4/2022 – I attended the NIST Semi-Annual Meeting at Colorado State University. The meeting was focused on the advancement and integration of the NIST-funded IN-CORE platform for risk-informed community resilience planning through validated tools that integrate physical, social, and economic data and models.

4/2022 – I had the pleasure of delivering a guest lecture in the Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering graduate class instructed by Prof. John van de Lindt at Colorado State University.

2/2022 – I am attending the ASCE 2022 Lifelines Conference at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). I will present our research in the Resilience Modeling of the Built Environment and Social/Economics Impacts session.

01/2022 – I served as a Technical Reviewer of the Risk/Loss Modeling, Planning, and Response and Building Structures Tracks at the 12th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Salt Lake City, UT.


9/2021 – I had the pleasure of presenting at the 17WCEE Special Session titled “Framework for Infrastructure Systems Resilience: Overview and Illustrative Applications in Japan and U.S.” held on September 30, 2021.

8/2021 – Our recent paper titled “Multi-dimensional Resilience Modeling and Planning for Interdependent Infrastructure Systems” is accepted for publication at 17th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering (17WCEE).

5/2021 – I presented at the Engineering Mechanics Institute (#EMI2021) Conference, held at Columbia University (Session: Here is a link to our abstract: The title of my presentation was “Urban-scale Seismic Modeling for Resilience-Informed Decision-Making: The Role of Data and Information Availability“.

5/2021 – I served as a judge for the ASCE Dynamics Committee Student Paper Competition in the Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference (EMI 2021), Columbia University, NY.

5/2021 – I served as a judge for the ASCE Structural Control and Health Monitoring Committee Student Paper Competition in the Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference (EMI 2021), Columbia University, NY.

3/2021 – I joined Aon as a Senior Scientist in the Impact Forecasting R&D Center of Excellence in their Chicago office.

3/2021 – I delivered an invited talk on “Smart Resilient Cities: The Role of Resilience Modeling and Structural Monitoring” in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Earth Sciences at the University of Notre Dame.

3/2021 – Our abstract is published as part of the ASCE Lifelines Conference 2021-2022 Abstract Book (Link).

3/2021 – I delivered an invited seminar talk in the Mechanical Engineering Department Graduate/Faculty Seminar at New Mexico Tech. Thanks to Prof. Arvin Ebrahimkhanlou and Prof. Mostafa Hassanalian for the invitation.

3/2021 – Our invited journal article is published in the Structure and Infrastructure Engineering journal of Taylor & Francis. The paper appeared as part of a Special Issue on Risk-, Resilience-, and Sustainability-informed Assessment and Management of Infrastructure.

1/2021 – I accepted an invitation to serve as a Committee Member of Planning, Foresight and Risk Analysis Program of ISCRAM2021 (The 18th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management), Virginia Tech, VA, USA.


11/2020 – I presented our recent work on “Integrating the NIST Community Resilience Planning Playbook with IN-CORE” at the NIST Center of Excellence Virtual Semi-annual Meeting (VSAM).

10/2020 – Our paper entitled “Reconstructing Element-by-Element Dissipated Hysteretic Energy in Instrumented Buildings: Application to the Van Nuys Hotel Testbed” is published in ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics. The paper is available here.

10/2020 – I delivered an invited seminar talk at the University of Vermont. Thanks to Prof. Eric M. Hernandez for the invitation.

10/2020 – I was selected as a Member of Task Group 1.8 Design Requirements for Infrastructure Resilience Committee of International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE).

8/2020ASCE/IRD UCLA Lifelines 2021 Conference Technical Program Committee accepted our abstract entitled “Quantifying the relationship between interdependent infrastructure data availability and estimation accuracy of community resilience metrics“. 

7/2020 – Our recent paper was published in the Journal of Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing (MSSP). Here is a link to the paper.

7/2020 – I served as a moderator in the 2020 Researchers Meeting held by the Natural Hazards Center at the University of Colorado Boulder. Here is a link to the session.

7/2020 – Our recent paper was published in the Springer’s Journal of Civil Structural Health Monitoring and will appear in a Special Issue entitled “SHM for informed management of civil structures and infrastructures” guest edited by Prof. Maria Pina Limongelli. Here is a link to the paper.

4/2020 – Our recent paper was published in the Frontiers in Built Environment. Here is a link to the paper.

4/2020 – Great spending the evening with ASCE/SEI Wood Committee members during our Virtual Meeting!

1/2020 – I joined the EMI Dynamics committee as a voting member.


11/2019 – We held a Kick-off meeting in Denver to get Balloon-style CLT building seismic performance factors into US design codes with collaborators

11/2019 – Dinner with colleagues after NIST-CoE semi-annual meeting.

11/2019 – I attended the NIST-CoE semi-annual meeting at Washington DC.

10/2019 – I had an amazing visit to the University of New Mexico and delivered an invited talk about my research in structural health monitoring and community resilience. Thanks to Prof. Moreu for the invitation.

9/2019 – I presented my joint work with Dr. Eric Hernandez and Dr. David Rosowsky on nonlinear state estimation applied to post-earthquake assessment of instrumented buildings at the 12th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (IWSHM) held at Stanford University.

8/2019 – I accepted a Postdoctoral Fellow position at the NIST Center of Excellence for Risk-Based Community Resilience Planning, headquartered at Colorado State University.

7/2019 – I successfully defended my Ph.D. dissertation on “Performance-Based Seismic Monitoring of Instrumented Buildings


7/2018 – I presented my research at the Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, organized by MIT.

4/2018 – I presented a poster of my Ph.D. research in the UVM Graduate Students Conference.

4/2018 – I delivered an invited talk on “Post-Earthquake Assessment of Minimally Instrumented Buildings – Application to NEESWood Capstone Tests” at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Colorado State University.

2/2018 – Research meeting with my Ph.D. advisors.


7/2017 – I had a visit to the NEHRI “full-scale shake table test of a two-story mass-timber building with resilient rocking walls” at the NEES@UCSD Shake Table, the world’s largest outdoor shake table and also the largest shake table in the US.

7/2017 – I presented our paper tittle “Element-by-Element Demand-to-Capacity Ratio Estimation from SMRF Building Seismic Records” at the 7th International Conference on Experimental Vibration Analysis for Civil Engineering Structures, organized by the Department of Structural Engineering of the University of California, San Diego.


11/2015 – Research group photo with the members of the Structural Monitoring, Diagnostics and Prognostics Lab.

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