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Jia Joins MPC faculty at Colorado State University

Posted: Sep 13, 2016

Dr. Gaofeng Jia has joined the MPC faculty as an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at Colorado State University. He has expertise in natural hazard risk assessment and mitigation, robust analysis and design of complex engineering systems and high performance structures, risk-informed decision making, aging and deterioration of civil infrastructure, and automated condition assessment of infrastructure. Jia earned his bachelor's degree in civil engineering and master's degree in disaster prevention and mitigation from Beijing Jiaotong University in China. He earned his PhD degree in civil engineering from the University of Notre Dame. Before joining CSU, he was a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Notre Dame and at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He received the Young Researcher Best Paper Award at the 2013 International Conference on Soft Computing Technology in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering and the Best Student Paper Award at the 2012 American Society of Civil Engineers Engineering Mechanics Institute/Probabilistic Mechanics Conference.

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