Abbas Aminmansour

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Associate Professor | Chicago, United States

About

Dr. Aminmansour is a member of the Structures Concentration faculty and Chair of the Building Performance Program of the School of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His areas of interest include structural steel design as well as sustainability impact of tall buildings. He has received grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), IBM, the University of Illinois among other sources.

Professor Aminmansour is a member of the Editorial Board of the CTBUH’s International Journal of High-Rise Buildings (IJHRB) as well as a past Chair and current member of the Chicago Committee on High Rise Buildings (CCHRB). DR. Aminmansour is a 2022 Fellow of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.

Since 2003, Dr. Aminmansour has offered a course entitled Integrated Design and Construction of Buildings at the…

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CTBUH Roles

Tall Building Academic & Teaching Committee, Member (2018 – Present)

Research Journal, Editorial Board (2011 – Present)

International Research Seed Funding, Peer Review Panel (2014 – Present)

Steel-Timber Research Project Steering Committee (2022 – Present)

Annual Conference, Presenter (Seoul 2011)

Awards Fire & Risk Engineering Jury (2019)

Expert Peer Review Committee (2014 – 2017)

Working Group: Research Academic and Postgraduate (2010 – 2014)

Videos

11 October 2011

Tall Buildings and Sustainability - An Integrated Approach

This presentation will offer an overview of the numerous characteristics of tall buildings that may contribute to more sustainable design. Such fundamental topics as architectural,...

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Research

21 June 2019

Sustainability Impact of Tall Buildings: Thinking Outside the Box!

Abbas Aminmansour, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Applying the criteria regularly used in sustainability assessment of “ordinary” buildings leads to the observation that tall buildings are “not sustainable.” But nothing is ordinary...

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Research

20 October 2003

High-rise with Cable Net Facade for the 21st Century!

Abbas Aminmansour, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

This article offers a synopsis of some of the unique features of the building and offers an insight into the collaboration between team members involved...

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