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researcher , Structural engineer

Long Thanh Phan, Vietnamese structural engineer, researcher. Achievements include research in punching shear resistance of Arctic offshore structures; research in effect of fire on high-strength concrete structures; serving as expert team member evaluating performance of Pentagon structures following the September 11 attacks. Basketball coach St. Ambrose Catholic School, Arlington, Virginia; Member of American Society of Civil Engineers.

Background

Phan, Long Thanh was born on July 1, 1958 in Saigon, Vietnam. Arrived in the United States, 1981. Son of Tru Thanh Phan and Thanh Thi Dang.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, PhuTho Polytechnic University, Saigon, 1980. Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Washington University, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering, Washington University, 1988.

Career

Research structural engineer National Institute Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, since 1984. Senior member modelling and applications of mechanical concrete properties at high temperatures committee International Union Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (Reunion Internationale des Laboratoires et Experts des Materiaux), Paris, since 1998. Chairman fire protection structures committee American Concrete Institute, Ann Harbor, Michigan, since 1999.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in punching shear resistance of Arctic offshore structures. Research in effect of fire on high-strength concrete structures. Serving as expert team member evaluating performance of Pentagon structures following the September 11 attacks.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: (special 9-11 report) The Pentagon Building Performance Report.

Membership

Basketball coach St. Ambrose Catholic School, Arlington, Virginia. Member of American Society of Civil Engineers.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, reading, soccer, building/carpentry, coaching basketball.

Connections

Married Trinh Thi Nguyen, January 14, 1984. 1 child Dexter Duy Viet Phan.

father:
Tru Thanh Phan

mother:
Thanh Thi Dang

spouse:
Trinh Thi Nguyen

child:
Dexter Duy Viet Phan