2022

  • April 2022: Prateek Arora is awarded the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI)'s Fellowship for 2022-23. This is an international recognition that supports his research plans. Congratulations (see award ceremony)! 

  • March 2022: We got funding from C2SMART to build a digital twin of NYC to assess flood risks and inform an impact-based deployment of FloodNet sensors. NYC is planning to deploy 500 sensors across the city over the next 5 years for climate resilience.

  • February 2022: Luis Ceferino presents the research "Community Resilience through Microgrids and Solar Generation to Earthquakes and Hurricanes" at the ASCE Lifelines Conference 2021-2022 (link to video).

2021

  • November 2021: Luis Ceferino presents "Earthquake Resilience of Hospital Systems" and “Modern Power System’s Resilience” at the University College of London, England.

  • November 2021: Luis Ceferino participates in the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, as part of the NYU official delegation.

  • September 2021: Charalampos Avraam joins our group as a Smart Cities Postdoctoral Associate at CUSP. He will also work with Prof. Yury Dvorkin and Ramesh Karri. He joins after finishing his Ph.D. at Johns Hopkins University in Civil and Systems Engineering. Welcome!

  • July 2021: Luis Ceferino and Yury Dvorkin, from the NYU Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, received the NYU Climate Change Seed Funding for the project entitled "Data-Driven Testbed for Studying Urban Energy Resiliency under Climate Change".

  • May 2021: Yvonne Merino joins our group as a visiting Ph.D. student. She is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Structural and Geotechnical Engineering at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Welcome!

  • April 2021: Luis Ceferino presents his work on hospital system modeling in the "Critical Healthcare Infrastructure & Operational Modeling" workshop at Johns Hopkins University.

  • January 2021: Prateek Arora joins our research group as a Ph.D. student. He holds an M.S. degree in Structural and Geotechnical Engineering from Stanford University and a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from BITS Pilani, India. Welcome!

  • January 2021: Luis Ceferino joins the New York University to start a tenure-track assistant professorship. Luis joins NYU from Princeton Univerisity, where he was a Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow at the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment. He received his Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Stanford University in 2019.