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Publications and Honors

Gustavo Cortes Dr. Gustavo Cortes


Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering

  

 

Refereed Journal Papers

  • Cortes, G.,  Liu, J. (2011). “Experimental Evaluation of Steel Slit Panel Frames for Seismic Resistance,” Journal of Constructional Steel Research. Elsevier, Vol. 67(2), p. 181-191.
  • Cortes, G., Liu, J. (2011). “Analysis and Design of Steel Slit Panel Frames (SSPFs) for Seismic Areas,” Engineering Journal, AISC, Vol. 48 (1), p. 1-17.
  • Cortes, G., Nussbaumer, A., Berger, C., Lattion, E. (2011). “Experimental Determination of the Capacity of Wall-to-Base Connections in Storage Tanks,” Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Elsevier, Vol. 67 (7), p. 1174–1184.

Refereed Conference Papers

  • Cortés, G., Prinz, G. S., Nussbaumer, A., Koller, M.G. (2012). “Cyclic Demand at the Shell-Bottom Connection of Unanchored Steel Tanks,” 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, September 24-28, 2012, Lisbon, Portugal (Conference paper and oral presentation)
  • Prinz, G. S., Nussbaumer, A., Cortés, G. (2012). “Fatigue Analysis of Unanchored Steel Liquid Storage Tank Shell-to-Base Connections during Earthquake Induced Uplift,” 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, September 24-28, 2012, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Cortes, G., Nussbaumer, A. Koller, M. (2011). “Seismic Behavior of Shell-Base Connections in Large Storage Tanks,” Eight International Conference on Structural Dynamics (EURODYN 2011), Belgium (Conference paper)
  • Cortes, G., Nussbaumer, A. (2011). “Experimental Study on the Seismic Behavior of Shell-Base Connections in Large Storage Tanks”, 3rd International Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering (COMPDYN 2011), 25-28 May, Corfu, Greece (Conference paper and oral presentation)
  • Cortes, G., Liu, J. (2009). “Lateral Resistance Using Steel Slit Panel Frames (SSPFs),” Proceedings of the ASCE Structures Congress, April 30-May 2, 2009, Austin, Texas. (Conference paper and  oral presentation)
  • Cortes, G., Liu, J. (2008). “Steel Slit Panel Configurations,” 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, October 12-17, 2008, Beijing, China (Conference paper and  oral presentation)
  • Cortes, G., Liu, J. (2008). “Analytical Investigation of Steel Slit Panels for Lateral Resistance of Steel Frame Buildings,” Proceedings of the ASCE Structures Congress, April 24-26, 2008, Vancouver, Canada. (Conference paper and poster session)
  • Cortés, G., López, R. and Saffar, A. (2006). “Earthquake Induced Damage Estimation in Steel Buildings,” Proceedings of the Fourth Latin American and Caribbean Conference, June 21-26, 2006, Mayagüez, PR 2006. (Conference paper and  oral presentation)

Honors / Awards / Certifications / Committees

  • Graduate School Ross Fellowship, Purdue University Graduate School, August 2006 - May 2009
  • Professional Engineer (PE), Texas
  • Principal Investigator (PI) of American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Project: Framing Strategies for Robustness in Steel Buildings. Amount: $66,000
  • Member of the ASCE Methods of Design Committee
  • Member of the ASCE Disproportionate Collapse Technical Committee
     

 

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