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Engineering educator

Filip C. Filippou, American Engineering educator. Achievements include research in analysis and behavior of reinforced and prestressed concrete structures under normal and extreme loadings; development of models and effective simulation strategies; design guidelines for structures, particularly, under earthquake loads.

Background

Filippou, Filip C. was born on July 14, 1955 in Thessaloniki, Greece.

Education

Diploma, Technology University, Munich, Germany, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering, University California, Berkeley, 1983.

Career

Assistant professor University California, Berkeley, 1983-1989, associate professor structural engineering, 1989-1998, professor structural engineering, since 1998, department vice chair for research and technical support, 1999—2003, Roy W. Carlson Distinguished Professor of civil engineering, since 2004. Engineer Tylin Int, 1983-1984. National Science Foundation presidential young investigator, 1987.

Visiting professor University Rome, Italy, 1988, Ecole Normale Superieure, Cachan, France, 1999, 2000.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in analysis and behavior of reinforced and prestressed concrete structures under normal and extreme loadings. Development of models and effective simulation strategies. Design guidelines for structures, particularly, under earthquake loads.

Membership

Fellow American Concrete Institute. Member American Society of Civil Engineers (Alfred Noble prize 1988, Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering research prize 1994), Prestressed Concrete Institute, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute.

Connections

Married Lucia L. Longhi, 1984. Children: Pauline, Romina.

spouse:
Lucia L. Longhi

children:
Pauline Filippou

Romina Filippou