Research Interests

  • Modeling and simulation of progressive structural collapse
  • Performance-based seismic engineering
  • Development of inelastic material and member models for nonlinear structural analysis
  • Application of low-cycle fatigue concepts in seismic analysis and design
  • Macro-model-based computational tools for nonlinear transient analysis of structures
  • Soil-structure interaction problems
  • Seismic retrofit and rehabilitation
  • Instrumentation and experimental methods in support of model-based simulation