Shen-En Chen, Ph.D., P.E.

Shen-En Chen, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor
Office: 
EPIC 3330
Phone: 
704-687-1218
Education: 
  • Ph.D., West Virginia University, 1996
  • M.S.C.E., West Virginia University, 1992
  • B.S.C.E., West Virginia University, 1989

 

Classes: 
  • Steel Designs
  • Electric Power Transmission Structure Design
  • Introduction to Carbon Capture Storage and Utilization
  • Rail Dynamics

 

Research: 
  • Power transmission structures
  • Carbon storage in geological formations
  • Remote sensing for bridge monitoring
  • Forensic investigation

 

Recent Publications: 
  • Chen, S.E., English, B.J., Kennedy, A., Leeman, M., Masters, F., Pinelli, J., Pang, W. Rullan-Rodriguez, J. Calvo, and Briones, F. (2015) “ASCE Hurricane Haiyan Disaster Investigation in the Philippines,” ASCE J. Performance of Constructed Facilities, 10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0000707 , 02514003.
  • Sun, Y., Shi, B., Chen, S.E., Zhu, H., Zhang, D. and Lu, Y. (2014) “Feasibility Study on Corrosion on Monitoring of a Concrete Column with Central Rebar Using BOTDR,” Smart Structures and Systems, 13(1), 041-053.
  • Dai, K., D. Boyajian, W. Liu, S.E. Chen, J. Scott and M. Schmieder (2014) “Laser-Based Field Measurement for a Bridge Finite Element Model Validation,” ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 28(5), 04014024.
  • Dai, K., B. Smith, S. Chen and L. Sun (2014) “Comparative Study of Bridge Management Programs and Practices in the United States and China,” Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, 10(5), 577-588.
  • Nicholas, T., D. Boyajian, S.E. Chen and A. Zhou (2013) “Finite Element Modeling of the Mode I Failure of the Single Contoured Cantilever CFRP-Reinforced Concrete Beam,” Journal of Structures, v.2013, ID 138617, Dec 2013.
  • Li, J.J., Cui, R.F., Pan, D.M., Chen, S.E. and Hu, M.S. (2013) “Prediction of Gas Outburst in Coalmine based on Prestack Seismic Lithology Inversion,” Journal of Seismic Exploration, 22(5), 463-475.
  • Watson, C., S.E. Chen, H. Bian and E. Hauser, (2013) “LiDAR Scan for Blasting Impact Evaluation on a Culvert Structure,” ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 27(4), 460-467.

 

Honors & Awards: 
  • 2013 D.R. Harting Best Paper Award, Society of Experimental Mechanics (together with Mr. Colby Galloway of Southern Company and Mr. Jeff Erdle of Duke Power and former students: K. Da, W. Qi and E. Connor).
  • 2014 Fulbright-Nehru Academic and professor Excellence Award, US-India Educational Foundation.

 

Professional Affiliations: 
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)