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Corotis, Ross

Professor Emerita/Emeritus


Research Areas research areas



  • mathematical foundations of structural reliability theory, general issues of natural hazards in the built environment, societal trade-offs based on risk perception, issues of built environment sustainability and resilience


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courses taught

  • CVEN 3227 - Probability, Statistics and Decision
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
    Introduces uncertainty based analysis concepts and applications in the planning and design of civil engineering systems emphasizing probabilistic, statistics, and design concepts and methods.
  • CVEN 3525 - Structural Analysis
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Studies structural analysis of statically determinate and indeterminate systems, deflections, energy methods, and force and stiffness methods.
  • CVEN 5565 - Life-Cycle Engineering of Civil Infrastructure Systems
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
    Philosophical and analytical issues for lifetime design and operation of civil systems. Optimization tradeoffs of construction, management, and sustainability. Utility of operation and service, including present-value economic analysis. Decision-making alternatives of safety and performance, including hazards consideration. Undergraduates may enroll with the permission of the instructor. Recommended prerequisite: CVEN 3227 or equivalent.


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