Reginald DesRoches

Chair and Professor
Civil & Environmental Engineering

Reginald DesRoches is the Karen and John Huff Chair and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology.  His primary research interests are design of buildings and critical infrastructure under earthquake loads.  He has a particular interest in mitigating the impacts of earthquakes and other natural hazards in the Caribbean and Western Africa.   He has published over 250 articles in the general area of earthquake engineering and has given over 100 presentations in 30 different countries