Editorial Board

59 Editors in 19 Countries/Regions

China (23)
Italy (6)
USA (6)
United Kingdom (3)
Germany (3)
Australia (3)
Denmark (2)
India (2)
Turkey (1)
Ireland (1)
Chile (1)
Singapore (1)
Philippines (1)
Netherlands (1)
Japan (1)
France (1)
Indonesia (1)
Canada (1)
Belgium (1)


Jie Li


College of Civil Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai, China.

Research Interests: Earthquake Engineering; Lifeline Engineering Systems; Engineering Reliability; Concrete Structures; Stochastic Mechanics


Welcome to the new journal of Disaster Prevention and Resilience

Multi-hazards Shanghai - risk analysis and safety management system

Special Issue:

Multi-Hazard Shanghai - Risk Analysis and Safety Management System

Regional Editors

Biswajit Basu

Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.

Research Interests: Nonlinear Dynamics and Systems; Random Vibrations and Stochastic Mechanics; Soil/Structure Interaction; Stochastic Processes; Structural Dynamics; System Identification; Systems Health Monitoring; Time Frequency and Wavelet Analysis; Traffic Engineering; Vibration Control; Wind Energy and Wind Turbines

Han-Ping Hong

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada.

Research Interests: Reliability Assessment of Existing Structure and Infrastructure Systems; Optimum Strengthening Criteria for Existing Structures; Probabilistic Assessment of Slope Stability Under Spatial Uncertain Variability; Optimum Regionalization and Optimum Design for Rare Environmental Loads; Reliability of Deteriorating Reinforced Concrete Columns Under Stochastic Excitation; Earthquake Occurrence Modeling


Unconditional and conditional simulation of nonstationary and non-Gaussian vector and field with prescribed marginal and correlation by using iteratively matched correlation

Naiyu Wang

College of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China.

Research Interests: Community Resiliency; Sustainability; Structural Reliability; Uncertainty Quantification; Risk Assessment and Forecasting

Special Issue:

Recent Progress on Integrated Resilience Testbed Studies

Editorial Board Members

Michael Beer

Institute for Risk and Reliability, Leibniz University Hannover, Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany.

Research Interests: Structural and Systems Reliability; Risk and Resilience Analysis; Imprecise Probabilities

Fabio Biondini

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy.

Research Interests: Life-Cycle of Structures and Infrastructure Systems; Bridge Engineering; Structural Reliability and Risk Analysis; Structural Robustness; Infrastructure Resilience; Earthquake Engineering; Artificial Intelligence in Structural Engineering.

Zenaida Delica-Willison

Center for Disaster Preparedness, Batangas City, Batangas, Philippines.

Research Interests: Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction and Management; Disaster Preparedness

George Deodatis

Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA.

Research Interests: Probabilistic Mechanics; Risk and Reliability; Uncertainty Quantification; Hazards Analysis

Qingyun Duan

State Key Laboratory of Earth Surface Processes and Resource Ecology, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China.

Research Interests: Surface Hydrology; Hydrologic Model Development and Calibration; Hydrological Ensemble Forecasting; Statistical Methods for Uncertainty Analyses of Large Complex System Models; Climate Change Impacts on Hydrology and Water Resources

Special Issue:

Hydroclimate Events and Extremes

Burcak Basbug Erkan

Department of Statistics, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.

Research Interests: Disaster Risk Management; Disaster Risk Reduction; Resilience; Disaster and/or Development; M&E; Accountability; Insurance; Statistics; Policy Development

Michael Havbro Faber

Department of the Built Environment, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark.

Research Interests: Decision Analysis; Structural Reliability; Risk Modeling; Concrete Structures; Structural Analysis; Bridge Engineering; Finite Element Analysis; Risk Management; Earthquake Engineering

Xuanmei Fan

State Key Laboratory of Geo-Hazard Prevention and Geo-Environment Protection, Chengdu University of Technology, Chengdu, Sichuan, China.

Research Interests: Landslide Hazard Assessment; Earthquake-induced Geohazards; Landslide Dam Research; Tectonic Geomorphology; Sediment Flux in Active Mountain Belts

Dan M. Frangopol

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, USA.

Research Interests: Structural Reliability and Probabilistic Mechanics; Life-cycle Cost Analysis; Probability-based Assessment, Design, and Multi-criteria Life-cycle Optimization of Structures and Infrastructure Systems; Structural Health Monitoring; Life-cycle Performance Maintenance and Management of Structures and Distributed Infrastructure under Extreme Events; Risk-based Assessment and Decision Making; Multi-hazard Risk Mitigation; Infrastructure Sustainability and Resilience to Disasters; Climate Change Adaptation

Roger G. Ghanem

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Research Interests: Probabilistic Modeling and Computational Stochastic Mechanics; Quantitative Models for the Propagation of Uncertainty in Physical Systems; Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering; Identification and Control of Dynamical Systems; Probabilistic Multli-scale Modeling

Anil K. Gupta

National Institute of Disaster Management, New Delhi, India.

Research Interests: Climate Change; Environmental Impact Assessment; Climate Change Adaptation; Project Management; Emergency Management; Sustainable Development; Sustainable Agriculture; Natural Resource Management

Hector Jensen

Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, Santa Maria Technical University, Valparaiso, Chile.

Research Interests: Computational Stochastic Mechanics; Advanced Random Simulation Methods; Structural Optimization Based on Robustness and Reliability; Sensitivity Analysis; Fuzzy Analysis; Finite Element Analysis; Dynamic Substructure; Bayesian Model Updating

Tso-Chien Pan

Institute of Catastrophe Risk Management, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore.

Research Interests: Structural Design; Damage Assessment; Vibration Isolation; Earthquake Hazard


Modelling of multi-sectoral critical infrastructure interdependencies for vulnerability analysis

Yongbo Peng

Shanghai Institute of Disaster Prevention and Relief, Tongji University, Shanghai, China.

Research Interests: Wind Hazards; Seismic Resilience; Uncertainty Quantification; Risk Mitigation; Structural Reliability


Reliability-based design optimization for seismic structures considering randomness associated with ground motions

Reliability analysis of a large curved-roof structure considering wind and snow coupled effects

John Dalsgaard Sorensen

Department of the Built Environment, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark.

Research Interests: Construction; Loads; Risk Analysis; Safety; Statistical Analysis; Stochastic Modelling; Wind Turbines

Mark G. Stewart

School of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Technology Sydney, Ultimo, NSW, Australia.

Research Interests: Civil Engineering; Security; Structural Engineering; Risk; Reliability

Daniel Straub

Civil, Geo and Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

Research Interests: Risk Analysis; Probabilistic Modelling; Engineering Statistics; Natural Hazards; Structural Reliability

Denise Thompson

Public Management Department, City University of New York, New York, NY, USA.

Research Interests: Supply Chain; Disaster resilience; Sustainable Development; Social Vulnerability; Small Island Developing States (SIDS)


Compounding challenges for disaster resilience in small island developing states

Pieter van Gelder

Safety and Security Science section, Delft University of Technology, Delft, South Holland, Netherlands.

Research Interests: Probability Analysis; Data Analytics; Uncertainty Analysis; Sensitivity Analysis; Safety Chain; Modelling Conflicting Values

Shaohong Wu

College of Resource and Environment, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.

Research Interests: Impacts and Adaptation of Climate Change; Natural Disaster Risk; Land Surface Pattern and Process

Special Issue:

Disaster Resilience Challenges in the Face of Climate Change

Qingshan Yang

School of Civil Engineering, Chongqing University, Chongqing, China.

Research Interests: Probability Density Evolution Method; Structural Wind Engineering; Monitoring and Evaluation of Heritage Ancient Structures; Flexible Tension Structures

Yan-Gang Zhao

Department of Architecture & Building Engineering, Kanagawa University, Kanagawa, Japan.

Research Interests: Safety Engineering; Structural Safety; Structural Analysis; Earthquake Engineering

Youth Editorial Board Members

Peyman Abbaszadeh

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA.

Research Interests: Hydrologic Modeling; Land Surface Modeling; Satellite Data Assimilation; Bayesian Statistics; Machine Learning


Full Professor of University Gustave Eiffel, Paris, France.

Research Interests: Civil Engineering; Natural and Technological Risks; Hazards (modeling: earthquakes, tsunamis, floods, industrial explosions), vulnerability and fragility (constructions, industrial plants); Risks and Reliability (modeling, simulation), Resilience and Domino Effects (modeling, simulation); Optimal Risks and Layout (constructions sites and industrial plants); Crowd Evacuation; Digital Twins (BIM/CIM/IFC/IoT)

Giulia Angelucci

Department of Structural and Geotechnical Engineering, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy.

Research Interests: Seismic Engineering; Optimum Design of Large Structures; Structural Analysis and Optimization; Energy-based Design; Concrete Structures; Tall Buildings

zhenning Ba

Department of Civil Engineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China.

Research Interests: Seismic Ground Motion Simulation; Seismic Site Effects; Earthquake Resistance of Underground Structure


The prediction of seismic amplification effect in three-dimensional sedimentary basins and its application

Xu Chen

International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan.

Research Interests: Seismic Resilience of Bridges; Dynamic Control; Earthquake Engineering; Seismic Performance of Accelerated Constructed Bridges


Repair procedure-based recovery pattern for estimating seismic resilience and novel concept of public resilience

Zhiyi Chen

Department of Geotechnical Engineering, College of Civil Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai, China.

Research Interests: Tunnelling and Underground Space; Seismic Resilience; Seismic Control Techniques; Artificial Intelligence; Failure Mechanism; Soil-structure Interaction

Michele D’Amato

Department of European and Mediterranean Cultures-DiCEM, University of Basilicata, Matera, Italy.

Research Interests: Bridge, Concrete; Masonry Structural Engineering; Structural Reliability; Seismic Risk

Chao Dang

Department of Mechanical Engineering, TU Dortmund University, Dortmund, Germany

Research Interests: Structural Reliability Analysis; Bayesian Inference; Bayesian Active Learning; Bayesian Probabilistic Numeric; Stochastic Structural Dynamics; Imprecise Random Fields

You Dong

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China.

Research Interests: Resilience; Intelligent Maintenance; Life-cycle Engineering; Multiple Hazards; Climate Change

Wenqi Du

School of Water Resources and Hydropower Engineering, Wuhan University, Wuhan, Hubei, China.

Research Interests: Geotechnical Structures; Dynamic Analysis; Ground Failures; Risk Analysis; Natural Hazards; System Resilience


Predictive models for the run-out distance of clay slopes based on material point method

Subhrajit Dutta

Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology Silchar, Silchar, Assam, India.

Research Interests: Probabilistic Structural Mechanics; System Reliability/Risk Analysis; Uncertainty Quantification; Structural Optimization under Uncertainty; Structure & Infrastructure Resilience; Machine Deep Learning; Risk-based Decision Making


Building portfolio seismic fragility analysis: incorporating building-to-building variability to carry out seismic fragility analysis for reinforced concrete buildings in a city

An efficient approach for source-terminal reliability analysis of roadways network infrastructure system against flood hazard

Decheng Feng

School of Civil Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China.

Research Interests: Damage Analysis; Performance Assessment; Uncertainty Analysis; Machine Learning; Risk and Resilience

Rijalul Fikri

Department of Civil Engineering, Syiah Kuala University, Banda Aceh, Aceh, Indonesia.

Research Interests: Nonlinear Structural Analysis; Earthquake Engineering; Risk Analysis; Seismic Assessment; Structural Dynamic

Hindolo George-Williams

Institute of Energy and Sustainable Development, Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Media, De Montfort University, Leicester, Leicestershire, UK.

Research Interests: Reliability and Resilience of Power Systems; Probabilistic Risk Assessment; Uncertainty Modelling; Complex Systems; Simulation of Complex Systems and Processes

Rosario Gigliotti

Department of Structural and Geotechnical Engineering, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy.

Research Interests: Earthquake Engineering; Reinforced Concrete; Seismic Isolation; Structural Analysis & Design; Risk Analysis

Fan Kong

School of Civil Engineering, Hefei University of Technology, Hefei, Anhui, China.

Research Interests: Random Vibration; Stochastic Modelling; Structural Control; Uncertainty Quantification

Iman Mansouri

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA.

Research Interests: Seismic Design; Nonlinear Analysis of Structures; Performance-based Design; Soft Computing Methods; Fire Analysis; Earthquake Engineering

Andrea Miano

Department of Structures for Engineering and Architecture, University of Naples Federico II, Napoli, Italy.

Research Interests: Structural Health Monitoring; SAR Data; Performance Based Assessment of Existing Structures; RC Structures; Vulnerability Assessment of Existing Bridges

Moe (Mohammad) Mojtahedi

School of Built Environment, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Research Interests: Resilient Built Environment; Disaster Risk Reduction; Evacuation Planning; Operations Research and Optimisation; Decision Making Tools and Post-disaster Reconstruction; Construction Management

Pablo G. Morato

Department of Naval and Civil Engineering, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium.

Research Interests: Decision-making; Probabilistic Modelling; Machine Learning; Risk Analysis; Natural Hazards; Structural Reliability; Wind Turbines

Ben Mou

School of Civil Engineering, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China.

Research Interests: Seismic Design; Steel-concrete Structures; Steel Structures; Structures Design; Beam-column connection

Heqing Mu

School of Civil Engineering and Transportation, State Key Laboratory of Subtropical Building Science, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.

Research Interests: Bayesian Inference; Ground-motion Prediction Equation; Probabilistic Modelling; Structural Reliability; Structural Health Monitoring; System Identification

Chaolie Ning

College of Civil Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai, China.

Research Interests: Seismic Fragility Analysis; Reinforced Concrete Structures; Earthquake Risk Analysis; Structural Safety and Reliability

Huafu Pei

School of Civil Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, Liaoning, China.

Research Interests: Geotechnical Health Monitoring; Landslide; Risk Analysis; Energy Pile; Optical Fiber Sensing

Special Issue:

Geotechnical Monitoring and Disaster Prevention

Sergio Ruggieri

Department of Civil, Environmental, Territorial, Construction and Chemical Engineering, Polytechnic University of Bari, Bari, Italy.

Research Interests: Seismic vulnerability, existing structures and infrastructures, seismic fragility, numerical modelling, dynamic analysis, seismic risk, structural analysis.

Zhenyun Tang

Faculty of Architecture, Civil and Transportation Engineering, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, China.

Research Interests: Real Time Hybrid Simulation; Soil Structure Interaction; Seismic Mitigation


Time-domain instability mechanism for artificial boundary condition of semi-infinite medium described by discrete rational approximation

Silvia Tolo

Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK.

Research Interests: Complex Systems Safety; System Resilience; Risk Analysis; System Reliability; Uncertainty Analysis; Stochastic Modelling; Nuclear

Enrico Tubaldi

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK.

Research Interests: Risk Analysis; Floods; Earthquakes; Structural Dynamics; Structural Health Monitoring

Cao Wang

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Technology Sydney, Ultimo, NSW, Australia.

Research Interests: Structural Reliability; Community Resilience; Hazard and Risk Analysis; Reliability and Resilience-based Design

Aiguo Xing

Department of Civil Engineering, School of Ocean and Civil Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China.

Research Interests: Geohazard, landslide, rock fall, debris flow, land subsidence

Guoshan Xu

School of Civil Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, Heilongjiang, China.

Research Interests: Seismic Performance; Hybrid Test; Real-time Substructure Test; Pseudo-dynamic Test; Shaking Table Test; Quasi-static Test; Model Updating; Intelligent; Precast Structure

Jun Xu

College of Civil Engineering, Hunan University, Changsha, Hunan, China.

Research Interests: Structural Reliability; Stochastic Dynamics; Stochastic Stability; Uncertainty Quantification and Propagation; Disastrous Loads Modelling; Structural Control


Structural reliability analysis with epistemic and aleatory uncertainties via AK-MCS with a new learning function

Special Issue:

Probabilistic Modeling of Loads and Structural Reliability Analysis

Xiaohui Yu

College of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Guilin University of Technology, Guilin, Guangxi, China.

Research Interests: Seismic Fragility Analysis; Seismic Risk Analysis; Resilience; Uncertainty Quantification; Structural Reliability

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Disaster Prevention and Resilience
ISSN 2832-4056 (Online)
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