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Disaster Resilience of Structures, Infrastructures, and Comu

Purpose: To foster research and practice related to disaster management and communities sustainability. To study the socio-cultural economic impact of natural disasters, especially earthquakes, but also wind, blast and other ambient loadings. To promote studies, research, principles, methods and applications of loss estimation models for critical infrastructural systems such as hospitals, but also lifelines, and communities in general, considering the economic evaluation of disaster mitigation. The committee will help authorities in making decisions to improve community response and recovery to natural disasters taking in account all the uncertainties of the process.


Gian P. Cimellaro, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE, Chair
Ibrahim M. Almufti, P.E., M.ASCE
Swagata Banerjee, A.M.ASCE
Jeffrey W. Berman, A.M.ASCE
Paolo Bocchini, Ph.D., C.Eng, M.ASCE
Michel Bruneau, Ph.D., P.E., P.Eng, F.ASCE
Methee Chiewanichakorn, P.E., S.E., M.ASCE
Ross B. Corotis, Ph.D., P.E., F.EMI, Dist.M.ASCE
Seda Dogruel, A.M.ASCE
Yufeng Hu, P.E., M.ASCE
Oh-Sung Kwon, D.Eng., M.ASCE
Judith Mitrani-Reiser, A.M.ASCE
Bing Qu, P.E., M.ASCE
Chris S. Renschler, Ph.D., M.ASCE
Xiaoyun Shao, P.E., M.ASCE
Stephen S. Szoke, P.E., F.S, F.ASCE
Solomon Tesfamariam, P.E., M.ASCE
Lucia D. Tirca, Aff.M.ASCE

Parent Committee

Seismic Effects