Hussam Mahmoud
Hussam Mahmoud
Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Colorado State University

I combine engineering and biology to assess performance of structures and communities as complex systems under extreme hazards such as fire, tsunamis, earthquakes, and wind to ensure resilience while minimizing social and economic disruptions.

The FOE program essentially widened my vision on what is considered impactful and multidisciplinary research. After attending the 2015 US FOE, I steered my research in almost a completely different direction, which has been very rewarding on so many different levels.

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