PEOPLE

Dr. Eun Jeong Cha

Assistant Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

 

Graduate Research Assistants

Mingyu Sun

mingyus2@illinois.edu

Ph.D. student / Societal Risk and Hazard Mitigation

Research Topic:  building functionality modeling under hazards

Abigail Beck

albeck2@illinois.edu

Ph.D. student / Societal Risk and Hazard Mitigation

Research Topic: connecting infrastructure and social systems and creating a decision framework to support community resilience

Anisha Datta

datta6@illinois.edu

M.S. student / Structural Engineering / Architecture

Research Topic: analyzing material properties of concrete, effects of regional factors on concrete strength and construction

Luke Aaron Edwards

lukeae2@illinois.edu

M.S. student / Structural Engineering

 

Research Topic: connecting structural reliability and societal impacts to improve decision analysis in the frame of community resilience

Bowei Song

boweis2@illinois.edu

Undergraduate student / Structural Engineering

Research Topic: impact of building code changes on future hurricane risk of residential buildings in changing climate

Christian Waldschmidt

cgw5@illinois.edu

Undergraduate student / Structural Engineering

Research Topic: impact of building code changes on future hurricane risk of residential buildings in changing climate

Alumni

Chi-Ying Lin

Ph.D. / Societal Risk and Hazard Mitigation

 

 

Doctoral Dissertation Title: Investigation of climate change impact on hurricane wind and freshwater flood risks using machine learning techniques

Vamshi K. Gudipati

Ph.D. / Structural Engineering

 

 

Doctoral Dissertation Title: Target reliability index optimization framework for building classes

Sami Pant

Ph.D. / Structural Engineering

 

 

Doctoral Dissertation Title: Climate change impact on u.s. hurricane risk to residential buildings

Xian He

Ph.D. / Societal Risk Management

 

 

Doctoral Dissertation Title: Disaster risk management of interdependent infrastructure systems for community resilience planning

Juhan Park

 

M.S. / Structural Engineering

 

Masters Dissertation Title: Decision framework for selecting structural strength of new facility on the airbase

Georges H. Abdallah

M.S. / Structural Engineering

 

 

Research Topic: forecasting the intensity and frequency of hurricanes under future climate change scenarios

Kelly Samara

M.S. / Societal Risk Management

Research Topic: wind fragility assessment

Elizabeth Berry

M.S. / Structural Engineering

Structural Engineering