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Yael D. Van Den Einde

Lecturer, Structural Engineering




Lelli Van Den Einde is a Lecturer (LPSOE) in the Department of Structural Engineering at UC San Diego's Jacobs School of Engineering.

Van Den Einde's expertise includes the following topics: Introducing cyberinfrastructure and technology into educational curriculum. Earthquake engineering data and metadata development and management. Performance-based earthquake engineering. Large-scale experimentation in earthquake engineering with primary focus on reinforced concrete, FRP composite, and hybrid bridgesLarge-scale experimentation in earthquake engineering with primary focus on reinforced concrete, FRP composite, and hybrid bridges.

Capsule Bio:

In 2003, Van Den Einde won the University of California, San Diego, Department of Structural Engineering Best Teacher Award.

Education:

  • Ph.D. Structural Engineering, 2001, University of California, San Diego
  • M.S. Structural Engineering, 1997, University of California, San Diego
  • B.S. Civil Engineering, 1994, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Awards:

  • University of California, San Diego, Department of Structural Engineering Best Teacher Award, 2003
  • University of California, San Diego Graduate Student Research Award, 1999
  • Best Structural Engineering and Best Overall Poster, University of California, San Diego, Jacobs School of Engineering Annual Research Review, 1999
  • Research Assistantship, University of California, San Diego, 1995-2000
  • Stacey Memorial Scholarship for Women in Engineering, University of California, San Diego, 1996-1998
  • Regents Graduate Fellowship, University of California, San Diego, 1994-1995

Selected Publications:

  • Veletzos, M.J., Panagiotou, M., Van Den Einde, Y., Restrepo, J.I., and Sahs, S., “Post-Earthquake Assessment of Bridge Columns; Online training helps inspectors rapidly evaluate capacities”, Concrete International, March 2008, pp 61-65.
  • Van Den Einde, L., Karbhari, V.K., and Seible, F., “Seismic Performance of a FRP Bridge Pylon Connection”, Invited Paper for Special issue of Composites: Part B on Structural Applications of Composites Under Extreme Loadings, Elsevier, Vol 38, 2007, pp 685–702.
  • Van Den Einde, L., Zhao, L, Seible, F., 2003, “Use of FRP Composites in Civil Structure Applications”, Journal of Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier, Vol. 17, pp 389-403.
  • Hose, Y.D., Silva, P. and Seible, F., 2000, “Development of a Performance Evaluation database for Concrete Bridge Components and Systems under Simulated Seismic Loads”, Earthquake Spectra, Professional journal of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, Volume 16, Number 2, May 2000.

Yael Van Den Einde
Office Phone:
858-822-2188


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