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Dr. Bocchini Research Group

Dr. Paolo Bocchini is the Frank Hook Assistant Professor, in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Lehigh University. His research group focuses on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure Systems, Probabilistic Analysis applied to Civil Engineering, and Computational Mechanics.

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Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure Systems


Regional Hazard Analysis by Functional Quantization


Guided Acoustic Waves for NDT

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News and Events

May 2018
Dr. Bocchini's group, in collaboration with Buzzi Unicem, organizes an exhibit on the life and work of structural engineer and architect Pier Luigi Nervi.
January 2018
Former group member Dr. Aman Karamlou joins AIR Worldwide, “the scientific leader and most respected provider of risk modeling software and consulting services” in the world. Congratulations Aman! [read more]
Journal of Infrastructure Systems
January 2018
Our paper on Hazard Quantization jumps to the most-read in the ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, while our paper on Resilience and Sustainability has been (and still is) among the top 5 most-read every month since 2013 in the ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems.
August 2017
Lehigh is ranked best in the USA (second in the world) for research in Civil Engineering by the prestigious Academic Ranking of World Universities, which according to Wikipedia is “one of the three most influential and widely observed university measures”, especially focused on research.
San Diego
January 2017
More news outlets publish stories on our research and its impact. The latest one is Government Computer News.
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