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EMI Fellows

  • EMI awards Fellow membership to individual members with a distinguished record of research, accomplishments and service to the Institute. All recipients must be members of EMI in good standing for at least five years.  

  • Nomination Criteria

    • 5 consecutive years of membership in EMI, 
    • participation in EMI, 
    • quality of work, 
    • involvement in EMI committees, and 
    • publications in the EMI journals. 

    The nominator is to provide a letter explaining how the nominee has met the criteria. Members may self-nominate. 

    The nomination package consists of:

    • The nomination letter
    • A detailed vita of the nominee
    • Two letters of support from current EMI Fellows

    Nominations due by April 12, 2022.

    To learn more, or to submit a nomination package for the EMI membership grade of Fellow, contact Dr. Amar Chaker at: [email protected]

    Fellow Class by Year


    • Yong-Rak Kim, Ph.D., F.EMI, M.ASCE
    • Jerome Peter Lynch, Ph.D., F.EMI, M.ASCE
    • Brett F Sanders, Ph.D., EIT, F.EMI, A.M.ASCE
    • Zhanping You, Ph.D., P.E., F.EMI, F.ASCE 


    • Sanjay Raja Arwade, Ph.D., F.EMI
    • Jiann-Wen "Woody" Ju, Ph.D., P.E., F.EMI, F.ASCE
    • Loukas F Kallivokas, Ph.D., P.E., F.EMI, M.ASCE
    • Jie Li, Ph.D., F.EMI, Aff.M.ASCE
    • Antonina Pirrotta, Ph.D., F.EMI, A.M.ASCE
    • Linbing Wang, Ph.D., P.E., F.EMI, M.ASCE


    • Michele Barbato, Ph.D., P.E., F.EMI, M.ASCE
    • Yuri Bazilevs, Ph.D., F.EMI, A.M.ASCE
    • Matthew R. Kuhn, Ph.D., F.EMI, M.ASCE
    • Ramesh B. Malla, Ph.D.,F.EMI, F.ASCE
    • Marc P. Mignolet, Ph.D., F.EMI, M.ASCE
    • Caglar Oskay, Ph.D., F.EMI, M.ASCE


    • Joel P. Conte, Ph.D., P.E., F.EMI, M.ASCE
    • Gianluca Cusatis, Ph.D., F.EMI, M.ASCE
    • Anil Misra, Ph.D., P.E., F.EMI, F.ASCE


    • Chee Wah Lim, Ph.D., P.E., F.EMI, F.ASCE
    • Glaucio Paulino, Ph.D., F.EMI, A.M.ASCE
    • Pizhong Qiao,Ph.D., P.E., F.EMI, F.ASCE


    • Arif Masud, Ph.D., F.EMI, M.ASCE


    • Pierre-Yves Hicher, Ph.D., F.EMI
    • Dinesh R Katti, Ph.D., F.EMI, F.ASCE
    • Ertugrul Taciroglu, Ph.D., F.EMI, M.ASCE


    • Younane Abousleiman, Ph.D., F.EMI, A.M.ASCE
    • Amar Chaker, Ph.D., F.EMI, F.ASCE
    • Ching S. Chang, Ph.D., P.E., F.EMI
    • Raymond Daddazio, Sc.D, P.E., F.EMI, M.ASCE
    • George Deodatis, Ph.D., F.EMI, M.ASCE
    • Somnath Ghosh, Ph.D., F.EMI, M.ASCE
    • Mircea D. Grigoriu, Ph.D., F.EMI
    • Muhammad Hajj, Ph.D., F.EMI, M.ASCE 
    • Kerry S. Havner, Ph.D., P.E., F.EMI, F.ASCE
    • Christian Hellmich, Ph.D., F.EMI, M.ASCE
    • Sankaran Mahadevan, Ph.D., F.EMI, M.ASCE
    • Anthony N. Palazotto, Ph.D., P.E., F.EMI, F.ASCE
    • Lizhi Sun, Ph.D., F.EMI, M.ASCE


    • Roberto Ballarini, Ph.D., P.E., F.EMI, F.ASCE 
    • Zdeněk P. Bažant, Ph.D., S.E., NAE, NAS, F.EMI, Hon.M.ASCE 
    • James L. Beck, Ph.D., F.EMI, M.ASCE 
    • Lori L. Brady, Ph.D., F.EMI, M.ASCE 
    • Ahmet S. Cakmak, Ph.D., F.EMI, M.ASCE 
    • Jiun-Shyan Chen, Ph.D., F.EMI, M.ASCE 
    • Wai Fah Chen, Ph.D., P.E., NAE, Hon.M.ASCE 
    • Alexander H. D. Cheng, Ph.D., F.EMI, M.ASCE 
    • Anil K. Chopra, Ph.D., NAE, F.EMI, M.ASCE 
    • Ross B. Corotis, Ph.D., P.E., S.E., NAE, F.EMI., Dist.M.ASCE 
    • Stephen Cowin, Ph.D., NAE, F.EMI 
    • Yannis F. Dafalias, Ph.D., F.EMI, M.ASCE 
    • Armen Der Kiureghian, Ph.D., P.E., NAE, F.EMI, M.ASCE 
    • Robert H. Dodds, Jr., Ph.D., F.EMI, M.ASCE 
    • Dan M. Frangopol, Sc.D, P.E., F.SEI, F.EMI, Dist.M.ASCE
    • Roger G. Ghanem, Ph.D., F.EMI, M.ASCE 
    • Thomas J. Hughes, Ph.D., NAE, NAS, F.EMI 
    • Wilfred D. Iwan, Ph.D., NAE, F.EMI, Dist.M.ASCE 
    • Ahsan Kareem, Ph.D., F.EMI, Dist.M.ASCE 
    • Leon M. Keer, Ph.D., P.E., NAE, F.EMI, F.ASCE 
    • George C. Lee, Ph.D., F.EMI, M.ASCE 
    • Loren D. Lutes, Ph.D., P.E., F.EMI, F.ASCE 
    • Sami F. Masri, Ph.D., F.EMI, M.ASCE 
    • Richard K. Miller, Ph.D., P.E., NAE, M.ASCE 
    • Arvid Naess, Ph.D., F.EMI, F.ASCE 
    • Sia Nemat-Nasser, Ph.D., NAE, F.EMI, M.ASCE 
    • John T.Oden, Ph.D., P.E., NAE, F.EMI, F.ASCE 
    • John W. Rudnicki, Ph.D., F.EMI, M.ASCE 
    • Hayley Shen, Ph.D., F.EMI, M.ASCE 
    • Masanobu Shinozuka, Ph.D., P.E., NAE, F.EMI, Dist.M.ASCE 
    • Andrew W. Smyth, Ph.D., F.EMI, M.ASCE 
    • Giovanni Solari, Ph.D., P.E., F.EMI, M.ASCE 
    • Tsu Teh Soong, Ph.D., P.E., F.EMI, F.ASCE 
    • Pol D. Spanos, Ph.D., P.E., NAE, F.EMI, Dist.M.ASCE
    • Stein Sture, Ph.D., F.EMI, Hon.D.GE, Dist.M.ASCE 
    • Yukio Tamura, Ph.D., F.EMI, M.ASCE 
    • Franz-Josef Ulm, Ph.D., P.E., F.EMI, M.ASCE 
    • Erik H. Vanmarcke, Ph.D., F.EMI, Dist.M.ASCE 
    • George Z. Voyiadjis, D.Eng., F.EMI, F.ASCE 
    • Kaspar J. Willam, Ph.D., NAE, F.EMI, F.ASCE 
    • You Lin Xu, Ph.D., P.E., F.EMI, F.ASCE