Michele Barbato, Ph.D., PE (LA)

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

 

3230J Patrick F. Taylor Hall

Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, LA 70803

 

Phone: (225) 578-8719 / Fax: (225) 578-4945

mbarbato@lsu.edu

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Ph. D. 2007 – University of California, San Diego, CA (USA)
  • M.S. 2005 – University of California, San Diego, CA (USA)
  • B.S. (Laurea Degree) 2002 – University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Rome (Italy)

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

  • 10/2007 – present: Assistant Professor, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA (USA)
  • 04/2002 – 09/2007: Research Assistant, University of California, San Diego, CA (USA)
  • 06/2007 – 07/2007: Teaching Assistant, ROSE School, Pavia (Italy)
  • 09/2006 – 02/2007: Visiting Scholar, University of Chiety-Pescara “G. D’Annunzio”, Pescara (Italy)

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

• Modeling and analysis of reinforced concrete, steel, steel-concrete and wood-concrete composite structures;

• Modeling and analysis of reinforced concrete structures retrofitted with fiber reinforced polymers;

• Modeling and analysis of soil-foundation-structure interaction systems;

• Finite element methods for response/response sensitivity analyses of structural/geotechnical systems;

• Earthquake engineering and structural dynamics;

• Hurricane engineering;

• Random vibration theory and stochastic process modeling;

• Computational reliability analysis of structural and geotechnical systems;

• Numerical optimization methods and their application to structural engineering problems (e.g, structural reliability and structural optimization)

 

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PERSONAL HOMEPAGE

 

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