Barbato, Michele

Professor Michele Barbato, Ph.D., P.E.

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
3149 Ghausi Hall
University of California
Davis, CA 95616

Email: mbarbato@ucdavis.edu
Phone: 530-754-6427

Research

• Modeling and analysis of reinforced concrete, steel, steel-concrete, wood-concrete composite structures, reinforced concrete structures retrofitted with fiber reinforced polymers, and soil-foundation-structure interaction systems;
• Finite element methods for response and response sensitivity analyses of structural and geotechnical systems;
• Structural dynamics;
• Random vibration theory and stochastic process modeling;
• Computational reliability analysis of structural and geotechnical systems;
• Probabilistic methods and their application to earthquake/wind/hurricane engineering;
• Multihazard assessment and mitigation under current and changing climate conditions;
• Performance-Based Earthquake/Wind/Hurricane/Multihazard Engineering;
• Innovative use and valorization of waste and by-product materials for construction applications;
• Numerical optimization methods and their application to structural engineering problems, including structural reliability, structural optimization, structural identification, and finite element model updating

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