Colorado State University
Hussam Mahmoud is the George T. Abell Professor in Infrastructure at Colorado State University and is the director of the Structural Laboratory. He obtained his BSc and MSc in civil engineering from the University of Minnesota and his PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). Before pursuing his PhD, he was the manager of the NEES Earthquake Laboratory at the UIUC. Mahmoud’s research has three major thrusts: assessing community resilience and recovery following extreme events, quantifying building damage to extreme single and multiple hazards, and evaluating and repairing deteriorated infrastructure.