Disaster Resilience of Structures, Infrastructures, and Comu
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.
ASCE Staff Contact
Ph.D., EI, P.E., M.ASCE
Kaniel Zeev Tilow,
Yazhou (tim) Xie,