Elnaz Esmaeilzadeh Seylabi

Elnaz Esmaeilzadeh Seylabi

Assistant Professor
Elnaz Esmaeil Seylabi
Biography

Elnaz Esmaeilzadeh Seylabi joined the University of Nevada, Reno as an assistant professor in 2019. Prior to that, she was a postdoctoral scholar at the California Institute of Technology (2017-2019). She holds a Ph.D. in civil engineering (2016) from the University of California, Los Angeles, and an M.S. in earthquake engineering (2009) and a B.S. in civil engineering (2007) from the Sharif University of Technology, Iran. Her honors include the Dissertation Year Fellowship Award (2015), the Martin Rubin Scholarship (2013) and Dr. Tavakoli's Award (2012) among others.

Education
  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, 2016
  • M.Sc., Earthquake Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 2009
  • B.Sc., Civil Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 2007

Prospective graduate students

Prof. Esmaeilzadeh Seylabi is seeking highly motivated graduate students to join her research group.  The main areas of research will be in engineering seismology, inverse problems and uncertainty quantification to better understand the interaction of the built environment with the earthquake hazard, and to formulate new models and methods to improve the built environment resilience. For more information please contact her at elnaze@unr.edu.

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Research interests

  • Engineering mechanics
  • Engineering seismology
  • Inverse problems
  • Uncertainty quantification