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Negar Elhami-Khorasani

Assistant Professor of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
University at Buffalo School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Structural fire engineering, wildfires in wildland-urban interface communities, fire following earthquake, multi-hazard engineering, disaster resilience

Portrait of Negar Elhami-Khorasani, University at Buffalo structural fire engineering and wildland urban interface expert.

Negar Elhami-Khorasani is an expert in fire and multi-hazard engineering (for example, in the context of post-earthquake fires).

A primary goal of her research is to measure and improve resilience of structures (buildings, tunnels and bridges) and communities to extreme events and multi-hazard scenarios by improving risk assessment and code and design guidelines.

Elhami-Khorasani can speak to the media about issues such as structural fire engineering, the performance of buildings and other structures at high temperatures, post-earthquake fires, and wildfire risks in wildland urban interfaces — areas where natural environments meet human-developed land.

CONTACT:

Negar Elhami-Khorasani, PhD
Associate Professor of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
University at Buffalo School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

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