Buckle Receives 2021 Regents’ Researcher Award

March 15, 2021

Ian BuckleIan Buckle, a Foundation Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Nevada Reno and an active member of the PEER Institutional Board, is the recipient of the “2021 Regents’ Researcher Award - Distinguished” by the Nevada System of Higher Education. This award is bestowed upon faculty members with a substantial record of accomplishments, including a significant amount of research and scholarly work with recognition, clear evidence of the national and/or international stature of the research, and in the case of grants and contracts, must have been competitive on a national or international level.

Professor Buckle’s research interests include improving the seismic performance of highway bridges, design and retrofit criteria for bridges, earthquake protective systems for bridges including the theory, hardware, and applications of seismic isolation, tsunami loads on bridges, and soil-structure-interaction for bridges with deep foundations such as those with long spans. In addition to teaching graduate courses in these topics, he participates in short courses for design professionals in the seismic design of new bridges, retrofitting of existing bridges and the seismic isolation of new and existing bridges.

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