UniBO 2012
SEI Boston 2014
News Archive

Collection of various news, including publication of papers, conferences, and awards.

Nervi
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.
Award
April 2018
Dr. Bocchini is the inaugural recipient of the "Outstanding Doctoral Student Advising Award" from the College. [read more]
NIH
April 2018
Drs. Bocchini and Buceta are awarded a grant from NIH to study the application of Functional Quantization and bat migration dynamics to assess the risk of Ebola outbreaks over large regions. [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.
Aman
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]
Award
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.
Aman
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!
Buzzi
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).
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.
Iacocca Hall
28 and 31 October 2016
Two very important events at Lehigh: a 4-hour seminar series on Infrastructure Resilience and a Symposium on Probabilistic Modeling. You can come to Lehigh for the first on Friday, spend the weekend in NY or Philly, and join the second on Monday.
PennDOT
October 2016
A new phase of the project "100 Year Service Life" has been awarded, to continue studying the probabilistic penetration of chloride in concrete structures and predict the service life of all bridges in Pennsylvania (sponsored by PennDOT, in collaboration with Dr. Naito and Dr. Fox's groups).
San Diego
September 2016
The work of the group hits a lot of news outlets, most notably ASCE.
osisoft
September 2016
The Pennsylvania Infrastructure Technology Alliance has awarded our group, in partnership with OSIsoft, a new project on "Processing high-resolution industrial recovery time-series for infrastructure resilience analysis".
Hook professorship
August 2016
Dr. Bocchini receives the "Frank Hook Assistant Professorship", given to an outstanding junior scholar-teacher who also fosters personal interaction and mentoring relationships with students
new students
Summer 2016
The group embraces the "Mountaintop Experience", supervising a team of 8 students working over the summer on "Establishing a flow network for experiments on blockages and their detection".
Gerondelis
January 2016
Vasileios Christou receives a Scholarship from the Gerondelis Foundation for his research on modeling of multiple correlated natural hazards.
NISTcrp
November 2015
Dr. Bocchini is appointed vice-chair of the NIST Standing Committe on Data, Metrics, and Tools for Community Resilience.
100rc
November 2015
Lehigh partners with the City of Bethlehem to submit an application for the 100 Resilient Cities Program.
PRAISys
September 2015
Lehigh leads a large project on probabilistic resilience analysis of interdependent infrastructure systems.
Postdoc
September 2015
2 postdoctoral positions available, apply quickly.
ARDEC
September 2015
Phase III of the POTech project has been awarded.
new students
Fall 2015
New students join the research group: check them out.
new students
August 2015
New project on durability of concrete mixes starts (sponsored by PennDOT).
ebola
June 2015
New project on virus spreading models with Dr. Bocchini as PI.
Postdoc
June 1, 2015
Postdoctoral position available, apply quickly.
website
March, 2015
New website for the group launched.
Julia Tomasi and Bushe Yang
Winter 2015
Two new M.Sc. students join the research group: Julia Tomasi and Bushe Yang.
ASCE
July 13-16, 2014
Dr. Bocchini will be presenting a paper at the ICVRAM-ISUMA 2014 conference in Liverpool, UK.
ICMAE
June 26-27, 2014
Dr. Bocchini is an invited speaker and panelist at the ICMAE conference in Chicago, IL.
Aman
March 24, 2014
Aman Karamlou receives the P.C. Rossin Doctoral Fellowship.