Luis Ceferino

Assistant Professor

Civil and Urban Engineering Department

Center for Urban Science and Progress

New York University


Twitter @LuchoCeferino

Curriculum Vitae (08/2020)


Prateek Arora

Ph.D. Student

Prateek Arora is a Ph.D. student at the Civil and Urban Engineering Department at New York University Tandon School of Engineering. He obtained his Master’s in Structural Engineering at Stanford University (April 2020) and Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering at BITS Pilani, India (June 2018). Previously, Prateek worked as a graduate structural engineer in the City of San Francisco. His research interests include hazard risk analysis and utility management in scenarios of extreme events such as earthquakes and hurricanes.


Open Positions

Interested in joining me to investigate disaster resilience?

We are constantly looking for highly motivated people to join our team. Our research is highly interdisciplinary at the intersection of engineering, urban planning, and emergency medicine with the goal of proposing novel solutions for urban resilience. Explore our website to find out more about our tools and data.  If your research interests intersect with ours, please contact us. Currently, we have open positions for:

  • Ph.D. Students:  To express your interest, email Prof. Ceferino including your CV and a brief statement on why you are interested in our research lab and apply to the Civil Engineering Ph.D. Program at NYU

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