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Michael Constantinou, Ph.D.

Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Structural and earthquake engineering

Recent Grant Support

  1. Versatile High Performance Shake Table Facility( with M. Bruneau-PI, A.M. Reinhorn, S. Thevanayagam and A.S. Whittaker) NSF $6,857,715 (10/1/00-9/31/04)
  2. Versatile High Performance Testing Facility( with M. Bruneau-PI, A.M. Reinhorn, S. Thevanayagam and A.S. Whittaker) NSF $4,262,388 (10/1/00-9/31/04)
  3. Rehabilitation Strategies for Buildings MCEER $89,000 (7/1/01-9/30/02)
  4. Secondary System Response in Seismically Isolated Structures MCEER $89,332 (10/1/02-9/30/03)
  5. Secondary System Response in Buildings with Seismic Protective Systems MCEER $91,000 (10/1/03-9/30/04) 
  6. Performance of Isolators and Dampers Caltrans under Service and Seismic Loading $155,000 (9/7/04-9/6/06) (with A.S. Whittaker)
  7. Secondary System Response in Buildings with Seismic Protective Systems MCEER $83,000 (10/1/04-9/30/05)
  8. NEES Operations at UB NSF $7,373,625 (10/1/04-9/30/09) (with M. Bruneau, A.M. Reinhorn, S. Thevanayagam, A. Filiatrault and A.S. Whittaker)
  9. Secondary System Response in Buildings with Seismic Protective Systems MCEER $80,000 (10/1/05-9/30/06)
  10. Design Guidelines for Future Edition of FHWA/MCEER AASHTO Seismic Isolation Guide Specifications $99,635 (9/1/04-9/30/06)
  11. Performance of Isolators and Damping Devices under Service and Seismic Loading Conditions (TEA-21 EXT-3C) FHWA/MCEER $87,795 (9/1/05-9/30-07)
  12. Lifetime Performance of Seismic and Multi-hazard Protective Systems FHWA/MCEER (SAFETEA-LU, task 3.2) $68,178 (6/1/07-5/31/08)
  13. NEESR-SG: Development of Next Generation Adaptive Seismic Protection Systems (co-PI, several investigators) NSF $1,600,000 (8/1/08-7/31/12)