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IL Section ASCE YMG UIC Department of Civil and Materials Engineering Graduate Program Overview Virtual Informational Meeting

May 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The UIC Department of Civil and Materials Engineering is hosting a virtual informational meeting to provide an overview of their graduate program and discuss the benefits the program can provide to both part- and full-time graduate students. Current faculty members from various disciplines will also provide an overview of upcoming courses.

Additional information about the UIC Department of Civil and Materials Engineering’s graduate program offerings can be found here.


Didem Ozevin

Associate Professor Didem Ozevin’s area of classroom instruction covers Structural Engineering courses including Steel Design, Prestressed Concrete Design, Structural Dynamics. Her research includes integrating structural design and damage assessment methods, and real-time damage detection in infrastructure systems.

Krishna Reddy

Professor Krishna Reddy’s expertise is in geotechnical, geoenvironmental, and sustainable/resilient engineering. He will highlight the courses offered in these fields.

Hossein Ataei

Hossein Ataei is Civil Engineering faculty and Director of the Construction Engineering and Management Program at UIC. A registered PE in the US and Canada, he has the industry experience in project management, business administration and risk advisory consulting for large-scale heavy civil engineering projects. He is an ASCE Fellow and serves on national ASCE committees of Forensic Engineering Education, and on Construction Claims Avoidance and Resolution.

Farhad Ansari

Professor Ansari’s field of teaching and professional activities is in structural engineering, analysis, condition assessment, nondestructive testing (NDT), and structural health monitoring. He will discuss courses related to his field in elementary and advanced structural analysis as well as in NDT of highway infrastructure systems.

Kouros Mohammadian

Professor Mohammadian is a Professor of Transportation Systems and Head of the Civil and Materials Engineering Department at UIC. His research has covered various areas of transportation planning, traffic engineering, and transportation system management. He will discuss courses related to Transportation Engineering.

Mohsen Issa

Professor Issa is the director of the structural and concrete research laboratory at UIC. He is a fellow of the ACI and ASCE, and a registered structural engineer in Illinois. He will highlight the courses that he offers in structural and materials engineering.

Mustafa Mahamid

Professor Mahamid is a registered PE and SE and a fellow of ACI, ASCE, and SEI. His expertise is in structural analysis and design. He will highlight the courses offered in structural design.



Location: Zoom Meeting (Call-in details can be found here)

PDH: 1.0 PDH Hour

Please RSVP by 12:00 PM on Tuesday, May 5, 2020.

RSVP/Contact: Deion DeBose (ddebose@epsteinglobal.com)


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May 6
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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