Leonardo Dueñas-Osorio is an Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rice University in Houston, Texas. He obtained his Master’s degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2001, and Ph.D. from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2005, both in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Leonardo is actively involved with the Structural Engineering Institute and the Infrastructure Resilience Division of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) through their risk assessment, lifeline interdependencies, and decision analysis committees. He is also an Associate Editor for Natural Hazards Review and a member of the editorial board of Structural Safety. His research has been recognized with the 2008 U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) “CAREER award”, the 2015 Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) “Outstanding Earthquake Spectra Paper Award”, the 2017 International Association for Structural Safety and Reliability (IASSAR) “Early Achievement Research Award”, and the keynote lecture at the 2019 International Conference on Applications of Probability and Statistics in Civil Engineering (ICASP).