Student Bio: Oliver Giraldo-Londoño
Oliver Giraldo Londoño

Oliver Giraldo-Londoño
Graduate Research Assistant

2144 Newmark Civil Engineering Laboratory, MC-250
205 N. Matthews Ave.
Urbana, IL, 61801
e-mail: grldlnd2@illinois.edu

Education

Graduate    
  Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering, Computational Science and Engineering Option Aug 2014 - present
  Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering  
  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)  
     
  Master of Science in Civil Engineering May 2012 - May 2014
  Department of Civil Engineering  
  Ohio University at Athens, OH  
Undergraduate    
  Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Aug 2004 - Mar 2010
  Department of Civil Engineering  
  National University of Colombia (Medellin, Colombia)  

Research Interests

  • Fracture mechanics for viscoelastic materials, nonlinear mechanics, finite element modeling

Publications

Journal Publications
  “Large-deflection and postbuckling behavior of timoshenko beam-columns with nonlinear connections including shear and axial effects.” O. Giraldo-Londoño, J.S. Monslave-Giraldo, and J. Aristizabal-Ochoa. J. Eng. Structures.. Under Review.
  “Dynamic stability of slender columns with semirigid connections under periodic axial load: theory.” O. Giraldo-Londoño and J. Aristizabal-Ochoa. Revista Dyna. 81(185), pp. 56-65. 2014.
  “Dynamic stability of slender columns with semirigid connections under periodic axial load: verification and examples.” O. Giraldo-Londoño and J. Aristizabal-Ochoa. Revista Dyna. 81(185), pp. 66-72. 2014.
  “Axially Restrained Beam-Column with Initial Imperfections and Nonlinear End Connections Subject to High Temperatures.” O. Giraldo-Londoño and J. Aristizabal-Ochoa. J. Eng. Mech. 140(4), 04014003. 2013.
Conference Papers
  “Parametric analysis of adjacent prestressed concrete box-beams with UHPC-dowel shear keys.” E. Steinberg, J. Ubbing, O. Giraldo-Londoño, and A. Semendary. 2014 PCI Convention and National Bridge Conference. 2014.
  “Finite Element Modeling of Adjacent Prestressed Concrete Box Beams.” E. Steinberg, J. Huffman, J. Ubbing, and O. Giraldo-Londoño. 2013 PCI Convention and National Bridge Conference. 2013.
Conference Presentations
  “Second-order analysis of imperfect Timoshenko beam-columns resting on a two-parameter elastic foundation.” O. Giraldo-Londoño. (Spanish). First seminar of Advances in Engineering. National University of Colombia. Medellin, Colombia. 2010.

Academic Appointments and Professional Experience

Graduate Research Assistant Aug 2014 - present
  Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering  
  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign  
Structural Designer March 2014 - Apr 2014
  Supervisor: Eng. Leidy Caravjal, Rio Lejos, Colombia  
Graduate Research Assistant June 2012 - Aug 2014
  Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering  
  Ohio University at Athens, OH  
Instructor of Numerical Methods Jan 2012 - Apr 2012
  School of Environmental Engineering  
  Universidad de Antioquia (Medellin, Colombia)  
Instructor of Statics of Structures Feb 2011 - Apr 2012
  School of Environmental Engineering  
  Universidad de Antioquia (Medellin, Colombia)  
Structural Design Assistant Mar 2012 - Apr 2012
  Supervisor: Dr. Jose Dario Aristizabal-Ochoa, Medellin, Colombia  
Structural Analyst and Quality Control Engineer Jan 2010 - Jun 2010
  OMEGA Ingenieria S.A, Medellin, Colombia  
  Supervisor: Eng. William Balcazar  
Undergraduate Teaching Assistant and Instructor of Calculus Aug 2006 - Nov 2009
  School of Mathematics  
  National University of Colombia (Medellin, Colombia)  

Awards and Honors

COLFUTURO Scholar 2012-2014
Young Researcher award, awarded by CONLCIENCIAS (Colombian equivalent to NSF) 2010-2011
Emilio Robledo Award (best undergraduate student award), awarded by Colombian Society of Engineers 2009

Leadership and Community Activities

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