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Kevin K F Wong (Fed)

Research Structural Engineer

Dr. Kevin K. F. Wong is a research structural engineer in the Earthquake Engineering Group (EEG) of the Engineering Laboratory (EL) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). His research interests include structural dynamics, stability, nonlinear analysis, earthquake engineering, structural control, and analysis software development.

Prior to joining NIST, Dr. Wong was an assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Utah (2005-2008) and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore (1998-2004). Dr. Wong has co-authored two books titled "Structural Dynamics for Structural Engineers" published in 2000 and "Theory of Nonlinear Structural Analysis: The Force Analogy Method for Earthquake Engineering" published in 2014. He has also co-authored over 40 journal papers, 40 conference papers, and a book chapter.

Dr. Wong is currently a member of the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). He is also a member of the ASCE Structural Engineering Institute (Seismic Effects committee) and Engineering Mechanics Institute (Dynamics committee).

Publications

Collapse Risk of Steel Special Moment Frames per FEMA P695

Author(s)
Matthew S. Speicher, Jazalyn D. Dukes, Kevin K. Wong
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) performance-based seismic design standard, ASCE 41, contains methodologies used by practicing engineers to assess
Created October 9, 2019, Updated June 15, 2021