Judith Mitrani-Reiser

National Institute of Standards and Technology

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Judith Mitrani-Reiser is the associate chief of the Materials and Structural Systems Division at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Mitrani-Reiser provides leadership in the development and coordination of statutory processes for making buildings safer and oversees the National Construction Safety Team (NCST), National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program, and the National Windstorm Impact Reduction Program. She is an NCST member of the technical investigation of Hurricane Maria’s impacts on Puerto Rico and leads a project focused on understanding how damaged buildings and supporting infrastructure played a role in the injuries and deaths associated with the storm. 

Mitrani-Reiser earned her bachelor's from the University of Florida, master's from the University of California at Berkeley, and PhD from the Caltech. Mitrani-Reiser is currently a member and a Director of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, on the Executive Committee and Expert Panel of CROSS-US and a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, where she co-founded SEI’s Committee on Multi-Hazard Mitigation.