Service Activities

Chair of Executive Committee, Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering (TCLEE) 2009-10
Board, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) 2009-12
Steering Committee, National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Disasters Roundtable, 2009-12
Vice-Chair, IABSE Working Group of Earthquake Resistant Structures, 2009-2013
National Research Council Committee on Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration, 2007-2009
Executive Committee, Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering (TCLEE), 2007-Present
NationalAcademyof Engineering, Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment (2002-2008)
Chair, ASCE Seismic Effects Committee, 2006-present
Associate Editor, Earthquake Spectra, 2007-present
NEES, Nominations Committee, 2005-2007
Associate Editor, ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, 2004-Present
Member, American Society of Civil Engineers, 1995-present;
Control Group Member of Seismic Effects Subcommittee (1999-Present)
            Task Committee on Supplemental Damping for Seismic Applications (1999-Present)
            Task Committee on Structural Control (2002-Present)
Task Committee Chair, Data Needs for Earthquake Engineering (EERI), 2004
Member, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (1995-Present)
Task Committee Leader, EERI Data Needs, 2005-Present
National Research Council Committee to Develop a Long-Term Research Plan for Earthquake Engineering (January 2002-August 2003)
FWHA Seismic Virtual Team (January 2002-Present)
Transportation Research Board, Committee on Seismic Design of Bridges (January 2003-Present)
FHWA Committee on Seismic Performance Testing of Bridge Piers (June 2002-Present)