Kermelos Woldeyes†, Yared Shifferaw, Girma Bitsuamlak. “Numerical evaluation of wind effects on thin-walled structures.” 4th American Association for Wind Engineering Workshop. August 14-16, 2016. Miami, FL.

Kermelos Woldeyes†, Yared Shifferaw, Girma Bitsuamlak. “Stability of trapezoidal thin walled roof panel under wind loading.” 4th American Association for Wind Engineering Workshop. August 14-16, 2016. Miami, FL.

Yared Shifferaw, Trevor Rabare†. "Stability of perforated cold-formed steel beam columns." Structural Stability Research Council - Annual Stability Conference Proceedings. April 12-15, 2016. Orlando,FL.

Trevor Rabare†, Yared Shifferaw. “Elastic buckling of perforated cold-formed steel beam-columns. ” American Society of Civil Engineers -  Engineering Mechanics Institute (2015). Stanford University, Stanford, CA.

E. Aktan, A. Pradhan, K. Sjoblom, F. Moon, I. Bartoli, Y. Shifferaw, B. Cohen and A. Kontsos.  “Challenges in Educating the Millenial Generation to Become Civil Engineers. ” Structures Congress (2014). Boston,MA.

Shifferaw, Yared, Schafer, B.W. (2014) “Cold-formed steel lipped and plain angle columns with fixed ends.” Thin-Walled Structures. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tws.2014.03.001)

Shifferaw,Yared, Fouad Fanous. (2013). “Field testing and finite-element analysis of steel bridge retrofits for distortion-induced fatigue.” Engineering Structures, Volume 49, April 2013, Pages 385-395. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2012.11.023)

Shifferaw, Y., Schafer, B. (2012). “Inelastic bending capacity of cold-formed steel members.” Journal of Structural Engineering, 138(4), 468-480. (http://dx.doi:10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0000469)

Yared Shifferaw†, Zhanjie Li, Jiazhen Leng. “Optimization of cold-formed steel beam-column industry sections. ” American Society of Civil Engineers - Engineering Mechanics Institute (2012). Notre Dame, IN.

Vieira, L., Shifferaw, Yared, Schafer, B.W. (2011). “Experiments on sheathed cold-formed steel studs in compression.” Journal of Constructional Steel Research. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2011.03.029)

Shifferaw, Yared, Schafer†, B.W. “Towards a cold-formed steel beam-column design by the Direct Strength Method.” EUROSTEEL 2011 - Proceedings of the 6th European Conference on Steel and Composite Structures. Budapest,Hungary. (http://sscel.cae.drexel.edu/Shifferaw_Schafer_Eurosteel2011.pdf)

Shifferaw, Yared, Schafer†, B.W. “Behavior and design of cold-formed lipped and plain angles.” Structural Stability Research Council - Annual Stability Conference Proceedings (2011). Pittsburgh,PA.

Shifferaw†, Yared, Luiz Veiera†, Schafer, B.W. “Compression testing of cold-formed steel columns with different sheathing configurations.” Structural Stability Research Council - Annual Stability Conference Proceedings (2010). Orlando, FL.

Shifferaw†, Yared, Schafer, B.W. “Toward direct strength method of beam columns.” Structural Stability Research Council - Annual Stability Conference Proceedings (2010). Orlando, FL.

Schafer†, B.W., Sangree, R.H., Moen, C., Seif, M., Shifferaw, Y., Zeinoddini, V., Li, Z., Vieira, L., Iuorio, O., Guan, Y. "Modeling thin-walled cold-formed steel members and systems" Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computation of Shell and Spatial Structures IASS-IACM 2008: "Spanning Nano to Mega", 28-31 May 2008, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA, Abel, J.F, Cooke, R. (eds.)

Y. Shifferaw†, B.W. Schafer. “Inelastic capacity in cold-formed steel members” Structural Stability Research Council - Annual Stability Conference Proceedings (2007). New Orleans, LA.

De Barros Chodraui, G.M., Shifferaw, Y. Malite, M., Schafer, B.W. “On the stability of cold-formed steel angles under compression.” Revista Escola de Minas. Volume 60, Issue 2, April 2007, Pages 355-363.

Chodraui, G.M.B., Shifferaw†, Y., Malite, M., Schafer, B.W. “Cold-formed steel angles under axial compression.” Eighteenth International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures: Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction (2006). Orlando, FL.

Bayleyegn, Yared Shifferaw; Fanous, Fouad . “Field testing and finite-element analysis of steel bridge retrofits for distortion-induced fatigue” Transportation Research Board 85th Annual Meeting (2006). Washington D.C.

Bayleyegn, Y. S. ; Fanous, Fouad ; T.Wipf. “Field and analytical investigations for distortion crack problems in skewed steel girder bridges”, Eleventh International Conference on Structural Faults and Repair (2006): “Extending the Life of Bridges, Concrete and Composites, Buildings, Masonry and Civil Structures” (13-15 June 2006). University of Edinburgh, Scotland, Forde, M.C. (ed.)

                       
                      SUSTAINABLE AND RESILIENT INFRASTRUCTURES GROUP

 Publications / Presentations

Education                                                                                                                                                                                Drexel Team: (L to R : Weijin,Yared, Trevor, Elias, Kermelos)                   
Ph.D., M.S.E   Civil/Structural Eng., Johns Hopkins U. | B.Sc. Civil Eng., Addis Ababa U.
P.E.  Maryland
Experience
Assistant Professor    Drexel U.  (9/2012-Present) | Postdoctoral Fellow  Johns Hopkins U. (11/2010-8/2012)
Adjunct Faculty         Maryland Institute College of Arts (8-12/2011)

Research Interests

Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure
Sustainable and resilient building infrastructure for extreme wind hazard mitigation; Structural optimization of thin-walled structures; 
Resiliency of thin-walled structures under fire hazard; Infrastructure asset monitoring and management for resilience under extreme events

Emerging Innovative Materials for Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering Applications
Civil infrastructure using functionally-graded materials; Deployable resilient multi-functional materials for the civil infrastructure; 
Metallic foam, thin-walled steel optimization

Structural Engineering Research
Computational mechanics; Structural stability; Steel structures; Prestressed concrete structures; Composite structures;
Shell and spatial structures; Structural dynamics





 
  Yared Shifferaw Bayleyegn, Ph.D., P.E.
  Assistant Professor | Civil, Arch. and Env. Eng. | Drexel University
  3141 Chestnut St. | Alumni 273-D  | Philadelphia, PA 19104
  (W) http://sscel.cae.drexel.edu (E) yaredshi@drexel.edu (P) 2155713786


                                                    Computational Research                                                                                                       Experimental Research

Experiments examining impact of sheathing configurations in thin-walled steel wall systems FE modeling and field instrumentation of retrofits to investigate fatigue induced web-gap distortion in bridge infrastructure CFD modeling for  wind hazard mitigation FE modeling of thin-walled member under combined stresses and effect of web thermal gradient on local stability modes
 Functionally graded gas pipeline infrastructure