Students

PHD STUDENTS

Suman Pokharel

(advised jointly with Peter Adams), started in January 2019, “From Future Learning To Current Action: Long-Term Sequential Infrastructure Planning Under Uncertainty.”

Mina Karimi

 (advised jointly with Kaushik Dayal), started in August 2018, “Forecasting induced seismicity by integrating physics-based models with machine learning.”

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Shawn Li

(sole advisor), started in January 2018, "Partially Observable Markov Decision Processes: Value of Information and Evolution Prediction"

ByeongSeong_Choi

(advised jointly with Mario Berges), started in November 2018, "SHADE: Surface Heat Assessment for Developed Environments."

Rami Ariss

(sole advisor), to start in August 2019, “Theory and practice of interconnected systems.”

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Chaochao Lin

(sole advisor), started in August 2017, “Infrastructure Management under Model Uncertainty.”

 
 
 

Past students

PhD Students:

Chelsea Kolb: (Aug 2015 - Sep 2018, co-advised with Jeanne VanBriesen and Costa Samaras): “Drinking Water Quality and Risk Challenges from Increasing Source Water Bromide: Climate and Energy Changes.”
Irem Velibeyoglu: (Aug 2014 - Sep 2018, sole advisor) now at HighMark: “Model Identication and Fault Detectability Assessment for Air Handling Units: Statistical Methods and Empirical Validation.”
Elizabeth Bismut: (visiting student from the ERA group, TUM, Munich, Germany, Jan 2018 - Apr 2018).
Claudia Zelaschi: (visiting student from the ROSE Programme, UME School, Pavia, Italy, Sep 2015 - Feb 2017): “System-Level Seismic Fragility Assessment under Interdependent Spatial Demand and Structural Capacity.”
Pengyun Wang: (Aug 2012 - Dec 2016, co-advised with Mitchell Small): “A Statistical Approach for Assessing Seismic Transitions Associated with Wastewater Injection.”
Milad Memarzadeh: (Jan 2013 - Dec 2015, sole advisor) now at eIQ Mobility: "Optimal learning and planning for degrading systems."
Yanchao Yue: (Jan 2009 - May 2012, co-advised at U. of Trento) now assist. prof. at Xi'an jiaotong University: "Impact of Seismic Vulnerability on Bridge Management Systems."

 

MSc and BSc Students:

Hong Tiancarlos Lin Chen: (advised jointly with Mario Berges), "Design of a sensing network for on‐line risk assessment of flash flood in Pittsburgh", Summer 2016.
Ke Mao: (advised jointly with Jacobo Bielak), "Statistical models for spatially distributed seismic excitation", Summer 2016.
Chi Yon Cho: (advised jointly with Burcu Akinci), "Exploration vs exploitation", Summer 2015.
Andrew Bakert: (advised jointly with Costa Samaras), “Climate change adaptation for civil engineers resource guide”, Spring 2014.
Jize Zhang: “Reliability methods under data analysis”, independent study in Spring 2013.
Enze Li: “Design of a sensing networks for the Scott Hall building”, independent study in Fall 2013.
Xiu Fu: “Fiber optic sensors for the Scott Hall building”, independent study in Spring 2014.
Sham Thanekar: (advised jointly with Peter Adams) “How does climate change affect the likelihood of extreme events?”, Spring 2014.
Guangshi Shang and Jing Yang: “Installing and calibrating fiber optic strain sensors”, Sep-Dec 2014.