Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Stephens, Max T
Civil & Environmental Engr
Stephens, Max Taylor
Faculty
Assistant Professor
Office: 709 Benedum Hall
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PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Washington

M.S. in Civil Engineering, Portland State University

B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Portland State University

Development and evaluation of structural components and systems

Peer Reviewed Journal Publications

  1. Roeder, C.W., Stephens, M.T., and Lehman, D.E., “Concrete Filled Steel Tubes for Bridge Pier and Foundation Construction”, International Journal of Steel Structures. Accepted for Publication.
  2. Chandramohan, R, Ma, Q., Wotherspoon, L.M., Bradley, B.A., Nayyerloo, M., Uma, S.R., and Stephens, M.T. “Response of Instrumented Buildings Under the 2016 Kaikoura Earthquake”, Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering. Accepted for Publication.
  3. Zhu, H., Stephens, M.T., Roeder, C.W., and Lehman, D.E. (2017) “Inelastic Response Prediction of CFST Columns and Connections Subjected to Lateral Loading”, Journal of Constructional Steel Research. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcsr.2017.01.016.
  4. Stephens, M.T., Lehman, D.E., and Roeder, C.W. (2016), “Design of CFST Foundation/Column-to-Cap Beam Connections for Moderate and High Seismic Regions”, Journal of Engineering Structures. DOI: 10.1016/j.engstruct.2016.05.023.
  5. Stephens, M.T., Berg, L.,M., Lehman, D.E., and Roeder, C.W. (2016), “Seismic CFST
  6. Column-to-Precast Cap Beam Connections for Accelerated Bridge Construction”, ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0001505.
  7. Roeder, C.W., Lehman, D.E., and Stephens, M.T. (2014), “Concrete Filled Tubes for Accelerated Bridge Construction”, Transportation Research Record. DOI: 10.3141/2406-06.
  8. Stephens, M.T., and Dusicka, P. (2014), “Continuously Stiffened Composite Web Shear Links: Tests and Numerical Model Validation”, ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0000996.
  9. Stephens, M.T., and Dusicka, P. (2014), “Analytical and Numerical Evaluation of Continuously Stiffened Composite Web Shear Links”, ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0001029.

Journal Publications in Preparation

  1. Stephens, M.T., Lehman, D.E., and Roeder, C.W., “Comparing the Seismic Performance Reinforced Concrete and Concrete Filled Steel Tube Bridge Systems Using Performance Based Earthquake Engineering”, Journal of Engineering Structures.
  2. Stephens, M.T., Dusicka, P., Lewis, G., “End Connection Details for Replaceable Shear Links in Eccentrically Braced Frames”, Journal of Constructional Steel Research.
  3. Stephens, M.T., Winter, A., and Motley, M.R. “Performance Comparison of Conventional RC and Innovative CFST Bridges Subjected to Sequential Natural Hazards”, Journal of Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics.
  4. Stephens, M.T., Horspool, N., and Elwood, K. “Estimating Real-Time Earthquake Impacts in Urban Environments Through Smart Seismic Cities”, Earthquake Spectra.

 

Non-Journal Papers

Fully Refereed Conference Proceedings

  1. Stephens, M.T., Winter, A., Motley, M.R., and Lehman, D.E. (2017) “Comparing Seismic and Tsunami Load Demands on Reinforced Concrete and Concrete Filled Steel Tube Bridges”, Proceedings of the 39th IABSE Symposium - Engineering the Future 21 September 23 September 2017, Vancouver, Canada.
  2. Stephens, M.T., Lehman, D.E., and Roeder, C.W. (2017) “Case Study Comparison of the Seismic Performance of Reinforced Concrete and Concrete Filled Steel Tube Bridges”, Proceedings of the 2017 New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering Conference 27 April - 29 April 2017, Wellington, New Zealand.
  3. Stephens, M.T., Lehman, D.E., and Roeder, C.W. (2016) “Concrete Filled Steel Tube Connections for Precast Construction in Seismic Regions”, Proceedings of the 2016 PCI Convention and National Bridge Conference 3 March – 5 March, Nashville, TN.
  4. Stephens, M.T., Berg, L., Lehman, D.E., and Roeder, C.W. (2014) “Circular Concrete Filled Tube Bridge Pier Connections for Accelerated Bridge Construction”, Proceedings of the 2014 National Accelerated Bridge Construction Conference 4 December – 5 December, Miami, FL.
  5. Stephens, M.T., Berg, L., Lehman, D.E., and Roeder, C.W. (2014) “Concrete-Filled Tubes for Accelerated Bridge Construction”, Proceedings of the 10th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering 21 July – 25 July, Anchorage, AK.
  6. Roeder, C.W., Lehman, D.E., and Stephens, M.T. (2014) “Concrete Filled Steel Tubes for Accelerated Bridge Construction”, Proceedings of the 2014 Meeting of the Transportation Research Board 12 January – 16 January, Washington, D.C.

Conference Proceedings Refereed by Abstract Only

  1. Stephens, M.T., Lehman, D.E., and Roeder, C.W. (2016) “Comparing the Seismic Performance of Conventional and Novel Structural Systems Using PBEE”, Proceedings of the 2016 SEAOC Convention 12 October - 15 October 2016, Maui, HI.
  2. Roeder, C.W., Lehman, D.E., and Stephens, M.T. (2015) “Concrete Filled Steel Tubes for Bridge Pier and Foundation Construction”, Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Advances in Steel and Concrete Composite Structures 3 December - 5 December 2015, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.
  3. Stephens, M.T., Lehman, D.E., and Roeder, C.W. (2015) “CFT Bridge Pier Connections for Accelerated Construction in Seismic Regions”, Proceedings of the 2015 National Accelerated Bridge Construction Conference 4 December – 5 December, Miami, FL.
  4. Stephens, M.T., Berg, L., Lehman, D.E., and Roeder, C.W. (2014c) “Seismic Design of Circular Concrete Filled Tube Bridge Pier Connections for Accelerated Bridge Construction”, Proceedings of the 2014 Structures Congress and Exposition 3 April – 5 April 2014, Boston, MA.
  5. Stephens, M.T., Roeder, C. W., and Lehman, D.E. (2013) “Seismic Design of Concrete Filled Tubes and Their Connections”, Proceedings of the Seventh National Seismic Conference on Bridges and Highways, 20 May – 22 May, Oakland, CA.
  6. Stephens, M.T., Dusicka, P., and Lewis, G. (2011) “Buckling Behavior of Shell Elements Subjected to Inelastic Reversed Cyclic Loading,” Proceedings of the 2011 Structures Congress and Exposition 13 April – 16 April 2011, Las Vegas, NV.
  7. Dusicka, P., Kay, T., Werner, C., and Stephens, M.T. (2009) “Seismic Evaluation of Green Building Structural System: ICF Grid Walls,” Proceedings of the 2009 Structures Congress and Exposition 30 April – 02 May 2009, Austin, TX.

Technical Reports

  1. Eberhard, M.O., Stanton, J.F., Tran, H.V., Stephens, M.T., Lehman, D.E., Roeder, C.W., Barbosa, A.R., Trejo, D., Link, T., Nielson, D., Manzarei, V. (2015) “High Performance Bridge Systems for Lifeline Corridors in the Pacific Northwest”, Final Report for the Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium. Report Number PACTRANS12-03.
  2. Stephens, M.T., Lehman, D.E., and Roeder (2015) “Concrete-Filled Tube Bridge Pier Connections for Accelerated Bridge Construction”, Final Report for the California Department of Transportation. Report Number CA15-2417.
  3. Roeder, C.W., Lehman, D.E., and Stephens, M.T. (2014) “Progress Report On Concrete Filled Tubes for Accelerated Bridge Construction with Focus on Connections to Precast Concrete Pier and Pile Caps”, Progress Report for the Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium.
  4. Roeder, C.W., Lehman, D.E., and Stephens, M.T. (2013) “Progress Report On Concrete Filled Tubes for Accelerated Bridge Construction with Focus on Connections to Precast Concrete Pier and Pile Caps”, Final Report for the Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium.
  5. Dusicka, P., Stephens, M.T., and Lent-Fox, K. (2008) “Performance Enhancement of Bridge Bracing Under Service and Extreme Loads (OTREC-RR-08-01)”, Final Report for the Oregon Transportation Research and Education Consortium.