StillmakerKimberly Stillmaker
Assistant Professor
Ph.D.

Email: kstillmaker@csufresno.edu

Office: Engineering East 192

Phone: (559) 278-6602               

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

Blog: https://se-kstillmaker.blogspot.com/      

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kimberly-stillmaker-4219584b

Faculty Advisor: American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter

Spring 2017 Office Hours: Monday: 1-3PM; Wednesday: 10AM-12PM

More Information about Dr. Stillmaker:

Certifications & Qualifications:

  • Engineer-In-Training

Current Courses:

  • CE 121 - Mechanics of Material
  • CE 121L - Mechanics of Material Laboratory
  • CE 136 - Design of Timber Structures

Curriculum Focus:

 

Education:

 

  • PhD, Civil Engineering, University of California, Davis
  • MS, Civil Engineering, University of California, Davis
  • MBA, California State University, Fresno
  • BS, Civil Engineering, California State University, Fresno

 

Industry Experience:

  • Chief Financial Officer, H&S Management, Inc., Fresno, CA
  • Engineer in Training, Taylor Teter Partnership, Fresno CA

Membership & Professional Affiliations:

  • Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • Member, Tau Beta Pi Member, Chi Epsilon

Publications:

Peer reviewed Journal Articles: 

Stillmaker, K., Kanvinde, A.M., Galasso, C.  (2016). “Fracture mechanics based design of column splices with partial joint penetration welds.”  Journal of Structural Engineering, 142(2). 

Galasso, C., Stillmaker, K., Eltit, C., Kanvinde, A.M. (2015). “Probabilistic demand and fragility assessment of welded column splices in steel moment frames.”  Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 44(11). 

Shaw, S.M., Stillmaker, K., Kanvinde, A.M. (2015). “Seismic response of partial joint penetration welded column splices in moment resisting frames.” Engineering Journal, American Institute of Steel Construction, 52(2), 87-108. 

Peer Reviewed Conference Proceedings:

Stillmaker, K., Kanvinde, A.M., Galasso, C. (2015). “Derivation of fracture mechanics based design formulas for partial joint penetration welded column splices.” Proceeding of the Structures Congress, Structural Engineering Institute/American Society of Civil Engineers, Va., 2372 - 2383.

Galasso, C., Eltit, C., Stillmaker, K., Kanvinde, A.M. (2014). “Seismic vulnerability of pre-Northridge column splices in steel moment frames.”  Second European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Turkish Earthquake Foundation, Istanbul, Turkey.

Bolander, J., Stillmaker, K.  (2013).  “Fracture models of fiber-reinforced concrete:  The role of fiber pullout testing.”  Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, Engineering Mechanics Institute/American Society of Civil Engineers, Va. 

Technical Reports:

Stillmaker, K., Kanvinde, A.M., Galasso, C. (2015).  Follow up fracture mechanics analysis of column splice connections with partial joint penetration welds using the master curve approach.  Report submitted to the American Institute of Steel Construction, Chicago, IL.

Stillmaker, K., Kanvinde, A.M., and Galasso, C.  (2015). Follow-up studies on welded column splices with partial joint penetration welds in steel moment frames, focusing on – 1. Probabilistic demand assessment, 2. Probabilistic fracture mechanics based capacity assessment and design considerations.  Report Submitted to the American Institute of Steel Construction, Chicago, IL.

Shaw, S.M., Kanvinde, A.M., Stillmaker, K.  (2013). Seismic performance of partial joint penetration welds in steel moment resisting frames.  Report Submitted to the American Institute of Steel Construction, Chicago, IL.

Research Interests:

Structural engineering, seismic analysis and design, welded connections, fracture mechanics, engineering education, and gender in engineering.