Associate Professor of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
Engineering Hall 211
(414) 288-6684
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Research Interests

  • Numerical and experimental modeling of repaired and retrofitted structures
  • Use of Fiber Reinforce Polymer (FRP) in structural members
  • Field testing and nondestructive evaluation of bridges
  • Behavior of reinforced and prestressed concrete structural elements
  • Finite element analysis

Professional Preparation

Ph.D., 2002, Civil Engineering, University of South Carolina

M.S., 1999, Civil Engineering, University of South Carolina

B.E., 1996, Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University

Selected Publications

Mohammadi, T., Wan, B., Dai, J.-G., Zhu, C. (2015). Prediction of Load Capacity Variation in FRP Bonded Concrete Specimens Using Brownian Motion. Mathematical Problems in Engineering, 2015 (Article ID 632912), 9.

Wan, Baolin. "Chapter 1 Using fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites in bridge construction and monitoring their performance: an overview." Advanced Composites in Bridge Construction. Woodhead Publishing Limited. Sawston, Cambridge. United Kingdom. Kim, 978 0 85709 694 4. 2014.

Mohammadi, T., Wan, B. and Dai, J.G., “Modeling of CFRP-Concrete Interface Subjected to Coupled Pull-out and Push-off Actions”, ACI Special Publication SP-275: Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement for Concrete Structures, CD-ROM, SP-275-19, 18 pp, 2011.

Ouyang, Z. and Wan, B., “Nonlinear Deterioration Model for Bond Interfacial Fracture Energy of FRP-Concrete Joints in Moist Environments”, ASCE Journal of Composites for Construction, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 53-63, 2009.

Ouyang, Z. and Wan, B., “Modeling of Moisture Diffusion in FRP Strengthened Concrete Specimens”, ASCE Journal of Composites for Construction, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 425-434, 2008.

Recent Grants

Wan, Baolin (Principal), "Analytical Model of Bamboo Retrofitted Concrete Beam," Sponsored by Key Laboratory of Engineering Structure Safety, SRIBS, Shanghai, China, Other. (November 1, 2014 - September 30, 2016).


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