Paolo Gardoni


Paolo Gardoni,江汉大学精细爆破国家重点实验室兼职教授和国家自然科学基金项目合作教授(2022-2025),美国伊利诺伊大学厄巴纳-香槟分校土木与环境工程系教授,韧性土木工程基础设施和结构可靠度领域国际知名学者。


Paolo Gardoni is the Alfredo H. Ang Family Professor and an Excellence Faculty Scholar in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is also a Professor in the Department of Biomedical and Translational Sciences in the Carle Illinois College of Medicine, and a Fellow of the Office of Risk Management & Insurance Research in the Gies College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Prof. Gardoni is the Director of the MAE Center an NSF-funded Engineering Research Center that focuses on creating a Multi-hazard Approach to Engineering. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the international journal Reliability Engineering and System Safety published by Elsevier, and the founder and former Editor-in-Chief of the international journal Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure published by Taylor and Francis Group. Prof. Gardoni is a member of the Probabilistic Methods Committee (PMC) of the Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI), the Board of Directors of the International Civil Engineering Risk and Reliability Association (CERRA), the Advisory Council of the International Forum on Engineering Decision Making (IFED), and a number of national and international committees and associations that focus on risk, reliability, and resilience analysis. His research interests include probabilistic mechanics; sustainable and resilient infrastructure; reliability, risk and life cycle analysis; decision-making under uncertainty; performance assessment of deteriorating systems; modeling of natural hazards and societal impact; ethical, social and legal dimensions of risk; optimal strategies for natural hazard mitigation and disaster recovery; impact of climate change; and engineering ethics. Prof. Gardoni has graduated 24 PhD students and 31 Master students. He is the author of over 170 refereed journal papers, 28 book chapters and 8 edited volumes, and has delivered over 60 invited, plenary or keynote lectures. Among the invited lectures, he gave the inaugural Objective Resilience Lecture established by the EMI in 2018. He has received over $50 million in research funding from multiple national and international agencies including the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Qatar National Research Funds (QNRF), the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), and the United States Army Corps of Engineers.