Teaching and Mentoring Activities

Dr. Frangopol is a teacher and mentor who committed most of his career in furthering civil engineering education around the world.  He is the founding president of two international associations (IABMAS and IALCCE), with a total of about 2000 members from 55 countries, where membership is free and the major biennial conferences are usually held on different continents; their objectives are to promote international cooperation in their fields for the purpose of enhancing the welfare of the society. Many students and young engineers are members of these associations.

Dr. Frangopol is the recipient of the ASCE’s 2016 Outstanding Projects and Leaders (OPAL) Lifetime Achievement Award for Education.

Courses Offered

Graduate Students Supervised as Research Advisor

40 PhD students supervised as dissertation advisor, from which many are university professors and several are prominent in professional practice and research laboratories.

55 M.Sc. students supervised as thesis or report advisor (35 graduated with a thesis).

Pascual-Ramos, Javier (Co-advisor), 2016, M.Sc. Thesis; Liu, Jie, 2016, M.Sc. Report; Martz, Benjamin, 2016, M.Eng; Kim, Bubryur, 2015, M.Sc. Report; Zhang, Lutong, 2015, M.Sc. Thesis; Peiffer, Brian, 2014, M.Sc. Thesis; Zou, Yingjun, 2011, M.Sc. Thesis; Zhang, Chao, 2009, M.Sc. Thesis; Marsh, Phillip, 2006, M.Sc. Thesis; Bradley, Chamberlin, 2006, M.Sc. Report; Buckmaster, Sonia, 2006, M.Sc. Report; Deco, Alberto, 2005, Tesi di Laurea; Maldonaldo-Gonzales, Rene, 2005, M.Sc. Report; Saele, Thomas, 2005, M.Sc. Thesis; Matsumoto, Masato, 2005, M.Sc. Thesis; Goode, Jonathan, 2004, M.Sc. Thesis; Subbarayan, Sundara, 2004, M.Sc. Thesis; Miller, Aaron, 2004, M.Sc. Thesis; Omachi, Yoshiaki, 2002, M.Sc. Thesis; Kawakami, Yoriko, 2002, M.Sc. Thesis; Noh, Jinil, 2001, M.Sc. Thesis; Hanai, Taku, 1999, M.Sc. Thesis; Miyake, Masaru, 1999, M.Sc. Thesis; Frank, Dean, 1999, M.Sc. Thesis; Chen, Hung-Wei, 1997, M.Sc. Report; Nichols, Matthew, 1997, M.Sc. Report; Genz, Daryl, 1997, M.Sc. Thesis; Milner, David, 1996, M.Sc. Thesis; Durmus, Korhan, 1996, M.Sc. Thesis; Lunke, Anne, 1996, M.Sc. Report; Iwaki, Ichiro, 1996, M.Sc. Thesis; Stehler, Donald, 1995, M.Sc. Thesis; Johansson, Ola, 1995, M.Sc. Report; Ide, Yutaka, May 1995, M.Sc. Thesis; Steine, Gert, 1995, M.Sc. Report; Wilshusen, Brec, 1995, M.Sc. Report; Pranet, Woravit, 1994, M.Sc. Report; Khandaker, Lutfur, 1994, M.Sc. Thesis; Pytte, Erik, 1994, M.Sc. Thesis; Kang, Hong, 1992, M.Sc. Report; Chakravorty, Milanendu, 1991, M.Sc. Report; Burgess, Christopher, 1991, M.Sc. Thesis; Yoshida, Keito, 1990, M.Sc. Thesis; Teigen, Jan, 1990, M.Sc. Thesis; Tan, Nurhan, 1990, M.Sc. Thesis; Robson, Bradley, 1990, M.Sc. Thesis; Gupta, Rishi, 1989, M.Sc. Thesis; Abuasaad, Assad, 1988, M.Sc. Report; Scholfield, Mark, 1988, M.Sc. Report; Yen, Tzong, 1987, M.Sc. Report; Curley, James, 1986, M.Sc. Thesis; Trautner, Janice, 1986, M.Sc. Thesis; Aburayyan, Naim, 1986, M.Sc. Report; Hiestand, Gregory, 1986, M.Sc. Thesis; Nakib, Rachid, 1985, M.Sc. Thesis.

Current Graduate Students Supervised as Research Advisor

PhD students:
Cheng, Minghui; Liu, Liang; Mondoro, Alysson (Awards: P.C. Rossin Doctoral Fellowship; Recipient of the NSF EAPSI Grant; Recipient of the ICOSSAR 2017 Registration Scholarship); Han, Xu; Peng, Shu-Ting (on leave of absence); Guimaraes, Hugo (Co-advisor); Tu, Bing (Co-advisor), Wang, Zhujun (Co-advisor).

National Research Paper-Based Awards Received with Current/Former Graduate Students

External Expert for the Habilitation and External Examining Committee Member for Ph.D. Candidates

Selected Short Courses Offered

    Invited Lectures and Seminars