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The Objective Resilience Student Paper Competition Winners

Friday, July 10, 2020

Sponsored by the:EMI Objective Resilience Committee (ORC)
Committee Chair: Dr. Mohammed Ettouney

The committee held its 2020 student paper competition virtually, and announced the following winners.

Purpose:
To encourage and promote research, development, understanding, successful and efficient applications of infrastructure resilience in an objective manner.  Congratulations to the winners!

FIRST PLACE: 
Reza Sheibani

Mohamadreza Sheibani 
University of Utah
Paper title:  "An Effective Framework for Regional Post-Earthquake Damage Inference of Buildings with Gaussian Process Regression"

SECOND PLACE:
Ahmed Abdelhady
Ahmed U. Abdelhady 
University of Michigan
Paper title:  "A Framework for the Probabilistic Quantification of Community Resilience Against Hurricanes"

Nariman Laal DehghaniNariman Laal Dehghani  
Ohio State University 
Paper title:  "Resilience Enhancement of Aging Power Distribution Systems using Deep Reinforcement Learning"