John Bolander

John Bolander

Position Title
Professor

3121 Ghausi
Bio

Dr. Bolander’s research interests involve the effective use of high-performance materials within the civil infrastructure, with emphasis on the life-cycle performance of concrete materials and structures under various loading conditions. He has been a pioneering developer of discrete methods for the modeling concrete materials, including fiber-reinforced cement composites. Application areas include the early-age behavior of concrete bridge decks, failure analyses of structural concrete, and smart materials for structural health monitoring.

Award & Honors

  • 2016 Fellow, International Association for Fracture Mechanics of Concrete and Concrete Structures
  • 2015 Career Achievement Recognition, 7th RILEM Conference on High Performance Fiber Reinforced Cement Composites, Stuttgart, Germany
  • 2012 Semi-Plenary Lecture, 10th World Congress on Computational Mech., Sao Paulo
  • 2011 Fulbright Specialist, sponsored by US Department of State
  • 2008 JSPS Short-Term Invitation Fellowship for Research in Japan, Japan Society for
  • the Promotion of Science
  • 2006 Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award, College of Engineering, UC Davis
  • 1997 JSPS Short-Term Invitation Fellowship for Research in Japan, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (US NSF co-reviewed)
  • 1990 Kajima Science Foundation Fellowship Award for Foreign Researchers.

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