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Civil Engineering


Faculty

Maria Szerszen

Maria Szerszen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Email: mszerszen2@unl.edu
Phone: 402-472-8069
Office: 362Q WHIT, Lincoln, NE 68588-0856

Education:
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Cracow University of Technology, 1993
MS, Civil Engineering, Cracow University of Technology, 1978

Honors and Awards
  • Research Faculty Recognition Award, Office of the Vice President for Research, University of Michigan, 2006
  • College of Engineering Outstanding Research Scientist Award, University of Michigan, 2003-2004

Teaching Interests

CIVE 436/836 – Foundation Engineering
CIVE 440 – Reinforced Concrete

Selected Publications

Szwed A., Szerszen M.M., "Cracking age prediction using ring test for restrained cracking tendency of concrete", 15th Polish-Ukrainian-Lithuanian Transactions on Theoretical Foundations of Civil Engineering, Ed. Szczesniak W.E., Warszawa 2007, pp. 671-676.

Ferrand, D., Nowak, A.S. and Szerszen, M.M., "Field Test and Finite Element Analysis of Isotropic Bridge Deck", Transportation Research Board Record, Issue CD 11-S, 2005, pp.153-158.

Szerszen, M.M., Szwed, A. and Nowak, A.S., "Reliability Analysis for Eccentrically Loaded Columns", ACI Structural Journal, Vol.102, No. 5, pp. 676-688.

Nowak, A.S. and Szerszen, M.M., "Calibration of Design Code for Buildings (ACI 318) Part 1: Statistical Models for Resistance", ACI Structural Journal, Vol. 100, No. 3, pp. 377-382.

Szerszen, M.M. and Nowak, A.S., "Calibration of Design Code for Buildings (ACI 318) Part 2: Reliability Analysis and Resistance Factors", ACI Structural Journal, Vol. 100, No.3, pp.383-391.

Nowak, A.S. and Szerszen, M.M., "Reliability Profiles for Steel Girder Bridges with Regard to Corrosion and Fatigue", Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Vol. 39, No. 2, 2001, pp. 339-352.