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Rémy Lequesne, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE

Associate Professor
Primary office:
785-864-6849
Learned Hall, 2142C


Summary

B.S.E., Civil Engineering, University of Michigan, 2005

M.S.E., Civil Engineering, University of Michigan, 2007

Ph.D., Structural Engineering, University of Michigan, 2011

First Year as Faculty at KU: 2013

Research

  • Design and behavior of both precast and cast-in-place concrete structures
  • Fiber reinforced concrete, including characterization and structural applications
  • Earthquake-resistant design
  • Structural uses of advanced materials, including ductile high-strength steel
  • Implications of emergent technologies, such as 3D printing

Selected Publications

Lequesne, R. D., W. Collins, E. Lucon, D. Darwin, and A. Poudel. “Interlaboratory Study of Standard Methods for Testing Multi-Wire Steel Prestressing Strand.” Journal Articles. PCI Journal 65, no. 4 (2020): 71–86.
Lequesne, R. D., and W. N. Collins. “Load Rating Reinforced Concrete Bridges without Plans: State-of-the-Practice.” Other. SP-342: . Farmington Hills, MI: American Concrete Institute, May 2020.
Ameen, S., R. D. Lequesne, and A. Lepage. “SM Report No. 138: Diagonally-Reinforced Concrete Coupling Beams with High-Strength Steel Bars.” Reports. University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc., 2020. https://doi.org/hdl.handle.net/1808/30314.
Al-Sabawy, A., R. D. Lequesne, M. O’Reilly, D Darwin, and A. Lepage. “SM Report No. 139: Headed and High-Strength Shear Reinforcement in Concrete Members.” Reports. University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc., 2020. https://doi.org/http://hdl.handle.net/1808/30355.
Mudaliar, T., R. D. Lequesne, and M. Fadden. “SL Report 20-1: Topology Optimized Reinforced Concrete Walls Constructed with 3D Printed Formwork.” Reports. University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc., January 2020. https://doi.org/hdl.handle.net/1808/30279.
Lee, Hung-Jen, Jian-Xing Lin, Remy D. Lequesne, Andres Lepage, and Jui-Chen Wang. Experimental Study on Minimum Interior Joint Depth for Special Moment Frames with High-Strength Reinforcement and Concrete. Conference Proceedings. The 21st Japan-Taiwan-Korea Joint Seminar on Earthquake Engineering for Building Structures (SEEBUS 2019). Hsinchu, Taiwan, 2019.
Lequesne, R. D., and W. Collins. “SL Report 19-2: Synthesis of Rating Methodologies for Concrete Bridges without Plans.” Reports. University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc., 2019. https://doi.org/hdl.handle.net/1808/28738.
Li, C., R. D. Lequesne, and A. Matamoros. “Girder-Deck Interface: Partial Debonding, Deck Replacement, and Composite Action.” Journal Articles. Journal of Bridge Engineering 24, no. 1 (January 2019). https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)BE.1943- 5592.0001311.
Weber-Kamin, A. S., R. D. Lequesne, and A. Lepage. “SL Report 19-1: RC Coupling Beams with High-Strength Steel Bars: Summary of Test Results.” Reports. University of Kansas Center for Research, January 2019.
Poudel, A., R. D. Lequesne, and A. Lepage. “SL Report 18-3: Diagonally Reinforced Concrete Coupling Beams: Effects of Axial Restraint.” Reports. University of Kansas Center for Research, August 2018.
Huq, M. S., A. S. Weber-Kamin, S. Ameen, R. D. Lequesne, and A. Lepage. “SM Report No. 128: High-Strength Steel Bars in Earthquake-Resistant T-Shaped Concrete Walls.” Reports. University of Kansas Center for Research, August 2018.
Sperry, J., D. Darwin, M. O’Reilly, A. Lepage, R. D. Lequesne, A. Matamoros, L. Feldman, et al. “Conventional and High-Strength Steel Hooked Bars: Detailing Effects.” Journal Articles. ACI Structural Journal 115, no. 1 (2018): 248–58. https://doi.org/10.14359/51700920.
Sperry, J., S. Yasso, N. Searle, M. DeRubeis, D. Darwin, M. O’Reilly, A. Matamoros, et al. “Conventional and High-Strength Hooked Bars - Part 1: Anchorage Tests.” Journal Articles. ACI Structural Journal 114, no. 1 (2017): 255–65. https://doi.org/10.14359/51689456.
Sperry, J., D. Darwin, M. O’Reilly, R. D. Lequesne, S. Yasso, A. Matamoros, L. Feldman, and A. Lepage. “Conventional and High-Strength Hooked Bars - Part 2: Data Analysis.” Journal Articles. ACI Structural Journal 114, no. 1 (2017): 267–76. https://doi.org/10.14359/51689457.
Cheng, M.-Y., L. S. B. Wibowo, R. D. Lequesne, and A. Lepage. “Deformation Capacity and Strength of Reinforced Concrete Frame Members with High-Strength Materials.” Other. SP-311: James K. Wight: A Tribute from His Students and Colleagues. Farmington Hills, MI: American Concrete Institute, August 2016.
Cheng, M.-Y., S.-C. Hung, R. D. Lequesne , and A. Lepage. “Earthquake-Resistant Squat Walls Reinforced with High-Strength Steel.” Journal Articles. ACI Structural Journal 113, no. 5 (2016): 1065–76. https://doi.org/10.14359/51688825.
Lequesne , R. D., G. J. Parra-Montesinos, and J. K. Wight. “Seismic Response of Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Coupled Walls.” Journal Articles. ACI Structural Journal 113, no. 3 (2016): 435–45. https://doi.org/10.14359/51688822.
Carlton, K., and R. D. Lequesne. “SL Report 16-2: Charts for Preliminary Selection of NU Girder Sections Based on Kansas Department of Transportation LRFD Design Guidelines for Prestressed Concrete Beams.” Reports. University of Kansas Center for Research, 2016.
Matzke, E. M., R. D. Lequesne , G. J. Parra-Montesinos, and C. K. Shield. “Behavior of Biaxially Loaded Slab-Column Connections with Shear Studs.” Journal Articles. ACI Structural Journal 112, no. 3 (2015): 335–46. https://doi.org/10.14359/51687408.
Lequesne , R. D., and J. A. Pincheira. “Proposed Revisions to the Strength-Reduction Factor for Axially Loaded Members.” Magazine Articles. Concrete International. American Concrete Institute, August 2014.
Lequesne , R. D., G. J. Parra-Montesinos, and J. K. Wight. “Seismic Behavior and Detailing of High-Performance Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Coupling Beams and Coupled Wall Systems.” Journal Articles. NEES 2: Advances in Earthquake Engineering 139, no. 8 (July 2013): 1362–1370. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0000687.
Lequesne, R. D., M. Setkit, G. J. Parra-Montesinos, and J. K. Wight. High-Strength Steel Fibers as Replacement for Diagonal and Confinement Reinforcement in Coupling Beams. Conference Proceedings. Proceedings of 9th International Symposium on High Performance Concrete – Design, Verification and Utilization. Christchurch, NZ, 2011.
Parra-Montesinos, G. J., J. K. Wight, R. D. Lequesne, and M. Setkit. A Summary of Ten Years of Research on HPFRC Coupling Beams. Conference Proceedings. High Performance Fiber-Reinforced Cement Composites (HPFRCC6) Proceedings. Ann Arbor, MI, 2011.

Selected Awards & Honors

Chair’s Council Assistant Professor of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering
2018 - 2019
ACI Young Member Award for Professional Achievement
American Concrete Institute
2017
Miller Scholar Award
University of Kansas School of Engineering
2017
Gould Outstanding Undergraduate Educator Award
University of Kansas School of Engineering
2016
Wason Medal for Most Meritorious Paper
American Concrete Institute
2016
Miller Scholar Award
University of Kansas School of Engineering
2015

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