COVID-19 UPDATES • 10/13/2020
The MCEER researchers and investigators are recognized worldwide for changing standards and improving the earthquake resiliency of buildings and other structures.
Created by the NSF in 1986 as the National Center for Earthquake Engineering Research, MCEER is supported by UB, several federal agenices and private industry to advance earthquake engineering.
Graduate students within the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering often participate in MCEER research.
A university-wide team led by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development began making plans to reopen labs, studios and other learning environments weeks after the pandemic forced their closure in March.
An assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering will collaborate with a committee dedicated to making New York state infrastructure more resilient.
Ravi Ranade Assistant Professor - Structural and Earthquake Engineering, Bridge Engineering
Chris Renschler Associate Professor - Department of Geography
Pinar Okumus Assistant Professor, Structural and Bridge Engineering
Teng Wu Assistant Professor - Structural and Earthquake Engineering, Bridge Engineering
Michael Constantinou SUNY Distinguished Professor of Structural and Earthquake Engineering