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Dr. Milad Roohi

Assistant Professor Durham School Arch Engr & Const University of Nebraska-Lincoln


103D Peter Kiewit Institute, 1110 South 67th Street, Omaha, NE 68182
402-472-3742 On-campus 2-3742

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Dr. Milad Roohi is a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Charles W. Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL) and the director of the SiRIUS lab. Before joining UNL, He worked as a Senior Scientist at Aon (the world's largest reinsurance intermediary) in the Impact Forecasting Catastrophe Modeling Research and Development Center of Excellence. He completed his Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Center for Risk-Based Community Resilience Planning. He received his Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Vermont.

He specializes in structural engineering and mechanics, infrastructure sensing and monitoring, risk, reliability, and resilience engineering. His research has been funded by US federal agencies (including NSF, NIST, and HUD) and on Service Corporation, and he has published/presented his research findings in leading journals (e.g., by ASCE, Wiley, Elsevier, and Springer), international conferences, and at the US institutions as an invited speaker.

He is an active voting member of the ASCE Objective Resilience, ASCE Structural Health Monitoring and Control and  (SHMC) and ASCE Dynamics technical committees and a member of the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) Task Group on Design Requirements for Infrastructure Resilience.