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Shady Salem Wins ASCE AwardJune 13, 2017

Shady Salem, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Civil Engineering, received the second-place award in the international competition organized by the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Objective Resilience Committee.

Mr. Shady Salem, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Civil Engineering, received the second-place award in the international competition organized by the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Objective Resilience Committee. Shady’s award was for his Probabilistic Infrastructure Resilience Assessment Toolbox (PIRAT).

The Award was presented during the ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) conference held at San Diego, CA, on June 4-7, 2017. Shady is working under the co-supervision of Drs. Wael El-Dakhakhni and Michael Tait.

“Shady’s groundbreaking research pushes the limit of our knowledge implementation by translating his research findings into innovative tools that already attracted the interests of many academics and practitioners during the EMI conference this year” says Dr. El-Dakhakhni.