ALI M. MEMARI, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, Professor

Bernard and Henrietta Hankin Chair in Residential Building Construction

Director, Pennsylvania Housing Research Center (PHRC)

Director, Building Components and Envelopes Research Laboratory (BCERL)

Editor, Special Section on Housing and Residential Building Construction, Journal of Architectural Engineering

Department of Architectural Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 219 Sackett Building, University Park, PA 16802-1416, Phone: (814) 863-9788, Fax: (814) 863-7304, E-mail: memari@engr.psu.edu

The Pennsylvania Housing Research Center; Architectural Engineering Department Web Site; Civil and Environmental Engineering Department Web Site

 

CURRENT AREAS OF RESEARCH INTEREST:

·       Single-Family and Multi-Family Building Design and Construction

·       Multi-story Modular Construction of Residential Buildings

·       Development and Evaluation of Innovative Wall and Envelope Systems for Residential and Commercial Building Systems

·       Structural Evaluation of Panelized Wall Systems for Commercial and Residential Buildings

·       Experimental and Analytical Evaluation of Light-Frame Systems for Residential Buildings

·       Racking Testing and Analytical Evaluation of Structural Insulated Panel (SIP) Wall Systems for Residential Construction

·       Experimental Testing and Analytical Evaluation of Masonry Systems for Residential and Commercial Buildings

·       Testing and Evaluation of Glazing and Building Envelope Systems for Multi-hazard Performance

·       Evaluation of Glazing and Envelope Systems for Energy Performance

·       Evaluation of Building Envelope System Components under Structural and Environmental Load Effects 

·       Structural and Seismic Testing and Evaluation of Building Nonstructural Components

·       Structural and Seismic Testing and Evaluation of Building Structural Components

 

COURSES TAUGHT IN THE PAST OR CURRENTLY TEACHING IN THE AE AND CEE DEPARTMENTS (2000 to present):

·       AE 124 – Introduction to Architectural Engineering

·       AE 308 – Introduction to Structural Analysis

·       AE 421 – Architectural Structural Systems I

·       AE 430 – Indeterminate Structures

·       AE 431 – Structural Design of Buildings

·       AE 432 – Design & Theory of Masonry Structures

·       AE 542 – Building Enclosure Science and Design

·       AE 536 – Stability of Building Structures

·       AE 538 – Earthquake Resistant Design of Buildings

·       CE 497 C – Residential Construction Design Project

 

 

GRADUATE STUDENTS, THESIS TITLES AND GRADUATION DATES (2000 to present):

 

·       Ramsey Nasser, Seismic Design Guide for Glazing Systems, M. Eng. Report (AMM Advisor), Department of Architectural Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA, May 2014.

 

·       Timothy M. Ariosto, Evaluation of the Energy Performance of Glazing Systems and Fenestration Retrofit Solutions, M.S. Thesis (AMM Advisor), Department of Architectural Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA, December 2013.

 

·       Thiede, Jennifer, Review and Preliminary Evaluation of Weather Resistive Barriers under Earthquake Induced Building Drift, M. Eng. Report (AMM Advisor), Department of Architectural Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA, December 2012.

 

·       Hott, Zed Z., Development of Composite Monolithic Glass with Micro-Lamella to Control Solar Heat Gain though Glazing for Energy Efficiency, M. Eng. Report (AMM Advisor), Department of Architectural Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA, May 2012.

 

·       Simmons, Nicholas C., Analytical Evaluation of the Racking Performance of Four-Sided Structural Silicone Glazing Curtain Wall Systems, M.S. Thesis (AMM Advisor), Department of Architectural Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA, December 2011.

 

·       Ota, Hiroki., Experimental Study of Mortarless Post-Tensioned Masonry Walls and Development of Design Guidelines, M.S. Thesis (AMM Advisor), Department of Architectural Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA, August 2011.

 

·       Stallworth, Harold L., Flexural Behavior of a Reinforced Brick Veneer over Steel Studs Wall Panel System, M.S. Thesis (AMM Advisor), Department of Architectural Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA, December 2011.

 

·       Grossenbacher, Steve V., Comparative Evaluation of Structural and Water Penetration Performance of Sustainable Masonry Walls, M. Eng. Report (AMM Advisor), Department of Architectural Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA, May 2011.

 

·       Shoemaker, Jared M., Acceleration Response of Rigid and Flexible Nonstructural Components in Buildings Subjected to Strong Ground Motions, M.S. Thesis (AMM Co-Advisor), Department of Architectural Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA, December 2010.

 

·       Donovan, Luke T., Quantification of Seismic Performance Factors for Structural Insulated Panel Shear Walls, M.S. Thesis (AMM Advisor), Department of Architectural Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA, May 2010.

 

·       Hartman, Kenrick J., Analytical and Experimental Development of Performance-Based Seismic Design Methods for Storefront and Unitized Wall Systems, M.S. Thesis (AMM Advisor), Department of Architectural Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA, December 2010.

 

·       Kauffman, Andrew L., Cyclic In-plane Lateral Load Testing of Masonry Infill Walls with Structural Fuse Elements, M.S. Thesis (AMM Advisor), Department of Architectural Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA, December 2009.

 

·       Kuczynski, Thomas C, Experimental Investigation of Multihazard Resistant Panelized Brick Veneer on Steel Stud Wall System for Out-of-Plane Failure Loading, M.S. Thesis (AMM Advisor), Department of Architectural Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA, December 2009.

 

·       Standley, Joseph A., Development of a Transparent Sustainable Wall System with Load Bearing Backup Framing for Residential Construction, M.S. Thesis (AMM Advisor), Department of Architectural Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA, December 2009.

 

·       O’Brien, William C., Development of a Closed-form Equation and Fragility Curves for Performance-Based Seismic Design of Glass Curtain Wall and Storefront Systems, M.S. Thesis (AMM Advisor), Department of Architectural Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA, May 2009.

 

·       Terentiuk, Stefanie, Parametric Study of Structural Insulated Panels Under Monotonic and Cyclic Loading, M.S. Thesis (AMM Advisor), Department of Architectural Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA, May 2009.

 

·       Maneetes, Hathairat, Development of a Seismic Dissipating Mechanism for Precast Concrete Cladding Panels, Ph.D. Thesis (AMM Advisor), Department of Architectural Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA, May 2007.

 

·       Liang, Jianhai, Development of Seismic Infill Resistant Panelized Brick Veneer Wall Systems, Ph.D. Thesis (AMM Advisor), Department of Architectural Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA, August 2006.

 

·       Aliaari, Mohammad, Development of Seismic Infill Wall Isolator Subframe (SIWIS) System, Ph.D. Thesis (AMM Advisor), Department of Architectural Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA, May 2005.

 

·       Shirazi, Ali, Development of a Seismic Vulnerability Evaluation Procedure for Architectural Glass Curtain Walls, Ph.D. Thesis (AMM Advisor), Department of Architectural Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA, May 2005.

 

·       Chen, Xuezhen, Seismic Performance of Two-Sided SSG Arch Glass Curtain Walls, M.S. Thesis (AMM Co-Advisor), Department of Architectural Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA, May 2005.

 

·       Astarlioglu, Serdar, Object Oriented Platform for Seismic Analysis of Precast Concrete Buildings, Ph.D. Thesis (AMM Co-Advisor), Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA, December 2005.

 

·       Eminaga, Ayca, External Flexural Strengthening of Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Lintels by Sheet-Bonded Fiber Reinforced Polymers, M.S. Thesis (AMM Advisor), Department of Architectural Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA, May 2003.

 

·       Chendana, Jimmy, Seismic Performance of R/C Columns, M.S. Thesis (AMM Co-Advisor), Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA, December 2003.  

 

 

                                         

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (2000 to present):

 

 

A.              Refereed Journals

 

·       Memari, A. M., Huelman, P. H., Iulo, L. D., Laquatra, J., Martin, C., Andrew McCoy, A. P., Nahmens, I., and Williamson, T., (2014). “Residential Building Construction -- State-of-the-Art Review,” ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, in press.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Shirazi, A., Kremer, P. A., and Behr, R. A., (2014). “Seismic Vulnerability Evaluation of Architectural Glass in Curtain Walls”, Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture Research, in press.

 

·       Donovan, L. T. and Memari, A. M. (2014). “Feasibility Study of Determination of Seismic Performance Factors for Structural Insulated Panels,” ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, in press.

 

·       O’Brien, W. C. and Memari, A. M., (2014). “Prediction of Seismic Cracking Capacity of Glazing Systems,” Earthquakes and Structures Journal, in press.

 

·       Standley, J. A. and Memari, A. M., (2014). “Evaluation of a Transparent Wall System for Residential Construction,” The Open Civil Engineering Journal, in press.

 

·       Terentiuk, S. and Memari, A. M., (2014). “Seismic Evaluation of Structural Insulated Panels in Comparison with Woodframe Panels,” Buildings, Vol. 4, pp. 394-417, doi:10.3390/buildings4030394. 

 

·       Maneetes, H. and Memari, A. M., (2014). “Introduction of an Innovative Cladding Panel System for Multi-Story Buildings,” Buildings, Vol. 4, pp. 418-436, doi: 10.3390/buildings4030418.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Iulo, L. D., Solnosky, R. L., and Stultz, C. R., (2014). “Building Integrated Photovoltaic Systems for Single Family Dwellings: Innovation Concepts,” Open Civil Engineering Journal, Vol. 4, pp. 102-119, DOI:10.4236/ojce.2014.42010.

 

·       Memari, A. and Solnosky, R. (2014). “In-Plane Shear Performance of Wood-Framed Drywall Sheathing Wall Systems under Cyclic Racking Loading” Open Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 54-70, March 19, 2014, DOI: 10.4236/ojce.2014.41006.

 

·       Vu, B., Unal, M., Warn, G. P., and Memari, A. M., (2013). “A Distributed Flexibility and Damping Strategy to Control Vertical Accelerations in Base-isolated Buildings,” Journal of Structural Control and Health Monitoring, DOI: 10.1002/stc.1580, pp. 1-19.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Kremer, P. A., and Behr, R. A., (2012). “Seismic Performance of Stick-Built Four-Side Structural Sealant Glazing Systems and Comparison with Two-Side Structural Sealant Glazing and Dry-Glazed Systems,” Journal of ASTM International (JAI), Vol. 1, No. 1, July 2012, pp. 1-22, DOI: 10.1520/ACEM103159.

 

·       Standley, J. A. and Memari, A. M., (2012). “Structural Assessment of a Transparent Sustainable Wall Panel with Load-Bearing Backup Framing for Residential Construction,” ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, Vol. 18, No. 4, December 2012, pp. 298-314.

 

·       Aliaari, M. and Memari, A. M., (2012). “Development of a Seismic Design Approach for Infill Walls Equipped with Structural Fuse,” The Open Civil Engineering Journal, Vol. 6, December 2012, pp. 249-263, DOI: 10.2174/1874149501206010249.

 

·       Kuczynski, T. C. and Memari, A. M., (2012). “Experimental Evaluation of the Enhanced Panelized Brick Veneer over Steel Stud Wall System for Out-of-plane Loading,” Materials and Structures Journal, August 2012, pp. 1-18, DOI 10.1617/s11527-012-9930-2.

 

·       Lepage, A., Shoemaker, J. M., and Memari, A. M., (2012). “Accelerations of Nonstructural Components during Nonlinear Seismic Response of Multistory Structures,” ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, Vol. 18, No. 4, December 2012, pp. 285-297.

 

·       Liang, J., and Memari, A. M., (2012). “Performance of a Panelized Brick Veneer Wall System under Lateral Loads,” Open Journal of Civil Engineering (OJCE), Vol. 2, No. 3, September 2012, pp. 132-146, DOI:10.4236/OJCE 2012.23019.

 

·       O’Brien, W. C., Memari, A. M., Kremer, P. A., and Behr, R. A. (2012). “Fragility Curves for Architectural Glass in Stick-Built Glazing Systems,” Earthquake Spectra, Volume 2, No. 28, May 2012, pp. 639-665.

 

·       Terentiuk, S. and Memari, A. M., (2012). “Seismic Evaluation of Structural Insulated Panels through Full-Scale Racking Load Testing,” Journal of Architectural Engineering, Vol. 18, No. 4, December 2012, pp. 261-275.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Fisher, S., Krumenacker, C., Broker, K. A., and Modrich, R.-U., (2012). “Evaluation of the Structural Sealant for Use in Four-Sided Structural Sealant Glazing Curtain Wall System for a Hospital Building,” Journal of ASTM International (JAI), Vol. 9, Issue 4, April 2012, pp. 1-16, DOI: 10.1520/JAI104143.

 

·       Broker, K. A., Fisher, S., and Memari, A. M., (2012). “Seismic Racking Test Evaluation of Silicone Used in a Four-Sided Structural Sealant Glazed Curtain Wall System,” Journal of ASTM International (JAI), Vol. 9, No. 3, March 2012, pp. 1-22, DOI: 10.1520/JAI104144.

 

·       Memari, A. M. and Donovan, L. T., (2012). “Feasibility Study to Quantify Seismic Performance Factors for Structural Insulated Panels Based on FEMA P695 Methodology,” Wood Design Focus, Vol. 22, No. 1, Spring 2012, pp. 19-23.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Grossenbacher, S., and Iulo, L. D., (2012). “Comparative Evaluation of Structural and Water Penetration Performance of Sustainable Masonry Walls for Residential Construction,” International Journal of Civil Engineering Science, Vol. 1, No. 1, March 2012, pp. 10-22.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Chen, X., Kremer, P. A., and Behr, R. A., (2012). “Prediction of Seismic Failure of Silicone Sealant in Two-Sided Structural Sealant Glazing Systems,” ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, Vol. 18, No. 1, March 2012, pp. 16-26.

 

·       Memari, A.M., Harris, H. G., Hamid, A. A. and Scanlon A., (2011). “Seismic Evaluation of Reinforced Concrete Bridge Piers in Low to Moderate Seismic Regions,” Electronic Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 11, 2011, pp. 57-68.

 

·       Liang, J. and Memari, A. M., (2011). “Full-Scale Experimental Evaluation of a Panelized Brick Veneer Wall System under Simulated Wind Loading,” Structural Engineering and Mechanics Journal, Vol. 38, No. 1, 2011, pp. 99-123.

 

·       Liang, J. and Memari, A. M., (2011). “Introduction of a Panelized Brick Veneer Wall System and Its Building Science Evaluation,” ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, Vol. 17, No. 1, March 2011, pp. 1-14.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Shirazi, A., Kremer, P. A., and Behr, R. A., (2011). “Development of Finite Element Modeling Approach for Lateral Load Analysis of Dry-Glazed Curtain Walls”, ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, Vol. 17, No. 1, March 2011, pp. 24-33.

 

·       Memari, A.M., Harris, H. G., Hamid, A. A. and Scanlon A., (2010). “Seismic Evaluation of an Elevated Highway Bridge in a Low Seismic Region,” The Open Civil Engineering Journal, Vol. 4, 2010, pp. 72-87.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Lepage, A. and Setthachayanon, J., (2010). “Experimental Evaluation of Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Lintels Strengthened with Externally Bonded Glass FRP”, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, Vol. 29, No. 22, Nov. 2010. Also Published Online: DOI: 10.1177/0731684410373413, August 9, 2010, pp. 1-16.

 

·       Liang, J., and Memari, A. M., (2010). “Finite Element Analysis of a Panelized Brick Veneer Wall System and Comparison with Wind Load Testing Results,” The Masonry Society Journal, Vol. 28, No. 1, 2010, pp. 7-28.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Kasal, B., Manbeck, H. B., and Adams, A. R., (2009). “Lateral Load Resistance Evaluation of Wood and Steel Stud Partition Shear Walls” ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, Vol. 15, No. 4, December 2009, pp. 122-130.

 

·       Maneetes, H. and Memari, A. M., (2009). “Finite Element Modeling and Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Cladding Panels,” Electronic Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 9, September 2009, pp. 62-72.

 

·       Maneetes, H. and Memari, A. M., (2009). “Development of Analytical Modeling for an Energy-Dissipating Cladding Panel,” Structural Engineering and Mechanics Journal, Vol. 32, No. 5, July 2009, pp. 587-608. 

 

·       Eminaga, A. and Memari, A. M., (2008).  “A Study on the Use of GFRP as an External Reinforcement for Autoclaved Aerated Concrete,” The Masonry Society Journal, Vol. 26, No. 2, November 2008, pp. 53-66.

 

·       Aliaari, M. and Memari, A. M., (2007). “Experimental Evaluation of a Sacrificial Seismic Fuse Device for Masonry Infill Walls,” ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, Vol. 13, No. 2, June 2007, pp. 111-125.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Shirazi, A. and Kremer, P. A., (2007). “Static Finite Element Analysis of Architectural Glass Curtain Walls Under In-Plane Loads and Corresponding Full-Scale Test,” Structural Engineering and Mechanics Journal, Vol. 25, No. 4, March 2007, pp. 365-382.

 

·       Memari, A.M., Chen, X., Kremer, P.A., and Behr, R.A., (2006). “Seismic Performance of Two-Side Structural Silicone Glazing Systems,” Journal of ASTM International (JIA), Vol. 3 No. 10, October 2006, pp. 1-10.

 

·       Getz, D. R. and Memari, A. M., (2006). “Evaluating the Seismic Performance of Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC) Cladding Panels,” ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, Vol. 12, No. 1, March 2006, pp. 12-23.

 

·       Memari, A.M., Kremer, P.A., and Behr, R.A., (2006). “Architectural Glass Panels with Rounded Corners to Mitigate Earthquake Damage,” Earthquake Spectra Journal, Volume 22, No. 1, February 2006, pp. 129-150.

 

·       Aliaari, M. and Memari, A. M., (2005). “Analysis of Masonry Infilled Steel Frames with Seismic Isolator Subframes,” Engineering Structures Journal, Vol. 27, 2005, pp. 487-500.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Harris, H. G., Hamid, A. A. and Scanlon, A., (2005). “Ductility Evaluation for Typical Existing R/C Bridge Columns in the Eastern U.S.A.,” Engineering Structures Journal, Vol. 27, No. 2, January 2005, pp. 203-212.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Maneetes, H. and Bozorgnia, Y., (2004). “A Study of the Effect of Near-Source Vertical Ground Motion on Seismic Design of Precast Concrete Cladding Panels,” ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, Vol. 10, No. 4, December 2004, pp. 167-184.

 

·       Memari, A. M. and Scanlon, A., (2004). “Assessment of Reinforced Concrete Bridge Piers Under Low to Moderate Seismic Induced Loads,” Journal of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 6, No. 2, Summer 2004, pp. 57-64.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Kremer, P. A. and Behr, R. A., (2004). "Dynamic Racking Crescendo Tests on Architectural Glass Fitted with Anchored "PET" Film," ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, Vol. 10. No. 1, March 2004, pp. 5-14.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Behr, R. A. and Kremer, P. A., (2003). “Seismic Behavior of Curtain Walls   Containing Insulating Glass Units,” ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, Vol. 9, No. 2, June 2003, pp. 70-85.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Aliaari, M. and Hamid, A. A., (2002). “Evaluation of Seismic Performance of Anchored Brick Veneer Walls,” Performance of Exterior Building Walls, ASTM STP 1422, P.G. Johnson, Ed., American Society of Testing and Materials, West Conshohocken, PA, 2002, pp.115-131.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Burnett, E. F. P. and Kozy, B. M., (2002). “Seismic Performance of Masonry Ties Used in Brick Veneer Walls,” Construction and Building Material Journal, Vol. 16, Issue 7, October 2002, pp. 397-407.

 

·       Memari, A.M., Rafiee, S., Motlagh, A.Y. and Scanlon, A., (2001). “Comparative Evaluation of Seismic Assessment Methodologies Applied to a 32-Story Reinforced Concrete Office Building,” Journal of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 1, Summer 2001, pp. 31-44.

 

·       Brueggeman, J.L., Behr, R.A., Wulfert, H., Memari, A.M. and Kremer, P., (2000). “Dynamic Racking Performance of an Earthquake-Isolated Curtain Wall System,” EERI Earthquake Spectra Journal, Vol. 16, No. 4, November 2000, pp. 735-756.

 

·       Astarlioglu, S, Memari, A. M. and Scanlon, A., (2000). “Ductility Based Seismic Design of Precast Concrete Large Panel Buildings,” Structural Engineering and Mechanics Journal, Vol. 10, No. 4, October 2000, pp. 405-426.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Motlagh, A. Y. and Scanlon, A. (2000). “Seismic Evaluation of an Existing Reinforced Concrete Framed Tube Building Based on Inelastic Dynamic Analysis,” Engineering Structures Journal, Vol. 22, No. 6, June 2000, pp. 621-637.

 

 

B.               Conference Proceedings

 

·       Solnosky, R. L., Memari, A. M., and Ramaji, I. J., (2014). “Structural BIM Processes for Modular Multi-story Buildings in Design and Construction,” Proceedings of the 2nd Residential Building Design and Construction Conference, Penn State University, University Park, PA, February 19-20, 2014, pp. 201-215.

 

·       Ramaji, I. J., Memari, A. M., and Solnosky, R. L., (2014). “Evaluation of Software for Application in Multi-story Modular Building Construction,” Proceedings of the 2nd Residential Building Design and Construction Conference, Penn State University, University Park, PA, February 19-20, 2014, pp. 230-244.

 

·       Ariosto, T. M. and Memari, A. M., (2014). “Evaluation of Venetian Blind Attributes for Energy Efficiency,” Proceedings of the 2nd Residential Building Design and Construction Conference, Penn State University, University Park, PA, February 19-20, 2014, pp. 64-81.

 

·       Jellen, A. C. and Memari, A. M., (2014). “Residential Vertical Expansion of Existing Commercial Buildings Using Modular Construction Methods,” Proceedings of the 2nd Residential Building Design and Construction Conference, Penn State University, University Park, PA, February 19-20, 2014, pp. 216-229.

 

·       Kamel, E. and Memari A. M., (2014). “Review of Different Components of Solar Decathlon House Projects,”  Proceedings of the 2nd Residential Building Design and Construction Conference, Penn State University, University Park, PA, February 19-20, 2014, pp. 335-354.

 

·       Jellen, A. C. and Memari, A. M., (2013). “The State of the Art Application of Modular (Factory Built) Technologies to the Construction of New Multi-story Residential Buildings,” Proceedings of the 1st Residential Building Design and Construction Conference, Bethlehem, PA, February 20-21, 2013, pp. 284-293.

 

·       Ramaji, I. J. and Memari, A. M., (2013). “Identification of Structural Issues in Design and Construction of Multi-story Modular Buildings,” Proceedings of the 1st Residential Building Design and Construction Conference, Bethlehem, PA, February 20-21, 2013, pp. 294-303.

 

·       Ariosto, T. and Memari, A. M., (2013). “State-of-the-Art Review of Window Retrofit Options for Energy Saving in Single-family Dwellings,” Proceedings of the 1st Residential Building Design and Construction Conference, Bethlehem, PA, February 20-21, 2013, pp. 221-230.

 

·       Simmons, N. C. and Memari, A. M., (2013). “Finite Element Modeling to Predict Racking Test Results and Performance of Four-sided Structural Sealant Glazing Curtain Wall Systems,” Proceedings of 2013 Architectural Engineering Conference, University Park, PA, April 3-5, 2013, pp. 735-744.

 

·       Simmons, N. C. and Memari, A. M., (2013). “Development of Kinematic Equations for Racking Performance Evaluation of Four-sided Structural Sealant Glazing Curtain Wall Systems,” Proceedings of 2013 Architectural Engineering Conference, University Park, PA, April 3-5, 2013, pp. 997-1006.

 

·       Simmons, N. C. and Memari, A. M., (2013). “Racking Performance Analysis of Four-sided Structural Sealant Glazing Curtain Wall Systems through Video Capture Technique,” Proceedings of 2013 Architectural Engineering Conference, University Park, PA, April 3-5, 2013, pp. 725-734.

 

·       Ariosto, T. and Memari, A. M., (2013). “Comparative Study of Energy Efficiency of Glazing Systems for Residential and Commercial Buildings,” Proceedings of 2013 Architectural Engineering Conference, University Park, PA, April 3-5, 2013, pp. 408-417.

 

·       Thiede, J. and Memari, A. M., (2013). “Evaluation of the Performance of Air and Vapor Barriers under Seismic Induced Light-frame Wall Deformations,” Proceedings of 2013 Architectural Engineering Conference, University Park, PA, April 3-5, 2013, pp. 837-846. 

 

·       Memari, A. M., (2012). “Comparative Study of Multi-hazard Performance of Different Wall Systems Used in Single-Family Dwelling Construction,” Proceedings of the ASCE 6th Congress on Forensic Engineering – Gateway to a Safer Tomorrow, San Francisco, CA October 31-November 3, 2012, pp. 1053-1062.

 

·       Memari, A. M., (2012). “Review of the Performance of Glazing Systems in Earthquakes and Recent Developments to Mitigate Damage,” Proceedings of the  ASCE 6th Congress on Forensic Engineering – Gateway to a Safer Tomorrow, San Francisco, CA October 31-November 3, 2012, pp. 123-132.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Fisher, S., Krumenacker, C., Broker, K. A., and Modrich, R.-U., (2011). “Evaluation of the Structural Sealant for Use in Four-Sided SSG Curtain Wall System for Cathedral Hill Hospital Project,” Proceedings of the 4th Symposium on Durability of Building and Construction Sealants and Adhesives, Anaheim, CA, June 16-17, 2011, 23 pages.

 

·       Broker, K. A., Fisher, S., and Memari, A. M., (2011). “Seismic Racking Test Evaluation of Silicone Used in a 4-Sided Structural Sealant Glazed Curtain Wall System,” Proceedings of the 4th Symposium on Durability of Building and Construction Sealants and Adhesives, Anaheim, CA, June 16-17, 2011, 24 pages. 

 

·       Memari, A. M., Fisher, S., Krumenacker, C., Charbonneau, K. A., and Modrich, R. U., (2011). “Seismic Evaluation of the Four-Sided Structural Sealant Glazing Curtain Wall System for Cathedral Hill Hospital Project,” Proceedings of 2011 Architectural Engineering Conference, Oakland, CA, March 30-April 2, 2011, pp. 164-172.

 

·       Memari, A. M. and Standley, J. A., (2011). “Introduction of a Transparent Sustainable Load-Bearing Wall System with Integrated Photovoltaic for Residential Construction,” Proceedings of 2011 Architectural Engineering Conference, Oakland, CA, March 30-April 2, 2011, pp. 139-147.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Hartman, K., Kremer, P. A., (2011). “Racking Test Evaluation of Unitized Curtain Wall Systems Using Glazing Tapes,” Proceedings of 2011 Architectural Engineering Conference, Oakland, CA, March 30-April 2, 2011, pp. 148-155.

 

·       Shoemaker, J. M., Lepage, A., and Memari, A. M., (2011). “Acceleration Response of Nonstructural Components in Building Structures during Earthquakes,” Proceedings of 2011 Architectural Engineering Conference, Oakland, CA, March 30-April 2, 2011, 8 pages.

 

·       Standley, J. A. and Memari, A. M., (2010). “Development of a Transparent Sustainable Wall System with Load Bearing Backup Framing for Residential Construction,” The 6th International Conference on Innovation in Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC), University Park, PA, June 9-11, 2010, 10 pages.

 

·       Kuczynski, T. C. and Memari, A. M., (2009). “Evaluation of a Multi-Hazard Resistant Panelized Brick Veneer on Steel Stud Wall System for Out-of-Plane Failure Loading”, Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Performance, Protection & Strengthening of Structures under Extreme Loading (PROTECT2009), Hayama, Japan, August 19-21, 2009, 10 pages.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Grossenbacher, S. V., and Iulo, L. D., (2008). “In-plane and Out-of-plane Load Testing and Evaluation of Sustainable Masonry Walls,” Proceedings of the AEI 2008 Conference – Building Integrated Solutions, Denver, CO, September 25-27, 2008, 10 pages.

 

·       Memari, A. M. and Sambol, M., (2008). “Experimental Evaluation of the Effect of Drywall Joint Compound on Shear Capacity of Wood-frame Walls,” Proceedings of the AEI 2008 Conference – Building Integrated Solutions, Denver, CO, September 25-27, 2008, 10 pages.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Grossenbacher, S. V., and Iulo, L. D., (2008). “Structural Testing of High Thermal Mass Walls Used in Sustainable Designs,” Proceedings of 2008 Structures Congress – Crossing Borders, Vancouver, Canada, April 24-26, 2008, 9 pages.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Kasal, B., Adams, A. R., and Manbeck, H. B., (2008). “Comparison of In-plane Lateral Load Resistance of Interior Steel Stud and Wood Stud Light-frame Walls,” Proceedings of 2008 Structures Congress – Crossing Borders, Vancouver, Canada, April 24-26, 2008, 10 pages.

 

·       Aliaari, M. and Memari, A. M., (2006). “Experimental Evaluation of a Sacrificial System for Masonry Infill Walls,” Proceedings of 2006 Architectural Engineering Conference – Building Integration Solutions, Omaha, Nebraska, March 30-April 2, 2006, CD-ROM, 15 pages.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Chen, X., Kremer, P. A., and Behr, R. A., (2006). “Development of Failure Prediction Models for Structural Sealant Glazing Systems under Cyclic Racking Displacement Conditions,” Proceedings of 2006 Architectural Engineering Conference – Building Integration Solutions, Omaha, Nebraska, March 30-April 2, 2006, CD-ROM, 15 pages.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Chen, X., Kremer, P. A., and Behr, R. A., (2005). “Seismic Performance of Structural Silicone Glazing Systems,” Proceedings of the ASTM 2005-DBCSA Symposium on Durability of Building and Construction Sealants and Adhesives, Reno, Nevada, June 15-16, 2005, 18 pages.

 

·       Memari, A. M. and Kauffman, A., (2005). “Review of Existing Seismic Retrofit Methodologies for Adobe Dwellings and Introduction of a New Concept,” Proceedings of the SismoAdobe2005 Conference, Lima, Peru, May 16-19, 2005, CD-ROM, 15 pages.

 

·       Memari, A. M. and Shirazi, A., (2004). “Development of a Seismic Rating System for Architectural Glass in Existing Curtain Walls, Storefronts, and Windows,” Proceedings of the 13th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, August 1-6, 2004, CD-ROM, Paper No. 1541, 13 pages.

 

·       Astarlioglu, S., Scanlon, A., and Memari, A. M., (2004). “Recent Developments in SNAPS3D – A Finite Element Analysis Program for 3-Dimensional Nonlinear Time-History Analysis of Precast Concrete Structures,” Proceedings of the 13th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, August 1-6, 2004, CD-ROM, Paper No. 78, 8 pages.

 

·       Memari, A. M. and Aliaari, M., (2004). “Seismic Isolation of Masonry Infill Walls,” Proceedings of 2004 ASCE Structures Congress & Exposition, Nashville, Tennessee, May 22-26, 2004, CD-ROM 10 pages.

 

·       Memari, A. M., (2003). “Full-Scale Racking Test Evaluation of Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC) Cladding Panels,” Proceedings of ATC-29-2 Seminar on Seismic Design, Performance, and Retrofit of Nonstructural Components in Critical Facilities, Los Angeles, CA, October 23-24, 2003, 14 pages.

 

·       Memari, A. M. and Aliaari, M., (2003). “Pushover Analysis of Masonry Infilled R/C Frames with Seismic Infill Wall Isolator Subframe (SIWIS) System,” Proceedings of Earthquake Resistant Engineering Structures (ERES) 2003, Ancona, Italy, September 22-24, 2003, pp. 191-202.

 

·       Behr, R. A., Kremer, P. A. and Memari, A. M., (2003). “Earthquake Damage Resistant Architectural Glass Panels,” Proceedings of 2003 Architectural Engineering Conference -- Building Integration Solution, ASCE-AEI, Austin, TX, September 17-20, 2003, 5 pages.

 

·       Memari, A. M., (2003). “Recent Developments in Seismic Isolation Systems for Masonry Infill and Brick Veneer Walls,” Proceedings of 2003 Architectural Engineering Conference -- Building Integration Solution, ASCE-AEI, Austin, TX, September 17-20, 2003, 5 pages.

 

·       Memari, A. M. and Chusid, M. T., (2003). “Introduction to Architectural Aspects and Developments in Research on Structural Performance of Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC) Products,” Proceedings of 2003 Architectural Engineering Conference -- Building Integration Solution, ASCE-AEI, Austin, TX, September 17-20, 2003, 5 pages.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Liang, J. and Burnett, E. F. P., (2003). “Development of a Multihazard Resistant Panelized Brick Veneer Wall System,” Proceedings of Structural Faults & Repair-2003, July 1-3, 2003, London, UK, CD-ROM, pp. 1-10.

 

·       Memari, A. M., (2003). “Seismic Design of Precast Concrete Cladding Panels Considering the Effect of Vertical Ground Acceleration,” 2003 Structures Congress & Exposition, Seattle, Washington, May 29-31, 2003, pp. 1-2.

 

·       Memari, A. M. and Eminaga, A., (2002). "Preliminary Results on the Use of GFRP as an External Reinforcement for Autoclaved Aerated Concrete," Proceedings, Advances in Building Technology (ABT 2002), Hong Kong, December 4-6, 2002, pp. 865-872.

 

·       Memari, A. M. and Getz, D., (2002). “Seismic Performance of Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC) Cladding Panels,” Proceedings, 12th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, London, UK, September 9-13, 2002, CD-ROM, pp. 1-10.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Shirazi, A. and Kremer, P. A., (2002). "Finite Element Analysis of Architectural Glass Curtain Walls Subjected to In-Plane Lateral Loads ," Proceedings, 2nd  International Conference on Advances in Structural Engineering and Mechanics (ASEM’02), Busan (Pusan), Korea, August 21-23, 2002, CD-ROM, pp. 1225-1232.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Maneetes, H. and Bozorgnia, Y., (2002). "Effect of Near-Field Vertical Ground Motion on Seismic Design of Precast Concrete Cladding Panels," Proceedings, 2nd  International Conference on Advances in Structural Engineering and Mechanics (ASEM’02), Busan (Pusan), Korea, August 21-23, 2002, CD-ROM, pp. 962-969.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Harris, H. G., Hamid, A. A. and Scanlon, A., (2002). “Estimation of R-Factor for Reinforced Concrete Bridge Columns with Apparently Deficient Confinement Reinforcement,” Proceedings, 7th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Boston, Massachusetts, July 21-25, 2002, CD-ROM, pp. 1-10.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Behr, R. A. and Kremer, P. A., (2002). “Seismic Retrofit of Architectural Glass Using Anchored Applied Film,” Proceedings, 7th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Boston, Massachusetts, July 21-25, 2002, CD-ROM, pp. 1-10.

 

·       Memari, A. M. and Aliaari, M., (2002). "Seismic Infill Wall Isolator Subframe (SIWIS) System for Use in Buildings," Proceedings, ATC-17-2 Seminar on Response Modification Technologies for Performance-Based Design, Los Angeles, CA, May 30-31, 2002, pp. 189-200.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Behr, R. A. and Kremer, P. A., (2002). “Seismic Damage Mitigation Methods for Architectural Glass Used in Curtain Walls,” Proceedings, 2002 Structures Congress & Exposition – Compilation of Abstracts, Denver, CO, April 4-6, 2002, pp. 421-422.

 

·       Memari, A. M. and Kremer, P. A., (2001). "Employing Glass Panels with Rounded Corners to Reduce Seismic Damage in Architectural Glass Wall Systems," Proceedings, 3rd International Conference on Earthquake Resistant Engineering Structures (ERES 2001), Malaga, Spain, September 4-6, 2001, pp. 231-241.

 

·       Scanlon, A., Memari, A. M. and Amini, A. R., (2001). "Assessment of Bridge Piers for Seismic Resistance in the Eastern United States," Proceedings, 9th International Conference on Structural Faults and Repair, Kensington, London, England, July 4-6, 2001, CD-ROM pp. 1-6.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Burnett, E. F. P. and Kozy, B. M., (2001). "Seismic Response of a New Type of Masonry Tie Used in Brick Veneer Walls," Proceedings, 9th International Conference on Structural Faults and Repair, Kensington, London, England, July 4-6, 2001, CD-ROM pp. 1-10.

 

·       Behr, R. A., Wulfert, H., Memari, A. M., Kremer, P. A. and Brueggeman, J. L., (2000). "An Earthquake-Isolated Curtain Wall System," Fifth Conference on Tall Buildings in Seismic Regions, Los Angeles, California, May 5-6, 2000, pp. 15-30.

 

·       Astarlioglu, S., Memari, A. M. and Scanlon, A. (2000). "Modeling Strategies for Three-Dimensional Analysis of Precast Panel Buildings Under Seismic Load," Proceedings, 12th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Auckland, New Zealand, January 30 – February 4, 2000, CD-ROM pp. 1-7.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Behr, R. and Kremer, P. (2000). "The Role of Small-Scale Tests of Glass Plates in Seismic Design of Architectural Glazing Systems," Proceedings, 12th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Auckland, New Zealand, January 30 – February 4, 2000, CD-ROM pp. Paper No. 2/40, pp. 1-8.

 

 

C.               Book Chapters

 

·       Memari, A. M., (2014). “Seismic Evaluation of the Behavior of Building Envelope Systems,” Chapter 12 in Book: New Trends in Seismic Design of Structures, Editors: Nikos D. Lagaros, Yiannis Tsompanakis, and Manolis Papadrakakis, SAX/2012/00048, Saxe-Coburg, in press.

 

·       Memari, A. M., “Design of Curtain Walls for Earthquake Induced Loads and Drifts,” in Curtain Wall Systems – A Primer, Editor: Ali M. Memari, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), ISBN 978-0-7844-1270-1 (paper); ISBN 978-0-7844-7768-7 (pdf).

 

·       Memari, A. M., “New Developments in Curtain Wall Systems,” in Curtain Wall Systems – A Primer, Editor: Ali M. Memari, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), ISBN 978-0-7844-1270-1 (paper); ISBN 978-0-7844-7768-7 (pdf).

 

·       Memari, A. M. and Lepage, A., (2011). “Introduction of an Innovative Bolted Mortarless Concrete Masonry System – Review of Preliminary Test Data and Strength Evaluation,” Chapter in Book: Masonry: Types, Techniques, and Applications, Editor: Maryann C. Wythers, Advances in Material Science Research, Vol. 4, Published as eBook by Nova Science Publishers, Inc., ISBN: 978-1-61122-394-1, 2011, pp. 91-144.

 

·       Memari, A. M., (2011). “Assessment of the Performance of Building Envelope Systems on Key Critical Facilities,” Chapter 3 in Special Publication: Multidisciplinary Assessment of Critical Facilities Response to Natural Disasters – the case of Hurricane Katrina, Edited by A. W. Hapij, AEI Task Committee for the Study of the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Architectural Engineering Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA, ISBN 978-0-7844-1134-6, 2011, 121 p. 

 

·       Memari, A. M. and Schwartz, T. A., (2009). “Glazing and Curtain Wall Systems to Resist Earthquakes,” Chapter 2 in Book: Architectural Glass to Resist Seismic and Extreme Climatic Events, Editor: Richard A. Behr, Woodhead Publishing Limited, ISBN-13: 978 1 84569 369 5, September 2009, pp. 28-63.

 

 

D.              Edited Books and Conference Proceedings

 

·       Memari, A. M. and Wolfgang, B. M., (2014). Editors, Proceedings of the 2nd  Residential Building Design and Construction Conference, State College, PA, February 19-20, 2014, The Pennsylvania Housing Research Center, Penn State University, University Park, PA, ISBN 978-I-62307-003-8, 401 p.

http://www.engr.psu.edu/phrc/Conference/2014%20Conference/2014RBDCCProceedingsFINAL.pdf

 

·       Memari, A. M., (2013). Proceedings of the 1st Residential Building Design and Construction Conference, Bethlehem, PA, February 20-21, 2013, Editor, ISBN: 978-1-62307-000-7, 423 p. pages, http://www.engr.psu.edu/phrc/Conference/2013%20Conference/Residential%20Bldg%20Design/Proceedings%201st%20RBDCC%202013%20FINAL.pdf.

 

·       Memari, A. M., (2013). Editor, Curtain Wall Systems – A Primer, Consisting of 12 Chapters, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), ISBN 978-0-7844-1270-1 (paper); ISBN 978-0-7844-7768-7 (pdf).

 

·       Anumba, C. J. and Memari, A. M., (2013). Editors, Proceedings of the AEI 2013 Architectural Engineering National Conference – Building Solutions for Architectural Engineering, April 3-5, 2013, State College, PA, Architectural Engineering Institute, American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA, ISBN 978-0-7844-1290-9, 1029 p.

 

 

 

E.              Technical Reports

 

·       Ariosto, T. M. and Memari, A. M., (2013). Evaluation of the Energy Performance of Glazing Systems and Fenestration Retrofit Solutions, PHRC Research Series Report No. 111, The Pennsylvania Housing Research Center, Penn State University, University Park, PA, December 2013, ISBN 978-1-62307-002-1, 145 p.

 

·       Memari, A. M. and Ariosto, T., (2012). Comparative Study of Glazing Systems Employing Transparent and Translucent Insulation for Building 661, Final Report Submitted to DOE-GPIC-HUB, January 2012, 53 p.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Hartman, K.H., and Kremer, P. A., (2011). Racking Test Evaluation of EN-WALL 7250 Unitized Curtain Wall System with 3M™ VHB™ Structural Glazing Tape, Report Submitted to 3M Industrial Adhesives & Tapes Division, St. Paul, MN, March 2011, 72 P.

 

·       Memari, A. M., O’Brien, W. C., Hartman, K. H.,  Kremer, P. A., and Behr, R. A., (2011). Architectural Glass Seismic Behavior Fragility Curve Development, Phase I-II Research Report Submitted to Applied Technology Council, Redwood City, CA, March 2011, 432 p.

 

·       Donovan, L.T. and Memari, A. M., (2011). Determination of Seismic Performance Factors for Structural Insulated Panel Shear Walls Based on FEMA P695 Methodology, PHRC Research Series Report No. 110, Pennsylvania Housing Research Center (PHRC) University Park, PA, May 2011, 151 p.

 

·       Terentiuk, S. and Memari, A. M., (2011). Performance of Structural Insulated Panels with Different Fasteners and Splines under Monotonic and Cyclic Loading, PHRC Research Series Report No. 109, Pennsylvania Housing Research Center (PHRC), University Park, PA, May 2011, 301 p.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Iulo, L. D., and Stultz, C.R., (2010). Building Integrated Photovoltaic Systems for Single Family Dwellings -- Efficiency and Innovation Concepts, Report to Bowers Program, Penn State, University Park, PA, June 2010, 53 p.

 

·       Memari, A. M. and Lepage, A. (2010). Structural Analysis and Design of Bolt-A-Blok Wall Systems – Phase I: An Exploratory Study, Phase I Research Report Submitted to Bolt-A-Blok, Inc, Anderson, Indiana, February 2010, 134 p.

 

·       Memari, A. M. and Shoemaker, J. M., (2009). Development of an Analytical Seismic Evaluation Procedure for Building Code Conformance of Battery Racks, Final Research Reports Submitted to EnerSys, Reading, PA, September 2009, A total of 44 Separate Reports Developed for the Project, 1000 p.

 

·       Memari, A. M. and Iulo, L. D., (2009). Structural and Building Technology Evaluation of Some Mass Walls Suitable for Sustainable Design of Residential Construction, Report to Bowers Program, Penn State, University Park, PA, July 2009, 48 p.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Kasal, B., Manbeck, H. B., and Adams, A. R., (2008). Experimental Cyclic Racking Evaluation of Light-frame Wood Stud and Steel Stud Wall Systems, PHRC Research Series Report No. 107, Pennsylvania Housing Research Center, University Park, PA, April 2008, 92 p.

 

·       Memari, A. M., (2008). In-plane Shear Performance of Wood-Frame Wall Systems with Drywall Sheathing Finished with Two Different Types of Joint Compound under Cyclic Racking Loading, Research Report Submitted to CTS Cement Manufacturing Company, Research and Development Laboratories, Los Angeles, CA, January 2008, 35 p.

 

·       Memari, A. M. and Liang, J., (2006). Development of a Multihazard Resistant Panelized Brick Veneer Wall System, Phase I Report Submitted to General Services Administration, San Francisco, CA, May 2006, 247 p.

 

·       Memari, A. M., (2002). Seismic Evaluation of and Recommendation for Superior Walls Foundation Wall Systems for Use in Seismic Regions, PHRC Research Series Report No. 79,  Pennsylvania Housing Research Center, University Park, PA, March 2002, 78 p.  

 

·       Memari, A.M., Harris, H.G., Hamid, A.A. and Scanlon, A., (2001). Seismic Column Reinforcement Study, Final Report No. FHW-PA 2001-015-96-29 (Vol. 1 & Vol. 2) submitted to Penn DOT, July 2001, Vol. 1, 310 p., Vol. 2, 352 p.

 

·       Memari, A.M., Behr, R.A. and Kremer, P.A., (2001). Dynamic Racking Crescendo Tests on Architectural Glass Fitted with Anchored “PET” Film, Preliminary Test Report submitted to CP Films, Inc., April 2001, 22 p.

 

·       Memari, A. M., Behr, R. A. and Kremer, P. A., (2000). Dynamic Racking Crescendo Tests on Insulating Glass Units Constructed with One Laminated Glass Pane and One Monolithic Glass Pane, Report to SOLUTIA, Inc., Project Sponsor, November 2000, 31 p.

 

 

F.               Other Articles

 

·       Chung, C., Lou, J. J., Memari, A. M., and Ting, R., (2007). “Testing Curtain Wall Durability – A New Perspective on Mock-ups,” The Construction Specifier, January 2007, pp. 70-79.

 

·       Memari, A. M., (2005). “On the Challenge of Designing Building Envelope for Seismic Loads,” AEI/CI Quarterly Online Magazine: Means, Methods, and Trends, Summer 2005, http://www.mmtmagazine.org/archives/summer05.html, pp. 1-9.

 

·       Koffel, W. E., Memari, A. M., Rittenhouse, T., Dawson, H., and Ettouney, M., (2005). “Curtainwalls in Modern Buildings,” Structures Magazine, January 2005, pp. 32-35. 

 

 

G.             Recent Workshop Presentations

 

·       Memari, A. M. and Ariosto, T. “Comparative Study of Energy Performance of Different Glazing Systems,” Workshop on Resiliency of the National Building Inventory: Creating a Roadmap for the Future, The University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, September 13-14, 2011.

 

·       Memari, A. M., “Overview of Recent Experimental Research on Various Types of Building Envelope Wall Systems and Introduction of a Transparent Sustainable Wall System with BIPV Glazing,” CHiPBS Spring 2011 Workshop, April 7-9, 2011, University Park, PA.

 

·       Memari, A. M., “Understanding Seismic Behavior of Architectural Glass Curtain Wall and Storefront Systems Based on Full-Scale Laboratory Tests,” Workshop on the Design of Modern Glazing Systems, AEI 2011 Conference, Oakland, CA, March 30-April 2, 2011.

 

·       Memari, A. M. and Standley, J. A., “Transparent Sustainable Photo-Voltaic Integrated Wall System for Residential Construction,” Energy and Advanced Materials Innovation Workshop, State College, PA, October 20-21, 2009.

 

 

H.              Patents

 

·       Title: “Earthquake Damage Resistant Glass Panel”

Inventors: Ali M. Memari, Paul A. Kremer and Richard A. Behr

U.S. Patent No.: US 8,539,725 B2

Date of Patent: September 24, 2013

 

·       Title: “Transparent Wall System

Inventors: Ali M. Memari and Joseph A. Standley

US 2009/0255194 A1 Pending

Publication Date: October 15, 2009