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Research interests

Structural safety and reliability; Quantitative risk assessment; Performance of structures in aggressive environments; Reliability of marine energy converters; Adaptation of infrastructure to changing climate; Inter-infrastructure risks.


1985 - M.Eng in Civil Engineering, Moscow Institute of Civil Engineering 1995 – D.Sc in Structural Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology 1995 – 1998 – Research Associate, The University of Newcastle, Australia 1998 – 2001 – Lecturer, James Cook University, Australia 2001 – 2007 – Senior Lecturer, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology 2007 – present – Reader, Professor, School of the Built Environment, Heriot-Watt University.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water


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