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Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, 53590, United States
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February 07, 2018

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DANIEL Y. ABEBE

**** ********** ******* *******, ** 53718

515-***-**** ac4dxd@r.postjobfree.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/daniel-y-abebe-a61b7465/

Civil/Structural Engineer

One year experience as research professor in Smart Green Research Center in Chosun University, Gwangju, Korea. Two years of experience in teaching and advising capstone project of undergraduate student. Five plus years of experience in design of test set-up and conduct loading test. Six plus years of experience in carrying out non-linear finite element analysis. Two plus years of experience in checking business project proposals, checking and approving specification of buildings. Two plus years of experience in structural design of small scale office building according to Ethiopian building code of standard (EBCS). Three plus years of experience in design and detailing of ditches, culverts, small bridges and geometric design of road according to ERA and AASHTO specification. Three plus years of experience in preparation of specifications and Bill of Quantities (BoQ) of ditches, culverts, small scale bridge and roads. Three plus years of experience in construction site supervision of buildings and infrastructures. Two plus years of experience in team leader or managerial position.

CORE COMPETENCIES

Construction Management, Finite Element Analysis, Structural Analysis and Design, Auto Desk (AutoCAD and Civil 3D), SketchUp, Development of Passive Seismic Energy Devices and Steel Structural Detail. Ditch and Culvert Design and Construction.

SKILLS

Engineering Professional Personal

Site supervision Earthquake engineering Structural engineering Estimating techniques

Architectural design

Engineering concepts

Conducting research Teaching/Lecturing Customer focused Financial management People management Quality assurance

Problem solving Professional manner Communication skills Can handle stress Attention to detail Logical thinker

Infrastructure design

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

Chosun University, Gwangju, South Korea 1/2016 – 1/2017

Research Professor at Development and Application of Smart Green Research Center

Mentored and advised two master course students. Manage research centers project funds and compiled research report once in three month. Organized and managed international co-research and workshops. Conducted researches on smart construction technologies and published journal and international conference research papers.

Selected Projects:

Compiled a five years project conducted by five different laboratories funded called Basic Science Research Program through the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF): “Development and Application of Smart Green Construction Technology” $2,500,000.00.

Experimental and analytical evaluation of reduced link section used for eccentrically braced frames.

Technologies used: Abaqus, Revit, Quasi-static loading test, RISA, Midas GEN, SAP2000 and Standards (ASCE, AISC, ACI, KBC, IBC)

Chosun University, Gwangju, South Korea 3/2015 – 12/2016

Part-time Instructor at Department of Architectural Engineering

Gave lecture of steel structure I and II course for 2nd and 3rd year undergraduate students.

Follow my students’ capstone design research progress, check their results and give them a comment and suggestion.

Select Projects:

Remodeling and seismic upgrading of old school building. (funded by Chosun Uni.: $4500).

Retrofitting of Masonry and brick buildings constructed before 1984. (funded by Chosun Uni. $6000).

Technologies used: AutoCAD, Revit, ANSYS Work Bench, Abaqus Microsoft Office, RISA, Midas GEN and Standards (ACSE, AISC, ACI, KBC, IBC).

Chosun University, Gwangju, South Korea 3/2013 –12/2015

Associate Researcher

Developed and evaluated reduced section link beams made of W and channel section. Developed and evaluated circular shear panel damper. Evaluate both experimentally and analytically shear panel damper. Developed and evaluated safety door for earthquake disaster prevention: Part I, II. Played an active role in the development, evaluation as well design of smart green building model (SGBM).

Select Projects:

Development and Application of Smart Green Construction Technology $2,500,000.00.

Development and design of low damage structural system. ($156,000.00).

Technologies used: AutoCAD, Revit, ANSYS Work Bench, Ansys LS-Dyna, Abaqus Microsoft Office, RISA, Midas GEN and Standards (ACSE, AISC, ACI, KBC, IBC).

Chosun University, Gwangju, South Korea 3/2011 –2/2013

Assistant Researcher

Evaluate the post buckling behavior of H-section steel column member experimentally, analytically and theoretically, Evaluate cyclic behavior of H-section steel brace, Evaluate seismic performance of circular hollow section steel damper.

Select Projects:

Played an active role in preparation of project proposal of ‘Development and Application of Smart Green Construction Technology’ $2,500,000.00.

Team member of ‘Development of seismic dissipating devices’ funded by Yahaki co. Japan ($100,000.00).

Technologies used: AutoCAD, ANSYS Work Bench, ANSYS LS-Dyna Microsoft Office, Quasi-static loading and Standards (ACSE, AISC, ACI, KBC, IBC).

INDUSTRIAL PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

FWZ Consulting Engineers, Arba Minch, Ethiopia 09/2010 to 02/2011

Office Engineer and representative of Addis Ababa branch office

Design of road geometry and pavement.

Prepare Bill of Quantities and contract document.

Approve Takeoff sheets and payment certificate.

Select Projects:

Follow up and prepare payment certificate of Burayu town road.

Route section, collecting survey data and design of a 22.43km road from Ambo to Rabu. (2,000,000.00Birr)

Technologies used: AutoCAD, GIS, Eagle Point, Microsoft Office and CODES (ERA standard and AASHTO).

Ambo Municipality, Ambo, Ethiopia 03/2010 to 08/2010

Infrastructure Construction Engineers’ team leader

Manage the construction engineering team.

Design ditches, culverts & small scale bridge.

Structural design of public residential building, youth recreation center and School building.

Prepare Bill of Quantities and contract documents.

Supervise the private construction sites in the town.

Report the work progress to the office.

Select Projects:

Proposed and Designed a Youth recreation center and presented for Ambo Municipal Administration Board in May, 2010 which is constructed and open for the public in Ambo 02 Kebele (5,010,000.00Birr).

Designed and supervised the construction of ditches and culverts in Kebele 01 and 04 (3,250,750.00Birr).

Designed and supervised the construction of Ambo town administration Finance Office ($2,150,000.00Birr).

Technologies used: AutoCAD, GIS, SAP2000, Microsoft Office and Codes (ASCE, ACI, Ethiopian Building Code of Standard).

Ambo Municipality, Ambo, Ethiopia 09/2008 to 02/2010

Infrastructure Construction Engineers

Design of road pavement and geometry.

Prepare Bill of Quantities and contract document.

Approve Takeoff sheets and payment certificate.

Structural Design public residential building (condominiums, G+4 buildings).

Structural design and construction supervision of Ambo town administration Finance office.

Select Projects:

Designed and supervised construction of ditches and culverts in Kebele 01, 02 and 05 of Ambo town administration.

Collecting a surveying data at Ambo Town expansion sites.

Development and design of damage free structural system. ($156,000.00)

Technologies used: AutoCAD, GIS, SAP2000, Microsoft Office, Ethiopian Building Code of Standard, IBC and ACSE-7

EDUCATION

Doctor of Engineering in Architectural (Structural) Engineering

Chosun University, Gwangju, South Korea

March, 2013 to February, 2017

Key Courses: Advanced Technology in Architecture Professional Architectural Finite Element Analysis Theory of Network Scheduling Management Theory of Urban Design Special Concrete Engineering Advanced Reinforced Concrete Structures Advanced Structural Design Project Planning and Control in Construction Theory of Sustainable Building Basic of Building Remodeling Structural Dynamics

Master of Engineering in Architectural (Structural) Engineering

Chosun University, Gwangju, South Korea

March, 2011 to February, 2013

Key Courses: Production Management Theory Response Control structural design for building Building Structures and Materials Seminar Advanced Structural Planning Advanced Theory of Architectural Environment Engineering Advanced Theory of Capacity Valuation of Architecture Theory of Construction Safety Structure Construction Business Engineering The Theory of Performance Based Design Method Building Economics

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

Sep, 2004 to July, 2008

Key Courses: Calculus I Calculus III Engineering Geology Engineering Mechanics I Engineering Mechanics II Numerical Analysis Probability & Statistics Strength of Materials Bridge Design Design Project Foundation Engineering I Foundation Engineering II Highway Engineering I Highway Engineering II Hydraulic Structures I Hydraulic Structures II Hydraulics I Hydraulics II Hydrology Irrigation Engineering Open Channel Hydraulics Reinforced Concrete I Reinforced Concrete II Reinforced Concrete III Sewerage & Sewage Disposal Soil Mechanics I Soil Mechanics II Structural Design Structural Steel & Timber Theory of Structures I Theory of Structures II Water Resources Engineering Water Supply & Sewage Water Treatment Economics Reasoning Skills Technical Report Writing Building Construction Computer Aided Design Computer Programming Construction Equipment Construction Materials Contract, Specification, Estimation Engineering Drawing Engineering Management Engineering Workshop Practice Fundamentals of Architecture Surveying Field Practice Surveying I, II

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

Chosun University Admission Scholarship: Mar. 2011-Feb. 2015

Awarded a national annual competition for innovative idea organized by Chosun University and got 3,000,000 as a prize and 11,000,000 for patent sponsor.

Nominated by Chosun University, Dept. of Architectural Engineering for the undergraduate School Teaching Award Spring 2015 up to end of fall 2016.

PATENTS

Daniel Y. Abebe and Jaehyouk Choi, Circular Shear Panel Steel Damper [Issued]

Daniel Y. Abebe and Jaehyouk Choi, Safety Door for Earthquake Disaster Mitigation-I [Issued]

Daniel Y. Abebe and Jaehyouk Choi, Safety Door for Earthquake Disaster Mitigation-II [Issued]

Daniel Y. Abebe and Jaehyouk Choi, Replaceable link beams with perforated removable cover plates [under process]

Daniel Y. Abebe and Jaehyouk Choi, Design patent on reduced web link sections [under process]

PUBLICATION LISTS:

Journal Papers

1.Park, Hwan-mo, Daniel Yeshewawork, Kim, Hyun-Soo, Choi, Jae-hyouk (2011). Analytical Evaluation of Residual Strength for Steel Frame in Case of Column Member Loss. Journal of Computational Structural Engineering Institute of Korea, Vol. 24, No. 6, pp. 675-683.

2.Daniel Y. Abebe, Jaehyouk Choi (2012). A Study on Structural Performance Evaluation on Advanced Shear Panel Steel Damper. Magazine of the Korean Institution for Structural Maintenance and Inspection, Vol. 16, No. 3.

3.Daniel Yeshewawork Abebe, Jaehyouk Choi, (2013). Nonlinear Inelastic Buckling Behavior and Residual Strength of H-Section Steel Column. Advanced Materials Research Vols. 671-674, pp 927-935.

4.Daniel Y. Abebe, Jaehyouk Choi, Jinhyang Kim (2013). An Evaluation on Post-buckling Residual Strength of H- Section Steel Column for Fixed Constraint Condition. Journal of Korean Society of Mechanical Eng. A, Vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 83-88.

5.Daniel Yeshewawork Abebe, Jin Woo Kim, Jeong Hyun Jang, Jae Hyouk Choi (2013). Effect of Slenderness Ratio on Inelastic Buckling and Residual Strength of H-Section Steel Column Member. Applied Mechanics and Materials (Vol. 405 – 408, PP: 895~899.

6.Daniel Y. Abebe, Jae Hyouk Choi, Si Jeong Jeong (2013). Effect of Width-to-Thickness Ratio on Large Deformation in Shear Panel Hysteresis Damper Using Low Yield Point Steel. Applied Mechanics and Materials Vol. 446 – 447, PP 1460 - 1465.

7.Daniel Y. Abebe, Jaehyouk Choi (2014). Hysteresis Characteristics of Shear Panel Damper using SLY120. APCBEE Procedia pp 372-377.

8.D. Y. Abebe, J.H. Choi (2014). Analytical Evaluation on Hysteresis Performance of Circular Shear Panel Damper. International Journal of Civil, Architectural, Structural and Construction Engineering Vol:8 No:6, pp 733-739.

9.Daniel Y. Abebe, Jaehyouk Choi (2014). Development and Structural Performance Evaluation on Slit Circular Shear Panel Damper. International Journal of Civil, Architectural, Structural and Construction Engineering Vol:8 No:7, pp 789-794.

10.Daniel Y. Abebe, Jaehyouk Choi (2014). Analytical Study on Hysteretic Characteristics of Circular Shear Panel Damper. International Journal of Structural Analysis & Design – IJSAD Volume 1 : Issue 3 [ISSN : 2372- 4102], pp 65-70

11.Daniel Y. Abebe, Jae hyouk Choi and Jeong-Ung Park. Study on Inelastic Buckling Behavior and Residual Strength of H-Section Steel Column. International journal of Steel Structure 15(2): 365-374.

12.Daniel Y. Abebe, Si jeong Jeong, Dawit Z. Segu and Jaehyouk Choi (2014). Hysteretic Characteristics of Shear Panel Damper Made of Low Yield Point Steel. Materials Research Innovations, Volume 19, Issue S5, pp. S5-902-S5-910

13.Daniel Y. Abebe, Dongyoung Lim, Gyumyong Gwak, Jaehyouk Choi. Passive Seismic Energy Dissipation Systems for Smart Green Structural System (SGSS). International Journal of Civil, Environmental, Structural, Construction and Architectural Engineering Vol:9, No:2, 2015

14.Daniel Y. Abebe and Jaehyouk Choi. A New Type Safety-Door for Earthquake Disaster Prevention - Part I. International Journal of Civil, Environmental, Structural, Construction and Architectural Engineering Vol:9, No:3, 2015

15.Daniel Y. Abebe, Jeong hyun Jang, Jaehyouk Choi. Analytical Evaluation on Structural Performance and Optimum Section of CHS Damper. International Journal of Civil, Environmental, Structural, Construction and Architectural Engineering Vol:9, No:8, 2015

16.Daniel Y. Abebe, Si jeong Jeong, Jaehyouk Choi. Analytical Investigation of Replaceable Links with Reduced Web Section for Link-to-Column Connections in Eccentrically Braced Frames. International Journal of Civil, Environmental, Structural, Construction and Architectural Engineering Vol:10, No:9, 2016

17.Daniel Y. Abebe, Si jeong Jeong, Jeong-Ung Park and Jaehyouk Choi. Design of removable link beams with perforated web used in EBFs. Under review on journal of structural engineering and mechanics (SCI Indexed; Impact Factor(2015, 1.021)

18.Daniel Y. Abebe and Jaehyouk Choi. Hysteresis and Low Cycle Fatigue Characteristics of Circular Hollow Steel Damper using Non-linear FEM. Under review on International journal of Steel Structure (SCIE Indexed; Impact Factor(2015, 0.533)

International Conference Papers

1.H. Park, J. Kim, Daniel Y. Abebe, J. Choi. Analytical Study on Post-buckling Residual Strength of Steel Frame. Proc. of 18th International Conference on Composite Material, 21-26 August, 2011, Jeju, Korea

2.H. Park, Daniel Y., J. Kim, J. Choi. The Post-buckling Behavior of H-Shaped Steel Column with Different Constraint Condition. Proc. of Korea Society of Hazard mitigation, 2012, Busan, Korea.

3.Kim, Jinhyang, Park, Hwan-mo, Daniel Yeshewawork, Choi, Jae-hyouk (2012). "Evaluation of Residual Strength after Buckling of H-Shaped Columns Subjected to End Restraint Conditions," Proceedings of Spring Conference on Manufacturing and Design Engineering, KSME, pp. 187-188, Seoul, KOREA.

4.Daniel. Y. Abebe, Jaehyouk Choi. Structural Performance Evaluation of Hysteresis Characteristics of Circular Pipe Steel Damper. Proc. of International Union of Materials Research Society – International Conference in Asia, 26-31 August, 2012, Busan, Korea

5.Daniel Yeshewawork, Jae-hyouk Choi, Soo-kon Lee. Evaluation on Postbuckling Residual Strength and Stain Recovery of H-SS Column. Proc. of International Symposium on Architectural Interchanges in Asia, 22- 25 October 2012, Gwangju, Korea.

6.Daniel Yeshewawork Abebe, Jaehyouk Choi. Nonlinear Inelastic Buckling Behavior and Residual Strength of H-Section Steel Column. Proc. of 3rd International Conference on Structures and Building Materials, Guiyang, China, March 9-10, 2013.

7.Daniel Yeshewawork Abebe, Jin Woo Kim, Jeong Hyun Jang, Jae Hyouk Choi. Effect of Slenderness Ratio on Inelastic Buckling and Residual Strength of H-Section Steel Column Member. Proc. of the 2nd International Conference on Civil, Architectural and Hydraulic Engineering (ICCAHE 2013), Zhuhai, China, July 27-28, 2013.

8.Daniel Y. Abebe, Jae Hyouk Choi, Si Jeong Jeong. Effect of Width-to-Thickness Ratio on Large Deformation in Shear Panel Hysteresis Damper Using Low Yield Point Steel. Proc of Asia Conference on Mechanical and Materials Engineering, 8-9 October, 2013 Wuhan, China.

9.D. Y. Abebe, J.W. Kim, J.H. Choi. Hysteresis characteristics of circular pipe steel damper Using LYP225.

Proc. of Steel Innovations Conference, 21-22 February, 2013, Christchurch, New Zealand.

10.D.Y.Abebe, J.S.Jeong, J.W. Kim, J.H. Choi. Analytical Study on Large Deformation in Shear Panel Hysteresis Damper Using Low Yield Point Steel (SLY120). Proc. of New Zealand Society of Earthquake Engineering Technical Conference, 26-28 April, 2013, Wellington, New Zealand.

11.Daniel Y. Abebe, Jinwoo Kim, Charles Clifton, Jaehyouk Choi. Study on Inelastic Buckling Behavior and Residual Strength of H-Section Steel Column. Proc. of the 7th International Symposium on Steel Structure, 7-9 November 2013, Jeju, Korea.

12.Jinwoo Kim, Daniel Y. Abebe, Jaehyouk Choi. A Study on A study on Structural Characteristics of Circular Hollow Steel Damper for Aspect Ratio of 3. Proc. of the 7th International Symposium on Steel Structure, 7-9 November 2013, Jeju, Korea.

13.Daniel Y. Abebe, Jaehyouk Choi. Hysteresis Characteristics of Shear Panel Damper using SLY120. Proc. of 3rd International Conference on Civil Engineering: December 13-14, 2013, Stockholm, Sweden.

14.Daniel Y. Abebe, Jae Hyouk Choi. Analytical Study on Hysteretic Characteristics of Circular Shear Panel Damper. Proc. of International Conference on Advances in Civil, Structural and Mechanical Engineering - CSM, 01-02 June, 2014, London, UK.

15.Daniel Y. Abebe, Jaehyouk Choi. Analytical Evaluation on Hysteresis Performance of Circular Shear Panel Damper. Pro of International Conference on Civil, Structural and Earthquake Engineering, Toronto, Canada, June, 16-17, 2014.

16.Daniel Y. Abebe, Jaehyouk Choi. Development and Structural Performance Evaluation on Slit Circular Shear Panel Damper. Proc of International Conference on Concrete, Structural and Geotechnical Engineering, London, United Kingdom, July, 27-28, 2014.

17.Daniel Y. Abebe, Jaehyouk Choi. Hysteresis characteristics and fatigue resistance of CHS steel damper. Proc. of 10th International Conference on Fatigue Damage of Structural Materials X, 21-26 September 2014, Hyannis, MA, USA.

18.Daniel Y. Abebe and Jaehyouk Choi. Passive Seismic Energy Dissipation Systems for Smart Green Structural System (SGSS). Proc. of 8th International Conference on Building Science and Engineering February, 23-24, 2015, Paris, France.

19.Daniel Y. Abebe, Jaehyouk Choi. A New Type Safety-Door for Earthquake Disaster Prevention - Part I.

Proc. of 8th International Conference on Civil and Architectural Engineering, March, 9-10, 2015, Miami, USA.

20.Daniel Y. Abebe, Jaehyouk Choi. Analytical Study on Steel Eccentrically Braced Frame with Removable Active Link Beam. Proc. Of International Conference on Advanced Materials and Engineering Structural Technology, April, 25-26, 2015, Qingdao, China

21.Daniel Y. Abebe, Jeonghyun Jang, Jaehyouk Choi. Analytical Evaluation on Structural Performance and Optimum Section of CHS Damper. Proc. of 13th International Conference on Civil Environmental and Structural Engineering, August, 6-7, 2015, Vancouver, Canada.

22.Daniel Y. Abebe and Jaehyouk Choi. Finite element Investigation on Removable Shear Link with Perforated Web. Proc. of the 2nd Australian Conference on Computational Mechanics 2015, 30 Nov-1 December, Brisbane, Australia.

23.Daniel Y. Abebe, and Jaehyouk Choi. Development and Analytical Evaluation of Removable Shear Link with Perforated Web. Proc. of International Conference on Mechanical Engineering and Advanced Material 2015,3-4 December, 2015, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia (Invited Paper)

24.Daniel Y. Abebe and Jaehyouk Choi. A New Type Safety-Door for Earthquake Disaster Prevention-Part

II. Proc. of 18th International Conference on Applications of Material Engineering and Smart Materials. January 21-22/2016, San Diego, USA

25.S.J. Jeong, D. Y. Abebe, G.Y. Gwak and Jaehyouk Choi. Analytical evaluation of buckling resistance steel damper. Proc. of the 7th International Conference on Computational Methods, August1-4 2016, Berkeley, CA,, USA.

26.Daniel Y. Abebe, G.Y. Gwak, S.J.Jeong and Jaehyouk Choi. Analytical Investigation on removable reduced link sections for EBFs. Proc of the 7th International Conference on Computational Methods, August1-4 2016, Berkeley, CA, USA.

27.Daniel Y. Abebe, G.Y. Gwak and Jaehyouk Choi. Design of removable link beams with perforated web used in EBFs. Proc. of 2016 International Conference on Advances in Structural Monitoring and Maintenance, August 28-September1, 2016 Jeju, KOREA.

28.Daniel Y. Abebe, G.Y. Gwak and Jaehyouk Choi. Analytical Investigation of replaceable links with reduced web section for Link-to-column connections in EBFs. ICASTBS 2016: Proc. of 18th International Conference on Advanced Structural Technologies and Building Services, September 19-20, 2016, Chicago, USA.

29.Daniel Y. Abebe, G.Y. Gwak and Jaehyouk Choi. Reduced Web and Flange Link Sections to Enhance the Ductility of Link-to-column Connections in EBFs. Proc. of 2nd World Congress and Exhibition on Construction and Steel Structure, September 22-24, 2016, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

30.Daniel Y. Abebe, G.Y. Gwak and Jaehyouk Choi. Replaceable reduced web link section for link-to- column connections in EBFs. Proceeding of Australian Earthquake Engineering Society Annual Conference, Nov 25-27, 2016 Melbourne, AUSTRALIA.

31.Jinhun An, Juhee Kim, Daniel Y. Abebe, Meron W. Lemma, and Jaehyouk Choi. Design Concept of Smart Green Structural System. Proceedings of the 11th ISAIA, Sept.20-23, 2016, Miyagi, Japan.

32.Daniel Y. Abebe, Gyumyong Gwak, Sijeong Jeong, Jinwoo Kim, and Jaehyouk Choi. Design Procedures of Reduced Link Section for Steel Eccentrically Braced Frames [Technical Notes]. Proceedings of the 11th ISAIA, Sept.20-23, 2016, Miyagi, Japan.

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Coordinate Korea-Japan International Joint Seminar on Urban Disaster Mitigation: for 3years 2013, 2015 and 2016.



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