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Learn about ASCE's Infrastructure Resilience Division Committees, their purpose, members, and how to join.

Executive Committee

John Willem Van De Lindt, Ph.D., F.SEI, F.ASCE

Mahmoud Reda Taha, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE

Kent Yu, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE

Ricardo A Medina, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE

Sissy Nikolaou, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE, F.ASCE

Catherine Tehan, Aff.M.ASCE
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Technical Committees

Technical committee membership carries with it an obligation to participate actively in committee work through contribution of technical information, prompt reply for comments on draft reports and ballots, and attendance at committee meetings.

Join an IRD technical committee

Civil Infrastructure and Lifeline Systems Committee

Purpose: To address physical and operational hazard-related problems of civil infrastructure and lifeline systems; develop standardized performance metrics, practical applications, guides and tools useful for each lifeline that will also harmonize across the civil infrastructure and lifeline systems and hazards.

Disaster Response and Recovery Committee

Purpose: To address the disaster response and recovery phases for designing resilient infrastructure.

Emerging Technologies Committee

Purpose: To serve civil engineers by providing a forum to explore technologies and advancements in the practice that increase the resilience of built infrastructure, including building and lifeline systems, in hazard prone areas.

Risk and Resilience Measurements Committee

Purpose: To address how risk is used in the civil infrastructure and lifeline systems resilience context and build overarching risk-based lifeline resilience standards. Measuring progress of resilience and standards development.

Social Science, Policy Economics, Education Committee

Purpose: To address social science, policy, economics, education, and decision making aspects of resilience as related to civil infrastructure and lifeline systems to support overall community resilience. Bring together leaders in these disciplines to develop truly resilient communities.