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Certifications and Licenses

Registration: Illinois Registered Structural Engineer (S.E.), since 1971

Education/Academic qualification

Docent (habilitatis), Concrete Structures, Czech Technical University in Prague

… → 1967

Postgraduate Diploma, Theoretical Physics, Charles University, Prague

… → 1966

Engineering Mechanics, PhD, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Prague

… → 1963

CE Civil Engineer, Czech Technical University in Prague

… → 1960

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Grants 2003 2022

Biomimetic materials
Probability density function
Safety factor
Statistics
Platelets
Silica
Concretes
Nuclear engineering
Concrete blocks
Microwave frequencies
comminution
missiles
turbulence
subroutines
kinetic energy
Composite structures
Composite materials
Structural analysis
Students
Geometry

Research Output 1966 2019

Branching of hydraulic cracks enabling permeability of gas or oil shale with closed natural fractures

Rahimi-Aghdam, S., Chau, V. T., Lee, H., Nguyen, H., Li, W., Karra, S., Rougier, E., Viswanathan, H., Srinivasan, G. & Bazant, Z. P., Jan 29 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116, 5, p. 1532-1537 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Closed Fractures
Permeability
Oils
Gases
Mechanics
1 Citation (Scopus)
Atmospheric humidity
Drying
Cements
Hydration
Concretes

Effect of high-rate dynamic comminution on penetration of projectiles of various velocities and impact angles into concrete

Luo, W., Chau, V. T. & Bazant, Z. P., Apr 1 2019, In : International Journal of Fracture. 216, 2, p. 211-221 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Comminution
Projectile
Projectiles
Penetration
Concretes
3 Citations (Scopus)
Solidification
Creep
Concretes
Atmospheric humidity
Viscosity