**J. Kent Hsiao, Ph.D., S.E., P.E.,
Fellow ASCE**

Associate
Professor

Department
of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Southern
Illinois University Carbondale

E-mail:
hsiao@engr.siu.edu

Tel:
(618) 453-7811

__EDUCATION__

Ph.D., Civil
Engineering, University of Utah, Utah, 2000** **

M.E., Civil Engineering,
Brigham Young University, Utah, 1977

B.S., Civil Engineering,
Brigham Young University, Utah, 1976

__PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING
LICENSES__

Professional Structural
Engineer, Utah

Professional Engineer,
California

__PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS__

ASCE Standards Committee
on Seismic Rehabilitation of Existing Buildings

ASCE Committee on
Structural Connections of the Committee on Metals

__STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING
EXPERIENCE__

A total of 17 years of
practical experience in structural engineering and responsible for the
structural design of over 20 bridges and 100 buildings using steel, reinforced
or prestressed concrete, masonry, and wood.

__HONORS AND DISTINCTIONS__

Named a Fellow in 2010
by the American Society of Civil Engineers

2009 SIUC Excellence
through Commitment Undergraduate Teaching Enhancement Award

2008 SIUC College of
Engineering Excellence through Commitment-Outstanding Teaching Award

ASCE 2007 Leadership and
Management in Engineering-Best Feature Article Award

SIUC College of
Engineering Dean Juh Wah Chen Outstanding Faculty Research Paper Award in 2006

SIUC College of
Engineering Dean Thomas B. Jefferson Outstanding Teacher Award in 2005

SIUC Department of Civil
and Environmental Engineering Outstanding Teacher Award in 2004

__AREAS OF RESEARCH__

Seismic design of structures;
structural reliability; design of prestressed concrete bridges and buildings; design
of steel and reinforced concrete tall buildings; computer modeling and
simulation of steel structural systems and connections

__PUBLICATIONS__

**Book:**

ASCE Standards Committee
on Seismic Rehabilitation of Existing Buildings (**Hsiao, J.K.** is a member
of the committee) (2003). *ASCE Standard - Seismic Evaluation of Existing
Buildings*, American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA

**Articles in Professional
Journals:**

**Hsiao, J.K.**, Tempinson, D.W.,
and Li, J. (2012), “The Effects of Frame Deformation on Welded Gusset Plates
for Diagonal Bracing Elements Loaded in Tension,” *Advanced Steel Construction, An International Journal*, Vol. 8, No.
4, pp. 398-421.

**Hsiao, J.K.**, and Tezcan, J.
(2012), “Seismic Retrofitting for Chord Reinforcement for Unreinforced Masonry
Historic Buildings with Flexible Diaphragms,” *Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction*, ASCE,
Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 102-109.

**Hsiao, J.K.** (2012),
“Bending-Axis Effects on Load-Moment (P-M) Interaction Diagrams for Circular
Concrete Columns Using a Limited Number of Longitudinal Reinforcing Bars,” *Electronic Journal of Structural Engineering*,
Vol. 12, pp. 10-16.

**Hsiao, J.K. **(2012),** **“Statical
Analysis of Pile Groups Containing Batter Piles,” *Electronic Journal of Structural Engineering*, Vol. 12, pp. 74-81.

**Hsiao, J.K. **(2009), “Computation of Fundamental Periods for Moment Frames
Using a Hand-Calculated Approach,” *Electronic
Journal of Structural Engineering*, Vol. 9, pp. 16-28.

Tezcan, J. and **Hsiao, J.K.**
(2008), “Periodic Solutions of the Duffing Equation,” *Structural Engineering
and Mechanics.* 30 (5).

**Hsiao, J.K., **Schultz, W., Petersen, T., and Vaicik, S.
(2008), “Computation of Story Drifts Considering Panel Zone Deformations for
Multistory Steel Moment Frames with Welded Flange Plate Connections,” *The
Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings*, John Wiley & Sons,
Ltd., Vol. 17, pp. 419-443.

Tezcan, J. and **Hsiao,
J.K.** (2008), “Nondestructive Evaluation of Material Strength Using
Depth-Sensing Indentation,” *Engineering Structures*, 30 (8), pp.
2206-2210.

Kumar, S. and **Hsiao, J.K.**
(2007), “Engineers Learn ‘Soft Skills Hard Way’: Planting a Seed of Leadership
in Engineering Classes,” *Leadership and Management in Engineering,* ASCE,
Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 18-23.

**Hsiao, J.K.,** and Coupar, M.S. (2006), "Design and Behavior of
Enlarged End Flange (EEF) Steel Moment-Frame Connections," *Advances in
Structural Engineering*, An International Journal,
Vol. 9, No.4, pp. 545-559.

**Hsiao, J.K.** (2006), “Equivalent Lateral Force Procedure for the Seismic
Story Drift Design of Tall Frames Using a Hand-Calculated Approach,” *The
Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings*, John Wiley & Sons,
Ltd., Vol. 15, pp. 197-219.

**Hsiao, J.K.**, Chambers, J.J., and Schultz, W.J. (2005),
"Stress Singularity Effect on Beam Flanges in Moment Connections," *Advances
in Structural Engineering*, An International Journal, Vol. 8, No.2, pp.
143-156.

**Hsiao, J.K.**, Widjaja, S., Schultz, W., and Wiemeler, S. (2005),
"The Effects of Stress Singularity on Welded Gusset Plates Loaded in
Tension," *AISC* *Engineering Journal*, Vol. 42, No. 3, pp.
159-176.

**Hsiao, J.K., **and Kumar, S. (2005), “Predicted and Measured Response of
Precast Concrete Piles under Lateral Load,” *Electronic Journal of
Geotechnical Engineering*, Vol. 10 (0607).

Puri, V.K., **Hsiao, J.K., **and
Chai, J.A. (2005), “Effect of Vertical Reinforcement on Ultimate Bearing
Capacity of Sand Subgrades,” *Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering*,
Vol. 10 (0610).

**Conference Proceedings:**

**Hsiao, J.K.**, Puri, V., Tezcan, J., Strauss, D., and Tempinson, D. (2010),
“Gravity Load-Frame Deformation Effects on Shear Distribution in Concrete Shear
Walls with Openings,” Proceedings of the 2010 Structures Congress, ASCE,
Orlando, Florida, May 12-15, pp. 3333-3343.

Eichfeld, W., **Hsiao,
J.K.**, and Chevalier, L.R. (2007), “Using Advisory Boards in the Capstone
Design Process,” Proceedings of the 1^{st} National Capstone Design Course
Conference, Boulder, Colorado, June 13-15, 2007.

**Hsiao, J.K.** and Chambers, J.J. (2003).
“Probabilistic Assessment of Steel Moment Connections for Seismic
Regions.” Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering,
Proceedings of the 9^{th} International Conference on Applications of
Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering, San Francisco, California,
July 6-9, Armen Der Kiureghian, Samer Madanat, and Juan M. Pestana, eds.,
Millpress, pp. 951-956.

**Hsiao, J.K.** and Chambers, J.J. (2002). “Designing Seismic
Reinforcement for Wide Flange Beams in Directly Welded Steel Moment Frame
Connections.” Proceedings of the Fourth Forum on Implications of Recent
Earthquakes on Seismic Risk, Technical Report TIT/EERG 02-1, Tokyo Institute of
Technology, Tokyo, Japan, May 27-29. pp.169-180.

**Hsiao, J.K.** and Chambers, J.J. (2002). “Curvature Ductility
and Steel Moment-Resistant Connections.” Proceedings of the ASCE 2002
Structures Congress & Exposition, Denver, Colorado, April 4-6.

__COURSES
TAUGHT AT SIUC__

CE 250 – Statics

CE 340 – Structures

CE 442 – Structural
Steel Design

CE 444 – Reinforced
Concrete Design

CE 446 – Prestressed
Concrete Design

CE 447 – Seismic Design
of Structures

CE 448 – Structural
Design of Highway Bridges

CE 495 – Civil Engineering
Design

CE 544 – Advanced Design
of Reinforced Concrete

CE 545 – Advanced Steel
Design

__COMPLETED GRADUATE
STUDENTS__

Bethany Anguiano (M.S.)

Akwasi Antwi Assenso (M.S.)

Matthew S. Coupar (M.S.)

Timothy Davis (M.E.)

John P. Evans (M.S.)

Sunil Gowda (M.S.)

Kelly Ann Harman (M.S.)

Eric Hollmann (M.S.)

Phillip Holthaus (M.S.)

Chad Ifland (M.S.)

Yunyi Jiang (M.S.)

Timothy Dale Leaf (M.S.)

Steven A. Little (M.S.)

Chad Masterson (M.E.)

David Meads (M.S.)

Abdul Mohammed (M.S.)

Troy A. Petersen (M.S.)

Anila Rajbhandari (M.S.)

Owusu-Danquah Josiah Sam (M.S.)

William J. Schultz (M.S.)

Anuj Man Shakya (M.S.)

Amelia Siegert (M.S.)

Daniel Strauss (M.S.)

Christopher A. Suits
(M.S.)

Donald Tempinson (M.S.)

Nolen Thomas (M.E.)

Stephen L. Vaicik (M.S.)

Suhendi Widjaja (M.S.)

Steven H. Wiemeler (M.S.)

Toun Wu (M.S.)