College of Engineering | July 23, 2015
Ahsan Kareem, the Robert M. Moran Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences at the University of Notre Dame, was elected president of the International Association of Wind Engineering (IAWE) during the 14th International Conference on Wind Engineering in Porto Alegre, Brazil, June 21-26. He will serve in this capacity through 2019.
The director of the NatHaz Modeling Laboratory at the University, Kareem is globally recognized for his expertise in structural engineering, including the dynamics of tall buildings, long-span bridges, and deep-water offshore structures in extreme environmental conditions like hurricanes, the development of cyber-based infrastructure for modeling and simulation of structural performance, and collaborations for research and education in wind effects.
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