Gene Corley

SCB | Chicago, United States


Dr. Gene Corley was Senior Vice-President of the CTL Group and conducted nationally recognized research related to bridges, buildings, railroads and engineering uses of concrete.

Dr. Corley chaired the committee that wrote much of strength design for concrete that was the basis of previous versions of , and chaired the ACI Committee 318 on Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete. He had wide international experience in consulting related to earthquake resistant structures, blast resistant structures, bridge design and construction and was Principal Investigator for [url=]FEMA on the Oklahoma Bombing Building Performance Assessment Team, Team Leader for World Trade Centers Building Performance Assessment Team and expert advisor during the investigation and trial resulting from the 1993 fatal fire at the Branch Davidian complex in Waco, Texas.

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Working Group: Tall Concrete and Masonry Buildings, Chair (1991 – 2000)

Annual Conference, Presenter (Hong Kong 1990; Kuala Lumpur 2003)

Annual Conference, Steering Committee (Chicago 1996)

CTBUH Initiatives


01 August 2011


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Evolution of Building Code Requirements in a Post 9/11 World

David Drengenberg & Gene Corley, CTLGroup

It is not practical to design tall buildings to resist terrorist attacks. However, the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 highlighted several concerns unique to...


20 October 2003


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Structural Investigation of the New York World Trade Center Collapse

Gene Corley, CTL Group

This paper presents some findings of the FEMA- and SEA/AISA – sponsored investigation into the structural performance of New York’s Trade center following the attacks...