Faculty

Anestis S. Veletsos, Ph.D.
Dr. Anestis S. Veletsos, Ph.D.
Distinguished Adjunct Professor

Education: 

B.S., Civil Engineering (1948) Robert College, Istanbul, Turkey
M.S., Civil Engineering (1950) University of Illinois
Ph.D., Civil Engineering (1953) University of Illinois

Classes: 

Structural engineering: undergraduate and graduate courses

Professional Memberships: 

Member, Civil Engineering Peer Review Committee, National Academy of Engineering (2001)
Member, Fourth International Conference on Recent Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, (2001)
Member, Honors Committee, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (2001)
Member of Civil Engineering Peer Review Committee, National Academy of Engineering (2000)
Member of Fourth International Conference on Recent Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, (2000)
Honorary Doctorate, University of Patras, Patras, Greece (1999)
Member, Advisory Committee, 11th International Conference in Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering. (2004 - 2005)

Research Interests: 

Structural engineering and mechanics, with primary emphasis in structural and foundation dynamics, earthquake engineering, and dynamics of offshore platforms.

Presentations: 

"Dynamics of Liquid Storage Tanks." Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal. (May 1, 2001)
"Dynamics of Soil-Structure Interaction." Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal. (May 1, 2001)
"Dynamics of Flexible Retaining Walls." U. S. - Japan Workshop on Soil-Structure Interaction, San Jose, California. (September 22, 1998)
"Response to Horizontal Ground Shaking of Cantilever Retaining Walls." Structural Engineers World Congress, San Francisco, California. (July 21, 1998)

Selected Publications: 

A.H. Younan and A.S. Veletsos "Dynamic Response of Flexible Retaining Walls." Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 29 (11) (2000) : 1815-1844.

A.S. Veletsos "Mitigating the Earthquake Hazard." (to appear)

A.S. Veletsos "Evaluation of Lindley-Yow Method." Reevaluation of Regulatory Guidance on Modal Response Combination Methods for Seismic Response Spectrum Analysis (1999) : G-1 to G-10.

Editorial Activities / Discussions in Refereed Journals: 

Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of the International Association for Earthquake Engineering. (1992 - 2006)
Member of the Editorial Board, Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, Journal of the International Association for Earthquake Engineering. Wiley Interscience. (1992 - 2005)
Member of the Editorial Board, Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, Journal of the International Association for Earthquake Engineering. Wiley Interscience. (1992)
Member of the Editorial Board, Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics. Wiley Interscience. (1992 - present)
Member of the Editorial Board, Earthquake Spectra. Earthquake Engineering Research Institute. (1995 - 2003)
Other, Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics. Wiley InterScience. (2001 - 2001)
Other, Earthquake Spectra. Earthquake Engineering Research Institute. (2001 - 2001)
Other, Earthquake Spectra. Earthquake Engineering Research Institute. (2000 - 2000)
Other, International Journal of Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics. Wiley InterScience. (2000 - 2000)