis method (FEM) for structures composed of strain-rate dependent materials during the 36 International Conference on Ocean, Offshore & Artic Engineering (OMAE 2017) in Trondheim, Bergen.

CWRU Undergraduate Research ShowCASE 2017

April 21, 2017

Five undergraduate students of MHS DRISK Research Lab teamed up to presnet their research during the Research ShowCASE 2017 at CWRU. From the left, Saurav Shama (Sophomore), Annastasia Wong (Junior), Rachel Zable (Freshman), Olivia Okafor (Sophomore), Jessica McCoy (Senior-ShowCASE Team Leader), Prof. Heo, Maryam Mortazavi (Ph.D. candidate).

Moderated Two Sessions at 2017 ASCE SEI Conference

April 06~08, 2017

Professor Heo moderated two sessions titled 'Extreme Loads on Offshore Structures' during the 2017 ASCE-SEI Structures Congress in Denver, Colorado. Profesor Heo also gave a presentation on 'Multi-Hazards for Offshore Structure Installation' in one of her sessions.

Invited Seminar at University of Akron

November 18, 2016 (available at CWRU on November 28)

Professor Heo has been invited to University of Akron for a seminar on "How to Determine Design Level Blast Load for a Gas Explosion?"

FLACS Training at Case Western Reserve University

September 15~18, 2016

MHS-DRISK LAB held FLACS Training Courses on campus by by support from GexCon AS and CWRU ACES Opportunity Grant. 

Professor Heo and GexCon will plan to continue to hold an intensive joint training course program on Engineering Probability and Risk Analysis + Explosion and Fire Risk Analysis using FLACS at CWRU hereafter. If you have any further questions on this CWRU+GexCon course program, feel free to contact Professor Heo via email (yaheo [at] case [dot] edu).

The 12th World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM)

July 24~29, 2016

Professor Heo made a prenentation on "Damage Quantification based on Constitutive Behavior of Structural Materials for Reinforced Concrete Structures" at WCCM2016.

ASME's 35th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OMAE)

June 19~24, 2016

Professor Heo made a prenentation on "Challenges in Structural Engineering Design and Analysis of Offshore Plants under Probabilistic Vapor Cloud Explosion Loads" at OMAE2016.

Collaboration and Mini-Symposium on Marine and Offshore Risk Engineering and Advanced Materials

April 28, 2016

MHS-DRisk Lab organizes a Case School of Engineering event for international research collaboration with Research Institute of Middle and Small Shipbuilding (RIMS), Korea on May 05, 2016. After the signing ceremony, a mini-symposium will be held in collaboration with RIMS to exchange mutual research interests in the area of marine and offshore risk engineering and advanced materials for future research collaboration. 

20 Top Professors of Civil Engineering

March 21, 2016

Professor Heo was recognized as one of the "20 Top Professors of Civil Engineering" on Online Engineering Programs. The list is comprised of some the outstanding professors and Universities in the field for the great contributions to academia.

NSF ADVANCE ACES+ Opportunity Grant

March 03, 2016

Professor Heo received NSF ADVANCE ACES+ Opportunity Grant to initiate a joint research project on a sensitivity study of "Scenario Selection and CFD Simulation Approach to Probabilistic Design Load Estimation for Vapor Cloud Explosion" with GexCon AS.