Nicole Leo, PHD

Nicole Leo, PHD

Assistant Professor

Department : Civil & Environmental Engineering

Email : nicole.leo@manhattan.edu

Phone : 718-862-7176

Office : LEO 309

Education

PHD, Lehigh University
MS, Princeton University
BS, Rutgers, St U NJ: New Brunswic

Professional Experience

Assistant Professor                        Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering
08/2010 to present                         Manhattan College, Bronx, NY

Post-Doctoral Research Associate   Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering
01/2010 to 7/2010                         Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

Research Assistant                        Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering
08/2005 to 01/2010                       Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

Bridge Design Engineer                  DMJM Harris | AECOM
01/2005 to 07/2005                       Philadelphia, PA

Assistant in Instruction                 Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering
09/2002 to 08/2004                      Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Publications & Professional Activities

  1. Braxtan, N.L. and Pessiki, S. (2011). “Post-Earthquake Fire Performance of Sprayed Fire Resistive Material on Steel Moment Frames,” Journal of Structural Engineering – Special Issue: Extreme Loads After 9/11, 137, 946-953.
  2. Braxtan, N.L and Pessiki, S. (2011). “Bond Performance of Sprayed Fire Resistive Material (SFRM) on Steel Plates Subjected to Tension Yielding,” Journal of Fire Protection Engineering, 21 (1)
  3. Braxtan, N.L and Pessiki, S. (2011). “Thermal Performance of Sprayed Fire Resistive Material (SFRM) on Steel Moment Frame Buildings,” ATLSS Report No. 11-02, Center for Advanced Technology for Large Structural Systems, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, 96 pp.
  4. Braxtan, N.L and Pessiki, S. (2010). “Seismic Performance of Sprayed Fire Resistive Material (SFRM) on Steel Moment Frame Buildings,” ATLSS Report No. 10-03, Center for Advanced Technology for Large Structural Systems, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, 119 pp.
  5. Braxtan, N.L and Pessiki, S. (2010). “Bond Performance of Sprayed Fire Resistive Material (SFRM) on Steel Plates Subjected to Tensile Loading,” ATLSS Report No. 10-01, Center for Advanced Technology for Large Structural Systems, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, February 2010, 65 pp.
  6. Leo, N. and Pessiki, S. (2008). “Bond of SFRM to Steel Structures Subjected to Tensile Yielding,” Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Structural Faults and Repair, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Courses Taught/Teaching

CIVL 201 Introduction to Civil Engineering
CIVL 302 Structural Analysis I
CIVL 309 Steel Design
ENGS 116 Introduction to Engineering Computation
ENGS 206 Statics


LinkedIn Profile

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