Meet The Team

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Roberto Gentile, Ph.D.

Marie Curie Senior Research Fellow

Completed Degree: Ph.D. Civil Engineering, Politecnico di Bari, Italy & University of Canterbury, New Zealand, 2018

Topic: Seismic Vulnerability Assessment of RC Buildings

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Gemma Cremen, Ph.D.

Senior Research Fellow

Completed Degree: Ph.D. Earthquake Engineering, Stanford University, USA, 2019


 

Topics: Decision Support System for Earthquake Early Warning and Rapid Response; Multi-hazard Risks in Tomorrow's Cities

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David Wilkie, Ph.D.

EPSRC Doctoral Prize Fellow

Completed Degree: Ph.D. Risk Engineering, University College London, UK, 2019


Topic: Resilience-Based Design and Life-Extension of Offshore Wind Farms

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Jawad Fayaz, Ph.D.

 Research Fellow

 

Completed Degree: Ph.D. Earthquake Engineering, University of California, Irvine, USA, 2021


Topic: Decision Support System for Earthquake Early Warning and Rapid Response

Karim Tarbali, Ph.D.

Honorary Lecturer @ UCL & Chancellor’s Fellow @Edinburgh Uni

Completed Degree: Ph.D. Earthquake Engineering, University of Canterbury,
Christchurch, New Zealand, 2017



Topic:Physics-based Ground-motion Simulation and Validation

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Eyitayo Opabola, Ph.D.

Research Fellow

Completed Degree: Ph.D. Civil Engineering, The University of Auckland, New Zealand, 2020

Topics: Multi-hazard Resilience of School Infrastructure

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Salvatore Iacoletti

Ph.D. Candidate

Completed Degree: M.Sc. Structural and Geotechnical Engineering, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy, 2017

Topic: Time-dependent Earthquake Risk Modelling (with Willis Tower Watson)

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Biao Song

Research Assistant/Ph.D. Candidate

Completed Degree: M.Sc. Civil Engineering with Seismic Design, University College London, UK, 2015

 

Topics: Seismic Vulnerability of Steel Connections; Wind Engineering (with University of California, Davis, USA and Willis Tower Watson)

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Himanshu Agrawal

Ph.D. Student (Edinburgh Uni/UCL)
 

Completed Degree: Integrated B.Sc.-M.Sc. Geological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata, India, 2020
 

Topic: Physics-based ground-motion simulations for seismic risk assessment in rapidly urbanising environments

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Karim Aljawhari

 Ph.D. Student (IUSS Pavia)

Completed Degree: M.Sc. Earthquake Engineering with Disaster Management, University College London, UK, 2018

 



Topic: Aftershock Vulnerability of Structures

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Kenneth Otárola

 Ph.D. Student (IUSS Pavia)

Completed Degree: M.Sc. Civil Engineering for Mitigation of Risk from Natural Hazards, IUSS Pavia, Italy, 2020

 

Topics: Accounting for Ground-motion Duration in Building-portfolio Loss Assessment; Multi-hazard Structural Vulnerability

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Carlos Mesta Cornetero

 Ph.D. Student (IUSS Pavia)

Completed Degree: M.Sc. Civil Engineering, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, Peru, 2017

 



Topic: Multi-hazard Risks in Tomorrow's Cities

We are always pleased to hear from people interested in joining our team to conduct research in any of the areas mentioned here. Please note that we only consider applications from highly-qualified students with a specialized MSc degree. Get in touch via email only if you have a first-class honours (or equivalent) and have secured or actively sought a competitive scholarship. Competitions for funding opportunities may exist through internal and external schemes for exceptional applicants.

Group Photos

Research Group, April 2021
Research Group, April 2021

Research Group, April 2021
Research Group, April 2021

Christmas 2015
Christmas 2015

Research Group, April 2021
Research Group, April 2021

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