Sherif Elfass

Sherif Elfass

Research Associate Professor
Sherif Elfass
Education
  • Ph.D., University of Nevada, Reno, 2001
  • M.S., University of Nevada, Reno, 1997
  • B.Sc., University of Alexandria, Egypt, 1991

Research interests

  • Experimental and analytical studies of seismic performance of bridge foundations, shallow and deep foundations, soil-structure-interaction, pile and pile group response under axial loading, use of grout techniques to improve load carrying capacity of drilled shafts, deep foundation instrumentation and testing
  • Theoretical and experimental aspects of earthquake engineering and soil dynamics, undrained soil behavior and soil liquefaction
  • Characterization and the application of geosynthetics to improve soil performance