Research interests include structural testing of materials and components, instrumentation and testing of in-service structures, wave loads on bridges and other structures, construction vibrations, LRFD calibration, forensic analysis and investigations, failure case studies, concrete properties, and concrete condition assessment.
Ph.D. Civil Engineering, Case Western Reserve University
M.S. Civil Engineering, Cleveland State University
Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Cleveland State University
Cleary, John. Multistate Licensure, Engineers Need to Figure This Out! ASCE Journal of Professional Issues in Education and Practice. Vol. 144, Issue 4. October 2018 [Published online June 2018]
Webb, Bret and John Cleary. Drag‑Induced Displacement of a Simply Supported Bridge Span During Hurricane Katrina. Journal of the Performance of Constructed Facilities. Submitted March 2018. [Under Review]
Kijewski-Correa, T., J. Gong, A. Kennedy, J. A. Womble, C.S. Cai, J. Cleary, T. N. Dao, F. Leite, D. Liang, K. Peterman, C. Sun, A. Taflanidis and R. L. Wood. Performance of Low-Rise Construction under Wind and Coastal Hazards during the Landfall of Hurricane Harvey. ASCE Forensic Engineering 8th Congress. Austin, TX. Submitted March 2018. [Under Review]
Cleary, John. Structural Damage after Hurricane Harvey: Initial Observations and Lessons Learned. Proceedings of the 2018 IISE Annual Conference. May 2018.
Cleary, John, Bret Webb, Scott Douglass, Thomas Buhring, and Eric Steward. Assessment of Engineering Adaptations to Extreme Events and Climate Change for a Simply Supported Interstate Bridge over a Shallow Estuary. ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering. Submitted: October 2017 [In Press]
Cleary, John and Eric Steward. Analysis of ground vibrations induced by pile driving and a comparison of vibration prediction methods. DFI Journal - Journal of the Deep Foundations Institute. Volume 10. Issue 3. Pages 125-134. 2016.See More
Cleary, J., and I. Obiako. Final Report on the Investigation of Low-Cost Retrofit Options for Safe Rooms. Alabama Center for Insurance Information and Research. 2018
Cleary, John and Sean Byrne. Wood I-Joists Exposed to Floods, How do they Perform? Proceedings of the 2018 Structures Congress. April 2018.
Cleary, John, Andrew Gillis, and Eric Steward. A Case Study of Ground Vibrations Due to Pile Driving in Mobile, Alabama. ASCE Forensic Engineering 7th Congress. Miami, FL. November 2015.
James, Derek, John Cleary, and Scott Douglass. Estimating Wave Loads on Bridge Decks. Structures Congress Proceedings. April 2015
Douglass, S. L., T. Buhring, J. Cleary, E. Steward, and B. Webb. Sea Level Rise and Storm Surge Impacts on a Coastal Bridge: I-10 Bayway, Mobile Bay, Alabama (FHWA-HEP-17-014 ed., pp. 52). U.S. Department of Transportation. 2015
Steward, Eric and John Cleary, Investigation of Pile Setup (Freeze) in Alabama: Development of a Setup Prediction Method and Implementation into LRFD Driven Pile Design, Addendum: Pile Driving Vibration Monitoring of the Future Mobile River Bridge Project. Research Project 930-839R, Alabama Department of Transportation, National Transportation Library of the United States Department of Transportation, 2015
Cleary, John, Eric Steward, and Andrew Gillis. Final Report on Vibrations Due to Pile Driving at the Mobile River Bridge Site. Research Project 930-839R, Alabama Department of Transportation, 2014
Cleary, J. Synopsis on State Requirements for Vibrations During Pile Driving. ASCE Texas Section Fall Conference and ASCE Construction Institute Summit. September 2013.
EG 231 Intro to Ethics and Economics
EG 283 Statics
EG 315 Mechanics of Materials
CE 314/315 CE Materials w/Lab
CE 384/385 Structural Analysis w/Lab
CE 432 Civil Engineering Design II
CE 482/582 Timber Design
CE 583 Advanced Steel Design
Faculty Advisor: Chi Epsilon (XE) Civil Engineering Honor Society