ChooChing Choo
Program Coordinator
Ph.D.

Email: cchoo@csufresno.edu

Office: Engineering East 178B                                               

Phone: (559) 278-8746                              

Mailing Address: 2320 E. San Ramon Ave., MS/EE 94, Fresno, CA 93740-8030           

Spring 2017 Office Hours: By Appointment Only

More Information about Dr. Choo:

Certifications & Qualifications:

  • PE, Civil Engineer, CA (82202)
  • PE, Civil Engineer, AZ (55168)

Current Courses:

  • CE130 – Theory of Structures
  • CE132 – Reinforced Concrete Design
  • CE230 – Advanced Theory of Structures
  • CE232 – Prestressed Concrete
  • CE236 – Reinforced Masonry Theory and Design
  • CE239 – Advanced Reinforced Concrete Theory

Curriculum Focus:

 Structural Engineering

Editorial and Scholarly Review:

Reviewer:

  • ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering
  • ASCE Journal of Composites for Construction
  • ASCE Journal of Materials for Civil Engineering
  • Journal of Mechanic of Materials and Structures
  • Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier Science LTD., UK
  • Transportation Research Board (TRB)
  •  National Science Foundation (NSF)

Education:

 

  • PhD, Civil Engineering, University of Kentucky (2005)
  • MS, Civil Engineering, University of Kentucky (1998)
  • BS, Civil Engineering, University of Kentucky (1997)

 

Industry Experience:

Research Fellow, Kentucky Transportation Center

Membership & Professional Affiliations:

  • American Concrete Institute (ACI)
  • American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC – Educator Membership)
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • The Masonry Society (TMS)

Publications:

Book Chapters
Bisby, L., Williams, B, and Choo, C.C., “Design Procedure,” The International Handbook of FRP Composites in Civil Engineering. CRC Press. September 2013. 706 pp. 

Choo, C.C., and Harik, I., “Concrete Columns Reinforced Internally with Fiber Reinforced Polymers Bars,” The International Handbook of FRP Composites in Civil Engineering. CRC Press. September 2013. 706 pp.

Choo, C.C., and Harik, I.E.  Structural Deck Evaluation of the John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge.  Historic Bridges – Evaluation, Preservation, and Management.  CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.  2008. ISBN 13-978-1-4200-7995-1.  Pp. 101-124. 

Refereed Journals
Choo, C.C., Zhao, T., and Harik, I.E., “Flexural Retrofit of a Bridge subjected to Overweight Trucks using CFRP Laminates,” Composites Part B: Engineering, Vol. 38, Issues 5-6, July-September 2007, pp. 732-738. 

Alagusundaramoorthy, P., Harik, I.E., and Choo, C.C., “Structural Behavior of FRP Composite Bridge Deck Panels,” ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, Vol. 11, Issue 4, July/August 2006. pp. 384-393. 

Choo, C.C., Harik, I.E., and Gesund, H., “Strength Interaction of RC Columns Reinforced Internally with FRP Bars”, ACI Structural Journal, Vol. 103, Issue 3, May/June 2006. pp. 452-459.

Choo, C.C., Harik, I.E., and Gesund, H., “Minimum Reinforcement Ratio for FRP RC Rectangular Columns”, ACI Structural Journal, Vol. 103, Issue 3, May/June 2006. pp. 460-466. 

Conference Proceedings
Choo, C.C., Harik, I.E., and Gesund, H., “Concrete Columns with FRP Bars – Extending the Life of Concrete Structures,” The 34th Conference on Our World in Concrete & Structures (OWCS 09), Singapore, August 16-18, 2009

Choo, C.C., Harik, I.E.,, Zater, W., & Ding, H.S., “Seismic Assessment and Evaluation of 520 Highway Bridges in Western Kentucky” The Fourth International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety, and Management (IABMAS 08), Seoul, Korea, July 12-17, 2008.

Research Interests:

  • Structural Engineering
  • Steel
  • Reinforced & Prestressed Concrete Structures
  • Advanced fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) composites
  • Retrofit of structures