Shinozuka, Masanobu

Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering
Division: UCI
Phone: 949-824-9379
Fax: 949-824-9446

Bio: Education: Columbia University, Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Ph.D., 1960 Kyoto University, Department of Civil Engineering, M.S., 1955; B.S., 1953 Professional Experience 2001-present UCI Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Irvine 1995-2002 Fred Champion Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Southern California 1995-present Sollenberger Professor of Civil Engineering Emeritus, Princeton University 1988-1995 Sollenberger Professor of Civil Engineering, Princeton University 1990-1992 Director, NSF National Center for Earthquake Engineering Research, SUNY/Buffalo (On leave from Princeton University) 1977-1988 Renwick Professor of Civil Engineering, Columbia University 1969-1977 Professor of Civil Engineering, Columbia University 1965-1969 Associate Professor of Civil Engineering , Columbia University 1961-1965 Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering , Columbia University

Research: Mechanics: continuum mechanics, micromechanics, stochastic processes and fields, structural dynamics and control, earthquake and wind engineering Systems: structural and system reliability, risk assessment of lifeline systems including water, electrical power and transportation networks, analysis of socio-economic impact of natural disaster Advanced Technologies: remote sensing and GIS for disaster assessment and mitigation, smart materials and structures, nondestructive evaluation