Board of Directors

Andrew S Whittaker

Professor; Chair; Director, MCEER

Deputy Director, SEESL

Director, Institute of Bridge Engineering

Director, Member of Scientific Committee

International Joint Research Laboratory of Earthquake Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai, P.R. China.


Prof. Andrew Whittaker got his B.E. from University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1997 and his M.S. and Ph.D. from University of Calnifornia, Berkley. Dr. Whittaker is Professor and Chair in the Department of Civil, Structural, and Environmental Engineering at the University at Buffalo (UB) and the Director of the NSF-funded earthquake research center, MCEER.He served for 7 years as President of the Consortium of Universities for Research in Earthquake Engineering (CUREE), which is a not-for-profit corporation in the United States. In 2010-2011 he served on a National Research Council committee to develop a 20-year research agenda for earthquake engineering research in the United States; he was the only academic structural/geotechnical engineer on the committee. Dr. Whittaker also has many of significant acadmic contributions in the field of Structural and Earthquake Engineering. This is his official Curriculum Vitae.