- Assistant Professor
- Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
Main Office426 Town Engr
Ames, IA 50011-3232
- Ph.D. Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering), West Virginia University, 2004
- M.S. Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering), Dalian University of Technology, China, 1998
- B.E. Civil Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, China, 1995
- Energy-efficient structures
- Recycled material utilization
- Bridge rehabilitation with advanced materials
- FRP bridge deck
- Solid mechanics
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- Chen, A., and Yossef, M. (2015). "An Analytical Model for Deck-on-Girder Composite Beam with Partial Composite Action," accepted by Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE.
- Chen, A., Norris, T., Hopkins, P., and Yossef, M. (2015). "Experimental Investigation and Finite Element Analysis of Flexural Behavior of Insulated Concrete Sandwich Panels with FRP Plate Shear Connectors," Engineering Structures, 98, pp. 95-108.
- Petersen, M.R., Chen, A., Roll, M., Jung, S.J. and Yossef, Y. (2015). “Mechanical properties of fire-retardant glass fiber-reinforced polymer materials with alumina tri-hydrate filler,” Composites Part B: Engineering, 78, pp. 109-121. http://authors.elsevier.com/a/1QskM4rCEkJuce
- Chen, A., Davalos, J.F., Jiao, P., and McGraw, B. (2013). "Buckling Behavior of Sinusoidal Web for Composite Wood I-Joist with Elastically Restrained Loaded Edges under Compression," Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, 139(8), pp. 1065-1672.
- Chen, A., and Davalos, J.F. (2012). "Development of Facesheet for Honeycomb FRP Sandwich Panels," Journal of Composite Materials, 46(26), pp. 3277-3295.
- Davalos, J.F., Chen, A., and Zou, B. (2012). "Experimental Investigation of a Scaled FRP Deck-on-Steel Girder Bridge Model with Partial Degree of Composite Action," Engineering Structures, 40, pp. 51-63.
- Zou, B., Chen A., Davalos, J.F., and Hani A. Salim (2011), “Evaluation of Effective Flange Width by Shear Lag Model for Orthotropic FRP Bridge Decks,” Composite Structures, 93, pp. 474-482.
- Chen, A. and Davalos, J.F. (2010). "Strength Evaluations of Sinusoidal Core for FRP Sandwich Bridge Deck Panels," Composite Structures, 92(7), pp. 1561-1573.
- Li, C.S., Lam, S.S.E., Chen, A., and Wong, Y.L. (2008). "Seismic performance of a transfer plate structure", Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 134(11), pp. 1705-1716.
- Chen, A. and Davalos, J.F. (2007). "Transverse Shear with Skin Effect for Composite Sandwich with Honeycomb Sinusoidal Core", Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, 133(3), pp. 247-256.
- Chen, A. and Davalos, J.F. (2005). "A Solution including Skin Effect for Stiffness and Stress Field of Sandwich Honeycomb Core", International Journal of Solids and Structures, 42(9-10), pp. 2711-2739.
- Davalos, J.F. and Chen, A. (2005). "Buckling Behavior of Honeycomb FRP Core with Partially Restrained Loaded Edges under Out-of-plane Compression", Journal of Composite Materials, 39(16), pp. 1465-1485.