Khalid M. Mosalam

Khalid M. Mosalam
Taisei Professor of Civil Engineering
Director of the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center
Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Materials

Assessment and rehabilitation of essential facilities, e.g. bridges and electrical substations; Concrete, masonry & wood structures; Earthquake engineering; Energy-efficiency, sustainability and resiliency of structures; Fracture & damage mechanics; Experimental methods including hybrid simulations; Performance and health monitoring of structures using machine and deep learning. 

Research on Earthquake engineering:

http://peer.berkeley.edu/

Research on Energy-efficient buildings:

http://sinberbest.berkeley.edu/

Research on Machine & deep learning:

https://tbsi.berkeley.edu/research/data-science-and-information-technology/lab-2c-internet-things-societal-cyber-physical

Research on Structural health monitoring (Ø-Challenge):

http://apps.peer.berkeley.edu/phichallenge/

Office 723 Davis Hall
Email mosalam@berkeley.edu
Phone (510) 375-9271
Fax (510) 643-5264

Office Hours:

  • TuTh 1:00-2:00, 723 Davis, or by an appointment
  • CE 123N Lectures: TuTh 2:00-3:30 in 212 O'Brien

Biography

CORE PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR, Lab 2C: Internet of Things & Societal Cyber Physical Systems, Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute (TBSI) (OCT 2016 – Present)

DIRECTOR, Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research (PEER) Center (JAN 2016 – Present)

HIGH END FOREIGN EXPERT, Tongji Univ., Shanghai, China (JAN 2015 – DEC 2017)

TAISEI PROF. OF CIVIL ENG., Dept. of Civil & Env. Eng., Univ. of Calif., Berkeley, CA (JUL 2015 – Present)

PROGRAM LEADER, Structural Eng., Mechanics & Materials (SEMM), Dept. of Civil & Env. Eng., Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (JUL 2014 – DEC 2015)

VISITING PROF., Dept. of Civil & Env. Eng., Nanyang Technological Univ. (NTU), Singapore & IN-RESIDENCE PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR, Singapore National Research Foundation-funded program “Singapore-Berkeley Building Efficiency and Sustainability in the Tropics” (AUG 2012 – JUL 2013)

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR, Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) Equipment Site, nees@berkeley, Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (OCT 2009 – DEC 2014)

PROFESSOR, Dept. of Civil & Env. Eng., Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (JUL 2007 – Present)

VICE CHAIR FOR RESEARCH & TECHNICAL SERVICES [2 terms], Dept. of Civil & Env. Eng., Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (JUL 2006 – AUG 2012)

VISITING PROF., Middle East Technical Univ., Ankara, Turkey (JAN 2005 – JUL 2005)

VISITING PROF., Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto Univ., Japan (AUG 2004 – DEC 2004)

ASSOCIATE PROF., Dept. of Civil & Env. Eng., Univ. of Calif., Berkeley, CA (JUL 2003 – JUN 2007)

ASSISTANT PROF., Dept. of Civil & Env. Eng., Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (JUL 1997 – JUN 2003)

LECTURER, Structural Eng., Dept. of Civil & Env. Eng., Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY (AUG 1996 – JUN 1997)

RESEARCH & TEACHING ASSISTANT, Structural Eng., Dept. of Civil & Env. Eng., Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY (AUG 1991 – JUL 1996)

ASSISTANT LECTURER, Structural Eng., Cairo Univ., Giza, Egypt (JAN 1991 – JUL 1991)

DEMONSTRATOR, Structural Eng., Cairo Univ., Giza, Egypt (AUG 1988 – JAN 1991)

PART-TIME DESIGN ENGINEER, HOSNY Consulting Firm, Cairo, Egypt (AUG 1988 – JUL 1991)

Education

CORNELL UNIVERSITY, Ithaca, New York, USA:

Ph.D. Civil Engineering [Major: Structures; Minor: Theoretical and Applied Mechanics], 1996

Dissertation: Experimental and Computational Strategies for the Seismic Behavior Evaluation of Frames with Infill Walls

CAIRO UNIVERSITY, Giza, Egypt:

M.S. Structural Engineering, 1991

Thesis: Integrated Modular Computer Program for the Nonlinear Analysis of Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete Structures

B.S. (Honors) Civil Engineering, 1988

Graduation Project: Reinforced Concrete Design