Director, Fears Structural Engineering Laboratory
Civil engineering and structural engineering
Concrete materials with an emphasis on shrinkage compensating concrete, rapid setting concrete and early strength fly ash concrete. Structural concrete with an emphasis on shrinkage, dimensional stability (warp and curl) and fatigue. Structural cold formed steel with an emphasis on built up sections and torsional purlin bracing. Residential wood framing with an emphasis on lateral bracing systems and high wind resistant design. Dr. Ramseyer has performed field research on airfield pavements, bridges, slabs on ground and concrete tanks.