Educational Background

  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra, 2008
  • M.S., Structural Engineering, University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, 2011
  • M.S.E., Civil Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, 2014
  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, 2015

Research Interests

  • Structural fire engineering
  • Thin-walled structures
  • Structural stability
  • Steel structures

Teaching Specialties

  • Solid mechanics
  • Civil engineering materials
  • Cold-formed steel design
  • Structural analysis

Professional Experience

  • Structural Engineer, Acero Estrella, Dominican Republic (2008-2009)

Selected Publications

Journal

Burgos, C.A., Batista Abreu, J.C., Calabró, H.D., Jaca, R.C., Godoy, L.A. (2015) Buckling estimates for oil storage tanks: Effect of simplified modeling of the roof and wind girder, Thin-Walled Structures 91 (2015) 29-37

Batista Abreu, J.C, Vieira Jr., L.C.M., Abu-Hamd, M., Schafer, B.W. (2014), Review: development of performance-based fire design for cold-formed steel, Fire Science Reviews 3 (1): 1

Li, Z., Batista Abreu, J.C., Leng, J., Ádány, S., Schafer, B.W., (2014), Review: Constrained finite strip method developments and applications in cold-formed steel design, Thin-Walled Structures 81 (0) 2-18

Godoy, L.A., Batista Abreu, J.C. (2012), Buckling of fixed-roof aboveground oil storage tanks under heat induced by an external fire, Thin-Walled structures, 52 (2012) pp. 90-101

Batista-Abreu, J.C., Godoy, L.A. (2011), Thermal buckling behavior of open cylindrical oil storage tanks under fire, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, ASCE

Conference

Batista Abreu, J. C., Vieira, L.C.M., Schafer, B.W. (2015), Experiments on cold-formed steel sheathed studs at elevated temperatures, Proceedings of the Annual Stability Conference, Structural Stability Research Council, Nashville, TN

Hanna, M.T., Batista Abreu, J.C., Schafer, B.W., Abu-Hamd, M. (2015), Buckling strength and fire resistance of walls framed from cold-formed steel and protected with magnesium oxide and ferrocement boards, Proceedings of the Annual Stability Conference, Structural Stability Research Council, Nashville, TN

Batista Abreu, J.C., Schafer, B.W. (2014), Stability and load-carrying capacity of cold-formed steel compression members at elevated temperatures, Proceedings of the Annual Stability Conference, Structural Stability Research Council, Toronto, ON

Batista Abreu, J.C., Schafer, B.W. (2013), Stability of cold-formed steel compression members under thermal gradients, Proceedings of Annual Stability Conference, Structural Stability Research Council, St. Louis, MO

Li., Z., Batista Abreu, J.C., Ádány, S., Schafer, B.W. (2012), Cold-formed steel member stability and the Constrained Finite Strip Method. The 6th International Conference on Coupled Instabilities in Metal Structures, Glasgow, UK

 

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