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May 11, 2020: CEE C.C. Mei Distinguished Speaker Series- Prof. Zdenek Bazant at 1-190
May 11, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
The failure probability of engineering structures such as bridges, airframes, and MEMS should be Hermite Medal; Exner Medal (Austria); Torroja Medal (Madrid); Solin and Bažant, Sr., Medals (Prague), etc. He is Illinois Registered Structural Engineer. Is Registered Struct. Engineer in Illinois. He authored eight books: Scaling of Struct. Strength, Creep Eff. in Concrete Str., Inelastic Analysis, Fracture and Size Effect, Stability of Structures, Concrete at High Temp., Creep & Hygrothermal Effects, and Probab. Mech. of Quasibrittle Str. In 2015, ASCE established ZP Bažant Medal for Failure and Damage Prevention. His 1959 patent of release ski binding is exhibited in New England Ski Museum, Citations: 73,000 on Google (incl. self-cit.), H-index: 128. In fresh Stanford U. weighted citation rankings, Bažant is #1 in CE #2 in Engineering overall–https://www.mccormick.northwestern.edu/civil-environmental/news/articles/2018/bazant-ranking.html