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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

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.
January 2017
Dr. Aman Karamlou receives his PhD in Structural Engineering, leaves the team and chooses to accept a position at the renowned structural firm DeSimone. Congratulations Aman!
January 2017
A partnership with the international cement company Buzzi Unicem is established, and the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Technology Alliance awards funding for a pilot project on 3D printing of concrete (co-PIs Drs. Naito and Fox).
San Diego
January 2017
More news outlets publish stories on our research and its impact. The latest one is Government Computer News.
Journal of Infrastructure Systems
October 2016
Our paper on Resilience and Sustainability is the most read of the year in the ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems.
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