Forrest J. Masters
Associate Professor of Civil and Coastal Engineering | Program Director for Industrial Relations
Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment | University of Florida
365 Weil Hall, PO Box 116580, Gainesville, Florida 32611 | (352) 392-9537 x 1505 | masters@ce.ufl.edu

Research Interests

  • Surface-level tropical cyclone winds and wind-driven rain
  • Objective standardization of surface weather wind speed observations (ASOS Study)
  • Wind and wind-driven rain effects on low-rise structures
  • Stochastic simulation of natural hazard events
  • Human perception of hazard risk
  • Structural optimization

Experience

  • 8/2012 - Present. Associate Professor of Civil and Coastal Engineering, Univ. of Florida
  • 8/2006 - 8/2012. Assistant Professor of Civil and Coastal Engineering, Univ. of Florida
  • 8/2004- 8/2006. Assistant Professor of Civil and Environ. Eng., Florida Int. University
  • 8/2004 - 8/2006. Director of the Laboratory for Wind Engineering Research, International Hurricane Research Center, Florida International University

Education

  • PhD, Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering, University of Florida, August 2004
    Dissertation: Measurement, Modeling and Simulation of Ground Level Tropical Cyclone Winds
  • ME in Civil and Coastal Engineering, University of Florida, May 2002
    Thesis: Simulation of Stationary Non-Gaussian Processes and the CDF-Map Based Spectral Correction Method
  • BS in Civil and Coastal Engineering, University of Florida, December 1999, High Honors

Research Projects

Hurricane
Field
Research

Total 28 Experiments in 26 Named Storms 2014 Arthur 2012 Isaac* 2011 Irene* 2008 Fay, Gustav, Hannah, Ike 2005 Denis, Katrina, Wilma, Rita 2004 Bonnie, Charley, Frances, Ivan, Jeanne 2003 Henri, Isabel 2002 Isidore, Lili 2001 Gabrielle, Michele 2000 Gordon 1999 Denis, Floyd, Irene. *Two Landfall Deployments. For more information, see the Florida Coastal Monitoring Program and the Digital Hurricane Consortium


Refereed Journal Articles
*Students under my supervision (Advisor, Co-Advisor or PI)

  1. Miesbauer, J., E. Gilman, F.J. Masters, 2015: Impact of branch orientation on breaking stress in Liriodendron tulipifera L., Arboraculture & Urban Forestry, Accepted for publication.
  2. Miller, C., J.-A. Balderrama and F. Masters, 2014: Aspects of observed gust factors in landfalling tropical cyclones: gust components, terrain, and upstream fetch effects, Boundary-Layer Meteorology, DOI: 10.1007/s10546-014-9989-0
  3. Prevatt, D.O., K. McBride, D. Roueche and F.J. Masters, 2014: Wind uplift capacity of foam-retrofitted roof sheathing panels subjected to water intrusion. Journal of Architectural Engineering, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)AE.1943-5568.0000151.
  4. *Smith, D.A., F.J. Masters and K.R. Gurley, 2014: A historical perspective on the wind resistance of concrete and clay roofing tiles. RCI Interface, Vol. XXXII, No. 10, 22-36.
  5. *Laboy-Rodriguez, S., K.R. Gurley and F.J. Masters, 201X: Revisiting the directionality factor in ASCE-7. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 133, 225-233, DOI: 10.1016/j.jweia.2014.06.011.
  6. *Dixon, C.R., F.J. Masters, D.O Prevatt and K.R. Gurley, 2014: Wind uplift resistance of artificially and naturally aged asphalt shingles. Journal of Architectural Engineering, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)AE.1943-5568.0000158.
  7. *Dixon, C.R., F.J. Masters, D.O. Prevatt, K.R. Gurley and J.A. Peterka, 2014: The influence of unsealing on the wind resistance of asphalt shingles. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 13-, 30-40.
  8. Baheru, T., A.G. Chowdhury, G. Bitsuamlak, F.J. Masters and A. Tokay, 2014: Simulation of Wind-Driven Rain Associated with Tropical Storms and Hurricanes using the 12-fan Wall of Wind. Building and Environment, 76, 18-29.
  9. Kosiba, K., J. Wurman, F.J. Masters and P. Robinson, 2013: Mapping of near-surface winds in Hurricane Rita using fine-scale radar, anemometer, and land-use data. Monthly Weather Review, 141, 4337–4349.
  10. *Alexander, C.L. F.J. Masters, M.J. Morrison and S. Bolton, 2013: Wind resistance of vented vinyl and aluminum residential soffit panel systems. Journal of Disaster Research, 8(6), 1103-1113.
  11. Friedrich, K., S. Higgins, F.J. Masters, C.R. Lopez*, 2013: Articulating and stationary PARSIVEL disdrometer measurements in conditions with strong winds and heavy rainfall. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 30(9), 2063-2080.
  12. *Laboy, S., D. Smith, K.R. Gurley and F.J. Masters, 2013. Roof tile frangibility and puncture of metal window shutters. Wind and Structures, 17(2): 185-202.
  13. Jung, S. and F.J. Masters, 2013: Characterization of open and suburban hurricane boundary layer wind turbulence in 2008 Hurricane Ike. Wind and Structures, 17, 135-162.
  14. Webster, G.A., D.A. Agdas, F.J. Masters and C.L. Cook, 201:. Prior storm experience moderates water surge perception and risk. PLOS ONE, Accepted for Publication.
  15. *Shen, S., F.J. Masters, H. Upjohn II and C.C. Ferraro, 2013: Structural resistance of fiberglass/polyol-iso foam composite panels. Composite Structures, 99, 419-432.
  16. Aung, N.N., Y. Jihong, and F.J. Masters, 2012: Simulation of non-Gaussian wind pressure fields on domed structures. Journal of Chinese Institute of Engineers, 36 (2), 257-271.
  17. Friedrich, K., K.A. Kalina, F.J. Masters and C.R. *Lopez, 2012: Drop-size distributions in thunderstorms measured by optical disdrometers during VORTEX2. Monthly Weather Review, 141, 1182-1203.
  18. Agdas, D., G.D. Webster and F.J. Masters, 2012: Wind speed perception and risk. PLOS ONE, 7(11), 1-8.
  19. *Smith, J.T., F.J. Masters, Z. Liu and T.A. Reinhold, 2012: A simple technique to simulate prescribed boundary layer flow conditions in a multiple controlled fan wind tunnel. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 109, 79-88.
  20. *Dixon, C., F.J. Masters, K.R. Gurley and D.O. Prevatt, 2012: A historical perspective of the wind resistance of asphalt shingles. RCI Interface, 5, 4-14..
  21. Aung, N.N., Y. Jihong, and F.J. Masters, 2012: Simulation of multivariate non-Gaussian wind pressure on spherical latticed structures. Wind and Structures, 15(3), 223-245.
  22. *Balderrama, J.A., F.J. Masters and K.R. Gurley, 2012. Peak factor estimation in hurricane surface winds. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 102, 1-13.
  23. Gurley, K.R. and F.J. Masters, 2011: Post 2004 hurricane field survey of residential building performance. Natural Hazards Review, 12, 177-183.
  24. *Balderrama, J.A., F.J. Masters, K.R. Gurley, D.O. Prevatt, L.D. Aponte-Bermudez, T.A. Reinhold, J.-P. Pinelli, C.S. Subramanian, S.D. Schiff, and A.G. Chowdhury, 2011: The Florida Coastal Monitoring Program (FCMP): A review. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 99(9), 979-995.
  25. Zhang, J.A., P. Zhu, F.J. Masters, R.R. Rogers, and F.D. Marks, 2011: On momentum transport and dissipative heating during hurricane landfalls. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 68, 1397–1404.
  26. *Lopez, C.R., F.J. Masters, and S. Bolton, 2011: Water penetration resistance of residential window and wall systems subjected to steady, rapid pulsed and fluctuating wind load pressures. Building and Environment, 46, 1329-1342.
  27. Gilman, E.F., F.J. Masters, C. Harchick and M. Paz, 2010: Root growth and lateral stability of live oak following different planting treatments. Arboriculture and Urban Forestry, 36, 281–291.
  28. Zhu, P., J.A. Zhang, and F.J. Masters, 2010: Wavelet analyses of turbulence in the hurricane boundary layer. Journal of Atmospheric Science, 67, 3793–3805.
  29. Masters, F.J., P.J. Vickery, P. Bacon*, and E.N. Rappaport, 2010: Toward objective, standardized intensity estimates from surface wind speed observations. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 91, 1665-1682.
  30. *Fernandez, G., F.J. Masters and K.R. Gurley, 2010: Performance of hurricane shutters under impact by roof tiles. Engineering Structures, 32, 3384-3393.
  31. Johnson, E., R.A. Cook, F.J. Masters, and M. Ansley, 2010: Development of hurricane resistant traffic signal structures. Engineering Structures, 33(2), 357-367.
  32. Masters, F.J., H.W. Tieleman, and J.A. Balderrama*, 2010: Surface wind measurements in three gulf coast hurricanes of 2005. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 98, 533-547.
  33. Prevatt, D.O., L. Dupigny-Giroux, and F.J. Masters, 2010: Engineering perspectives on reducing hurricane damage to housing in CARICOM Caribbean islands. Natural Hazards Review, 11(4), 140-150.
  34. Masters, F.J., K.R. Gurley, N. Shah*, and G. Fernandez*, 2010: Vulnerability of residential window glass to lightweight windborne debris. Engineering Structures, 32(4), 911-921.
  35. Liu, Z., H. Pogorzelski, F. Masters, S. Tezak and T. Reinold, 2010: Surviving nature's fury: performance of asphalt shingle roofs in the real world. RCI Interface, Vol. XXVIII, 10, 29-44.
  36. *Salzano, C.T., F.J. Masters, and J.D. Katsaros, 2010. Water penetration resistance of residential window installation options for hurricane-prone areas. Building and Environment, 45(6), 1373-1388.
  37. Masters, F.J. and K.R. Gurley, 2010: Multivariate stochastic interpolation of wind pressure on low-rise structures. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 98(4-5), 226-235.
  38. Vickery, P.J., F.J. Masters, M.D. Powell, and D. Wadheraa, 2009: Hurricane hazard modeling: the past, present and future. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 97(7-8), 392-405.
  39. Yu, B., A.G. Chowdhury, and F.J. Masters, 2008: Hurricane power spectra, co-spectra, and integral length scales. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 129(3), 411-430.
  40. Gilman, E., F.J. Masters, and J. Grabosky, 2008: Pruning affects tree movement in hurricane force wind. Journal of Arboriculture & Urban Forestry, 34(1), 18-26.
  41. Masters, F. and Gurley, K.R., 2003: Non-Gaussian simulation: CDF map-based spectral correction. Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 129(12), 1418-1428.
  42. Graham, L.L., K.R. Gurley, and F. Masters, 2003. Non-Gaussian simulation of local moving-window technique. Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 18(3), 223-234.

Conference Proceedings
*Students under my supervision (Advisor, Co-Advisor or PI)

  1. *Kiesling, A., G. Fernandez, F.J. Masters, K. Kosiba, and J. Wurman, 2013: Characterization of Wind and Wind-Driven Rain in the Hurricane Boundary Layer. 11th International Conference on Structural Safety & Reliability, New York City, NY.
  2. *Shen, S.Y., F.J. Masters and H. Upjohn II, 2013: Recent Advancements in Full-Scale Simulation of Dynamic Wind and Pressure Effects on Full-Scale Buildings. 12th Americas Conference on Wind Engineering, Seattle, WA.
  3. *Laboy-Rodriguez, S., K.R. Gurley and F.J. Masters, 2013: Revisiting the Directionality Factor in ASCE 7. 12th Americas Conference on Wind Engineering, Seattle, WA.
  4. *Kiesling, A. and F.J. Masters, 2013: Multi-Instrument Characterization of Wind-Driven Rain in Recent Atlantic Hurricanes. 12th Americas Conference on Wind Engineering, Seattle, WA.
  5. Dixon, C.R., F.J. Masters, D.O. Prevatt and K.R. Gurley, 2013: Wind Load Model for Asphalt Shingle Roofing Systems. 12th Americas Conference on Wind Engineering, Seattle, WA.
  6. *Vo, T.D., D.O. Prevatt, G.A. Acomb and F.J. Masters, 2013: Empirical Approach to Calculating Wind Loads on Modular Green Roof Arrays Utilizing ASCE 7-10 Components and Cladding. 12th Americas Conference on Wind Engineering, Seattle, WA.
  7. *Dixon, C.R., D.O. Prevatt and F.J. Masters, 2013: The unsealing of naturally aged asphalt shingles: an in-situ survey. Residential Building Design and Construction Conference, Bethlehem, PA.
  8. Masters, F.J. and S.Y. *Shen, 2012: An overview of selected field and laboratory research directed at the performance of U.S. buildings in hurricanes. Workshop Bau-Protect, Munich, Germany.
  9. *Dixon, C.R., F.J. Masters, K.R. Gurley and D.O. Prevatt, 2012: Investigation of the wind resistance of asphalt shingles. ATC-SEI Advances in Hurricane Engineering Conference, Miami, FL.
  10. *Laboy, S., S. Kalisz, K.R. Gurley and F.J. Masters, 2012: Considering the directionality factor in ASCE 7. ATC-SEI Advances in Hurricane Engineering Conference, Miami, FL.
  11. *Laboy, S., K.R. Gurley, D. *Smith, G. *Fernandez, and F.J. Masters, 2012: Residential renestration vulnerability to windborne debris. ATC-SEI Advances in Hurricane Engineering Conference, Miami, FL.
  12. *Shen, S.Y, F.J. Masters and H. Upjohn II, 2012: A new simulator to recreate extreme dynamic loads on large-scale building component and cladding systems. ATC-SEI Advances in Hurricane Engineering Conference, Miami, FL.
  13. Quarles, S.L., T.M. Brown, A.D. Cope, C. *Lopez and F.J. Masters, 2012: Water entry through roof sheathing joints and attic vents: A Preliminary Study. ATC-SEI Advances in Hurricane Engineering Conference, Miami, FL.
  14. Agdas, D., G.D. Webster and F.J. Masters, 2012: Human perception of strong winds and associated risk. International Conference on Advances in Wind and Structures (AWAS12), Seoul, South Korea.
  15. Miller, C.A., J.A. Balderrama* and F.J. Masters, 2012: Open terrain gust factors in landfalling hurricanes based on mobile tower observations. 30th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.
  16. Giammanco, I.M, J. A. Balderrama, J. L. Schroeder, F. J. Masters, and P. J. Vickery, 2012: Observed near-surface wind flow characteristics of gulf coast hurricanes: 2004-2008. 30th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.
  17. Masters, F.J., and P.J. Vickery, 2011: Standardizing wind field observations: concepts, knowledge gaps, and application to AWOS/ASOS data. Proc., 13th International Conference on Wind Engineering, International Association of Wind Engineering, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  18. *Lopez, C.R., F.J. Masters, and K. Friedrich, 2011: Capture and characterization of wind-driven rain during tropical cyclones and supercell thunderstorms. Proc., 13th International Conference on Wind Engineering, International Association for Wind Engineering, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  19. *Dixon, C., D. *Romero, F.J. Masters, D.O. Prevatt, K.R. Gurley, 2011. Ongoing research at the University of Florida directed toward the wind resistance of asphalt roof shingles. Proc., 13th International Conference on Wind Engineering, International Association for Wind Engineering, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  20. Jung, S. and F.J. Masters, 2010: Ground-level turbulence characteristics of hurricane wind measured from mobile towers during Hurricane Ike (2010), Proc., Engineering Mechanics Institute 2010, ASCE, Reston, VA.
  21. Gurley, K.R., D.O. Prevatt, F.J. Masters, Z. Liu, and L.D. Aponte-Bermúdez, 2010: Hurricane winds on low-rise buildings: full-scale measurement and scale model comparisons. Proc., International Workshop on Wind Engineering Research and Practice, International Association for Wind Engineering Chapel Hill, NC, USA.
  22. Gurley, K.R., F.J. Masters, D.O. Prevatt, and J.A. Balderrama, 2011: The Florida Coastal Monitoring Program (FCMP) as a data source for full-scale and modeled hurricane wind loads on residential structures. Proc., Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
  23. Prevatt, D.O., G. Marcelle, I. Kelman, L.-A. Dupigny-Giroux, and F.J. Masters, 2010: Reducing hurricane wind damage to housing in the Caribbean islands. Proc., ATC-15-12 13th U.S.-Japan Workshop on the Improvement of Structural Design and Construction Practice Details, Applied Technology Council, Redwood City, CA.
  24. Masters, F.J., K.R. Gurley, W.L. Coulbourne, M. Biggerstaff, K. Knupp, M. Levitan, A. Kennedy, J. Wurman and J. Schroeder: The Digital Hurricane Consortium: an adaptive mesonet to monitor wind, surge, wave & rainfall intensities and damage at landfall. Proc., ASCE Structures Congress, ASCE, Reston, VA.
  25. Masters, F.J., K.R. Gurley and D.O. Prevatt, 2010: Advancing performance based design through full-scale simulation of wind, water and structural interaction, ASCE Structures Congress, May 12-15, 2010.
  26. *Lui, Z., J.T. *Smith, F.J. Masters and T.A. Reinhold, 2009: Assessment of wind storm facility at the Insurance Center for Building Safety Research. Proc., The 7th Asia-Pacific Conference on Wind Engineering, International Association for Wind Engineering, Tapei, Taiwan.
  27. Aponte-Bermudez, L.D., P. Vega-Behar, F.J. Masters and K.R. Gurley, 2009: FCMP tropical cyclone wind speed measurements database: revisiting the roughness coefficients and turbulent intensities. Proc., 11th Americas Conference on Wind Engineering, American Association of Wind Engineering, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  28. *Lui, Z., J.T. *Smith, F.J. Masters and T.A. Reinhold, 2009: Investigation and assessment of wind storm facility of ICBSR. Proc., 11th Americas Conference on Wind Engineering, American Association of Wind Engineering, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  29. *Smith, J.T., Z.F. *Liu, F.J. Masters and T.A Reinhold, 2009: Validation of facility configuration and investigation of control systems for the IBHS windstorm simulator,” Proc., 11th Americas Conference on Wind Engineering, American Association of Wind Engineering, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  30. Dhainaut, J.M., K.R. Gurley, F.J. Masters, 2009: Fatigue life of shallow shells subjected to experimental and simulated non-Gaussian excitations. Proc., 50th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Denver, CO.
  31. *Lopez, C.R., J.J. *Vaccaro, F.J. Masters and J.D. Katsaros, 2008: Comparison of severe wind-driven rain test methods for fenestration. Proc., 1st American Association for Wind Engineering Workshop, American Association of Wind Engineering, Vail, Colorado.
  32. *Salzano, C.T., J.T. *Smith, F.J. Masters and J.D. Katsaros, 2008: Wind-driven rain resistant window installation options for hurricane-prone areas. Proc., 1st American Association for Wind Engineering Workshop, American Association of Wind Engineering, Vail, Colorado.
  33. Masters, F.J., K.R. Gurley and D.O. Prevatt, 2008: Full-scale simulation of turbulent wind-driven rain effects on fenestration and wall systems. Proc., 3rd International Symposium on Wind Effects on Buildings and Urban Environment, Tokyo Polytechnic University, Tokyo, Japan.
  34. Vickery, P.J., F.J. Masters, M.D. Powell and D. Wadhera, 2007: Hurricane hazard modeling: the past, present and future. Proc., 12th International Conference on Wind Engineering, International Association for Wind Engineering, Cairns, Australia.
  35. Jesteadt, J.P., R.J. Reynolds, and F.J. Masters, 2007: A preliminary investigation into wind-driven rain intrusion through soffits. Proc., 12th International Conference on Wind Engineering, International Association for Wind Engineering, Cairns, Australia.
  36. *Datin, P.L., D.O. Prevatt, F.J. Masters, K. Gurley and T.A. Reinhold, 2006: Wind loads on single-family dwellings in suburban terrain—comparing field data and wind tunnel simulation. Proc., 2006 ASCE Structures Congress, ASCE, Reston, VA.
  37. Gurley, K.R., R. Davis, S. Ferrara, J. Burton, F.J. Masters, T.A. Reinhold, M. Abdullah, 2006: Post 2004 Hurricane Field Survey – an evaluation of the relative performance of the Standard Building Code and the Florida Building Code, Proc., 2006 ASCE Structures Congress, ASCE, Reston, VA.
  38. Reinhold, T.A., K.R. Gurley, F.J. Masters and J. Burton, 2005: US Hurricanes of 2004: A clear demonstration that improvements in building codes, enforcement and construction are reducing structural damage. Proc., 2005 Asia-Pacific Conference on Wind Engineering, International Association for Wind Engineering, Seoul, South Korea.
  39. Masters, F.J., T. Reinhold, K. Gurley, and L. Aponte, 2005: In-field measurement and stochastic modeling of tropical cyclone winds. Proc., 4th European-African Conference on Wind Engineering, International Association for Wind Engineering, Prague, Czech Republic.
  40. Masters, F.J., L. Aponte, K.R. Gurley, and T.A. Reinhold, 2005: Measurement and stochastic modeling of ground-level wind velocity during landfalling hurricanes," Proc., 9th Annual International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability, International Association for Structural Safety and Reliability, Manhattan, NY.
  41. *Blessing, C. and F.J. Masters, 2005: Attrition of ground weather observations during hurricane landfall. Proc., Tenth Americas Conference on Wind Engineering, American Association for Wind Engineering, Baton Rouge, LA.
  42. Masters, F.J. and K.R. Gurley, 2005: Multivariate stochastic simulation of wind pressure over low-rise structures through linear model interpolation. Proc., Tenth Americas Conference on Wind Engineering, American Association for Wind Engineering, Baton Rouge, LA.
  43. Willoughby, H.E. and F.J. Masters, 2005: Early 21st century hurricane threats: maximum potential intensity, the Atlantic multidecadal oscillation, global warming, and chance. Proc., Tenth Americas Conference on Wind Engineering, American Association for Wind Engineering, Baton Rouge, LA.
  44. Gurley, K.R., F.J. Masters, D.O. Prevatt and T.A. Reinhold, 2005: Hurricane data collection: FCMP deployments during the 2004 Atlantic Hurricane Season. Proc., Tenth Americas Conference on Wind Engineering, American Association for Wind Engineering, Baton Rouge, LA.
  45. Powell, M., S. Murillo, T.A. Reinhold, K.R. Gurley, F.J. Masters and D.O. Prevatt, 2005: Hurricane winds at landfall: 2004. Proc., Tenth Americas Conference on Wind Engineering, American Association for Wind Engineering, Baton Rouge, LA.
  46. Masters, F.J., L.D. Aponte, K.R. Gurley, and T.A. Reinhold, 2004: Gust factors observed in tropical cyclones Isabel, Lili, Isidore, Gabrielle and Irene during the 1999-2003 Atlantic hurricane seasons. Proc., 9th Annual ASCE Joint Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability, ASCE, Reston, VA.
  47. Masters, F.J. and K.R. Gurley, 2004: Multivariate stochastic simulation of wind pressure over low-rise structures. Proc., 9th Annual ASCE Joint Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability, ASCE, Reston, VA.
  48. Masters, F.J., K.R. Gurley, and T.A. Reinhold, 2003: Ground level wind characteristics of Isidore and Lili. Proc., 11th International Conference on Wind Engineering, American Association for Wind Engineering, Lubbock, Texas.
  49. Graham, L.L., K.R. Gurley, F.J. Masters, and S. Baxter, 2002: Analysis of random composite materials using non-Gaussian simulations. Proc., 4th International Conference on Computational Stochastic Mechanics, Spanos (ed.), Balkema, Rotterdam.
  50. Graham, L.L., K.R. Gurley, and F.J. Masters, 2002: Stochastic simulation of non-Gaussian material property fields in random composite materials. Proc., 15th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, ASCE, Reston, VA.
  51. Masters, F.J. and K.R. Gurley, 2001: Wind load simulation: a comparison of existing methods and a proposed new method. Proc., 1st Americas Conference on Wind Engineering, American Association for Wind Engineering, Clemson, South Carolina.