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Dr. Maher K. Tadros

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Professor Emeritus

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
 
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Education

  • Ph.D.
    The University of Calgary
  • master's degrees
    Assyut University
  • bachelor
    Assyut University
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Maher Tadros is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Nebraska Lincoln. He is a specialist in precast concrete structural design.
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Maher Tadros is a Titan?at least according to the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI). The national organization contacted Tadros in July 2005 to inform him he had been recognized as a ?Titan? of the industry.
?I just felt grateful, happy, and mostly very surprised,? said Tadros, a civil engineering professor at the University of Nebraska?Lincoln. As part of the criteria for the award, recipients must have made an industry-altering, positive contribution to the North American precast and prestressed concrete industry within the time period of 1949 to 2004.
Tadros is the principal author of the PCI Bridge Design Manual, the leading guidebook for bridge designers. He also has developed new precast, pre-stressed concrete products, such as the NU I-Girder, the Inverted Tee and the NU Bridge Deck. These products are rapidly becoming industry standards.
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www.wirereinforcementinstitute.org, 20 April 2001 [cached]
"The fact is you can use WWR anywhere you use regular rebar," says Dr. Maher Tadros, a professor at the University of Nebraska and principal of Tadros Associates of Omaha.
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Professor Tadros is so convinced of WWR's superiority in concrete reinforcement, that he has undertaken a project in Omaha that has him building a concrete home unlike any other using only WWR as reinforcement. Almost the entire home will be made up of WWR reinforced concrete panels from the floors to the walls to even the roof. The project is being developed with the participation of four groups: The University of Nebraska, Enterprise Precast of Omaha, homebuilder TFF Inc of Omaha, and Dr. Tadros himself.
"This project will really show off how WWR can be used in residential home construction. I'm hoping that other builders will be able to use it as an example of how they can improve their building projects," says Professor Tadros. "The house will be a raised ranch style home, built with precast walls. The envelope will be concrete, including the roof and the floor. The basement and foundation will also be concrete. All of the reinforcement will be WWR."
Professor Tadros says he is hoping that this home project will dispel some of the misinformation about WWR and convince engineers and architects of its viability.
"Whenever I'm speaking to someone in my area about the benefits of WWR, I invite them to one of our local precast producers so they can see how WWR is used in bridge girders," says Professor Tadros. "Some of the girders can be two meters or 6 foot-7 inches tall, and WWR appears not only in a grid pattern in the flanges, but also as vertical shear reinforcement at even spacing in the stem. WWR simply offers much more placement accuracy and structural efficiency than rebar. As a significant bonus for the precast concrete producer, labor to fabricate these large girders has been cut by 30 to 40 percent. It's always surprising to see the reactions because despite WWR being over 100 years old, people are shocked to find that WWR can be used for applications other than concrete driveways."
"When constructing a home that has concrete in either the walls, driveways or foundations, the most effective reinforcement is welded wire," says Dr. Tadros.
Newsletter Volume XIV    Issue No
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Tadros Named ACI Fellow
This year 30 individuals were elevated to the grade of Fellow of the American Concrete Institute.One of these individuals was Dr. Maher Tadros, past president of the Nebraska Chapter and current Cheryl W. Prewett Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Nebraska in Omaha.
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Dr. Tadros is a founding Partner and Structural Engineer, Tadros Associates LLC in Omaha, Nebraska.
An ACI member, he is a member of ACI Committees 318-G, Precast and Prestressed Concrete; 546, Repair of Concrete; and Joint ACI-ASCE Committees 343, Concrete Bridge Design; and 423, Prestressed Concrete.He is a founding member of ACI's Nebraska Chapter and served as President in 1990-91.
In 2002, he, and a doctoral student, received the T. Y. Lin Award from the ASCE for writing the best design paper in the field of Prestressed Concrete.This is the fourth time he has won this prestigious award.He won in 1976,1990 and 1997 for most meritorious article.In 2001,he received the ACI Structural Engineering Award and in 1998 he was presented the ACI Nebraska Chapter's Tom Reading Achievement Award.Other awards include the NSPE Award from the Nebraska Society of Professional Engineers-Eastern Chapter; the ACEC Grand Award (1997); PCI's Most Meritorious Committee Report Award (1988 and 1995); the Martin P. Korn Award (1989 and 1996); the Distinguished Educator Award(1995); and the Award for Distinguished Teaching, University of Nebraska.
Dr. Tadros has published approximately 200 refereed papers and has given about 250 national and international presentations.He has given workshops on Bridge design and has coordinated the Annual Structural Conference since 1981.
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The 2002 T.Y. Lin Award was presented to Panya Noppakunwijai, Maher Tadros, Zhongguo Ma, and Robert Mast for their paper "Strength Design of Pretensioned Flexural Concrete Members at Prestress Transfer," published in the January/February 2001 issue of the PCI Journal.
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Tadros is the Cheryl Prewett Distinguished Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Nebraska.Ma is an assistant professor at the University of Alaska, and Mast is a senior principal for BERGER/ABAM Engineers, Inc., of Federal Way, Washington.The T.Y. Lin Award is presented annually to recognize and encourage the submission of important papers in the field of prestressed concrete.
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