Farzad Naeim

Farzad Naeim, Inc.

Expertise: Seismic Analysis and Design Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit of Existing Structures Linear and Nonlinear Finite Elements Analysis Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering and Design Design Earthquake Ground Motions
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About Me Publications
Farzad is an Adjunct Professor at UCI. He is also the founder and President of Farzad Naeim, Inc. and CEO of Mehrain Naeim International, Inc. Prior to these, he was the Technical Director at John A. Martin & Associates (JAMA) and its General Counsel. Farzad has been instrumental in development of the LATBSDC PBD guidelines and has chaired the committee in charge of development of that series of guidelines since 2005. He has also been a member of the task group that developed the PEER-TBI Guideline. Dr. Naeim has served as the Chair of Seismic Peer Review Panel for numerous tall buildings designed according to PBD methodologies.

Farzad has served as Editor-in-Chief of Earthquake Spectra, President of EERI, President of LATBSDC, inaugural Chair of the Governance Board of the U.S. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES), and the Chair of the 10th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering.
He has published four textbooks, more than 168 peer reviewed papers and produced more than 47 software systems for earthquake engineering design and education. He is the recipient of the Fazlur Khan Lifetime Achievement Medal from CTBUH.

SCEC Participation

SCEC Advisory Council, Member (2002 - 2004, 2010 - 2016)