Director of Research
Dr. Jie Zhang is a visiting faculty member from Tongji University, where he is an Associate Professor in the Department of Geotechnical Engineering. His research interests and expertise focus on risk modeling and assessment in geotechnical engineering. Currently Dr. Zhang is developing research proposals on risk communication, earthquake hazard mitigation, and resilient structures. He is also working actively on new models for developing research personnel in the RESA Center. Additionally, Dr. Zhang collaborates with our visiting scholars to integrate their expertise and research into the RESA mission.
M. Phil., Civil Engineering, Zhejiang University, 2005
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2009