Investigators

Our MCEER investigators come from a variety of different backgrounds within the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering. Many of our structural, geotechnical and wind engineers collaborate to advance earthquake engineering.

Director

Andrew Whittaker.

Andrew Whittaker

SUNY Distinguished Professor; MCEER Director; Director, Institute of Bridge Engineering

Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

230 Ketter Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4364

Email: awhittak@buffalo.edu

Investigators

photo of Panagiotis Ch. Anastasopoulos.

Panagiotis Ch. Anastasopoulos

Associate Professor; Director of Engineering Statistics and Econometrics Application Research Lab; Associate Director, Stephen Still ISTL

Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

241 Ketter Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4362

Email: panastas@buffalo.edu

Kamelia Atefi Monfared portrait.

Kamelia Atefi Monfared

Assistant Professor

Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

220 Ketter Hall

Phone: (716) 645-3455

Email: kameliam@buffalo.edu

Amjad Aref portrait.

Amjad Aref

Professor

Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

235 Ketter Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4369

Email: aaref@buffalo.edu

Michel Bruneau.

Michel Bruneau

SUNY Distinguished Professor; Director, SEESL

Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

130 Ketter Hall

Phone: (716) 645-3398

Email: bruneau@buffalo.edu

Michael Constantinou portrait.

Michael C. Constantinou

SUNY Distinguished Professor; Samuel Capen Professor of Civil Engineering

Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

132 Ketter Hall

Phone: (716) 645-2469

Email: constan1@buffalo.edu

Negar Elhami Khorasani portrait.

Negar Elhami Khorasani

Assistant Professor

Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

136 Ketter Hall

Phone: (716) 645-3019

Email: negarkho@buffalo.edu

Xiao Liang poses for headshot.

Xiao Liang

Research Assistant Professor

Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

242 Ketter Hall

Phone: (716) 645-2298

Email: liangx@buffalo.edu

Pinar Okumus portait.

Pinar Okumus

Assistant Professor

Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

222 Ketter Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4356

Email: pinaroku@buffalo.edu

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Ravi Rande

Assistant Professor

Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

135 Ketter Hall

Email: ranade@buffalo.edu

photo of Chris Renschler.

Chris Renschler

Associate Professor; Director, Landscape-based ENvironmental System Analysis & Modeling (LESAM) Laboratory

Department of Geography

116 Wilkerson Quad

Phone: 716-645-0480

Email: rensch@buffalo.edu

Kallol Sett.

Kallol Sett

Assistant Professor

Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

221 Ketter Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4358

Email: kallolse@buffalo.edu

Jongmin Shim.

Jongmin Shim

Assistant Professor

Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

240 Ketter Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4372

Email: jshim@buffalo.edu

Mettupalayam Sivaselvan.

Mettupalayam Sivaselvan

Associate Professor

Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

238 Ketter Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4370

Email: mvs@buffalo.edu

Andreas Stavridis.

Andreas Stavridis

Assistant Professor

Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

224 Ketter Hall

Phone: (716) 645-7366

Email: astavrid@buffalo.edu

Anthony Tessari.

Anthony Tessari

Assistant Professor

Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

229 Ketter Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4359

Email: atessari@buffalo.edu

Teng Wu.

Teng Wu

Assistant Professor

Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

226 Ketter Hall

Phone: (716) 645-5152

Email: tengwu@buffalo.edu

Emeritus Faculty

George C. Lee.

George C. Lee

SUNY Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

429 Bell Hall

Phone: (716) 645-2039

Email: gclee@buffalo.edu

Andrei M. Reinhorn.

Andrei M. Reinhorn

Professor Emeritus

Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

142 Ketter Hall

Phone: (716) 645-2839

Email: reinhorn@buffalo.edu

T.T. Soong.

T.T. Soong

SUNY Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

212 Ketter Hall

Email: tsoong@buffalo.edu