University of Texas at Austin welcomes Maria Koliou
September 28, 2018
Maria Koliou, Ph.D., YMC Co-Chair and Assistant Professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, presented to the EERI Student Chapter at the University of Texas at Austin on September 28, 2018. The presentation, entitledFrom Resilient Structures to Resilient Communities, used the example Rigid Wall-flexible in-plane roof Diaphragm buildings, popular in low-rise industrial construction, to demonstrate 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 meet and have lunch with students, meet with faculty, and tour the Ferguson Structural Laboratory.