Sharon Huo, P.E.
Dr. Sharon Huo serves as Interim Associate Provost and assists the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs in a variety of academic activities. She is the TTU Coordinator for the THEC Performance Funding Program, the TBR-Mandated Program Reviews and Academic Audits, and the University International Education programs. Dr. Huo oversees the operation of TTU Appalachian Center for Crafts, International Education Office, Career Services Office, Honors Program, and Technology Institute. She serves as the University's administrator with regard to space utilization, faculty development, and international cooperation. Dr. Huo also assists the Provost in the process of tenure and promotion evaluations.
Dr. Sharon Huo is a Professor of Civil Engineering. Her areas of specialty include: Structural analysis, reinforced concrete design, prestressed concrete design, structural steel design, bridge design, and seismic analysis.
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1997
M.S., Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University, 1987
B.S., Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University, 1983
Puckett, J.A., Huo, X.S., Jablin, M., and Mertz, D.R., (2011) “Framework for Simplified Live Load Distribution-Factor Computations,” ASCE Journal Bridge Engineering, Vol. 16, No. 6, pp. 777-791.
Hayworth, R., Huo, X.S., Zheng, L.(2008) “Effects of State Legal Loads on Bridge Rating Results Using the LRFR Procedure,” ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, vol. 13, No. 6, pp. 565-572.
Huo, X.S. , Zhang, Q. (2008) “Effect of Skewness on the Distribution of Live Load Reaction at Piers of Continuous Skewed Bridges,” ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 110-114.
Zheng, L., Huo, X.S., and Yuan, Y. (2008) “ Experimental Investigation on Dynamic Properties of Rubberized Concrete,” Construction and Building Materials , Vol. 22, No. 5, pp 939-947.
Zheng, L., Huo, X.S., and Yuan, Y., (2007) “Strength, Modulus of Elasticity and Brittleness Index of Rubberized Concrete,” ASCE Journal Civil Engineering Materials, Vol. 20, No. 11, pp. 692-699.
Huo, X.S. , Zhu, P., Ung, F., and Wasserman, E.P. (2006) “Case Study of a High-Performance Concrete Bridge in Tennessee,” ASCE Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 229-237.
Huo, X.S. and Wong, L.U. (2006) “Experimental Study of Early-Age Behavior of High Performance Concrete Deck Slabs under Different Curing Methods,” Construction and Building Materials, Vol.10, No. 4, pp. 1049-1056.
Conner, S.O. and Huo, X.S. (2006) “Influence of Parapets and Aspect Ratio on Live Load Distribution,” ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, pp 188-196.
Patrick, M.D., Huo, X.S., Puckett, J.A., Jablin, M., and Mertz, D. (2006) “Sensitivity of Live Load Distribution Factors to Vehicle Spacing,” ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp.131-134.
Huo, X.S. , Wasserman, E.P., and Iqbal, R. (2005) “Simplified Method for Calculating Lateral Distribution for Live Load Shear,” ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, Vol. 10, No. 5, pp.544-554.
Jaramilla, R. and Huo, X.S. (2005) “Looking to Load and Resistance Factor Rating,” Public Road, Vol. 69, No. 1, pp. 58-65.
Huo, X.S. , Zhu, P., and Ung, F. (2005) “Experimental Study on the Behavior of High-Strength and Normal Strength Concrete Beams in a Tennessee Bridge” ACI SP-228 , pp. 862-882.
Puckett, J.A., Huo, X.S., Patrick, M.D., Jablin, M.C., and Mertz, D. (2005) “Simplified Live-Load Distribution-Factor Equations for Bridge Design,” Journal of the Transportation Research Board CD-11S, TRR, pp. 67-78.
Patrick, M.D. and Huo, X.S. (2004) “Finite Element Modeling of Slab-on-Beam Concrete Bridge Superstructures,” Computer and Concrete, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 355-369.
Huo, X.S. , Wasserman, E.P., and Zhu, P. (2004) “A Simplified Method of Lateral Distribution of Live Load Moment,” ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp.382-390.