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Biography


Prof. Hwai-Chung Wu

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Wayne State University, Detroit, USA

Associate Professor


Email: hcwu@wayne.edu


Qualifications

1990  Ph.D., Materials Science & Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA

1985  M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA

1981  B.S., Civil Engineering, National Taiwan University, Chinese Taipei


Publications(Selected)

  1. Wu, H.C., Sun, P., “On Sol-Gel Approach to Geopolymerization,” in press, Inter. Journal of Environment and Waste Management, 2011.
  2. Wu, H.C., Yan, A., “Time-dependent Deterioration of FRP Bridge Deck under Freeze/Thaw Conditions,” Composites: Part B, in press, 2011.
  3. Wu, H.C., Sun, P., “Effect of Mixture Compositions on Workability and Strength of Fly Ash-Based Inorganic Polymer Mortar,” ACI Materials Journal, Vol.107, No.6, pp.554-561, 2010.
  4. Wu, H.C., Sun, P., and Teng, J., “Development of Fiber Reinforced Cement Based Composite Sheets for Structural Retrofit,” ASCE Journal of Materials, Vol.22, No.6, pp.572-579, 2010.
  5. Zhang, J, Zhang, K, Wu, H.C., Yu, M., “Experimental and Numerical Investigation on Pure Aluminum by ECAP,” Trans. Nonferrous Met. Soc. China, Vol.19, No.5, pp.1303-1311, 2009.
  6. Wu, H.C., and Sun, P., “Splitting Tensile Strength of Fly Ash Activated by Hydrothermal Hot-Pressing Process,” ASCE Journal of Materials, Vol.21, No.8, pp.356-361, 2009.
  7. Wu, H.C., and Teng, J., “Innovative Cement Based Thin Sheet Composites for Retrofit,” The Master Builder, Vol.11, No.5, pp.102-108, 2009.
  8. Arisoy, B, Wu, H.C., “Performance of a Fibre-Reinforced Lightweight Concrete Panel,” Construction Materials, Vol.161, No.4, pp.157-162, 2008.
  9. Sun, P., and Wu, H.C., “Transition from Brittle to Ductile Behavior of Fly Ash by Fiber Reinforcement,” Cement and Concrete Composites, Vol.30, No.1, pp.29-36, 2008.
  10. Arisoy, B., and Wu, H.C., “Material Characteristics of High Performance Lightweight Concrete With PVA,” Journal of Construction and Building Materials, Vol.22, No.4, pp.635-645, 2008.
  11. Wu, H.C., and Sun, P., “New Construction Material from Fly Ash Based Lightweight Inorganic Polymer,” Journal of Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 21, pp. 211-217, 2007.
  12. Wu, H.C., Fu, G., Gibson, R.F., Yan, A., Warnemuende, K., and Anumandla, V., “Durability of FRP Composite Bridge Deck Materials under Freeze-Thaw and Low Temperature Conditions,” Journal of Bridge Engineering, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 443-451, 2006.
  13. Mu, B., Wu, H.C., Yan, A., Warnemuende, K., Fu, G., Gibson, R.F., and Kim, D.W., “ FE Analysis of Complex Bridge System with FRP Composite Deck,” Journal of Composites for Construction, Vol. 10, No.1, pp.79-86, 2006.
  14. Warnemuende, K, and Wu, H.C., “Actively Modulated Acoustic Nondestructive Evaluation of Concrete,” Cement and Concrete Research, Vol.34, No.4, pp. 563-570, 2003.
  15. Wu, H.C., and Mu, B., “On Stress Concentrations for Isotropic /Orthotropic Plates and Cylinders with a Circular Hole,” Journal of Composite Part B, Vol. 34, pp.127-134, 2003.
  16. Wu, H.C., Mu, B. and Warnemuende, K., “Failure Analysis of FRP Sandwich Bus Panels by Finite Element Method,” Journal of Composite Part B, Vol. 34, pp.51-58, 2003.
  17. Wu, H.C., “ Discussion on Mechanical Properties of Steel Microfiber Reinforced Cement Pastes and Mortars,” ASCE Journal of Materials, Vol.13, No. 3, pp.240-241, 2001.
  18. Wu, H.C., “Discussion on Mechanical Interaction between Concrete and FRP,” Journal of Composites for Construction, Vol.5, No.3, pp.212, 2001.
  19. Wang, Y., Wu, H.C. and Li, V.C., “Concrete Reinforcement with Recycled Fibers: A Review,” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol.12, No.4, pp.314-319, 2000.
  20. Wu, H.C., “Mechanical Interaction between Concrete and FRP,” Journal of Composites for Construction, Vol.4, No.2, pp.96-98, 2000.
  21. Wu, H.C., “Crack Arrest by Internal Compressive Stress Field Induced by External Tensile Loading,” Journal of Materials Science Letters, Vol.18, No.20, pp.1709-1710, 1999.
  22. Lim, Y.M., Wu, H.C., and Li, V.C., “Development of Flexural Composite Properties and Dry Shrinkage Behavior of High Performance Fiber Reinforced Cementitious Composites at Early Ages,” ACI Materials Journal, Vol.96, No.1, pp.20-26, 1999.
  23. Wu, H.C. and Li, V.C., “Fiber/Cement Interface Tailoring with Plasma Treatment,” Cement and Concrete Composites, Vol.21, pp.205-212, 1999.
  24. Kim, P, Wu, H.C., Lin, Z., Li, V.C., deLhoneux, B., and Akers, S., “Micromechanics Based Durability Study of Cellulose Cement in Flexure,” Journal of Cement and Concrete Research, Vol.29, No.2, pp.201-208, 1999.
  25. Seo, M., Wu, H.C., Chen, J., Toomey, C.S., and Backer, S., “Wear and Fatigue of Nylon and Polyester Mooring Lines,” Textile Research Journal, Vol.67, No.7, pp.467-480, 1997.
  26. Wu, H.C., Lim, Y.M., and Li, V.C., “Application of Recycled Tire Cord in Concrete for Shrinkage Crack Control,” Journal of Materials Science Letters, Vol.15, No.20, pp.1828-1831, 1996.
  27. Li, V.C., Wu, H.C., and Chan, Y.W., “Effect of Plasma Treatment of Polyethylene Fibers on Interface and Cementitious Composites Properties,” Journal of the American Ceramic Society, Vol.79, No.3, pp.700-704, 1996.
  28. Wu, H.C., Li, V.C., Lim, Y.M., Hayes, K., and Chen, C.C., “Control of Cs Leachability in Cementitious Binders,” Journal of Materials Science Letters, Vol.15, No.19, pp.1736-1739, 1996.
  29. Li, V.C., Wu, H.C., Maalej, M., Mishra, D.K., and Hashida, T., “Tensile Behavior of Engineered Cementitious Composites with Discontinuous Random Steel Fibers,” Journal of the American Ceramic Society, Vol.79, No.1, pp.74-78, 1996.
  30. Wu, H.C., Seo, M.H., Backer, S., and Mandell, J.F., “Structural Modeling of Double-braided Synthetic Fiber Ropes,” Textile Research Journal, Vol.65, No.11, pp.619-631, 1995.
  31. Li, V.C., Mishra, D.K., and Wu, H.C., “Matrix Design for Pseudo Strain-Hardening Fiber Reinforced Cementitious Composites,” RILEM Journal of Materials and Structures, Vol.28, pp.586-595, 1995.
  32. Wu, H.C. and Li, V.C., “Stochastic Process of Multiple Cracking in Discontinuous Random Fiber Reinforced Brittle Matrix Composites,” International Journal of Damage Mechanics, Vol.4, pp.83-102, 1995.
  33. Wu, H.C., Matsumoto, T., and Li, V.C., “Buckling of Bridging Fibers in Composites,” Journal of Materials Science Letters, Vol.13, pp.1800-1803, 1994.
  34. Li, V.C., Naaman, A.E., Wight, J.K., Mishra, D.K., LaFave, J.M., Wu, H.C., and Inada, Y., “On the Shear Behavior of Engineered Cementitious Composites,” Journal of Advanced Cement Based Materials, Vol.1, pp.142-149, 1994.
  35. Wu, H.C. and Li, V.C., “Trade-off between Strength and Ductility of Random Discontinuous Fiber Reinforced Cementitious Composites,” Cement and Concrete Composites, Vol.16, pp.23-29, 1994.
  36. Wu, H.C., “Frictional Constraint of Rope Strands,” Journal of the Textile Institute, Vol.84, No.2, pp.199-213, 1993.
  37. Wu, H.C., “Energy Approach for Rope Strength Prediction,” Journal of the Textile Institute, Vol.83, No.4, pp.542-549, 1992.
  38. Wu, H.C. and Li, V.C., “Snubbing and Bundling Effects on Multiple Crack Spacing of Discontinuous Random Fiber Reinforced Brittle Matrix Composites,” Journal of the American Ceramic Society, Vol.75, No.12, pp.3487-89, 1992.
  39. Li, V.C. and Wu, H.C., “Conditions for Pseudo Strain-Hardening in Fiber Reinforced Brittle Matrix Composites,” Applied Mechanics Reviews, Vol.45, No.8, pp.390-398, 1992.
  40. Wu, H.C., “Thermodynamic Calculation of Partial Phase Diagram of Al-Si Alloy at High Pressure,” Journal of Materials Science Letters, Vol.11, pp.1-5, 1992.
  41. Wu, H.C. and Chen, J., “Experiment on Two-filament Twist Structure,” Textile Research Journal, Vol.61, pp.635-636, 1991.Wu, H.C. and Chin, B.A., “Rapid Pressure Solidification in an Al-Si Alloy,” Journal of Materials Science, Vol.26, pp.993-999, 1991.