Response of highway pavements to heavy farm implements
Performance of bridge decks
Bridge Management System
Finite element analysis - application to complex structures
Testing and analysis of small-scale structural models
Reliability Assessment of nuclear containment strength under severe accident loads
Static and dynamic analysis of transmission lines
Honors and Awards
Iowa State University Regents Award for Faculty Excellence, 2013
Outstanding Civil Engineering Professor, Engineering Student Council, Iowa State University, 2001
Charles W. Shafer Faculty Award, for excellence in teaching, research and service in Civil Engineering, 1991
Joseph and Elizabeth A. Anderlik, for excellence in undergraduate teaching, 1990, 2008
Boeing Endowment, 1988, 2006
Listed in “Who's Who in Midwest"
Sigma Xi, 1980-present
Chi Epsilon, 1980-present
Fanous, F., Rammer, D., and Wipf, T. "Simplified Analytical Model for a Covered Burr-Arch-Truss Timber Bridge," Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Timber Bridges, Las Vegas, NV, 2013.
Fanous, F., Rammer, D., and Wipf, T. "Simplified Analytical Model for a Queen-Post Covered Timber Bridge," Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Timber Bridges, Las Vegas, NV, 2013.
Fanous, F., May, J. and Wipf, T. “Live Load Distribution Factors for Glued-Laminated Girder Bridges," ASCE Bridge Engineering Journal, Vol. 16, No. 2, April 2011, pp. 179-187.
Fanous, F., May, J., Wipf, T. and Ritter, M. “Live Load Distribution factors for Glued Laminated Timber Bridges," paper published on the CD of the Transportation Research 2008.
Fanous, F., and Wu, H., “Performance of Coated Reinforcing Bars in Cracked Bridge Decks," ASCE Bridge Engineering Journal, Volume 10, Number 3, May 2005, pp 255-261.
Bayleyegn, Y. and Fanous, F., “Field Testing and Finite Element Analysis of Steel Bridge Retrofit for Deterioration-Induced Fatigue," Transportation Research Board, 85th Annual Meeting, January 19-22, 2006.
Abendroth, R., Fanous, F., and Andrawes, B., “Response of PC Girder Bridges with Intermediate Diaphragms to Lateral Impact Load," National Research Council Records, (published on a CD), January 2003.
Fanous, F. and Wu, H., “Service Life Projection for Epoxy-Coated Reinforcement in Concrete Bridge Decks," paper invited by A3C15 Committee on Corrosion, TRB, 2003.
Fanous, F. and Shannon, D., "Field and Analytical Investigations of Dowel Performance in Transverse Joint of Concrete Pavement," Presented at the Mid-Continent Conference, Madison, Wisconsin, 2008.
Fanous, F., and Wu, H. "Performance of Coated Reinforcing Bars in Cracked Bridge Decks," ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, Vol. 10, No. 3, May 2005, pp. 255-261.