Dr. David Roke


Dr. David Roke

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Civil Engineering
Office: ASEC 209D
Phone: 330-972-6813
Fax: 330-972-6020
Email: roke@uakron.edu


Biography

Education:

PhD in Structural Engineering, 2010, Lehigh University, MS in Civil Engineering, 2005, University of Pittsburgh, BSE in Civil Engineering, 2003, University of Pittsburgh

Professional Affiliations:

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Chi Epsilon

Research Interests:

Earthquake engineering, Structural dynamics, Steel structural systems


Publications

Journal Articles

J5.     Dyanati, M.; Huang, Q.; and Roke, D.A. (2015). “Seismic Demand Models and Performance Evaluation of Self-Centering and Conventional Concentrically Braced Frames,” Engineering Structures, Vol. 84: pp 368-381. doi: 10.1016/j.engstruct.2014.11.036.

J4.     Chancellor, N.B.; Eatherton, M.R.; Roke, D.A.; and AkbaĊŸ, T. (2014). “Self-Centering Seismic Lateral Force Resisting Systems: High Performance Structures for the City of Tomorrow,” Buildings, 4(3): pp 520-548. doi: 10.3390/buildings4030520.

J3.     Gandomi, A.H.; Fridline, M.M.; and Roke, D.A. (2013). “Decision Tree Approach for Soil Liquefaction Assessment,” The Scientific World Journal, Vol. 2013, Article ID 346285. doi: 10.1155/2013/346285.

J2.     Gandomi, A.H.; Roke, D.A.; and Sett, K. (2013). “Genetic Programming for Moment Capacity Modeling of Ferrocement Members,” Engineering Structures, Vol. 57: pp 169-176. doi: 10.1016/j.engstruct.2013.09.022.

J1.     Roke, D.A.; and Hasan, M.R. (2012). “The Effect of Frame Geometry on the Seismic Response of Self-Centering Concentrically-Braced Frames,” International Journal of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Vol. 6: pp 140-145.

Conference Proceedings

C22.     Gandomi, A.H.; and Roke, D.A. (2014). “Engineering Optimization using Interior Search Algorithm,” Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence 2014, December 2014, Orlando, FL.

C21.     Sause, R.; Ricles, J.M.; Chancellor, N.B.; and Roke, D.A. (2014). “Hybrid Simulations of Self-Centering Concentrically-Braced Frames Subject to Extreme Ground Motions,” Proceedings of the 10th US National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, July 2014, Anchorage, AK.

C20.     Dyanati, M.; Huang, Q.; and Roke, D.A. (2014). “Structural and Nonstructural Performance Evaluation of Self-Centering Concentrically Braced Frames Under Seismic Loading,” Proceedings of the 2014 ASCE Structures Congress, April 2014, Boston, MA.

C19.     Gandomi, A.H.; and Roke, D.A. (2014). “Seismic Response Prediction of Self-Centering Concentrically Braced Frames Using Genetic Programming,” Proceedings of the 2014 ASCE Structures Congress, April 2014, Boston, MA.

C18.     Hasan, M.R.; Roke, D.A.; and Huang, Q. (2013). “Quantification of Higher Mode Responses for Steel Self-Centering Concentrically Braced Frames,” Proceedings of the 7th International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference, June 2013, Honolulu, HI.

C17.     Kafaeikivi, M.; Roke, D.A.; and Huang, Q. (2013). “Seismic Performance Assessment of Dual Systems Combining Conventional and Self-Centering Concentrically Braced Frames,” Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability, June 2013, New York, NY.

C16.     Dyanati, M.; Huang, Q.; and Roke, D.A. (2013). “Seismic Performance Evaluation of Self-Centering Concentrically Braced Frame System,” Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability, June 2013, New York, NY.

C15.     Roke, D.A.; Chandra, A.; Huang, Q.; and Sett, K. (2013). “Methodology for Life Cycle Cost Assessment of Self-Centering Concentrically Braced Frame Systems,” Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Urban Earthquake Engineering, March 2013, Tokyo, Japan.

C14.     Roke, D.A.; and Hasan, M.R. (2012). “The Effect of Frame Geometry on the Seismic Response of Self-Centering Concentrically-Braced Frames,” Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Earthquake and Structural Engineering, February 2012, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

C13.     Roke, D.; and Jeffers, B. (2012). “Analytical Parametric Study of Self-Centering Concentrically-Braced Frames with Friction-Based Energy Dissipation,” Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Behavior of Steel Structures in Seismic Areas, January 2012, Santiago, Chile.

C12.     Chancellor, N.B.; Roke, D.A.; Sause, R.; Ricles, J.M.; and Gonner, N.P. (2011). “Performance of Steel Self-Centering Braced Frame System During Intense Earthquake and Aftershock Ground Motions,” 8th International Conference on Urban Earthquake Engineering, March 7-8, Tokyo, Japan.

C11.     Sause, R.; Ricles, J.M.; Roke, D.A.; Chancellor, N.B.; and Gonner, N.P. (2010). “Seismic Performance of a Self-Centering Rocking Concentrically-Braced Frame,” Proceedings of the 9th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, July 2010, Toronto, Canada.

C10.     Sause, R.; Ricles, J.M.; Roke, D.A.; Chancellor, N.B.; and Gonner, N.P. (2010). “Large-Scale Experimental Studies of Damage-Free Self-Centering Concentrically-Braced Frame Under Seismic Loading,” Proceedings of the 2010 ASCE Structures Congress, May 2010, Orlando, FL.

C9.     Sause, R.; Ricles, J.M.; Lin, Y.-C.; Seo, C.-Y.; Roke, D.; and Chancellor, B. (2010). “Self-Centering Damage-Free Seismic-Resistant Steel Frame Systems,” Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Earthquake Engineering, March 2010, Tokyo, Japan.

C8.     Sause, R.; Ricles, J.M.; Lin, Y.-C.; Seo, C.-Y.; Roke, D.A.; Chancellor, B.; and Gonner, N. (2009). “Validating Performance of Self-Centering Steel Frame Systems Using Hybrid Simulation,” Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Advances in Experimental Structural Engineering, October 2009, San Francisco, CA.

C7.     Roke, D.; Sause, R.; Ricles, J.M.; and Gonner, N. (2009). “Damage-Free Seismic-Resistant Self-Centering Steel Concentrically-Braced Frames,” Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Behavior of Steel Structures in Seismic Areas, August 2009, Philadelphia, PA.

C6.     Roke, D.; Sause, R.; Ricles, J.M.; and Gonner, N. (2009). “Design Concepts for Damage-Free Seismic-Resistant Self-Centering Steel Concentrically-Braced Frames,” Proceedings of the 2009 ASCE Structures Congress, April 2009, Austin, TX.

C5.     Roke, D.; Sause, R.; Ricles, J.M.; and Gonner, N. (2008). “Design Concepts for Damage-Free Seismic-Resistant Self-Centering Steel Concentrically-Braced Frames,” Proceedings of the 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, October 2008, Beijing, China.

C4.     Ricles, J.M.; Sause, R.; Roke, D.; Seo, C.-Y.; and Wolski, M. (2006). “Self-Centering Steel Frame Systems,” Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Steel Structures, November 2006, Seoul, South Korea.

C3.     Sause, R.; Ricles, J.M.; Roke, D.; Seo, C.-Y.; and Lee, K.-S. (2006). “Design of Self-Centering Seismic-Resistant Steel Concentrically-Braced Frames,” Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Earthquake Engineering, October 2006, Taipei, Taiwan.

C2.     Sause, R.; Ricles, J.M.; Roke, D.; Seo, C.-Y.; and Lee, K.-S. (2006). “Self-Centering Seismic-Resistant Steel Concentrically-Braced Frames,” Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Behavior of Steel Structures in Seismic Areas, August 2006, Yokohama, Japan.

C1.     Roke, D.; Sause, R.; Ricles, J.M.; Seo, C.-Y.; and Lee, K.-S. (2006). “Self-Centering Seismic-Resistant Steel Concentrically-Braced Frames,” Proceedings of the 8th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, April 2006, San Francisco, CA.


Courses

4300:202 Introduction to Mechanics of Solids

4300:380 Engineering Materials Laboratory

4300:401 Steel Design

4300:604 Dynamics of Structures

4300:694 Advanced Analysis of Steel Structural Members

4300:701 Earthquake Engineering


Students

Graduate Student Advising

MS Graduates: Brandon Jeffers (2012), Lucie Blin-Bellomie (2012), MR Hasan (2012), Felix C. Blebo (2013)

Current Students: AmirHossein Gandomi (PhD), Mehdei Kafaeikivi (PhD), Felix C. Blebo (PhD)