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Dr. Charles Camp

Professor, Civil Engineering

Phone
(901) 678-3169
Fax
(901) 678-3026
Office
Engineering Science Building - Room 106B
Office Hours
"Open Door" Policy or By Appointment
Faculty Picture

Specialty Areas

Structural Optimization
Computational Mechanics 

Education

Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Oklahoma State University 1987 
M.S. in Civil Engineering from Auburn University, 1986
B.S.C.E. from Auburn University, 1981

Teaching

CIVL 1101 - Civil Engineering Measurements
CIVL 1112 - Civil Engineering Analysis
CIVL 3121 - Structural Analysis I
CIVL 7111 - Computational Mechanics
CIVL 7117 - Finite Elements in Structural Mechanic

Research and Scholarly Activities

Refereed Journal Publications

  1. Kiani, J., C. V. Camp, S. Pezeshk, and N. Khoshnevis. (2020). "Application of pool-based active learning in reducing the number of required response history analyses." Computer and Structures, 241, 106355, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruc.2020.106355.
  2. Kashani, A.R, Gandomi, M., Camp, C.V., and Gandomi, A.H. (2019) "Optimum design of shallow foundation using evolutionary algorithms." Soft Computing, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00500-019-04316-5.
  3. Kiani J., Camp, C. V., and Pezeshk S. (2019). "On the application of machine learning techniques to derive seismic fragility curves." Computers and Structures, 218, 108-122, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruc.2019.03.004.
  4. Kiani J., Camp, C. V., and Pezeshk S. (2019). "The importance of non-spectral intensity measures on the risk-based structural responses." Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 120, 97-112.
  5. Ghasemi, M., Camp, C. V., and Dizangian, B. (2019), "Novel decoupled framework for reliability-based design optimization of structures using a robust shifting technique." Frontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering.
  6. Farshchin, M., Maniat, M., Camp, C.V., and Pezeshk, S. (2018). "School based optimization algorithm for design of steel frames." Engineering Structures, 171, 326-335, 2018.
  7. Kiani, J., Camp C.V., and Pezeshk, S. (2018) "On the number of required response history analyses." Bull Earthquake Eng. 05, pp.1–32, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10518-018-0381-1.
  8. Kiani, J., Camp C.V., and Pezeshk, S. (2018) "Role of conditioning intensity measure in the influence of ground motion duration on the structural response." Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 104, 408–417.
  9. M. Farshchin, C. V. Camp, and M. Maniat. "Optimal design of truss structures for size and shape with frequency constraints using a collaborative optimization strategy." Expert Systems With Applications, 66, 203-218, 2016.
  10. S. Saadat, C. V. Camp and S. Pezeshk "Probabilistic Seismic Loss Analysis for Design of Steel Structures - Optimizing for Multiple-Objective Functions." Accepted in Earthquake Spectra 2016.
  11. M. Farshchin, C. V. Camp, and M. Maniat. "Multi-Class Teaching-Learning-Based Optimization for Truss Design with Frequency Constraints." Engineering Structures 106, 355-369, 2016.
  12. C. V. Camp and A. Assadollahi "CO2 and Cost Optimization of Reinforced Concrete Footings Subjected to Uniaxial Uplift" to Journal of Building Engineering 3, 171-183, 2015.
  13. C. V. Camp and M. Farshchin "Design of Space Trusses Using Modified Teaching-Learning Based Optimization." Engineering Structures 62, 87-97, 2014.
  14. S. Saadat, C. V. Camp and S. Pezeshk "Seismic Performance-Based Design Optimization Considering Direct Economic Loss and Direct Social Loss Engineering Structures." Engineering Structures 76, 193-201, 2014.
  15. C. V. Camp and A. Assadollahi "CO2 and Cost Optimization of Reinforced Concrete Footings using a Hybrid Big Bang-Big Crunch Algorithm." Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 48(2) 411-426, 2013.
  16. C. V. Camp and F. Huq "CO2 and Cost Optimization of Reinforced Concrete Frames Using a Big Bang-Big Crunch Algorithm." Engineering Structures 48, 363–372, 2013
  17. C. V. Camp and A. Akin. "Design of Retaining Walls Using Big Bang-Big Crunch Optimization" Journal of Structural Engineering, 138(3), 438-448, 2012.
  18. C. V. Camp. "Design of Space Trusses Using Big Bang-Big Crunch Optimization." Journal of Structural Engineering, 133(7), 999-1008, 2007.
  19. C. V. Camp, B. J. Bichon, S. Stovall. "Design of Steel Frames Using Ant Colony Optimization." Journal of Structural Engineering, 131(3), 369-379 2005.
  20. C. V. Camp and B. J. Bichon. "Design of Space Trusses Using Ant Colony Optimization." Journal of Structural Engineering, 130(5), 741-751, 2004.
  21. C. V. Camp, Pezeshk, S. and H. Hansson. "Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures Using a Genetic Algorithm." ASCE Journal of Structures, 126(3) 382-388, 2003.
  22. S. Pezeshk and C. V. Camp. "Recent Advances in Optimal Structural Design." Author of chapter entitled: "State of the Art on the Use of Genetic Algorithms in Design of Steel Structures." Edited by Scott Burns, ASCE, 2002.
  23. R. W. Gentry, C. V. Camp, and J. L. Anderson. "Use of a GA to Determine Areas of Accretion to a Semi-Confined Aquifer." ASCE Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 127(9), 738-746, 2001.
  24. S. Pezeshk, M. Celebi, G. Steiner, C. V. Camp, and H. Hwang. "Seismic Instrumentation of the I-40 Mississippi River Bridge in Memphis, Tennessee." M. Erdik, et al. (editors), Strong Motion Instrumentation for Civil Engineering Structures, 533-544. Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001.
  25. S. Pezeshk, C. V. Camp, and Chen, D. "Design of 2-D Nonlinear Steel Framed Structures Using Genetic Algorithm." ASCE Journal of Structures, 126(3) 382-388, 2000.
  26. S. Pezeshk and C. V. Camp. "An Explicit Time-Integration Method for Damped Structural Systems." Author of chapter entitled: "Structural Dynamic Systems Computational Techniques and Optimization - Computational Techniques." Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, 1999.
  27. C. V. Camp and J. E. Outlaw, Jr. "A Stochastic Approach to Delineating Wellhead Protection Areas." ASCE Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 124(4), 1998.
  28. C. V. Camp, S. Pezeshk, and G. Cao. "Optimized Design of Two-Dimensional Structures Using a Genetic Algorithm." ASCE Journal of Structures, 124(5), 1998.
  29. S. Pezeshk and C. V. Camp. "Optimal Design of 2-D Frames Using a Genetic Algorithm." Author of chapter entitled: "Optimal Performance of Civil Infrastructure Systems." Structural Engineering Institute, American Society of Civil Engineers, 1998.
  30. S. Pezeshk and C. V. Camp. "Structural Dynamic System Computational Techniques and Optimization." Author of chapter entitled: "Numerical Techniques in Dynamic Analysis of Structures." Gorden and Breach Publishers, Inc., 1996.
  31. S. Pezeshk and C. V. Camp, and Karprapu, S. "Geophysical Log Interpretation Using a Neural Network." ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 10(2), 1995.
  32. S. Pezeshk and C. V. Camp. "An Explicit Time Integration Technique for Dynamic Analyses." International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 38, 2265-2281, 1995.
  33. S. Pezeshk and C. V. Camp. "An Explicit Time-Integration Method for Damped Structural Systems." Structural Engineering and Mechanics, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 145-162., 1995.
  34. C. V. Camp, J. E. Outlaw, and M. C. Brown. "GIS-Based Ground Water Modeling." Microcomputers in Civil Engineering, Vol 9, No. 4, pp. 281-293, 1994.
  35. S. Pezeshk and C. V. Camp. "Dynamic Analysis of Multiple-Degree-of-Freedom Structures Using a Modified Heun Method." Computers and Structures, Vol. 50, No. 6, pp. 729-741, 1994.
  36. C. V. Camp and M. C. Brown. "A GIS Procedure for Developing a Three-Dimensional Subsurface Profile." ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 296-309, 1993.
  37. C. V. Camp and J. E. Outlaw. "Constructing Subsurface Profiles Using GIS." Advances in Engineering Software, Vol 18, pp. 211-218, 1993.
  38. C. V. Camp and G. S. Gipson. "Direct Evaluation of Singular Boundary Integrals in Two-Dimensional Biharmonic Analysis." International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 35, 2067-2078, 1992.
  39. C. V. Camp and G. S. Gipson. "Overhauser Elements in Boundary Element Analysis." Mathematical and Computer Modeling, 15(3-5), 59-69, 1991.
  40. C. V. Camp and G. S. Gipson. "Biharmonic Analysis of Rectilinear Plates by the Boundary Element Method." International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 30, 517-539, 1990.
  41. C. V. Camp and G. S. Gipson. "A Boundary Oriented Domain Fanning Quadrature Technique for Arbitrary Multiply-Connected Regions." Advances in Engineering Software, 12(1), 27-38, 1990.
  42. C. V. Camp and G. S. Gipson. "A Boundary Element Method for Viscous Flows at Low Reynolds Numbers." Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, 6(3), 1989.

Conference Publications

  1. Kiani, J., Camp, C.V., and Pezeshk, S. "Application of Machine Learning Techniques to Probabilistic Seis-mic Collapse Assessment". June 2019. EMI conference: Caltech (Pasadena, California).
  2. Kiani J., Camp C., and Pezeshk S., Validation of simulated ground motions via measuring the sensitivity of structural demands to different characteristics of ground motions. SSA Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, USA. Apr 2017.
  3. Kiani J., Camp C., and Pezeshk S., The influence of ground motion duration on the structural responses considering the role of conditioning intensity measure. EERI Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, USA. March 2017.
  4. Maniat, M., Farshchin, M., & Camp, C. V. Free vibration and static measurements using photogrammetry techniques in model calibration. EMI Conference at the University of San Diego. 4-7th June 2017.
  5. Farshchin, M., Camp, C.V. "Application of Variance Based Sensitivity Analysis in Reduction of Updating Parameters in finite element model calibration under ambient vibration testing" ASCE Geo-structures, Phoenix Arizona, USA, February 2016.
  6. Farshchin, M., Camp, C.V. "Application of a Pre-scaling Assembly Approach in Automation and Improvement of Global Mode Shapes Computation through Subspace Based Modal Analysis" ASCE Geo-structures, Phoenix Arizona, USA, February 2016.
  7. Farshchin, M., Camp, C.V., and Maniat, M. "Application of Modified Jaya Algorithm in Topology Optimization of Truss Structures with Frequency Constraints" EMI 2016 & PMC 2016, Nashville, USA, May, 2016.
  8. Farshchin, M., Camp, C.V. "Application of Variance Based Sensitivity Analysis in Multi-objective Finite Element Model Calibration under Ambient Vibration Measurements" ASCE Structures Congress, Portland Oregon, USA, April 2015.
  9. Farshchin, M., Camp, C.V. "Implementation of a Non-Parametric Assembly Approach in Subspace Based Modal Analysis for Computation of Global Mode Shapes from Multiple Measurement Setups" Earthquake Engineering Research Institute Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, March 2015.
  10. Farshchin, M., Camp, C.V. "Modal Identification and Condition Monitoring of Memphis I-385 Bridge from Ambient Vibration Signals using Pre-scaling Assembly in Time Domain" Eastern Section of SSA, Memphis, TN, USA, September 2015.
  11. Saadat, S., Camp, C.V., Pezeshk, S., and Foley C. M. "Probabilistic Performance-Based Design Multi-Objective Optimization for Steel Structure", Structures Congress 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 Structures Congress, pp. 1401-1410.
  12. Saadat, S., Camp, C.V., and Pezeshk, S. "Seismic Loss Evaluation for Structures In Different Geographic Locations", Tenth U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering (10NCEE)-July 21-25, 2014, Anchorage, AKA.
  13. A. Assadollahi and C. V. Camp. "CO2 Optimization of Spread Footings Using a Big Bang-Big Crunch Algorithm." Geo-Congress, Geo-Characterization and Modeling for Sustainability, Atlanta, GA 2014, Special Publication (234 GSP), pp. 3581-3590.
  14. A. Assadollahi and C. V. Camp. "Minimization of CO2 emissions for spread footings under biaxial uplift using a Big Bang-Big Big Crunch algorithm." ICSI 2014: Creating Infrastructure for a Sustainable World - Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure, pp. 138-149.
  15. Saadat, S., Camp, C.V., and Pezeshk, S. "Seismic Performance-Based Design of Structures Using Multi-Objective Optimization and Considering Expected Annual Loss", EERI Annual Meeting-Feb 12-16, 2013, Seattle, Washington, Poster Presentation.
  16. Saadat, S., Amini, F., and Camp, C.V. "Optimization of MR Damper Placement in Semi-Active Seismic Control of Structures Using Genetic Algorithm", EERI Annual Meeting-April 10-13, 2012, Memphis, Tennessee, Poster Presentation.
  17. Ivey, S., Palazolo, P., Camp, C. "GIS integration across a civil engineering curriculum." Proceedings of the ASEE-SE Annual Conference, Memphis, TN, April 2008. *Winner of 2008 Best Conference Paper, 2008.
  18. S. Ivey, L. Lackey, A. Lambert, C V. Camp, J. Marchetta, and A. Robinson. "Learning Styles and Freshman Attrition: Are Changes in Teaching Styles Warranted?" Proceedings of ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, 2005.
  19. P. Palazolo, A. Phillips-Lambert, C. V. Camp, S.E. Lambert, and. N. Dennis, "Changing the paradigm of power in the classroom to teach, promote, and evaluate leadership training within an existing civil engineering curriculum," Accepted for publication and presentation at the 2004 National ASEE Convention, Salt Lake City, UT, June, 2004.
  20. Charles V. Camp, Brian J. Meyer, and Paul J. Palazolo. "Particle Swarm Optimization For the Design of Trusses." ASCE Structures Conference, Nashville, TN, May 2004.
  21. Charles V. Camp, Barron J. Bichon, and Scott P. Stovall. "Design of Low-Weight Steel Frames Using Ant Colony Optimization." ASCE Structures Conference, Nashville, TN, May 2004.
  22. C. V. Camp, J. Li, and S. Pezeshk. "Composite Frame Design Using a Genetic Algorithm." ASCE Structures Congress, New Orleans, LA, 1999.
  23. S. Pezeshk, C. V. Camp, and D. Chen. "Genetic Algorithm for Design of nonlinear Framed Structures." ASCE Structures Congress, New Orleans, LA, 1999.
  24. C. V. Camp, S. Pezeshk, and T. Leatherwood. "Detecting Bridge Scour by Measuring the Thermal Variation Across the Stream Bed." ASCE International Water Resources Engineering Conference, Memphis, TN, 1998.
  25. C. V. Camp, S. Pezeshk. "Optimized Steel Frame Design Using a Genetic Algorithm." ASCE Structures Congress XV, Portland, OR, 1997.
  26. C. V. Camp, S. Pezeshk, and G. Cao. "Design of Framed Structures Using a Genetic Algorithm." First U.S.-Japan Seminar on Structural Optimization, April, Chicago, Illinois, 1996.
  27. C. V. Camp "Boundary Elements and Perturbation Theory for Vibrating Plates." Advances in Boundary Elements: the 13th International Conference on Boundary Elements, Tulsa , OK, September 1991.
  28. M. L. Daley, C. V. Camp, el. al, "Creation of a Summer Enrichment Institute for Middle and High School Students." Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, New Orleans, LA, 1991.
  29. C. V. Camp and G. S. Gipson. "An Exact Integration Method for Two-Dimensional Potential Problems Over Curvilinear Geometries." Advances in Boundary Elements: the 11th International Conference on Boundary Elements, Cambridge, MA, September 1989.
  30. J. Yue, J. L. Anderson, and C. V. Camp. "A Stochastic Approach to Sediment Transport in Alluvial Rivers." National Conference on Hydraulic Engineering, New Orleans, LA, August 1989.
  31. G. S. Gipson, J. C. Ortiz, and C. V. Camp. "Application of BEM in Analysis of Field Emission Instruments." Boundary Elements X: the 10th International Conference on Boundary Elements, South Hampton, UK, September 1988.
  32. C. V. Camp and G. S. Gipson. "A Boundary Element Method for Creeping Flow." In SECTAM XIV: Proceedings of the Southeastern Conference on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Biloxi, Mississippi, April 1988.
  33. C. V. Camp and G. S. Gipson. "A Boundary Element Method for Viscous Flows at Low Reynolds Number." In Boundary Elements IX: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Boundary Elements, Stuttgart, West Germany, September 1987.
  34. G. S. Gipson and C. V. Camp. "Boundary Elements for High Intensity Electric Field Computation in Scientific Instruments." In BETECH 86: Proceedings of the 2nd Boundary Element Technology Conference, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S.A., pp. 109-122. Berlin, Springer-Verlag, 1986.
  35. G. S. Gipson, C. V. Camp, and N. Radhakrishnan. "Phreatic Surface and Subsurface Flow with Boundary Elements using an Advanced Green's Function." In BETECH 86: Proceedings of the 2nd Boundary Element Technology Conference, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S.A., pp. 109-122, Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1986.
  36. G. S. Gipson and C. V. Camp. "Effective Use of Monte Carlo Quadrature for Body Force Domain Integrals Occurring in the Integral Form of Elastostatics." In Boundary Elements VII: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Boundary Elements, Villa Olmo, Lake Como, Italy, September 1985, Vol. 2, Chap. 13, pp. 17-26. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1985.

 Chapters in a book

  1. A. R. Kashani, C. V. Camp, H. Tohidi, and A. Slowik. "Swarm Intelligence Algorithm." Author of the chapter entitled: "Krill Herd Algorithm – Modifica-tions and Applications." Edited by Slowik, Boca Ra-ton: CRC Press, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1201/9780429422607
  2. A. R. Kashani, C. V. Camp, M. Armanfar, and A. Slowik. "Swarm Intelligence Algorithm." Author of the chapter entitled: "Whale Optimization Algorithm – Modifications and Applications." Edited by Slowik, Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1201/9780429422607S. Pezeshk and C. V. Camp. "Recent Advances in Optimal Structural Design." Author of chapter entitled: "State of the Art on the Use of Genetic Algorithms in Design of Steel Structures." Edited by Scott Burns, ASCE, 2002.
  3. S. Pezeshk, M. Celebi, G. Steiner, C. V. Camp, and H. Hwang. "Seismic Instrumentation of the I-40 Mississippi River Bridge in Memphis, Tennessee." M. Erdik, et al. (editors), Strong Motion Instrumentation for Civil Engineering Structures, 533-544. Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001
  4. S. Pezeshk and C. V. Camp. "An Explicit Time-Integration Method for Damped Structural Systems." Author of chapter entitled: "Structural Dynamic Systems Computational Techniques and Optimization – Computational Techniques." Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, 1999.
  5. S. Pezeshk and C. V. Camp. "Optimal Design of 2-D Frames Using a Genetic Algorithm." Author of chapter entitled: "Optimal Performance of Civil Infrastructure Systems." Structural Engineering Institute, American Society of Civil Engineers, 1998.
  6. C. V. Camp and S. Pezeshk. "Advances in Structural Optimization." Author of chapter entitled: "Design of Framed Structures Using a Genetic Algorithm." American Society of Civil Engineers, Edited by D. M. Frangopol and F. Y. Cheng, 1997.
  7. S. Pezeshk and C. V. Camp. "Structural Dynamic System Computational Techniques and Optimization." Author of chapter entitled: "Numerical Techniques in Dynamic Analysis of Structures." Gorden and Breach Publishers, Inc., 1996.

Monographs

  1. C. V. Camp and Jerry L. Anderson (editors). Survey Markers and Monumentation, US Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Manual, EM 1110-1-1002, September 1990.
  2. C. V. Camp and G. S. Gipson. Boundary Element Analysis of Nonhomogeneous Biharmonic Phenomena. Computational Mechanics Publications, March 1990.