Registration Grants

Thank you to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Pankow Foundation, and EERI, who have made funds available to award registration grants to graduate students, and early career academics and professionals to defray costs for attending the 11th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering (11NCEE).

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Registration Grant Recipients

Mohammad Abbasi University of Nevada Reno
Diego A. Aguirre Realpe Kisinger Campo & Associates - KCA
Mariyam Amir Pennsylvania State University
Malcolm Ammons University of Michigan
Karen Barns Stanford University
Patrick Bassal WSP USA
Anahid Behrouzi California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo
Gitanjali Bhattacharjee Stanford University
Humberto Caudana Former- UC San Diego
Luis Ceferino Stanford University
Robert Chase University of Colorado Boulder
Rachel Chicchi University of Cincinnati
Hector Davalos Stanford University
Pratik Deogekar University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
Somayajulu Dhulipala Virginia Tech
Guillermo Diaz-Fanas WSP USA
Walaa Eltahawy University of Nevada, Reno
Hamidreza Etebarian University of British Columbia
Gloria Faraone UCSD
Jessica Feenstra Golder
Tal Feinstein UC Berkleley
Erica Fischer Oregon State University
Christian Flores Carreras The University of Michigan
Fardad Haghpanah Johns Hopkins University
Ana (Gabby) Haro Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas ESPE
Philip Harvey University of Oklahoma
Laura Hernandez Gilsanz Murray Steficek
Anne Hulsey Stanford University
Denis Istrati University of Nevada, Reno
Ezra Jampole Exponent
Jeena Jayamon Martinez Moore Engineers
Alexandria Julius The Ohio State University
Dimitrios Kalliontzis University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
farid khosravikia The University of Texas at Austin
Jalal Kiani PhD student, University of Memphis
Maria Koliou Texas A&M University
Xiao Liang University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Ting Lin Marquette University
Siyu Liu Hager-Richter Geoscience
Sabine Loos Stanford University
Rafhael Andres Luna Tezna University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
Nasser Marafi University of Washington
Amory Martin Stanford University
Sara McBride USGS
Ali Mehrsoroush Nevada Department of Transportation
Md Mamun Miah Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Mohammad Ebrahim Mohammadi Graduate research assistant at University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Anwer Mohammed Portland State University
Maria Mohammed Structural Focus
Mohamed Moustafa University of Nevada, Reno
Andres Ocampo University of Puerto Rico at Mayguez
Menzer Pehlivan CH2M/Jacobs
Vincente Pericoli UC Davis
Amir Safiey Clemson University
Zahraa Saiyed Scyma Design and Consulting
Alireza Sarebanha UC San Diego / ARUP
Ana Isabel Sarkis Fernandez University of Canterbury
Swasti Saxena University of Nevada, Reno
Andrew Sen University of Washington
Petros Sideris Texas A&M University
Barbara Simpson UC Berkeley
Max Stephens University of Pittsburgh
Anil Suwal University of Texas-San Antonio
Anurag Upadhyay University of Utah
Eddie Vega Holmes Structures
Deborah Weiser One Concern
Hartanto Wibowo Iowa State University
Kyle Withers USGS
Christine Wittich University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Jenna Wong San Francisco State University
RUOYANG WU University of Utah
Yazhou Xie Rice University
Yifeng Xu San Francisco State University
Tianye Yang University of Washington
Seyedsina Yousefianmoghadam University at Buffalo
Xilei Zhao University of Michigan
Kuanshi Zhong Stanford University
Paolo Zimmaro University of California, Los Angeles




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