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Jonathan P. Stewart

UCLA Samueli School of Enginering

Expertise: Ground motion modeling, site effects, ground failure, soil-structure interaction, post-earthquake reconnaissance
About Me Publications
Jonathan P. Stewart is a Professor in the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department at UCLA, where he has been a faculty member since 1996. Stewart’s technical expertise is in geotechnical earthquake engineering and engineering seismology, with emphases on soil-structure interaction, ground motion characterization, performance of levees and other embankments, and ground failure. His work has impacted seismic guidelines and policy nationally and globally. Examples include the US National Seismic Hazard Maps and recommended procedures for the seismic assessment of structures.
He is a former Chief Editor for the ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering and is now Past Editor of Earthquake Spectra.

SCEC Participation

Current Roles

SCEC Board of Directors, Core Institution Member (2022 - Present)

Past Roles

SCEC Mentor (2022)
SCEC Science Planning Committee, Group Co-Leader (2016 - 2022)