Rice University welcomes Maria Koliou
October 12, 2018
Maria Koliou, Ph.D., presented to the EERI Student Chapter Rice University on October 12, 2018. Dr. Koliou, a YMC Co-Chair and Assistant Professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, delivered a presentation entitledFrom Resilient Structures to Resilient Communities. Using the example of Rigid Wall-Flexible in-plane roof Diaphragm (RWFD) buildings, Dr. Koliou demonstrated how performance-based engineering can be integrated with concepts of system functionality, recovery response, and community resilience in disasters.
In addition to the seminar presentation, Dr. Koliou had the opportunity to discuss research with Rice University graduate students.