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Appointments and Affiliations
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    Education:

      Research Interests:

      Structural dynamics, earthquake engineering, seismic hazard mitigation for building contents, nonlinear dynamics, system identification, optimal control with application to systems with controllable damping.

      Specialties:

      Structural Engineering
      Nonlinear Dynamics
      Vibration
      Nonlinear Systems
      Alternative Energy
      Adaptive Structures
      Education, Engineering
      Design

      Awards, Honors, and Distinctions:

      • Earl I. Brown II Outstanding Civil Engineering Faculty Award, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Duke University, September, 2013
      • President's Award, New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, December, 2010
      • Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award, Duke University, September, 2008
      • Southeast Mid-Career Teaching Award, American Society of Engineering Educators, September, 2007
      • Klein Family Teaching Award, Duke School of Engineering, April, 2006
      • Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize, American Society of Civil Engineers, June, 2005
      • Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Fellowship, June, 2002

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