Aslam Kassimali

Professor and Distinguished Teacher
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Telephone: (618) 536-2368
Email: aslam@siu.edu

Dr. Aslam Kassimali's textbook "Structural Analysis" published by Brooks/Cole Thomson Learning is now in its a second edition as well having been translated into Spanish and Korean. To date, this text has been used at 47 different colleges and universities. His text "Matrix Analysis of Structures", also published by Brooks/Cole, has been adopted for use by 26 different colleges and universities. In addition, Dr. Kassimali co-authored the texts "Engineering Mechanics: Statics" and "Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics" with Dr. Braja M. Das and Dr. Sedat Sami. These textbooks were published by Richard D. Irwin, Inc. in 1994.
 

Education

Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Missouri-Columbia, Missouri, 1976.

M.S., Civil Engineering, University of Missouri-Columbia, Missouri, 1974.

M.E., Civil Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 1971.

B.E., Civil Engineering, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan, 1969.

Related Experience

Assistant Professor of Engineering Technology, Missouri Western State College, St. Joseph, Missouri, August 1976-May 1978.

Structural Design Engineer, Lutz, Daily and Brain, Consulting Engineers, Shawnee Mission, Kansas, January 1973-July 1973.

Structural Engineering Specialist and Structural Engineering Analyst, Sargent & Lundy Engineers, Chicago, Illinois, June 1978-July 1980.

Scholarly Work

Kassimali, A. and Rabiei, K., "Influence of Imperfections on Nonlinear Dynamic Response of Trusses," Proceedings of Structures Congress XIV, ASCE, April 1996.

Abbasnia, R. and Kassimali, A., "Large Deformation Elastic-Plastic Analysis of Space Frames," Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Elsevier Science, Vol. 35, No. 3, 1995, pp. 275-290.

Kassimali, A. and Rabiei, K., "Stability of a Geodesic Dome Under Symmetric Dynamic Loads," Restructuring: America and Beyond, Proceedings of Structures Congress XIII, ASCE, Vol. I, 1995, pp. 56-59.

Das, B. M., Kassimali, A. and Sami, S., Engineering Mechanics: Statics, Richard D. Irwin, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts, 1994, 580 pages, (ISBN: 0-256-11452-8).

Das, B. M., Kassimali, A. and Sami, S., Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics, Richard D. Irwin, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts, 1994, 516 pages, (ISBN: 0-256-11450-1).

Kassimali, A., Structural Analysis, PWS-KENT Publishing Co., Boston, Massachusetts, 1993, 768 pages, (ISBN: 0-534-93070-0).

Kassimali, A., Computer Software for STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS, PWS-KENT Publishing Co., Boston, Massachusetts, 1993, (ISBN: 053493-0700).

Abbasnia, R. and Kassimali, A., "Effect of Rigid Joints on Stability of Lattice Domes," Structures Congress '91, ASCE, Proceedings of the 9th Structures Congress, Indianapolis, Indiana, April 29-May 1, 1991, pp. 104-107.

Kassimali, A. and Abbasnia, R., "Large Deformation Analysis of Elastic Space Frames," Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 117, No. 7, July 1991, Paper No. 25984, pp. 2069-2087.

Honors and awards

Outstanding Teacher of the Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1996-97.

Outstanding Teacher of the College of Engineering at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1987-88, 1989-90 and 1994-95.

Outstanding Teacher of the Department of Civil Engineering at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1981-82, 1982-83, 1983-84, 1985-86, 1986-87, 1987-88, 1989-90, 1992-93, 1994-95 and 1995-96.

Courses

CE 440 Statically Indeterminate Structures

CE 441 Matrix Methods of Structural Analysis

CE 542 Nonlinear Structural Analysis

CE 540 Structural Dynamics